• MCIA - Virtualization Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Quantico
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    8570 IAT II
    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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    General Responsibilities:
    • Provision and maintain secure Linux (RHEL 6/7) and Microsoft Windows Servers
    • Create and support physical and virtual servers of multi-tiered HA/Clustered applications and databases using VMWare (ESXi, vCenter), Windows (2012 R2, 2016, 10), and RHEL
    • Manage virtual servers through VMware vCenter and vRealize Automation (VRA)
    • Design and implement SAN and virtualized storage and create a management plan for managing them through VMware vCenter
    • Support security administration (group policy and permissions; vulnerability scans, audits, and mitigations; patch management)
    • Implement Group Policy Objects (GPO), DISA STIGs, ePO and ACAS implementations and continuous monitoring
    • Support design and implement backup/disaster recovery solutions
    • Provide technical support, troubleshooting, and complex problem resolution
    • Install, configure, and maintain computer and network operating system and application software
    Mandatory Skills Requirements:
    • Hands-on experience with virtualized server administration (VMware, Windows 2016/Hyper-V)
    • Hands-on experience configuring/deploying Microsoft Windows servers using Windows Deployment Services or VMware templates
    • Windows scripting language (Python, PowerShell, or VBScript)
    • Knowledge of Splunk for audit and log management
    • Experience with Dell / EMC Isilon, Unity, and Data Domain systems


    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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