Allied Associates International

Virtualization Engineer (TS Clearance)

Job Locations US-VA-Quantico
Posted Date 4 months ago(4/5/2022 10:08 AM)


Allied Associates International (A2I) has an immediate opportunity available for a Virtualization Engineer with a Top Secret clearance, to support our government customer at Quantico.   


  • Operation and maintenance of VMware Infrastructure based on vCenter, vSphere ESXi, and Horizon virtual desktop infrastructure 
  • Isolate and resolve virtualization problems through the entire virtualized network stack 
  • Explore, design and implement advancements of virtualization infrastructure 
  • Implement, configure and maintain Instant Clone virtual desktops 
  • Operation and maintenance of storage systems in the virtualized environment 
  • Isolate and resolve hardware and software problems involving the applications, the operating system, the hardware, the communications infrastructure, or any combination thereof 
  • Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance 
  • Execute on-site, on the floor, technical and system administration support 
  • Resolve a wide range of system issues, troubleshooting software, hardware, diagnosis of network issues, and addressing trouble tickets and service tasks across all tiered levels. 
  • Develop and maintain automated operations to streamline and optimize the environment for high availability and reliability 


Required Skills 

  • Extensive knowledge of VMWare vCenter, vSphere and Horizon, Windows Server, SQL Server or postgreSQL, Active Directory, and Windows Desktop
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with VMware products, specifically ESXi and Horizon  
  • Excellent understanding of virtualization covering the areas of infrastructure and design; maintenance and administration; performance monitoring and management; security; business continuity and disaster recovery; storage management, and patching 
  • Analyze performance metrics, ability to pinpoint areas of concern, and recommend corrective actions in a virtual environment 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact comfortably and effectively with senior managers 
  • Experience in scripting languages, such as PowerShell, Python, Bash 
  • Ability to lift or move various pieces of computer equipment, (max 40 pounds) 

Desired Skills 

  • Experience with Cisco UCS 
  • MCP, MCSE, or equivalent certification(s) 
  • Active Security+ certification 
  • VM Certified Professional 
  • Experience with Linux (CentOS, RedHat, as well as others) 
  • Experience with cross domain solutions 

Must have an active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility. 


Allied Associates International is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


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