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Virtual Engineer (System Engineer 2)

Columbia, Maryland
Enterprise IT contract joining a team of 70+ engineers responsible for the architecture, engineering, integration, operations, maintenance and sustainment of a world-wide multi-level / multiple classification Enterprise IT environment enabling collaboration between the US and Foreign parties. This Enterprise architecture serves as a gateway for the deployment of new network, enterprise software, and SIGINT applications into a custom global collaboration environment. Cross domain security, user access controls and continuous monitoring are critical to the success of the program.

Our team has an opportunity for a Virtual Engineer to design, deliver, and optimize Virtual Infrastructure Services to improve security, availability, performance, and resource utilization for our customer. You will review current virtual infrastructures, architectures, designs, and operations to identify potential improvements and implement.  Your team will design virtual Infrastructure services to maximize available capacity of physical compute, storage, and network hardware resources and document security, configuration, and performance benchmarks of Virtual Infrastructure Services.
  • Analyze system requirements and leads design, development and implementation activities.
  • Guides users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies. 
  • Incorporate new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations.  
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation.  
  • Develop System Architecture and system design documentation.  
  • Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans, system integration and test plans. 
  • The lead must be an effective communicator interacting with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts. Will ultimately be responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility. 
  • Design and implement virtualization solutions based on business requirements, utilizing industry best practices and standards.
  • Deploy and manage virtual machines (VMs) on hypervisor platforms such as VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix or KVM.
  • Monitor and optimize virtualized environments for performance, resource utilization, and high availability.
  • Collaborate with system administrators and network engineers to integrate virtualization technologies with existing IT infrastructure.
  • Perform capacity planning and scalability assessments to ensure virtualized environments can meet future demands.
  • Implement and maintain backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity strategies for virtualized systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to virtualization infrastructure, including VM performance, network connectivity, and storage management.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to team members and stakeholders regarding virtualization technologies.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Active TS/SCI with appropriate Poly Clearance
  • Candidate must have Security + CE Certification
  • Certifications such as VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate are a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.  
  • Fourteen (14) years’ experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.  Only one (1) year of total experience is required in the Federal Government.
  • Individual will be required to install, configure, test and maintain an IT Infrastructure for various disparate classification domains. These infrastructures include legacy and next generation configurations. 
  • Experience with Hypervisor, Nutanix a PLUS 
  • Experience in server virtualization (VMware vSphere 6.7 or Nutanix) 
  • Experience in maintaining, upgrading, and implementing improvements to the virtualized infrastructure and manages available virtual and storage resources within the infrastructure environment. 
  • Excellent project management, troubleshooting, problem resolution, documentation and customer management skills required 
  • Proven experience as a Virtualization Engineer or in a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMware, Hyper-V, or KVM.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and managing virtualized infrastructure.
  • Proficiency in configuring and optimizing virtual machines, storage, and networking.
  • Understanding of server hardware and its impact on virtualization performance.
  • Familiarity with backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity strategies in virtualized environments.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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