Software Virtualization Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Software Engineering
Springfield, Virginia
St. Louis, Missouri
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Microsoft App-V


REQ#: RQ145698
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Software Virtualization Engineer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Virtualization Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a TS/SCI Cleared Software Virtualization Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO.


Job Description:

GDIT is looking for a Software Virtualization Engineer to support the virtualization of a variety of mission applications as part of the User Facing and Data Center Services Contract supporting the Customer's systems.  


  • Development of Virtualized Packages for Mission Baseline Applications
    • Applications will be consumed both by VDI sessions and thick clients
    • Applications include those with plugins and advanced graphics requirements
  • Work with application testers and mission SME's to validate mission application behavior
  • Incorporate any required sequencing changes into the app sequencing process
  • Identify facets of user application settings (registry, AppData, etc.) that need to be persisted across sessions in a non-persistent VDI environment
  • Identify automation opportunities for application sequencing and work with the engineering team to streamline the sequencing process for mission applications, once established
  • Assist the virtualization team and VDI team with application delivery infrastructure configuration, as needed
  • Improve backup/Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations.
  • Articulating knowledge, discoveries, designs, etc. rapidly and concisely in written detailed designs, test plans and test cases, implementation plans, operational guides, and training guides under project management time and cost-constrained deadlines.
  • Performing work without appreciable direction and exercising considerable latitude in the determination of technical objectives of assignments.
  • Working with VMware software defined data center products and tools for troubleshooting and performance tuning.
  • Analyze, test, and apply regular security patches and software update as required
  • In-depth and up-to-date knowledge of Virtualization products and capabilities
  • Ability to analyze and apply virtualization product capabilities to changing program requirements
  • Good work ethic and active desire to learn.
  • Skillful time management and organizational skills to set and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Performs all other work as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of experience with Systems Administration/Virtualization. (Additional Education, Training, Certifications or Work Experience can be substituted in lieu of degree or work experience)
    • A degree may be substituted with additional years of experience
  • 8140.01M IAT Level II certification
  • 2+ years of experience with Microsoft App-V or comparable application virtualization technology

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD) products
  • Experience with non-persistent desktop environments
  • Experience with profile management solutions such as VMware DEM or Liquidware Labs' Profile-Unity
  • Familiarity with ActiveDirectory, specifically Group Policy
  • Understanding of load-balancing application delivery services
  • Understand principles of ITIL
  • Able to create architectural design documents and presentations
  • Able to test and apply hardware and software updates
  • Understand architectural frameworks such as TOGA Virtualization compute environment certification, i.e. VMware Certified Associate for Data Center Virtualization (VCA-DCV)

Travel Required:
Occasional trips to the customer site in St. Louis, MO

Telecommuting Options:
Onsite only, work tasks require access to customer networks

Work Location:
Springfield, VA, or St Louis MO


● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


VMware Certified Associate 6 - Data Center Virtualization (VCA6-DCV) - VMware

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.