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Junior Virtualization Analyst



Full Time

On Site


Blacksburg, Virginia, United States


1901 Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Junior Virtualization Analyst to provide Nutanix, VMware, Citrix, and Hardware support from our Blacksburg Virginia Enterprise IT Operations Center. This is a great opportunity to work with an elite team of virtualization professionals to maintain a secure environment for critical systems. Bring your own experience and work with our team to teach and learn while building, maintaining, and supporting our customer environments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform troubleshooting and management of Nutanix and VMware virtualization environments.
  • Provide technical guidance and support for existing Nutanix HCI, VMware, and Virtualization technologies.
  • Work with vendor support independently and identify access requirements troubleshooting with Nutanix, VMware, and Hardware.
  • Perform patching, hardening, and sustainment efforts for Nutanix and VMware virtualization technology stacks.
  • Perform VM tasks creation/deletion, performance reviews, and recommendations by analyzing reports and knowledge base articles.
  • Understand what Nutanix services do so that you can begin to do troubleshooting.
  • Work in hybrid multi-location operations team administering existing production network.
  • Follow, maintain, and produce in-house documentation for repeatable processes, including database feature installation, disaster recovery, and common problem resolution.
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of narrow technical domain.
  • Assist in creating automation and process improvements toward greater efficiency, reduced incidents, and proactive systems management.
  • Support tickets and manage incidents, service requests, and problems through their full life cycle.
  • Provide health and performance reporting to customer staff, and take appropriate actions based on trends in data.
  • Document status updates and communicate to management and necessary parties.
  • Document troubleshooting steps and knowledge articles for Shared Desk and Help Desk teams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree or equivalent IT experience.
  • Familiar with VMware versions 5.x thru 8x.
  • Familiar with physical Nutanix or hardware hosting virtual appliances.
  • Familiar with Virtualization technologies, specifically Nutanix and VMware.
  • Familiar with Automation code or scripting tools.
  • Familiar with ticketing systems and the value of good documentation.
  • A US Citizen who can obtain a public trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 2 years’ experience.
  • Familiarity and high-level support (helpdesk, ticketing, and routing efforts) of Virtualization technologies.
  • High-Level understanding of Nutanix or VMware Virtualization Technologies.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $46,800.00 - $72,000.00 - $97,200.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.