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Sr System Admin (VMWare) w/ Clearance

Arlington, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary: $120,000+

PEAKE is a technology integrator focused on bridging the gap between people, technology, and operations.

We are searching for a skilled Senior System Administrator with VMWare experience to join our team supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Arlington, VA. The position will have a strong focus on backend system support including administration and maintenance of VMware Virtual Cloud Foundation 4.x, vCenter 7.x, vRealize Suite and VMware Site Recovery Manager at both primary and secondary sites. The administrator will also assist in the availability, reliability, and security of all aforementioned National Guard Bureau IT systems. Other duties and task may include SAN administration and fiber channel network administration.

Active DoD Security clearance (SECRET) required.

Every member of our team has a mission-focused mindset and a “do whatever it takes” mentality. At PEAKE, every person is unique and brings a different set of capabilities to each project, solution or service. We value team work to get the job done.


  • Manage virtualization environment, including high availability, with VMware vCenter within Production, Pre-production and COOP environments.
  • Manage Virtual Cloud Foundation infrastructure and all interconnected components.
  • Installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of ESXi hypervisors loaded on physical platforms.
  • Management and allocation of virtual hardware to virtual machines including right sizing CPU and memory.
  • Ensures that the virtual environment at the COOP is operational and able to support all virtual machines currently running in the production environment.
  • Coordinate with systems administrators and storage administrators to ensure data required to execute the COOP are available at the remote site.
  • Coordinate with the storage administrator to support automated failover to the COOP site via VMware Site Recovery Manager.
  • Apply/implement IAVMs, STIGs, bug fixes, security patches/controls, and access controls across multiple platforms.
  • Monitor servers and gather performance data for analysis.
  • Maintain and utilize the vRealize Suite (Operations, Lifecycle Manager, Log Insight) to improve visibility and monitoring capabilities.
  • Perform utilization analysis on existing servers and provide recommendations for upgrades, modification, replacement and/or additions.
  • Perform repairs, upgrades, modifications as required.
  • Perform system testing and troubleshooting of servers as required.
  • Develop and maintain server and software services administration, start-up, stop, maintenance and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Create and maintain server templates.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to document system configurations.
  • Occasional On-Call required.


  • DoD SECRET Clearance
  • ITIL Foundation Certification (can be obtained within 60 days of employment)
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification
  • 5 years of related experience is a plus
  • VMware certification (VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) or VMware Certified Associate (VCA)) and Microsoft certification (Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), MCSA Windows Server 2016 or equivalent) is a plus but not required


    • Hybrid schedule (3 days onsite in Arlington, VA and 2 remote work days)

    PEAKE offers great benefits to employees, including:

    • Medical, dental and vision coverage with Tele-health
    • Life insurance
    • Short- and long-term disability coverage
    • 401k with employer match
    • Generous PTO: 3 Weeks Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) plus 12 Paid Holidays
    • Flexible work schedule (partial remote)
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Opportunity for advancement within company

    Employees are hired based solely on PEAKE personnel requirements and the qualifications of each individual candidate. We do not tolerate nor condone discrimination due to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. We will comply with the spirit and letter of all local, state and federal laws pertaining to employment. Furthermore, we will not discriminate due to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability when making decisions regarding termination of employees.



    Arlington, VA
    22202 USA