roanoke | VMware Engineer - Alexandria in Alexandria, VA

VMware Engineer - Alexandria

  • Kforce Inc.
  • 201 N Latham St
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Full-Time
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Kforce has a client in search of a VMware Engineer in Alexandria, Virginia (VA).Summary:Our client is seeking a VMware Engineer who will be responsible for delivering end-to-end systems engineering services to customers, developing project plans and schedules, making recommendations on software and hardware, testing system solutions in simulated production environment, and maintaining complex information systems and programs.Essential Functions:
  • Deliver end-to-end systems engineering services to customers - requirements gathering, design, development, test and documentation of solutions
  • Develop project plans and schedules, identify technical risks, and support the customer in mitigating risks to the mission
  • Make recommendations on software, hardware, cabling, and equipment for existing and/or new customer sites based on industry best practices and regulatory guidance (NIST, DoD)
  • Successfully execute projects, on-budget and schedule, and document/report project outcome
  • Tests system solutions in simulated production environment, debugs; documents applications with outlines, narrative descriptions, and systems manuals; installs applications, trains users, and monitors systems for function and efficiency
  • Maintains and refines routine and/or complex information systems and programs; trains users in systems applications and interprets results, responds to and resolves user problems, completes technical enhancements and modifications of and updates existing programs, maintains system files
  • Configuration, deployment and management of VMware vSphere 5.x and 6.x, vCenter, Site Recovery Manager (SRM), vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Orchestrator (vRO)
  • Automating Operations and Maintenance tasks in VMWare utilize vRA/vRO and other enterprise automation tools (Puppet, SCCM)
  • Design, installation, and configuration of VDI solutions such as Horizon


  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related scientific or technical discipline
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or above
  • DoD 8570 Certification (Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CISSP)
  • Must have minimum 5 years' experience with the design/architecture, installation, and/or operations of hardware and software technologies listed above
  • Have working knowledge of automation tools like Chef/Ansible/Puppet
  • Have working knowledge of scripting language (PowerShell, JavaScript)
  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Windows Server Operating System administration
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Ability to communicate with senior military leaders and civilian government officials
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
  • High-level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and mission focus
  • Ability to work multiple projects and rapidly integrate and support new customers/environments
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
Certification in one (or more) of the following areas:
  • Networking - CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, SonicWall, Palo Alto Network Security
  • Operating Systems - MCSA, MCSE, RHCSA, RHCE, RHCA
  • Storage - Avamar, DataDomain, RecoverPoint, ExtremIO, NetApps
  • Other - Puppet
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task


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