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VMware Administrator




Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States


Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense team is currently seeking a VMware Administrator, who will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of VMware virtualized environments on different hardware platforms. This will ensure the infrastructure in place allows freedom of action in cyberspace while denying the same to our adversaries. Work will be performed on customer site in Ft Huachuca, AZ and U.S. Citizenship and an active Secret clearance is required to begin work on the program.

Salary: $75,000

What does this program have to offer?

  • On the job training while getting paid - gain required certifications as you apply current knowledge.

  • Career mobility opportunity - Leidos fosters a culture of growth and advancement.

  • Opportunity to support DoD Systems that are critical to our infrastructure, both in the Continental US (CONUS) and Outside of the Continental US (OCONUS).

  • Teamwork, comradery, and opportunity to learn new technologies.

  • Work site is situated in beautiful Sierra Vista, AZ.

  • On site gym, coffee shop and food court for your use and convenience

What will you do in this role?

  • Operate and maintain VMware virtualized environments on diverse hardware platforms

  • Troubleshoot complex issues using GUI, command line interface, and Windows PowerShell

  • Work with remote customers and technical support vendors to resolve complicated hardware and software issues

  • Utilize diagnostic tools to trace and resolve technical problems

  • Utilize Remedy ITSM to track and resolve problems impacting continued system operations and make recommendations for any corrective actions required

  • Plan, coordinate, and document the use of revised/updated procedures, processes, and methods for the operations and maintenance of the Data Services infrastructure

  • Provide "on-call" support after business hours and during weekends when required

  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends as necessary

These are required qualifications for this role...

  • High School Diploma and 4 years of technical experience, OR Associate’s Degree and 2 years of technical experience or Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Prior to start of employment you MUST possess one (1) professional certification identified in DISA IASE IAT Level II DoD 8570.01 Approved Baseline.

  • EMC Storage Administrator, Symantec Certified Specialist, VMware CA or other on Ce list w/in 180 days

  • Excellent team skills, must be thorough, must have excellent communications skills, written and verbal

  • Ability to work in a dynamic cross-organizational team environment

  • U.S. Citizenship required and an active Secret clearance.

These are the preferred qualifications for this role…

  • Demonstrate initiative and be results oriented with flexibility and tenacity

  • Demonstrate the ability to continuously adjust priorities to reflect changing circumstances

  • Strong dedication to provide quality customer service

  • Effective problem-solving skills and inherent decision-making ability

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to quickly identify the cause of issues with the system or determine if other teams need to be included in resolving an issue

  • Ability to manage own projects including communications to customers as well as work as part of a larger team managed by a project manager


External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:

Pay Range $48,100.00 - $86,950.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.