• JSP TEDSS - Sr. System Engineer - Virtualization

    Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    Experience Level
    8570 Compliant
    IAT 2
  • Overview

    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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    • Strong understanding of Windows, Storage, Networking and/or Linux
    • Knowledge and proficiency in area of specialty such as Vmware, Citrix, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Clustering, logging, centralized authentication, ESX, virtualization, Disaster Recovery and replication
    • Configure, deploy and support client Windows, Linux, and Unix infrastructures
    • Diagnose and trouble-shoot Windows, Linux and Unix infrastructures and related technologies
    • Experience with server and networking hardware and familiarity with hyper convergence technologies
    • Experience with PowerShell, Bash script and advanced scripting languages like Python
    • Experience with virtualization solution architecture VMware and Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor
    • Hands on experience developing for VMware ESX, XenServer, KVM, and/or Hyper-V
    • Experience with deployment on cloud environments (AWS, Azure, etc)
    • Documentation skills and attention to detail for documentation (design documentation, processes/procedures, environment diagrams, etc.)
    • Knowledge of orchestration systems like Ansible is a plus


    • Experience implementing, managing, and supporting production environments using VMware View (Horizon View desired), vSphere, ThinApp and Active Directory.
    • VMware certifications a plus
    • Experience supporting a DoD environment
    • Excellent application integration troubleshooting skills and the ability to diagnose system problems
    • Strong experience supporting Active Directory
    • Ability to document the environment and maintain updates to the baseline documentation
    • Strong experience supporting Windows 7 & 10 desktop and Windows 2008 & 2012 R2 server systems in a production environment
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Proven team building and leadership capabilities
    • Strong customer facing skills
    • Ability to establish a solid working relationship with the customer, technical staff, managers, peers and teaming partners.


    Active DoD Secret or higher



    Security+ CE is required



    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.  


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