Provide enterprise-wide SME expertise for the CENTCOM AOR pertaining to virtualization solutions. Coordinate with multiple organizations and teams for planning and implementation of VMware based solutions. Create, manage, and troubleshoot virtual machines, environments, and all related software and equipment. Communicate and assist in the day to day tasks to operate and maintain the virtual environment. Ensure tools and applications assigned are compliant with DISA STIGs, IAVAs, and local, HHQ, and DOD policies. Operate and maintain High Availability (HA),Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), vCenter Server, vSphere Operations Management, VMware Converter, VMWare, vSphere clusters, VMware Update Manager, Virtual Distributed Switch, Cisco 1000v dv Switches, storage, NetApp storage platforms, Fiber Channel, Fiber Channel over Ethernet, iSCSI, Network File System, Logical Unit Number / Aggregate sizing, and Input Deliverables Per Second. Successfully coordinate with other teams on VMWare/Windows server projects and operations support. Manage SAN replication and snapshots. Identify potential virtual system configuration issues and proactively perform maintenance to resolve or improve system performance. Manage ESG, LDR, DFW, NSX managers, Universal Routing, traffic flow, spoof guard, and other NSX components. Operate and maintain existing PhotonOS instances within the vSphere family. Manage system hardware, including routine maintenance and RMA/replacement of failed hardware; and provide virtual networking guidelines and standards. Provide troubleshooting and incident resolution for Tier I, II, III and IV virtualization problems. Draft diagrams depicting virtualized environments when requested by 7 days using Microsoft Visio. Design virtualized topologies that leverage existing vSphere products. Provide SME level expertise and resolve escalated VMware errors found. Leverage PowerShell to create scripts in PowerCLI & PowerNSX. Leverage C# to create in-house programs using the vSphere SDK. This includes the creation of GUI or Web based programs in addition to PowerShell cmdlets. Contractor will manage creation of tools using Visual Studio 2017. Provide expertise on REST commands in the vSphere product family. Provide write-ups in 7 days of request for errors resolved that document solutions. Generate white papers on how to integrate new VMware solutions within the CENTCOM AOR.
Years of Experience:
3 yrs. exp. IT in combatant command
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert 2016 (MCSE), VMware Certified Implementation Expert (VCIX) and the current USARCENT virtualization and storage area network management solutions; IAT III
Full benefits are offered.
Bravura is a rapidly growing Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) that provides professional and engineering services, technology solutions and product offerings to DoD, Federal Civilian agencies. Bravura is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Bravura does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (protected class) including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law. These are positions that require a U.S. Citizenship.