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Storage and Data Protection SME

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Japan · Information Technology

Job Title:
Storage and Data Protection SME

Company Description
Smarthost Design Technologies (SHD Technologies) is an SBA 8(a)-certified small business and a leader in providing fast, reliable, highly responsive, onsite, client focus and cost-effective technology solution to commercial, and government customers; helping them solve their daily technology challenges. We provide Services oriented Project Management, Help Desk Support, Manage IT Services, Network Administration and Design, Cyber Security Solutions, Big Data Analytics, Database Administration, Backup & Disaster Recover Solutions and Cloud Computing solution. As fast-growing IT leader in the industry, this opportunity is here for you to grow, and be part of the best in class, where there are no limits but room to grow with us as a company. We invite to join us on the quest to be the best IT Solution provider in our Industry.

This Job Description
Engineers will have demonstrated experience in test-ing/developing virtualization in large, multi-national deployments to include the storage, network, server (appli-cations and database) aspects and the software required to centrally manage this architecture. Storage and Data Protection SMEs will:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Subtask 1: Manage and maintain a virtualized Multi-Tenant Data Center and various secure hybrid Cloud Computing solutions, virtualized storage, networks, and desktops in the Pacific Theater or other theater-wide DoD deployments to include server-accelerating RAM-based VDI data storage, with server RAM as the primary storage tier and virtualized server acceleration. Develop operational checklists as required.
  • Subtask 2: Manage virtual capabilities, to include the storage, network, server (applications and databases) aspects and the software required to centrally manage this architecture. Software may include VMWare vSphere, Citrix Xen, and Microsoft Hyper-V platforms and extends to desktop management and deploy-ment of the VDI otherwise referred to Thin, Zero, Multi-Level, or Trusted Thin Clients.
  • Subtask 3: Manage networks, servers, and storage on SIPRNet to include configuration of said equipment to Air Force specifications. Experience should include leading a team in the seamless connection to a Vir-tual Desktop Environment.
  • Subtask 4: Build test and training plans for Airmen to manage, the complex backend virtual environment to include Cisco’s Unified Computing Systems (UCS), EMC VNX storage area network, VMware vCenter, and VMware Horizon View
  • Subtask 5: Manage storage area networks (SAN) to include EMC or other brands, with the broad under-standing of other SAN leaders to include NetApp. Should possess the broad understanding of Hyper-
  • Converged solutions such as Nutanix and EVO. Should possess a broad understanding of pure flash stor-age VDI-specific solutions such as Tintri and Nimble Storage. 6.8.6 Subtask 6: Provision virtual servers to support Unified Computing (i.e. virtual call managers) and Share-Point deployments to include the conversion from Physical-to-Virtual (P-to-V) on a virtualized data center platform.
  • Subtask 7: Build test and training plans to train Airmen to provision, Zero/Thin/Multi-level/Trusted Thin Clients to include experience in deploying this capability on existing infrastructure (category 5e cable and fiber).
  • Subtask 8: Manage virtual capabilities where bandwidth and access issues create unique challenges. This includes large areas and land masses that are disconnected and separated.
  • Subtask 9: Provide customer support and troubleshooting for virtual servers and VDI client hardware and software and coordinating with Government Network Control Centers and Higher Headquarters.
  • Subtask 10: Plan and coordinate virtualization configurations with enterprise technicians and network infra-structure configurations with the local base. Plans and coordinates servers chosen for physical to virtual at the base with base enterprise technicians and A3/6 personnel.
  • Subtask 11: Manage Teradici PCoIP technologies. The PCoIP compresses, encrypts and rapidly transports image pixels to PCoIP end-user devices. They in turn decrypt, decompress and display the image on a screen. Includes adding new devices, updating firmware, adding policies.
  • Subtask 12: Perform daily VDI Health Checks which includes the systematic and daily monitoring of the backend infrastructure and desktop performance. This includes demonstrated proficiency with Stratusphere or like technology. Stratusphere provides the visibility required to more effectively manage desktop perfor-mance and the user experience. Stratusphere provides the visibility necessary for machine boot and login process troubleshooting and optimization, health checks, platform validation, and and more streamlined management functionality of the host environment. much, much more.
  • Subtask 13: Perform installation, configuration, and management of Atlantis iLio or like technology. iLio allows a datacenter to use Server RAM as primary storage as opposed to traditional storage solutions.
  • Subtask 14: Manage VMWare vRealize, which provides complete visibility in one place, across applica-tions, storage and network devices, with an open and extensible platform supported by third-party manage-ment packs. This will help enable optimum performance and availability of applications and infrastructure.
  • Subtask 15: Perform first line trouble-shooting activities (if required) for installed environments in conjunction with remote enterprise technicians and local base technicians.
Software & Hardware
  • SecureView, VDI
Required Certification and Experience
  • Clearance - Secret 
  • Possess Systems Experience managing, implementing, and configuring devices such as: NetApp E-Series, Avamar M1200/Virtual Edition, DataDomain DD9300/6300, SolidFire Storage, EMC VNX5600/5400/5200/5300/5100, Celerra NS-120/480 File Servers, Cisco UCS 5100 Series B/C Series Servers, Cisco UCS 6248/6296, Cisco MDS 9120/9140/9134/9148/9396s switches, Quantum ADIC i500/i2000 Tape Libraries, DataDomain DD600, HP Blade System C7000, HP BL460, EMC Symmetrix 8530, 8830, Connectrix (Brocade), CLARiiON CX-500/700, EMC RecoverPoint, Dell Servers and Work-stations, HP Servers and Workstations, IBM AS/400
  • Possess Software Experience managing, implementing, and configuring technologies such as: SecureView 2.X, VMware vSphere 4.X/5.X/6.X Horizon View5.X/6.X/7.X, CTERA File Services Platform, NetApp Storage Grid, Ivanti Appsense, Avamar, Liquidware Labs Stratusphere UX/Profile Unity, Atlantis Compu-ting ILIO, Teradici PCoIP Management Console, Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP, Vista, 7/8/10, Server 2000/2003/2008/2012, Microsoft Active Directory 2000 and 2003, SMS 2.0, 2003, Exchange 5.5, 2003, 2008, Blackberry Enterprise Server 3.6, 4.1, Microsoft Office, EMC Legato Networker, Commvault Simpana 7/8/9/10, EMC Control Center, EMC Navisphere, EMC Unisphere, EMC Replication Manager/SE, Time Finder, and Cisco Device and Fabric Manager, Remedy Action Request System.
  • Required to have certification such as Cisco CCIE Data Center, Cisco CCNP Data Center, or NetApp NCDA
Operation Hours at Customer site
  • Regular local hours
  • periodically work flexible hours to facility interaction with DoD engineers from Europe, West PAC, and Eastern U.S. specifically during project migrations or installs.
Place Of Performance:
  • Main Operational Location:
  • Hickam AFB, Hawaii
  • Misawa AB, Japan
  • Yokota, AFB, Japan
  • Kadena AB, Okinawa
  • Kunsan AB, Korea
  • Osan AB, Korea
  • Andersen AFB, Guam
  • Eielson AB, Alaska
  • Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
  • Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean
Submission Requirement:
Please submit your resume with a cover letter stating your income requirement.
Head hunter/staffing agency No phone call please

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Smarthost Design Technologies LLC

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