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Systems - Engineer/AWS Migration
Ref No.: 17-05037
Category: Cleared Positions
Location: Crystal City, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Senior System Administrator (AWS Migration)
Crystal City, VA

Senior System Administrator (AWS Migration)
4+ years' experience as a Systems Administrator
Strong experience with AWS Migration
Strong Cloud Technology
Experience in medium-to-large-sized data center migrations to IaaS CSP environments, maintaining industry standards, and providing recommendations for emerging technologies related to the data center
Proficient in systems tuning within a virtualized environment as well as data migrations strategies including: SnapMirror, Storage Area Network (SAN) replication, Powershell, Service Management Automation, and VEAM
Debugging and systems analysis skills to be able to identify and quickly resolve/mitigate issues
Proficiency in TCP/IP networking, architecture and core technologies (DNS, HTTP, Routing, etc.)
Familiarity with Load Balancers and Firewalls
Active Secret clearance
Bachelor's Degree in CS or related field and relevant work experience

The Senior System Administrator is responsible for supporting the design, implementation, maintenance, and support of the migration from a private cloud to a Hybrid Cloud with commercial and government IaaS clouds and dual COLO Hubs network infrastructure
He or she will participate as part of a team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs
Support the install, configure, and management of virtual machines, datastore creation and maintenance
Test and troubleshoot migrated systems on virtualized architecture
Diagnose problems network/VM problems; troubleshoot technology issues, using various resources; document lessons learned
Develop, automate and implement operation best practices for the virtualization environment
Follow policies and procedures for Change and Incident Management
Document virtualization environment and keep documents updated per the configuration management plan
Conduct performance testing of virtualized architecture
Update and patch virtual machines within the enterprise
Provide expertise and content to a number of key written deliverables
*Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.