Virtualization Subject Matter Expert

US-MD-College Park
3 months ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance
Position of Public Trust

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Engility is recruiting for a Virtualization SME for our FDA Scientific program.  The candidate will be supporting the FDA program in the mission is to radically simplify IT (reducing infrastructure footprint) and enable system access as well as the ability to run applications from anywhere, any place, and any time.  The Virtualization SME will be on the forefront of supporting and expanding this technology throughout the infrastructure.


 The individual will be responsible for and/or have the following credentials to include, but not limited to:

  • Proven skills building and managing VMware 5.5, 6.0 and 6.5 VMware clusters
  • Design VMWare HA/DRS and VMware Network (standard and distributed switch)
  • Understanding of storage and coordinate with storage for provision for LUNs for VMware environment
  • Build high availability & reliable architecture designs of virtualized platforms as per business requirements
  • Server hardware support and deployment experience
  • Extensive experience working in an enterprise environment
  • Automate any and all operational works related to virtualized environments (bare metal to decommissioning)
  • Build and maintain OS images along with associated automation, tooling and quality control
  • Performance analysis and tuning of virtualized environments
  • Capacity planning is essential to prevent sprawling for the virtualized environments
  • Measure,  monitor and optimize hardware utilization
  • Document workflows, processes, procedures, configurations and use cases of infrastructure
  • Configure,  run and measure load profiles via test automation and scripting
  • Adhere  to and optimize service management principles (change/incident/problem management, CMDB)
  • Establish systems, dashboards and metrics to facilitate a data-driven approach to problem resolution
  • Introduce new infrastructure technologies aligned with Infrastructure Architecture by doing proof-of-concept of new technology for the potential opportunity to provide better or transform infrastructure capabilities and services
  • Design and engineer the solutions for new infrastructure technology and support operations to implement the solution
  • Participate in regular patching weekends and off time maintenance schedules

Required Qualifications

  • 5 -7 years of VMWare virtualization experience
  • Working knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to obtain FDA Public Turst Clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • Cloud based virtualization stacks & solutions experience
  • Experience implementing VDI solutions
  • Experience supporting database and middle ware applications
  • Experience with SQL clusters, Oracle RAC setup on VMware cluster
  • Solid scripting experience with UNIX shell   and power-shell powercli
  • Familiarity with VDI Technologies (VMWare, Citrix, etc.)


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