Cloud/Virtual Desktop Administrator

    • Augusta, GA

Job Description
Connect the people who matter to the data they need the most. At BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, our cutting edge teams are providing customers with the latest technologies in cloud, cyber, software development and virtualization to enhance intelligence collaboration and make the world a safer place.

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The role of the Cloud System Administrator will support all operation aspects of the virtual / cloud administration in the enterprise to include event management, system upgrades, incident management, and day-to-day Operations & Sustainment of the enterprise virtual environment. The candidate will also be responsible for assisting in the deployment of patches into the production environment. The Cloud System Administrator will work hand-in-hand with Principal System Administrators, Test/Lab Engineers, and Engineering in all things respective of the system production environment.

Responsibilities include:
• Tier II - III responsibility of the Production Cloud System Environment including establishing and maintaining configuration, and recovery documentation for designated systems
• Serve as the initial Service Desk escalation point for all Cloud System issues
• Support the update, maintenance, and management of hypervisor hosts in support of Cloud System solutions
• Support management of the Citrix XenApp and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services
• Maintain and support Citrix Services, Windows Failover Clustering, and SQL AlwaysOn administration
• Manage and secure Microsoft Windows Server including Microsoft Group Policy in a virtual / cloud environment and using PowerShell scripting to manage Windows Servers and Citrix applications
• Support the Windows user logon process
• Implement and support load balancing for XenApp/XenDesktop services
• Monitor, evaluate, and remediate system health concerns of the Cloud System within the environment
• Maintain, document, and implement department processes and procedures associated with administration of the VDI
• Support compliance with policies and procedures including DoD STIG requirements

After hours on-call support may be required

Required Skills and Education
• 4+ years of systems administration experience in the following areas:
- Virtual / Cloud infrastructure
- Citrix XenDesktop
- Citrix XenApp
- Citrix Provisioning Services
- Hypervisor
- Citrix Xenserver
- VMware vSphere
- Microsoft Server (2012 R2 experience preferred)
- Microsoft Windows 7 & 10
- SQL Server 2012 & 2014 (2014 experience preferred)
Technical documentation skills

Preferred Skills and Education
• MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure
• Power shell Scripting
• DOD 8570 certification

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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