Naval Virtual Desktop Administrator

The Challenge:

Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. What if you could use those skills to improve the technology supporting Navy training? We’re looking for a systems administrator who specializes in administering and deploying VMware Sphere 5 and 6 and Horizon View 5, 6, and 7 with a solid background in designing and documenting new infrastructure deployment to help us manage systems to train the next generation of Navy Sailors in a secure modernized computer environment. 

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll ensure student training infrastructure is functional and available and the virtual desktops are properly configured. You’ll help customers overcome tough challenges through monitoring and performance management. Your technical expertise will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission critical network. Your experience and communication skills will come in handy as you turn metrics into information and communicate their meaning. This is an opportunity to gain experience in managing users and computers in an enterprise network. We focus on growing as a team, so we’ll share techniques, work through challenges, and develop new methodologies together. Join our team and solve daily challenges as we improve training for the next generation of warfighters.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

-              access to experts in virtually every field

-              a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

-              opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training with the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite boot camps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-2+ years of experience with administering and deploying VMware Sphere 5 or 6 and Horizon View 5, 6, or 7

-2 years of experience with system administration

-Experience with designing and documenting new infrastructure deployment

-Ability to build, configure, and maintain servers within compliance standards

-Secret clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-CompTIA Security+ CEUs or similar industry certification

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with system administration supporting DoD network systems, including Navy POR systems

-Experience with Dell or Cisco UCS server management

-Experience with implementing VMware, UNIX, and Windows STIGs

-Experience with PowerShell, PowerCLI, or NaviCLI

-Experience with EMC VNX or XtremIO storage arrays using fiber channel or fiber channel over Ethernet

-Knowledge of DoD security compliance auditing, DoD hardening, Risk Management Framework (RMF), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), and public key infrastructure (PKI)

-BA or BS degree in CS, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, or a related field

-Microsoft Certifications, including MCITP-EA or MCSE

-VMware Certified Professional 5 Certification or higher

-Navy Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) Computing Environment Certification for designated Operating System or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire

Clearance:

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

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