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Centurion Consulting Group

Centurion is looking to hire a Mid-Level Information Specialist (Virtualization) for a hybrid role in Washington, DC.

General Areas of Responsibility:

Virtualization System Administration:

  • Manage day-to-day operations on virtualization infrastructure located in multiple locations.
  • Build ESXi hosts to established standards and create new policy templates.
  • Manage the migration of guests to the platform through:

    • P2V
    • V2V (from Hyper-V to VMWare)
    • Inter Cluster migrations (on vSphere V7)
  • Respond to system alerts and event generated by:

    • VRealize Operations Manager
    • Nagios
    • Splunk
  • Analyze capacity and operations management reports and create change requests to optimize system utilization.
  • Migrate guests to cloud solutions.
  • Manage Rancher Kubernetes clusters.
  • In conjunction with the Network team, ensure efficient virtual networking configurations are created.
  • In conjunction with the Storage team, ensure efficient use of NetApp storage resources.
  • Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends, technology, etc.

Server Operating System Administration:

  • Build Windows Operating system servers.
  • Build Linux operating system servers.
  • Patch and upgrade Linux and Windows servers.
  • Perform in-place migration upgrades of VMs and physical hardware.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in computer related field and 3 years virtualization and operating system experience, or AA degree in computer science and 5 years of related experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with P2V migrations.
  • 3+ years of managing vCenter environments.
  • 2+ years connecting and configuring NAS (Clustered Volumes, …).
  • 2+ years of virtual networking (VDS, NSX, …).
  • 3+ years of responding to alerts and events related to virtualization.
  • ITIL Certification (v3 or newer) preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience with configuration management tools (SCCM, Puppet, CHEF, …).
  • 2+ years with monthly server patching.
  • Demonstrated ability to automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness.
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, Bash, …).
  • Experience maintaining technical documentation using C4 Model nomenclature and diagrams or similar.
  • Experience working in an economic research or academic environment preferred.

Position Details:

Clearance: N/A 

US Citizenship required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)  

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V 

No third parties or subcontractors 

REF: JOB-4199