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Federal - Data Center Virtualization Engineer ++

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00576570

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: San Antonio, TX (preferred - open to Arlington, VA as well)
 
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect. 
 
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high-performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
 
The Data Center Operations Engineer is responsible for the operations and support of the Accenture Federal Services dedicated private cloud infrastructure - including physical and virtual servers, storage, backups, and monitoring. The Data Center Operations Engineer deploys and maintains infrastructure, completes service requests, performs troubleshooting/resolution of incidents and patches and updates infrastructure components. They will also have a focus on the configuration management and vulnerability management areas of the AFS IT infrastructure. The Data Center Operations Engineer will work in tandem with the engineering group to design, implement, and migrate private cloud infrastructure into the public cloud space.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years of experience with design, deployment, Configuration and maintenance of Windows server technologies (Windows 2012R2-2016)
  • 4 years of experience with design, configuration, deployment and maintenance of IT Private Cloud Virtualization technologies (i.e. VMware or HyperV including System Center Virtual Machine Manager)
  • 4 years of experience in Data Center technologies (racking servers, installing/managing/updating SAN storage devices, configuring/managing backups per requests, working with centralized monitoring and management systems in large-scale, high-availability environments).
  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in IT Infrastructure monitoring and management (System Center Operation Manager)
  • Experience in IT infrastructure Configuration Management (System Center Configuration Management/Microsoft Group Policy)
  • Understanding of ITIL principles, use of Enterprise request ticketing systems (i.e. ServiceNow)
  • Ability to work on a team of highly skilled technical resources, accept direction, and is motivated to learn new technologies.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot issues and provide sound solutions.
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with fellow team members.
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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