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GDC - Systems Engineer - Virtualization

GDC - Systems Engineer - Virtualization

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Bachelor's Degree
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8570 Compliant 

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SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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Experience in design and build out of converged and hyper converged rack solution to include Nutanix and other vendors.  Systems Engineer must be able to install and configure Openstack in an enterprise level solution in addition to RedHat and Windows OS experience.  Systems engineer must be able to exhibit strong communication, collaboration, as well as time and project management skills. Following additional skillsets:

  • Experience with server hardware, SAN and software installation and configuration for enterprise rack based hardware solutions
  • Virtualization experience with OpenStack installation at experience level
  • Experience with installation and configuration of Redhat Linux OS and Windows 2012 and higher OS
  • Experience with installation and configuration Nutanix hardware
  • Experience with Nutanix Acroplis
  • Experience with hardening /STIG/RMF at the hardware and OS levels
  • Understanding of storage and SAN configuration
  • Experience with application installation and configuration on multiple OS types


SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.