Senior Systems Engineer - VMware

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Pocatello, Idaho
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ121208

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT.  We stay at the forefront of innovation and support, secure, and operate some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence systems across the country.  We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important. 

GDIT is your place.  Make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to discover new ways to apply the latest technology securely and expertly.  By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll be an important part of improving agency operations and ensuring today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

At GDIT, our people are our differentiator.  Our work depends on a Senior Systems Engineer of Windows systems environments joining our team to support one of our Federal Government customers.  As a Senior Systems Engineer – Windows, you will serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for all VMware environments and have the overall responsibility of designing, deploying, testing, certification, patching, and addressing interoperability issues of all VMware components, including the hypervisor, vSphere, NSX, vRealize Suite, and Site Recovery Manager under this contract.

  • Design, implement, and provide ongoing support of the on-premises hybrid and cloud Infrastructure
  • Create and maintain on-premises cloud, software defined data center infrastructure
  • Evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the virtualized infrastructure
  • Engineer and implement solutions for multi factor authentication
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain system management tools, infrastructure, and server plugins
  • Participate in the design of information and operational systems
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Monitor and correct storage issues and create recovery processes and hardware for failures and performance bottlenecks
  • Communicate and coordinate with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks, such as automated provisioning storage with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Provide Level IV support
  • Prepare and maintain documentation for systems and system configurations

Required Qualifications:

  • VMware Data Center Virtualization or Cloud Management and Automation certification within the last five years
  • 8+ years of experience
  • An active Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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.