VMware Systems Engineer


Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs high level systems analysis, evaluation, design integration, and documentation
  • Transforms operational requirements into an integrated system design
  • Manages and configures network hardware and software, operating systems and attached devices
  • Creates and maintains systems drawings (e.g. flowcharts, diagrams)
  • Configures, monitors, and maintains servers
  • Designs and implements system security and data assurance
  • Analyzes user requirements and procedures; improves existing systems
  • Troubleshoots technical issues, and develops and implements solutions
  • Identifies system integrity issues and solutions
  • Conducts technical training and presentations
  • Participates in operational and maintenance phase for as-built systems
  • Supports data center operational responsibility
  • Assists with acquisition of hardware and software as necessary
  • Stays current with relevant technology trends
  • Participates in special projects as required

Required Technical Skills 

  • Network infrastructures – design and implementation
  • Engineering life cycle – assessment, solutions design, testing, implementation, documentation
  • Servers – MS Windows, OSX and Linux
  • Cisco technologies – implementation and management
  • Application delivery controllers
  • Security and VPN solutions
  • Link aggregation, spanning tree, span/rspan
  • Virtualization
  • Experience with NSX is highly desirable


Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 8+ years of experience in systems engineering including network analysis, design, and installation
  • Superior problem solving, analytic, and communication skills
  • Proven ability to provide effective training and technical presentations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Capable of lifting equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment with strict deadlines
  • 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

Active Secret clearance required (or higher)

Full time/Exempt

Gainesville, Virginia     

Travel:   10%


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