Virtualization and Cloud Engineer

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designs, builds, maintains and secures cloud architectures and virtual environments
  • Plans, engineers, and implements computing environments utilizing emerging technologies
  • Conducts security monitoring to include intrusion detection and protocol analysis
  • Diagnoses and solves application, hardware, network, and operating system issues
  • Evaluates and analyzes systems, performance, and metrics
  • Assists with evaluation and acquisition of hardware and software
  • Participates in special projects as needed

Required Technical Skills

  • Design/configuration of server and storage systems, hypervisors, and operating systems for cloud services
  • Architecture, management and support of Citrix/VMware/Microsoft solutions
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of virtual desktop infrastructures
  • Extensive experience with vCloud Director, vSphere, ESX/ESXi, and related VDI products
  • Strong working knowledge of SAN/NAS technology
  • Experience with various hardware platforms
  • Design concepts and object-oriented analysis
  • Data center installation standards and integration in a data center operating environment
  • Data center and cloud operations capacity management, patch management, upgrades, configuration
  • Software development, release management, scripting/utilities for cloud automation and auto-scaling

Required Education and Experience

  • 4-yr degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4+ yrs experience with VMware and virtual desktop infrastructures
  • 4+ yrs experience in design, implementation and maintenance of cloud infrastructures
  • Excellent analytic, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work well in a small team environment
  • Self-starter with ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends as job duties demand
  • Capable of lifting equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Position requires ability to obtain a security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship

Location: Prince William County/Dulles, Route 28 corridor
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Travel: 10%

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