Senior VMware Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Remote, Based in Georgia

REQ#: RQ96091

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The world of investing is fascinating yet complex. While hundreds of first -time investors are turning to the markets to help pay for their homes, send their children to college and secure their futures the mission of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is becoming all the more vital.  GDIT is excited to support the SEC in as it seeks to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

The SEC ISS program is a comprehensive IT program charged with operating, managing, and advancing the SEC’s IT infrastructure. Our dynamic program team of IT leaders and large and small business partners is seeking bright, energetic and talented individuals to join us as we bring our innovative IT Service Delivery solutions to SEC. Currently; we are seeking a Senior VMware Engineer/Administrator in Washington, D.C. The selected candidate must be US Citizens and able to obtain a Public Trust Suitability clearance, per contract requirements.


  • Configure, manage and maintain the physical and virtual infrastructures

  • Perform required maintenance off hours and support 24x7 operations of a large VMware virtual infrastructure in accordance with established schedules and best practices

  • Provide senior level support for maintenance, operation, and configuration of VMware’s Site Recovery Manager and the vREalize Suite

  • Design, document, test and implement virtual services and devices

  • Act as a technical lead for major initiatives, changes and deployments, and handle the diagnosis of complex issues within the virtual environment

  • Demonstrate advanced analytical skills by identifying the root cause of complex issues to maintain maximum service availability

  • Assess and evaluate current virtual computing infrastructure, and provide recommendations for enhancements

  • Mentor and train lower level engineers

  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures

  • Create and defend system change requests

  • Develop, maintain and implement a proactive capacity planning model to support business decisions

  • Detects, identify and perform complex problem isolation and resolution throughout the virtual architecture

  • Develop and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages

  • Support yearly disaster recovery exercises

Required experience:

12 years experience with virtualization technologies with emphasis on VMWare

Possess a Data Center Virtualization certification or equivalent

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.

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.