• VMware System Admin

    Job Locations US-MD-Frederick
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Job ID
  • Overview

    OBXtek Inc. is an established award-winning business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. OBXtek is a leader in its field and is committed to identifying, developing, and delivering innovative, mission-focused technical and logistical solutions to over 15 civilian and military partners in the Federal Government.


    As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, we possess a robust corporate infrastructure that provides management oversight and support for all our programs. OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO to create processes that leverage best practices and result in novel, successful solutions.


    OBXtek, Inc. is looking for certified VMware professional (VCP) with Citrix XenDesktop experience to provide primary operational support (tier 1, 2, and 3) for a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.   


    This VDI includes the HP hardware, VMware ESXi/vSphere system along with either the VMware View application or the Citrix Xen Product set (Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, and Citrix PVS).  VSA2 will serve as technical lead for all VDI related tasks and projects. 


    Duties and Responsibilities:  

    • Operation and maintenance of VMware Infrastructure based on HP Blade hardware, vSphere ESXi, and Citrix XenDesktop 
    • Operation and maintenance of Storage Area Network Infrastructure based on HP Storage  
    • Configuration and administration of the above  
    • Ensure all classrooms all ready for use 
    • Technical lead for coordinating activities with OIT and concerned vendors (HP, VMware, Citrix) 
    • Review and validate component upgrades  
    • Monitor the storage performance, usage and allocated storage space  
    • Provide backup end user support for PC related application and peripherals at the Academy  
    • Provide backup support for VTC, SmartBoard, and other classroom technology Supervisory Responsibilities:  
    • Will act as team lead for complex tasks assignments 
    • May act as manager during project manager’s absence 



    • Exceptional problem solving and analysis skills with the ability to effectively troubleshoot resolve or escalate problems 
    • Extensive knowledge of Windows XP/7, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Active Directory, and SQL Server 
    • Excellent understanding of virtualization covering the areas of maintenance and administration; performance monitoring and management; security; business continuity and disaster recovery; storage management, and patching 
    • Analyze performance metrics, ability to pinpoint areas of concern, and recommend corrective actions 
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact comfortably and effectively with senior managers 
    • Ability to write and present technical documentation, polices and business analysis 


    • Experience with HP hardware, including blade chassis and storage systems, is highly desired MCSE/MCITP certification is highly desired 
    • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience 
    • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience working in an Enterprise environment with Microsoft Systems and IT infrastructure experience  
    • Minimum 1 years Network Administrator experience with product such as HP Virtual Connect is desired 
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience with VMware products, specifically ESXi and vSphere.  
    • VMware Certified Professional (VCP5-DCV, or higher) is required 
    • Minimum 1 year of experience or relevant training with Citrix Xen Product set (Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, and Citrix PVS)



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