Virtualization Engineer

Location: Bethesda, MD
Job Location:
Bethesda, Maryland with possible limited travel in the National Capital Region (NCR) (e.g., DC, Reston, and Quantico) and to alternate data center (West Virginia)

Clearance Required:
Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess current TS/SCI eligibility granted by the Department of Defense or the Intelligence Community. Must be able to successfully complete a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.

Assured Consulting Solutions provides strategic and innovative solutions for customer needs across the business, technology, and organizational spectrum. As a member of our team, you will have the chance to work with customers that are both Government and industry leaders and technology innovators.

Assured Consulting Solutions is seeking a highly-motivated Virtualization Engineer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • A proven record of large-scale virtualization efforts with virtualization technologies including VMWare, and/or AWS within both Linux and Windows environments
  • Ability to write scripts for various tasks including automation using languages such as Python
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a keen sense of customer service
  • Ability to quickly learn and shift in step with the latest virtualization and networking
Job Requirements:
  • Skills and Tasks. Exceptionally Complex, Inter-Discipline, Inter-Organizational. Can perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists, and or managers not performed at Level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks.
  • Individual Work/Teamwork/Leadership. May work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. Oversees and monitors performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.
  • Guidance. Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. Directs multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion.
  • Training and Certifications. DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order. Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment specified within the task order. Security+, Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA or CISSP.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with HP C class server platforms, management tools “insight manager/advanced ILO”
  • Experience with configuring and deploying Linux based operating systems on HP Proliant class processing platforms
  • Solid network and systems troubleshooting experience with HTTP\HTTPS, SFTP, FTP, NFS, SMB, SMTP, SSH, NTP and TCP/IP, Internet Security, encryption
  • Ability to analyze and assess computer/network architecture requirements and determine optimum measures, recommendation to return on investment product utilization, and lifecycle of operating systems.
  • In depth practical working experience with CITRIX virtualization, XenDesktop, XenApp, Provisioning Serves, Virtual Desktop Implementation, Citrix Secure Web Access, and Microsoft AD services
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer or Red Hat Certified System Administrator
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)

Education Qualifications:
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and eight (8) years of relevant experience is required. Four (4) years of additional experience may be substituted for a degree.

Years of Experience:
12 years w/ High School Diploma
08 years w/ Bachelor's Degree
04 years w/ Master's Degree

Position Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day

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