RHN Senior Virtual Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Grovetown, GA
Date Posted: 11-05-2018
The Lockwood Group is seeking a SR Virtualization Infrastructure Engineer to be located at Grovetown, Georgia, USA who will be primarily responsible for providing the virtual server, desktop and storage infrastructure of accredited C4 networks within PM -Tactical Networks.

The candidate will provide E&I support on a team responsible for designing, integrating, and improving the PM-Tactical Network’s infrastructure across various solutions. The candidate will also be responsible for support to the Army’s Regional Hub Node (RHN) O&M team to aid in implementation of solutions based on customer requirements. 
 

Responsibilities:

 
The Virtualization Infrastructure Engineer will implement VI strategies for the accredited C4 networks consistent with DoD and Federal guidance respectively. The candidate will create/review technical designs and make recommendations to the technical lead of the project regarding the VI aspects of the solutions. Other duties include but are not limited to;
  • Bring an Innovative approach to the specialty field(s) of expertise on a team.
  • Participate in the evaluation and recommendation of new products, maintain knowledge of emerging technologies for application to the enterprise.
  • Plan, Design, and Implement emerging technologies for added capabilities while also cutting YOY CAPEX and OPEX costs.
  • Manage projects as a technical lead, possibly overseeing other engineers.
  • Brief senior leaders within the government on current projects and decision briefs for roadmap emerging technologies.
  • Document requirements and properly manage updates & deployments using existing change management processes.
  • Participate in the identification and resolution of complex infrastructure problems (Tier 3 support) utilizing structured trouble-shooting tools and techniques.
  • Provide cross-training and mentoring to existing engineering personnel in various fields.
 

Qualifications:  

  • Must have 8-10 years of Systems Engineering experience or equivalent Bachelor's + 4-6 yrs. related experience, or MS + 2-4 yrs. Experience.
  • Must have 4+ years of PowerShell scripting within Microsoft Windows enterprise and VMware environments. This experience must be in writing/developing PowerShell scripts and using VMware’s PowerCLI.
  • A certification IAW DoD 8570.1 Technical Level II (Sec+) (Required)
  • VMware Certified Professional – Datacenter Virtualization 6.0 or higher (Required)
  • VMware Certified Implementation Expert  –  Datacenter Virtualization 6.0 or higher (Highly Desired)
  • Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V) (Desired)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (Desired)
  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA) or NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer (NCIE), ONTAP (Desired)
 

Required Skills:

  • Hands-on experience with PowerShell 4/5/6 and PowerCLI
  • Hands-on experience with VMware vSphere (6.0/6.5), KVM and Hyper-V
  • Hands-on experience with Citrix XenServer, XenDesktop and XenApp
  • Hands-on experience with Windows Server 2012R2, Windows 7/10, REL 6/7
  • Hands-on experience implementing and maintaining storage system products and IP-based storage protocols (e.g. NFS/iSCSI)
  • Strong knowledge of Windows Active Directory and supporting technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
 

Special Requirements

  • Candidates must have an active US Secret Clearance or have held a Secret Clearance within the past 24 months.
  • 25% Travel may be required
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Shift work may be required
  • “On Call” may be required
 About Us
The Lockwood Group (www.thelockwoodgroupllc.com), headquartered on Aberdeen Proving Ground, is a C4ISR Engineering, Integrated Logistics and Training Services Provider helping to modernize, sustain and field C4ISR systems in support of the Warfighter.  We are a family owned Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business co-led by West Point graduate James T Lockwood and his son James F Lockwood
 
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