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2017-1537-RP: Integrated Test Lab Manager Engineer IV (J-3290) - Huntsville, AL
LocationAL, Huntsville
ScheduleFull Time
Company1) Davidson Technologies, Inc.
Job Responsibilities
Systems Engineer to function as the Integrated Test Lab (ITL) Manager. The ITL Manager leads the development and maturation of the ITL environment and maintains oversight of the day-to-day ITL operations. This position is on the JRDC program at Redstone Arsenal, AL.

The ITL provides an environment for the development and testing of Government off-the-shelf (GOTS), Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom applications. As part of the development and test efforts, the ITL Manager will continue to refine the lab’s intended purpose and assess the current equipment availability to ensure it adequately addresses the intended purpose. Will also make recommendations to ensure an operable test lab capability is sustained. The ITL Manager will manage the test lab activities including day-to-day scheduling and prioritization of activities based on need and availability of assets. The ITL Manager will ensure configuration management of the lab in accordance with Change Management processes. The ITL manager will work with the Role Based Access (RBA) crews to coordinate maintenance of the infrastructure and applications within the ITL. The ITL Manager will update the ITL Concept of Operations, develop and maintain processes to govern lab use and procedures, and address Information Assurance and IA documentation requirements. The ITL Manager will maintain design oversight, develop capacity management reports, and recommend upgrades and changes for the ITL environment. The ITL Manager will perform vSphere design and administration, set up organizations and workspaces, set up network templates, set up virtual machine templates, manage a media library, manage user groups and roles, and monitor the performance and availability of ITL resources. In anticipation of the deployment of a private cloud, the ITL Manager will be an integral member of the Cloud Team and provide input into the design, delivery and sustainment of cloud based services.

Candidate must have a Master's degree and at least 10 years of progressively complex technical and managerial experience in an IT test environment. At least 3 plus years of hands-on experience using VMware products including vSphere 5.x, vCenter products (including vCenter Lab Manager and Site Recovery Manager), and VMware Horizon View. Candidate must have at least 5 years relevant System Administration experience including: Hands on experience with Windows 2008/2012 administration; Working knowledge of SAN and iSCSI storage technologies; Working knowledge of Layer 2 and Layer 3 IP networking concepts; Hands on experience with Analysis and design of complex distributed systems environments, and a working knowledge of Unix or Linux. Candidate must have an understanding of systems management concepts, processes, standards, and capacity/performance management. Strong experience with resource management (including resource scheduling and conflict resolution) is a must. Security+ with CE enrollment certification or CISSP certification is required. Candidate must have a DoD Secret security clearance or the ability to obtain.

Preferred Requirements: Current VMware Certified Professional (VCP550), MCSE/MCITP certifications, VMware vCloud Suite training or experience.

Experience: 10 Years
Education: Masters
Security: Secret