Millennium Corporation

Storage & Hardware Administrator

Job Locations US-SC-Charleston
Posted Date 3 days ago(2/26/2021 4:05 PM)
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Millennium Corporation is hiring a Storage & Hardware Administrator in Charleston, SC. Candidate must have an active Top Secret Clearance.


The  Storage & Hardware Administrator will continually evolve and make an impact by optimizing the availability, scalability, and resilience of the critical CSSP storage and hardware. This includes servers, hard drives, network devices, memory, CPUs, and the software used to manage the aforementioned devices.  SHA also participates in service capacity; demand planning and forecasting; software performance analysis; system tuning addressing problems  relating to mission critical service;  and build automation to prevent  problem recurrence  with the goal of  automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions. Members of this team also monitor the health of systems and also work with vendors to process any Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) due to failed or faulty hardware.

  • Work with teams across a full stack of development tools and technologies to simplify and improve software lifecycle processes.
  • Monitor - Define Service Level Objectives (SLO) and implement/monitor Service Level Indicators (SLI) for production services.
  • Aggregate data from multiple monitoring tools, normalize, and build tools and alerts for the overall system health.
  • Support and test new software/hardware platforms - build testing methodologies & plans, conduct the POC from a deployment and operational point of view
  • Design and develop CI/CD pipelines.
  • Design cloud infrastructure surrounding secure networking best practices.
  • Actively lead the availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions.
  • Identify process bottlenecks and research tools to fix them.
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure as code.
  • Provision and configure assets using scripts, API’s and CLI’s and management console.
  • Automate the build of containerized systems with CI/CD and Kubernetes.
  • Define the technical direction taken by product teams through implementation of alternative products, tools and methods that can be used to foster innovation and increase product quality and the productivity of engineering as a whole.
  • Automate operational tasks, and assist in the transition to service ownership models.
  • Provide storage infrastructure system management including capacity planning, performance monitoring and tuning, security management etc.
  • Be able to configure and maintain the Netapp Snap suite of products (Snapmirror, Virtual Storage console, SnapManager for Oracle, SnapManager for SQL etc.), ISCSI, NFS, CIFS
  • Handle non-disruptive software Upgrades, Shelf and disk firmware upgrades in a high availability enterprise environment.
  • Participate in on-call rotation providing support for tier 1 escalations, and management of the applications
  • Direct management of VMware virtualization platform comprised of vCenter and 200+ ESX/ESXi hosts
  • Authorized to administer all DNS Servers and all zones.
  • Authorized to view Audit Records on Central Log Server.


  • Candidate must have and active Top Secret Clearance 
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 3 years using VMware
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a production grade Linux environment
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Netapp storage platforms
  • Must have one certification from each of the following categories: 
    • 8570 - CCNA Security , CySA+ ,GICSP ,GSEC ,Security+ CE ,CND ,SSCP
    • CSSP - CEH ,CySA+ ,GICSP ,SSCP ,CHFI ,CFR ,Cloud + ,CND
    • OS - FEDVTE Linux Operating System ,Linux+ ,Win. 10 Configuring ,Exchange Server 2010/2012 ,Windows Operating, System Security ,Server + ,VMware
  • Experience with VMWare ESXi and/or vSphere 6.x
  • Familiarity managing Nutanix systems
  • Experience with managing storage within VMware, vMotion, and other enterprise-level VMware applications
  • Experience with configuration management utilities (SaltStack, Ansible, Puppet, etc).
  • Strong understanding of system health monitoring
  • Experience with hardware/software load balancers including F5, HA Proxy, Nginx, Apache, ELB, etc

Highly Desired Skills (considered a plus):

  • Familiar with databases, particularly PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Experience with the Saltstack (salt-stack, salt-cloud, and salt-api)
  • Experience with systems and network performance tuning, capacity planning, backup and recovery, system architecture and design as well as high availability concepts
  • Deployment of scalable containerized applications managed via Kubernetes
  • Good comfort level with Powershell (PowerCLI) and/or Perl (vSphereCLI) scripting environments for automation
  • Strong experience with vRealize Operations Manager 7.x
  • Knowledge of broader network infrastructure components (e.g. TCP/IP, Active Directory)

Business Development

Assist with Business Development activities as required to support Millennium's strategic business objectives, which may include but not limited to participation in technical interviews, creation of technical documentation, general proposal writing support and proposal color reviews.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be comfortable with prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 10-15 pounds at a time.

Travel Requirements

Up to 10% Travel May be required

About Us

Millennium is a strategic management, cybersecurity and systems engineering firm – driven by results and focused on people as we help our customers achieve mission success. With a proven track record of performance with the Army, Navy, OSD, DHS and other agencies, Millennium is a uniquely qualified and committed partner to the Federal Government.  It is through our work that the U.S. military and government is able to identify, manage and defeat threats.


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