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Virtualization Engineer I

Company: SMS
Location: Hampton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


The Virtualization Engineer II assists with the engineering and maintenance of the organization's systems infrastructure, including supporting the design and implementation of hardware and software while monitoring the performance of deployed systems. The position assists with architectural documentation, Time Compliance Technical Order (TCTO) documentation and validation, STIG compliance, status reports and updates. The Virtual Engineer II coordinates amongst resources and stakeholders for the testing and validation of system upgrades and modifications for new projects and existing deployments. The position also supports configuration and change managements processes; and ensures project/action plans, updates/upgrade tasks, and potential issues are briefed to appropriate stakeholders.

As a dynamic systems integrator, SMS offers proven solutions in engineering, operations, cybersecurity, and digital transformation. With expertise in modernizing and optimizing legacy infrastructure and systems, ensuring operational efficiency, and designing, implementing, and managing secure environments, SMS supports business and mission goals with proficiency, quality, and integrity.

SMS has been serving the advanced information technology needs of the federal government since 1976, delivering talented teams and innovative, cost-effective solutions and services to support our customers' missions for more than 40 years. SMS is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with offices and on-site operations at customer locations throughout the United States. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

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  • Perform site backup and recovery of local and remote sites.
  • Perform administration and maintenance activities.
  • Support daily operations.
  • Execute all upgrade activities.
  • Provide Tier 1 support.
  • Provide call in support.



  • 1 - 3 years of progressively responsible VMWare, CommVault, and/or NetApp support with experience in mid-to-large data center environments.
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in:
  • Advanced networking concepts, VLAN, trunking and port channel
  • Demonstrated advanced diagnostics and troubleshooting abilities
  • Disaster Recovery - expertise in risk reduction, Hot/Warm site DR architecture, high availability, planning for disaster situations
  • Knowledge of data communications, local-area networking, wide-area networking, routers, and switches
  • Network (Layer 2, 3) LAN/WAN knowledge and switches/routers
  • Thorough understanding of Internet Protocol (IP) routing, switching, and the OSI model.

  • Possess refined critical thinking skills, should be a self-starter, and multi-task capable.
  • Approach work as diplomatic, adaptive to a dynamic environment, dependable and reliable.
  • Ability to lift at least 50lbs.

Education: Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline, or MIS related field is preferred but not mandatory.

Required Certifications: Security+ or equivalent at start, VCP-DCV within 90 days

Desired Certifications: NCDA or NCIE, CCP

Clearance: Active DoD Secret required with ability to upgrade to Top Secret clearance preferred.

SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: SMS, Hampton , Virtualization Engineer I, Other , Hampton, Virginia

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