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Systems Administrator - Virtualization

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Job Summary

DGS is currently seeking a talented Systems Administrator – Virtualization in support of our Team located at the Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX.


Responsibilities and Duties

Candidate will provide Virtualization/Linux+ Engineering services supporting to all 33 NWS mission networks currently in the DME (Directorate of Maintenance Engineer) Flight. The candidate will also perform related activities and coordinate DM (Directorate of Maintenance) actions with DMO (Directorate of Maintenance Operations) systems administrators, and external units (i.e., 26 NOS, INOSCs, & 690 ISS). The candidate will perform Virtualization/UNIX Engineering of the Customers central management systems, operational networks (Patriot and Defender), the training network, local base NIPRNet and SIPRNet CSA actions, and AOL pre-deployment network configurations. Perform installation, upgrades, and daily maintenance of SANs consisting of UNIX-based, Windows-based, and VMware-based operating systems and other network and computer components.

  • Perform administration and maintenance on mission network servers, Storage Area Networks (SAN), and COTS/GOTS software applications.
  • Configure physical and virtual servers, connect network storage, develop user interfaces for specific purposes, and troubleshoot network/server/user problems beyond intermediate administrative responsibilities.
  • Perform engineering/advanced level installation, upgrades, and daily maintenance of hardware and software consisting of Linux, Microsoft and VMware operating systems, physical workstations, Zero-client workstations, security event correlators, packet capture devices, SAN, Anti-virus and vulnerability remediation systems and software (ex: ACAS), computer printers, KVM switches, fiber optic media, fiber-channel connectivity, gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseT network operations, and other network and computer components.
  • Evaluate and document the ACD systems configuration and virtual infrastructure, particularly under periods of peak usage, and determine where corrections and enhancements can be made to include removing misconfigured or excessive network components.
  • Responsible for documentation of hardware/software logs, operating procedures, and all maintenance actions performed.
  • The contractor shall be responsible for SharePoint setup and user training.


Required Skills

  • 4 years related experience.
  • Experience with administrative maintenance, configuration and troubleshooting actions on a variety of commercial software suites.
  • Working knowledge of SANs consisting of Linux, Windows and VMware operating systems and other network and computer components Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision.
  • Experience with network backups daily, weekly, and monthly on mission critical systems for same day recovery.
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners.
  • Active Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility


Clearance Required

  • Current Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (4 years)


  • IAT Level II CE & CND
  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2
  • VMware Certified Professional 5 or above
  • CompTia Linux+


Company Overview

Dependable Global Solutions (DGS), a Security and Intelligence Firm, was founded in September 2004 as a privately held small business. DGS’ principle belief is that security is not a singular endeavor. Our clients require the ability to recognize, plan for, and mitigate risk in all of its various forms.

DGS specializes in IT security, mission assurance, and intelligence operations and analysis. We build, manage, and enhance our client’s ability to identify and deal with threats and attacks in near real-time


DGS Benefits

At DGS, we understand that our employees are our most valuable resource. That’s why we offer competitive compensation packages and a supportive environment with good work-life balance. In addition, we provide opportunities for growth and development so that our employees can continually develop their competencies, skills, and talents, and pursue advancement opportunities.

When you join the DGS Team you receive - Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term & Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition and Professional Development Assistance, 529 College Savings Plan.

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