VmWare Administrator - Local to Hartford, CT


Depends on Experience
Contract - W2
Contract - 12 Month(s)


virtual machines

Job Details

VmWare Administrator Hartford, CT 06134 (Hybrid As required) 12 Months

** Provide server and related infrastructure support to the client, which is implementing new laboratory information management systems and a new high-performance computing device for genomic sequencing work

  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining server hardware and operating systems
  • Administration and management of VMWare infrastructure like vSphere, vCenter, ESXi, and virtual machines.
  • Managing user accounts, permissions, and access controls.
  • Monitoring system performance, troubleshooting issues, and ensuring high availability.
  • Implementing security measures, including backups, and data protection.
  • Managing software updates, patches, and system upgrades.
  • Automating administrative tasks and creating scripts for system management.
  • Craft and implement network configurations and test plans
  • Gathering and presenting System Performance Metrics
  • Perform platform software upgrades and failover testing
  • Administration of routers, switches, and other network equipment
  • Perform audits as needed
  • Work with IT teams in preparing platform enhancements and configurations
  • Identify areas of the infrastructure for optimization
  • Develop detailed architectural diagrams and procedure documents

Specific Services Required Desktop Services:

  • Considerable imaging and deployment experience required. Familiarity with Free Open Ghost (FOG) a plus; but not required.
  • Diagnoses and resolves server and software problems using a variety of diagnostic tools; uses diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software problems and initiates repair; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new software releases of simple to moderate complexity; coordinates installation of and installs, modifies and maintains network components and hardware and/or software; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; performs related duties as required.

Network Services:

  • Provides second and third level support for network connectivity, or related network issues for user community; assists with diagnoses and resolution of network problems; assists with the configuration of network components; resets and reinitializes devices when appropriate; assist in executing specific disaster recovery plans; provides user support and on the spot training to users; performs related duties as required.

Required Skills / Experience

  • 2 or more years of experience in Telecomm or network administration/engineering and support roles
  • Associate or bachelor s degree level in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline
  • Working knowledge of network technologies such as TCP/IP, DNS/DHCP
  • Working knowledge of routing and switching (Spanning Tree/OSPF/BGP /802.1q/QoS/AAA)
  • Experience with wireless networks, VPN, firewalls, load balancers
  • Preferred Knowledge of: Virtualization Support: VMware / ESXi, Linux, and Windows
  • Experience with network management tools and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge and experience with SDLC and AGILE methodologies and ITIL framework
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills are required
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a pressured environment
  • Cisco Networking certification preferred

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of human connection, defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA , which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:

Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.
Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation.
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position s starting pay is: $55.00/hr.