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Systems Admin, Virtual Infrastructure SME - TS/SCI Required


Infrastructure Manager


Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Work Where it Matters

Akima Systems Engineering (ASE), an Akima company, is not just another federal system support contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At ASE, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , ASE provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , ASE delivers solutions in maritime IT, systems engineering, and integration across the Department of Defense and stands ready to help improve operational performance at a reasonable and sustainable cost.

As an ASE employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary

The System Administrator, VI SME will play a critical role in ensuring the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the information systems that support core organizational functions. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of server environments to ensure system performance meets user requirements.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation for server configurations, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the IT team to develop and implement IT solutions that meet the requirements specified by the customer.
  • Provide technical leadership in the resolution of complex system issues, leveraging expertise in system administration.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of the system infrastructure, including diagrams, configurations, and operational procedures using Microsoft Visio.
  • Work closely with the security team to ensure the system infrastructure is compliant with security policies and standards.
  • Mentor and train junior system administrators, fostering a culture of continuous learning and development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • In accordance with DoD 8140.03-M, must meet the Intermediate Proficiency Level qualifications.
  • Must have at least three years of experience managing, supporting, patching, backing up, and restoring VMWare vCenter & Horizon View environments within DoD.
  • Must have experience securing systems and applications in accordance with Federal, DoD, and HQ USINDOPACOM regulations, directives, policies, and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG).
  • Must have at least two years of experience managing Cisco UCS in a DoD environment.
  • Must have experience managing VMware NSX.
  • Must have experience managing Rubrik and Cohesity.
  • Must have experience managing VMware vSan, vCOPS, vRO, Aria, and ESXi in a DoD environment.
  • Must have experience managing Tintri and Pure storage.
  • Must have experience supporting Endpoint Security Solutions (ESS) agents.
  • Must be “VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP - DCV) 6 (or later)” certified and certification must be in good standing.

Security Clearance:

  • Must possess an active Top-Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment, with a proven track record of managing complex system infrastructures. Maintaining 100 VMs across different physical locations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve system issues effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with various teams and stakeholders.
  • Continuity of Operations (COOP) experience in design, implementation, maintenance and testing of.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: No

Organization: ASE

Clearance: TS/SCI

Shift: Day Job

Work Type: On-Site

Req ID: ASE00673