Senior Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

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Senior Systems Engineer
Job ID 2020-3770 # of Openings 1

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer (VMware)
Location: Tampa, FL
Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret Clearance
Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.

Job Responsibilities:
Trace Systems is actively recruiting for a Senior Systems Engineer (VMware) to join our team in Tampa, FL.

Daily Responsibilities to include:

The Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for testing proven virtualization technologies to support existing projects on a product line.

Primary Job Functions:

â?¢ Ability to work within the framework on product lifecycle management
â?¢ Engineer and test virtualization technologies and make informed strategic decisions and recommendations
â?¢ Designing, testing, and recommending, emerging server virtualization technologies
â?¢ Architecting system logs and analyzation through tools like Splunk and VMware Log Insight
â?¢ Performing routine audits of systems and software
â?¢ Working with Network and Storage Administration, plan, installing and configuring new hardware and software
â?¢ Answering technical queries from other IT support teams
â?¢ Responsible for documenting the configuration of product infrastructure
â?¢ Troubleshooting any reported problems
â?¢ Contributes to design of enterprise server systems including but not limited to technical architecture, stability, and platforms
â?¢ The assessment and optimization of the virtualization systems, through systems monitoring, statistics, daily health checks
â?¢ Responsible for reporting KPIs and trends all facets of the environment
â?¢ Analyze, determine, and document technical requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
Position requires a minimum of five (5) years of related and systems engineering experience.
The role requires proven expertise in Virtualization, VDI environments, Systems Management, Analytics & Performance Management.
Must be experienced in Virtualization Technologies for Data Center and Server environments including:
o Experience in Vmware vSphere 6.x, Vmware vRealize, Splunk, VMware vSAN and KVM.
o Experience in Vmware Management and Automation Tools: Vcenter 6
o Experience in several OS platforms: MS Win Servers / Linux: Ubuntu & RHE
o Experience in RedHat CEPH storage
Understanding of Enterprise Architecture and its supporting processes and tools.
Experience with a Windows Domain Environment to include Active Directory and DNS setup and support
Experience with DISA mandated software such as ACAS and HBSS
Experience with Enterprise level VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure implementation and development.
Experience in compliance, OS security hardening
Experience in implementing and troubleshooting vCenter and Virtual Machines
Experience in implementing and troubleshooting Networking configurations
Experience in implementing Hypervisor and Virtual Machine Storage
Knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP in the virtual environment, including VLANs, routing and virtual switches
Excellent verbal and written communication across all levels of seniority and the customer base
Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret Clearance

Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant field preferred but can be substituted with 5+years of direct experience
Trace Systems
Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroadâ??â?? whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading-edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: #jointracesystems

Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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