Principle VMware (ESXi) Systems Engineer

Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2017
Apr 11, 2017
Full Time
Essential Functions: VMware virtualization expertise is required to support onsite activities and provide the infrastructure services required to build out and maintain the customer’s facilities

Position Duties and Responsibilities The Principle VMware (ESXi) Systems Engineer responsibilities will include:

o     Install, configure and manage VMware virtualization environment components (vSphere , vRA, vROPS, ESX, NSX)

o     Provide Operation and Sustainment support for the virtualization environment

o     Ensure virtualization systems are compliant within required security standards

o     Develop and maintain O&S Standard Operating Procedures for VMware virtualization environment

o     Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems with the virtualization environment including Microsoft and Linux O/S

o     Within established procedures, responds to end user requests for technical support and assistance

o     Support off hour maintenance activities

o     Support the Certification and Accreditation process for virtualization hosts

o     Gain familiarity with current data center infrastructure

o     Maintain current industry knowledge of development concept, practices and procedures

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

Qualifications 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

 Required Skills: 


VMware ESX 5.0/5.5/6.0

o     Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2

o     Unix/Linux familiarity

o     Windows 7/8/10

o     TCP/IP, DNS, Local Area Networking, AD, GPO Desired Skills:

o     Cloud experience (AWS, Azure)

o     vROPS

o     NSX

o     Experience creating and implementing workflows and blueprints for use with a VMware vRA solution (vRA, Orchestrator)

o     Technical written & verbal communication skills (technical writing)

o     Experience supporting Intelligence and/or DoD Customers



o     Remedy Experience a plus


 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.