VMWare Administrator, Government Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Systems Administration
Sterling, Virginia

REQ#: RQ114301

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Are you an experienced cybersecurity professional that wants to make a difference?  Are you driven to ensure information systems are resilient in terms of both security and operations?   Do you want to change how customers manage risk tactically, operationally, and strategically?  Then we have an opportunity for you.

GDIT is a leading cybersecurity solutions provider to the federal government.  We have an immediate need for a Commercial Solutions for Classified Systems (CSfC) VMWare Administrator to support our Department of State customer. This position will provide technical expertise as part of a team of highly skill administrators to ensure continued operation of critical services for this CSfC system.


  • Responsible for configuration, maintenance, monitoring, and overall support multiple virtual machines
  • Setup, install, configure, and triage new virtual machines deployments
  • Maintain and restore VM backups and snapshots
  • Detects, isolates, documents, reports, and resolves system outages or problems encountered during operations of the operational baseline, which includes collecting diagnostic data, restore the system operation, developing workarounds, and other activities necessary for the recovery of a system
  • Performs system monitoring, analyzing, documenting performance, and conducting trend analysis as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher and minimum 5 years of experience working with server/application virtualization on an enterprise level
  • Experience working within the parameters detailed via DISA STIGs, Department of State Security Configuration Guides or other Federal Hardening Guides.
  • Strict attention to detail; Adherence to rigid guidelines and processes; Ability to validate, update and maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Minimum of active interim Secret clearance and ability to obtain up to a TS.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of firewall rule structure, network protocols, and associated vulnerabilities
  • Solid understanding of Active Directory and Windows Servers on an enterprise level
  • U.S. Department of State experience

Preferred Certifications:

  • VCAP Data Center Virtualization or related





About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.