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VM/Windows Administrator

Lynker Corporation

Job detailsJob TypeFull-timeIndeed’s salary guideNot provided by employer$67.7K – $85.7K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in Tuscaloosa, AL.Report inaccurate salaryFull Job Description
Lynker is seeking a VM/Windows Administrator to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in providing comprehensive river and flood forecasts and warnings, for use by the public and emergency managers to protect life and property. This critical water intelligence also supports socio-economic decision-making for a sustained and enhanced economy. The VM/Windows Administrator selected will work on the team that provides integrated water prediction, forecasting the movement and presence of water throughout the nation in terms of quantity and availability, from summit to sea, treetop to bedrock, with the appropriate timeliness, resolution, reliability, accuracy, and quantified uncertainty required to inform risk-based water resource management decisions.
Duties of the VM/Windows Administrator:
The System Administrator is primarily responsible for management of all virtualized environments. This includes the various vSphere/vCenter deployments, ESXi Host management, storage area networks, and all other technologies classified as a virtualization technology or used to support virtualized environments. Additional responsibilities include:

Monitor the health and analyze performance of the virtualization environment.
Make recommendations and implement changes to improve the overall performance of vSphere.
Hardware build-out to expand and refresh available physical resources.
Identify realignment needs of resources to correct under provisioned and over-provisioned virtual systems.
Recommend best practices for design and installation of new virtual platforms.
Test, upgrade, and migrate virtual environment as new versions of software and hardware become available.
Create and document procedures regarding virtualization standards within the organization.
Under minimal direction, performs basic analysis, design, implementation and maintenance activities in various areas of IT.
Formulate and/or define scope and objectives of feasibility studies.
Works independently and leads assignments of moderate to medium complexity.
Consistently applies the concepts of appropriate standard methodologies and best practices.
Prepares reports, records progress and creates solutions to IT problems/issues.
Interfaces with suppliers and vendors as needed to evaluate software, hardware or services and makes recommendations.
Participate in rotation for after-hours support./Windows
The VM/Windows Administrator Selected Should Meet the Following Requirements:

Knowledge of industry best practices and standards
Excellent organization skills and documentation
Skilled at presenting new ideas to senior management
Strong analytical skills
Detail oriented

The Ideal VM/Windows Administrator will have the Following:

BS or equivalent and 3+ years related experience
Demonstrated hands on experience performing administration, troubleshooting, patching, and support of VMware virtual infrastructures
Experience and in-depth understanding of Active Directory, DNS and other Windows core services.
Experience managing private cloud environments as well as developing highly available virtualization environments including defining monitoring standards, operational procedures and growth plans required
Experience with additional VMware tools (e.g., vRealize Operations, View, Site Recovery Manager) a plus
Ability to use command line and scripting tools such as PowerShell or PowerCLI a plus
Proven experience designing and implementing an enterprise-wide virtual infrastructure using ESXi v6.x / 7.x
Ability to automate processes through the effective application of scripts (PowerShell, Pearl, VBS)
Ability to handle multiple tasks while prioritizing and delivering results on time

About Lynker
Lynker is a growing, employee owned small business specializing in professional, scientific and technical services. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with mature, results-driven processes and tools to achieve technically sound, cost effective solutions in hydrology/water sciences, geospatial analysis, information technology, resource management, conservation, and management and business process improvement.
We focus on putting the right people in the right place to be effective. And having the right people is critical for success. Our streamlined organization enables and empowers our talented professionals to tackle our customers scientific and technical priorities creatively and effectively.
Lynker offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and the opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions.
Lynker is an E-Verify employer.
Lynker is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.
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