General Dynamics Information Technology Senior VMware Systems Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Secret (NACLC)

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:



No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Engineering & Sciences

Job Description:

Senior VMware Systems Engineer

Job Description Summary

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Job Description

Technical Skills:

Subject Matter Expert capable to articulate expertly solutions through written or verbal methods.

Be able to trouble shoot complex problems quickly and effectively.

Configures and implements a suite of VMware virtualization technologies and concepts.

Plan, design, implementation and maintain compute, storage and network infrastructure to support multiple Enterprise GEO-locations

Define and implement comprehensive automation processes for VMware, including creating scripts for recurring system tasks and proactive monitoring.

Develop and implement tactical and strategic plans for VMware environment

Advanced PowerShell / PowerCLI scripting skills

Performing the installation, configuration and maintenance of the VMware virtual infrastructure, including, but not limited to, vCenter Server Appliance, vRealize Operations Manager (vROps), vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), vRealize Business, ESXi, Update Manager and NSX.

Providing configuration management and security compliance for the virtual infrastructure software and hardware

Performing advanced troubleshooting and root cause analysis to expedite incident resolution.

Analyzing and troubleshooting VMware vSphere physical hardware and virtual machine performance

Design and implement convergent technologies such as VMware VSAN

Design and implement Virtual Desktop Infrastructure modules and tools such as VMWare Horizon View, Application Virtualization, and Stateless VDI

Business Skills:

Accountable to lead and guide the completion of major programs and projects

Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in technical and business discussions with clients, teammates, vendors, partners and /or upper level managers

Ability to manage and/or lead cross-functional teams for customer engagements

Proven success oriented professional attitude


Excellent communication and presentation skills

Experience and in-depth understanding of Active Directory, DNS and other Windows core services.

Knowledge and experience with designing, deploying and maintaining Cisco UCS server infrastructure

Knowledge and experience with Cisco UCS Manager


Candidate MUST have a Secret Clearance or higher

Desired active certificates:

VCP 5/6 Certification or higher is highly desired.

ITIL® Foundation Level Certification.

CompTIA Security+, VCP6-CMA, VCP6-NV e), Familiarity with Enterprise IT environments, tools, data management policies and architectures, and organizations.

Experience with IT service management best practices.

# of Openings:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Arlington - 111 South George Mason Dr (VAC292)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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