Cyber Infrastructure Engineer with VMWare

ManTech (


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Cyber Infrastructure Engineer with VMWare experience to join our team in the Reston, VA area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and design infrastructure (e.g., hardware, software, telecommunications, IT security), network services, desktop services, shared services need to support management of cyber security tools and services capable of 24x7x365 near, real-time central monitoring, alerting, administering, managing, reporting, and controlling all infrastructure activity, including Cloud services.
  • Design, deploy, and maintain Windows Server environments primarily hosted in VMware vCloud Suite, vCenter, ESXi
  • Leverage existing VMware TAM to maximize the VMware technology investments
  • Assist in moving existing private cloud workloads to public clouds
  • Remain in compliance with appropriate Government data center capabilities and IT regulations and guidelines (e.g., FISMA, NIST)
  • Provide alternative design approaches for Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations (COOP)
  • Support core business and operational activities (e.g., Data Networks, backbone/core networks, Storage Networks, Software Defined Networking, interoperability with IPv4 and IPv6, external connectivity to Cloud)
  • Provide storage requirements (e.g., performance, level of data segregation, data classification, storage tier, backup, restore, archival, data retention, reliability, encryption, security, scheduling, access control)
  • Effective backup and recovery program consistent with customer requirements, procedures, industry best practices, and Government regulations including off-site storage and retrieval from such storage facilities
  • Acquire software licenses required to support the (System of Systems), as necessary
  • Clearly communicate engineering approach and designs
  • Work as part of a team – collaborate on engineering designs contributing to multiple projects from a technical perspective with minimal supervision
  • Recommend system components, upgrades and replacements
  • Work independently with minimal supervision; mentor less senior team members
  • Work with vendors and service providers – designs, product evaluations
  • Understand project lifecycle
  • Resolve/triage problems and determine root cause and implement resolution
  • Define and maintain infrastructure product and component standards for the software stacks that deliver a flexible, scalable, secure, reliable, resilient, and cost effective set of cloud services
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture (EA) in the definition, implementation and evolution of EA frameworks, reference architectures, and overall strategies
  • Provide third level support to operational teams
  • Requirements gathering and translation into engineering designs: physical, logical, dataflow
  • Assist in strategic direction and planning for growth to support our increasing business needs based on ever-changing business requirements
  • Assist in troubleshooting network and storage issues and make recommendations for growth
  • Keep on top of industry trends and cloud technology
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to approach problems from different angles
  • Develop a Concept of Infrastructure Design and Operations that at a high level outlines the technologies that will be used; the compute, storage, network architectures; and provides rationales for all choices
  • Develop and maintain an Infrastructure Architecture that:
  • Includes hardware, software, and security
  • Provides development, test, staging, and production environments
  • Fulfills Disaster Recovery, Backup, and Continuity of Operations requirements
  • Provides high availability and automatic failover capability
  • Scales efficiently to meet the needs of the security services
  • Validates solutions architecture

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
  • CISSP or Security+
  • A+, Net+
  • AWS or VMware certification a plus
  • IT Infrastructure certifications (such ITIL, CCNA, VCP5-DCV, etc.)
  • 10 years of IT experience with at least 5 years of direct experience leading large-scale infrastructure implementations
  • 5 years of experience supporting virtualization (VM Ware) and a Cloud environment and with at least one year supporting public cloud based offerings such as AWS
  • 5+ years of experience designing, documenting, implementing, and troubleshooting complex virtualized environments and practices
  • 5+ years of experience providing infrastructure engineering services
  • Strong experience with NetApp, Cisco, Microsoft, REHL
  • In-depth knowledge VMware’s Private cloud stack including NSX
  • Ability to work and deliver high quality services in a demanding environment under aggressive deadlines
  • Proven expertise of having managed IT infrastructure for large complex projects that include integration of multiple systems across multiple business areas
  • Experience working with Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Scripting language, Automation – Powershell, Chef, Python experience to help with automating repeatable tasks
  • COTS integration
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including VISIO
  • At least one year of experience with Windows Server, Active Directory, Linux, IIS and SQL Server experience, with knowledge and experience deploying and provisioning storage and networking
  • OS / Software – Microsoft Windows Server, Linux, Internet Information Services, MS SQL Server, and typical back-office product knowledge
  • Storage – General knowledge of iSCSI vs Fiber Channel, NAS, SAN, DAS, local
  • Networking – General networking knowledge, VLANs, routing, VMware based switching, and firewall concepts
  • A big picture around solutions architecture and a Keep It Simple philosophy
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, including the ability to communicate difficult technical concepts in a straight-forward, simple, manner

Security Requirements:

  • Candidates must already possess a current and active TS/SCI with Poly clearance to be considered for this position

Desired Skills:

  • ICD-503 A&A experience

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