VMWare Administrator (Top Secret Clearance)
Fairfield Technologies, Inc. - Washington, DC

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Fairfield Technologies Inc. (FTI), a CMMI Level 3 company, delivers leading-edge information technology (IT), process improvement, and advanced program management solutions for our Federal defense, civilian, and commercial customers. We pride ourselves on finding innovative yet realistic ways to meet the requirements our clients bring to us, and to deliver far beyond expectations. We are currently seeking a VMWare Administrator to join our team in Washington D.C. An active Top Secret clearance is required.

Position Description:
  • Configure and manage virtual data centers, licensing, resource pools and clusters
  • Install, configure, update, and administer VMWare ESX 4.x/5.x virtualized servers
  • Configure and manage ESX, VSPhere, VCenter, and VMotion for customer systems
  • Configure, manage, and optimize High Availability options, Distributed Resources Scheduler, Update Manager, Consolidated Backup, and shared storage and data stores
  • Operate, monitor, and maintain IBM BladeCenter architecture
  • Install, configure, and optimize IBM BladeCenter Cisco Fiber Channel, Cisco 3110 and Nortel 2-7 switches
  • Perform all storage management and maintenance tasks

Functional/Industry Knowledge:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, with technical majors such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Mathematics preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with ESX 4.x/5.x, VSphere, VCenter, VMotion, and related applications
  • SAN configuration and administration experience
  • Varied switch configuration and maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of different backplane configurations, load balancing, and maintenance
  • Knowledge and experience with varied enterprise applications virtualization
  • Current VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) certification strongly preferred

Additional Qualifications :
  • U.S. citizenship with an active Top Secret clearance is required
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Work well as both an individual contributor and as part of an integrated team
  • Able to quickly understand complex technical problems and devise effective technical solutions
  • Able to convey a strong presence, professional image, and deal confidently with competing priorities
  • Dedicated to delivering strong, customer-focused performance in a mission-critical environment

Compensation and Benefits :
  • Career Growth – Outstanding Career Opportunities with Competitive Compensation. Customized Training and Development Program. Educational Assistance.
  • Health Insurance and Income Protection – Company-Subsidized Comprehensive Health and Dental Insurance for Employees and Families. Company-Paid Vision, Life, Accident, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance. Company-Funded Health Savings Accounts
  • Investment and Savings – 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off – Company-Paid Holidays, Sick and Vacation Time

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