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VMware Engineer in Herndon, VA at GDH

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

Title: VMware Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA or Crystal City, VA

Duration: 3 Year Contract

Clearance: DoD Secret

GDH is seeking a Sr. Systems Engineer skilled in the deployment and operational performance of an Enterprise virtualization environment. This role is supporting a Federal client and requires being on-site.


  • MCSE (on Windows 2003 or 2008), VCP (on ESX 5.0 vSphere) with good knowledge of Windows Operating System (Windows NT, 2000, 2003 and 2008), Active Directory, VMware ESX 5.0.
  • Tech lead handling L3 tickets
  • Patching and hardening servers to maintain operational performance
  • Incident management and preparation of RCA report.
  • Monitoring overall functioning of process and identify improvement areas.
  • Provide all necessary updating on operations as well as on primary task done by Tier 3 resource.
  • Actively participate in service improvement plans.
  • Act on Day to Day House Keeping tasks by using tools & scripts.
  • To able to attend calls on calls basis whenever assigned.
  • Work with Change & Problem Management Tools.
  • Operational experience for large-scale virtualization environment, using vCenter for day to day management.
  • Performance Analysis and Tuning/Optimization Operations.
  • Virtual machine creation, cloning, configurations.
  • Knowledge on ESX servers from the command line.
  • Monitoring and Performance analysis on ESX Servers and VMs.
  • Patching of ESX servers and VMs with VMware Update manager.
  • Allocation of storage spaces to VMs through SAN.
  • Ability to work with VSPHERE / VMware Consolidated Backup / Virtual machine backups.
  • Strong experience with VMware HA/DRS, Update Manager, Site Recovery Manager.
  • Should understand VizionCore Products (like vContol, vFoglight, vConverter etc.


  • Security+ Certification and active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Should have good communication and customer interaction skills.
  • Global exposure in large environments would be preferred.
  • MCSE / MCSA / MCP / MCITP / VCP are a must, ITIL preferred