Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Systems Administrator in Reston, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0017806

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Systems Administrator

Key Role:

Support system administration for virtual and physical enterprise servers. Maintain responsibility for operating, maintaining, and sustaining an enterprise virtual desktop infrastructure environment. Provide Tier 2 O&M support for monitoring and management of day-to-day operations of the VDI environment, including management of license files, routing tables, and firewall configurations and monitoring of system operability through various logs, including log, admin, and cluster to ensure proper functionality is maintained within the enterprise.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with administering Windows Servers, including 2008, 2012, and SQL, including monitoring, troubleshooting, reconfiguring, and patching

-1+ years of experience with Citrix and VMWare, including provisioning and managing virtual desktops

-Experience with troubleshooting and problem isolation in a thin-client environment

-Experience with basic networking

-Knowledge of virtualization concepts and technologies

-Ability to work independently and as a team member to solve difficult technical challenges on a global scale

-TS/SCI clearance required; willingness to take a polygraph exam

-HS diploma or GED and 10 years of experience with IT, AA or AS degree and 8 years of experience with IT, BA or BS degree and 6 years of experience with IT, MA or MS degree and 4 years of experience with IT or PhD degree and 2 years of experience with IT

-DoD 8570 Certification required, including Security+, CASP, CISSP, or CISM within 60 days of hire

Additional Qualifications:

-Knowledge of ITIL change management and problem management best practices

-Knowledge of Red Hat Linux systems

-Ability to provide on-call, after core hours support as a member of a larger team

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent team collaboration skills

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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