Federal - Virtualization/Cloud Technologies Consultant +
Location:
DC - Washington, DC
Posted:
January 01, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Information Technology
Reference:
00409741

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of hands on experience with server and operating system technologies (IBM/Cisco UCS/Oracle Sun, Open Compute) including architecture and design
  • Minimum of 2 years of hands on experience with virtualization technologies (VMware, Citrix Xen, Hyper-V, LPARs, VPARs, Logical Domains, Zones, and/or Containers
  • Minimum of 2 years of hands on experience with cloud architectures and/or public cloud platforms (i.e. Azure, AWS, Rackspace, Google Compute, etc.

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Fundamental knowledge of cloud including Infrastructure as a Service, public and private cloud solutions

  • Experience with cloud based infrastructure architecture and design, including orchestration and automation

  • Experience in project management and detailed technical planning

  • Hands on experience with OpenStack, including understanding of the various components and architectures, key integration points, and familiarity of the various open source standards

  • Hands on experience with the VMware suit of virtualization tools, including vCloud Director and vCloud orchestrator

  • Hands on experience with various cloud platforms (i.e. Rackspace, Azure, AWS, Google Compute, etc.)

  • Ability to administer, modify, and/or deploy at least one operating system (e.g., Solaris, Linux, Windows, etc.)

  • Knowledge and experience with converged infrastructure

  • Knowledge and experience with performance tuning servers and operating systems

  • Knowledge and experience of automation tools (e.g., Chef, Puppet, HP Server Automation, Bladelogic)

  • Knowledge and experience in ITIL concepts and processes

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly

  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Proven leadership and team 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. 


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