Virtualization Engineer Advisor

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Complex Systems

Complex Systems Design

Systems Design

REQ#: RQ174317
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineers Senior to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Defense Stockpile Management System (DSMS). The design, engineering, implementation, and operations and support of the Defense Integration and Management of Nuclear Data Services (DIAMONDS) application supports the management of the nuclear weapons stockpile accountability management and all related systems.


  • Maintaining the existing VMware vSphere 7.x environment.

  • Must be proficient with the following: vSphere HA, vCenter HA, Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), VMotion, Certificate management, Key Management System, Enhanced Link Mode, VCSA Backup and Recovery, Host Profile, Network configurations such as VMKernel, VMNic, distributed switch configurations, Content Libraries, and vSAN storage policies.

  • Candidate should be knowledgeable with how a network communicates to software and hardware appliances, including failover, Fault Tolerance, and RAID.

  • Maintaining VSAN 7.0 (all-flash) SSD data storage systems.

  • Knowledge with configuration of virtual Switches and VLANs.

  • Designing and building virtual environment service models including Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service.

  • Ability to provide design, analysis, development, integration, documentation, testing, implementation, and user support.

  • Ability to perform lifecycle replacements of hardware (ability to lift 50lbs - rack hosts)

  • Understand power requirements/needs to support racked hardware.

  • Work closely with the user community and provide seamless support of virtual computing issues.

  • Ensuring ESXI and uptime to Central/Core virtual computing environment meets the Monthly DRRS availability rate (current DRRS rate is 99.7%).

  • Familiarity with vROPs (ARIA Operations), SRM, vRA, and Horizon 7 DELL EMC server hardware.


  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

  • 8+ years of related experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Required Technical Skills: Design, build, and maintain virtualization infrastructure for a large dispersed enterprise; COOP/DR; Storage

  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret to start w/SCI eligibility.

  • Required Certifications:  DoD 8570 IAT Level II (ex. CompTIA Security + w/CE)

  • Required:  VMware Certified Professional certification (Data Center v7.x)

  • Required Skills and Abilities: Provides guidance to less-experienced System Engineers; may coach and review the work of less experienced professionals; may serve as a team or task leader.

  • Location: Primary work location is on-site at Ft. Belvoir, telework is project specific.

  • US Citizenship Required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • VMware vSphere 7.x, ESXi, storage, and design/build virtual environment.



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $142,800 - $193,200. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.