VMware / Virtualization Engineer - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ113484

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Infrastructure Services Engineer – VMware Compute Focus

We are seeking highly motivated engineers with a thirst for learning, in support of geographically dispersed, state of the art systems that seamlessly integrate Linux and Microsoft services. Candidates with proven depth creating solutions with VMware and experience migrating workloads to cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure will be positioned for success in our organization.  The selected candidate will design, build and deploy robust hosting environments for large enterprise systems.  Additionally the engineer will build, maintain and migrate a variety of physical and virtual systems to on-premises, cloud, or hybrid infrastructures.  The engineer will provide support to multiple WAN connected sites, with data flows crossing various controlled interfaces, and will follow specific IT project management and engineering lifecycle processes. Engineers will be responsible for supporting their solutions throughout the IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, and providing O&M support. Project assignments will vary based on skill level, and may include engineering geographically dispersed services, integrating services into public, private and hybrid cloud environments, engineering solutions to be deployed via automated CM tools, and hardening the solutions to address security and DISA STIG compliance.


  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems utilizing both on-premises and cloud-based hosting technologies

  • Analyze requirements and system architectures to develop system requirements specifications and resulting design plans

  • Administer, operate, manage and maintain components for on-premises and cloud-based virtualized systems

  • Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients

  • Plans and directs upgrades of hosting services (such as hypervisors) and related operating systems

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Active TS/SCI

  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification

  • Experience with VMware vCenter 6.7/7.0 implementation and support

  • Experience with data center installation/upgrades for VMware environments to include vCenter and ESXi hypervisors

  • Understanding of networking fundamentals for switching/routing and experience configuring vSwitches and ESXi host networking

  • Experience with VMware storage integrations, particularly with NAS based storage solutions.

  • Experience with migrating workloads from on-premises environments into clouds such as AWS or Azure

  • Experience with vRealize Suite (vRA, vROPs, vRLI, vRNI)

  • Experience with managing work tasks via tools such as JIRA and ServiceNow

  • Experience with developing baseline configurations for ESXi hosts including the implementation and maintenance of security standards, specifically DISA STIGs

  • Experience automating routine tasks via PowerShell


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.