Principal Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Engineer

Jan 12, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Engineer shall perform design, implementation, and configuration of virtualized and physical IT architectures supporting Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).    

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    Participates as an infrastructure engineering representative on engineering teams for the design; development; implementation and/or integration of secure networking, computing, storage and virtualization environments.Participates as an infrastructure engineering representative on engineering teams for the design; development; implementation and/or integration of IT architectures; systems; or system components.Design, install, configure and manage VMware virtualization environment components (vSphere, vRealize Automation, vRealize Operations, and NSX).Ensure virtualization systems are compliant within required security standardsDevelop and maintain O&S Standard Operating Procedures for VMware virtualization environmentDiagnoses and troubleshoots problems with the virtualization environment including Microsoft and Linux O/SSupports security planning; assessment; risk analysis; and risk managementDevelop server/system migration strategies and processes for virtualized and non-virtualized environments.Interacts with the customer and other project team membersPerforms system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves; to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements
 Possibility of up to 20% travel

Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


2. Masters Degree preferred.


Qualifications 10-15 years of related systems engineering experience.


VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Data Center Virtualization (DCV) and/or Cloud Management and Automation (CMA) are desired.


Security clearance required for employment

  • Demonstrated experience with VMware vSphere products and technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with VMware vRealize Automation and Operations products and technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with VMware NSX products and technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and implementing workflows and blueprints for use with a VMware vRA solution (vRA, Orchestrator)
  • Demonstrated understanding of server virtualization concepts.
  • Prior experience deploying blade and rack mounted server product sets.
  • Demonstrated understanding of block and file-based storage system concepts.
  • Prior experience with storage-area-network based replication products and technologies.
  • Prior experience deploying backup and recovery products.
  • Demonstrated understanding of layer 2/3 networking technologies and concepts.
  • Demonstrated understanding of storage-area-network products and technologies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of backup, recovery, and replication technologies for virtualized environments.
  • Prior experience creating documentation for server virtualization environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to define and refine server virtualization requirements for customer environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with customers and external teams to gather critical project information.
  • Knowledge and experience with scripting and programming (PowerShell, Python, PERL, JavaScript, etc.) are highly preferred.
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