Systems Administrator SRPR

Company Details

Serve on the forefront of our nation’s access to space and defen

Ready to launch your career?  RGNext operates, maintains, and sustains mission-critical systems to provide safe and effective launch, testing, and tracking of Department of Defense, civil, commercial and international space lift vehicles.  

We support ballistic missile, guided weapon and aeronautical tests and evaluations as well as support space situational awareness operations and experiments to defend the United States to ensure our nation’s safety. Our employees serve on the forefront of global defense and space operations. We offer our team of experienced, professional employees an environment of challenging, stimulating and personally and professionally rewarding career opportunities. 

Essential Functions

  • Ability to lead a multi-disciplined team consisting of both internal team members as well as vendors to design and implement a new virtualization environment for the space launch ranges
  • Develop process and procedures for administering and supporting the new virtualization environment
  • Build, configure and maintain VMware clients, servers, and architecture
  • Supervise subcontractors and vendors performing installations and configurations
  • Collaborate with system engineers to migrate existing systems into the virtualization environment
  • Provide hands on support for virtualization environment
  • Coordinate the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects
  • Apply advanced methods, theories and research techniques and assist in the development, implementation and documentation of processes and procedures to ensure compliance with business practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of VMware systems administration concepts, practices and procedures
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, with the capability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate, partner, and collaborate with team members
  • Aptitude to pick up new concepts and technology rapidly and the ability to explain it to all stakeholders
  • Analytical and creative problem solving skills for design and testing of systems
  • Familiarity with securing server environments in a regulated industry

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, or related field
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience administering VMware VSphere, VMware Horizons, Blade servers and Storage arrays
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the administration of Microsoft environments including windows server, Domain administration and SCCM
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the administration of enterprise Linux environments
  • Experience in complex IT environments which incorporate tradition and non-traditional IT services
  • Experience supporting 24x7x365 mission critical IT infrastructure
  • Experience in transitioning organizations from standalone to virtualized environments
  • Experience with system security and best practices
  • Experience administering server environments in a 24x7x365 mission critical environment
  • Applicable Certifications, preferred: VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Microsoft Certifications (MCSE/MCSA)
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA/RHCE)
  • Cisco Certifications (CCNA/CCNP)
  • Experience with supporting enterprise datacenter hardware including Cisco flexpods and Dell VXRail environments, preferred
  • Experience in complex, multivendor networking environments, preferred
  • Familiarity with DISA STIGs and RMF/DIACAP frameworks, preferred

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • The ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Some travel may be required (less than 10%)
  • Current Security+ or other DoD 8570 Certification or ability to obtain certification within six (6) months of start date
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project or mission requirements
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance, which includes U.S. citizenship or U.S. naturalization
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License required
  • This position is assigned to Patrick Space Force Base, FL
  • Temporary telecommuting available

What We Offer

  • Everyday Wellness: Access to on-base facilities which may include: fitness centers, pool, bowling alley, recreational facilities, beach access and restaurants.
  • Financial Opportunities: 401k savings program with company match and vesting on day one, retail and merchant employee discount programs, life insurance, business travel insurance and more.
  • Work/Life Balance:  Tuition reimbursement programs and flexible schedules.
  • Equal Opportunity: Commitment to diversity and strategic partnerships.

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