• Principal Systems Engineer III (VMWare)

    Job Locations US-ID-Pocatello
    Job ID
    2291
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength. They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges.

     

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    Set against a Rocky Mountain backdrop in south-eastern Idaho, Pocatello Idaho is uniquely positioned as an emerging high-tech city heading into 2018 thanks to Buchanan & Edwards and the FBI’s new $100 million-dollar high tech facility. Pocatello is the gateway to a number of beautiful outdoor attractions including Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Targhee Ski Resort, Mesa Falls, Jackson Hole, Wyoming skiing, Sun Valley skiing, Craters of the Moon, Salt Lake City, World Famous Fly Fishing and Mountain bike trails. If you are looking for a career with a cutting-edge technology firm, an excellent quality of life, and outdoor adventure, we’d like to hear from you. For more information, please visit www.BEIDAHOJOBS.com

     

    The Principal Systems Engineer III (VMWare) shall be responsible for design, deployment, testing, certification, patching, addressing interoperability issues of all VMware components to include the hypervisor, vSphere, NSX, vRealize Suite, and Site Recovery Manager.

    Clearance

    Top Secret

    Responsibilities

    • Design, implement and provide ongoing support of the on premise hybrid and cloud
    • Serves as the subject matter expert (SME) for all VMware environments.
    • Create and maintain an on premise cloud, software defined data center infrastructure for both bare-metal and virtual machines with the appropriate SAN, network, or local storage configurations, using both OEM and third party tools that include virtual storage tools and
    • Manually and automated provision/configure of all required resources for
    • Evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the virtualized
    • Monitor and correct critical storage issues and create recovery processes and hardware for failures and performance
    • Install, configure, test and maintain system management tools, infrastructure and server plugins
    • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
    • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
    • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
    • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks, such as automated provisioning storage with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
    • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems.
    • Provide 4th level support
    • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
    • Ensure technical documentation exists for all systems and is kept up to date to include inventory and patch levels of all systems to include hostnames, property numbers, IP addresses, enclave, number of cores, number of processors, admin passwords, certificates, and service accounts on a monthly
    • Integrate systems with Windows and Linux as it applies to core service dependencies. Engineer and implement solutions for multi factor authentication with FBI standardized software and
    • Shall document system configurations to include passwords, access controls, version number, and revision numbers, patch levels, and inventory to include hostnames, TCP/IP addresses, number of processors, and number of cores, memory, and license
    • Continually transition knowledge to the government staff through training and assistance on how to use the technology using industry best practices.
    • Provide real-time reporting of provisioned and non-provisioned and utilized resources to include performance metrics for availability, performance and trends

    Qualifications

    • VMware Data Center Virtualization and Cloud Management and Automation certification
    • 10 years of experience

    Desired Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree preferred

    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.

     

    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.

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