Principal Systems Engineer II ( VMware


Arlington, VA

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 395 days ago


Kforce's client is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer II (VMware) in Rosslyn, Virginia (VA). Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation and ongoing support of the on premise cloud Infrastructure
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) for all VMware environments
  • Creating and maintaining a cloud, software defined data center infrastructure for both bare-metal and virtual machines with the appropriate SAN, network, or local storage configurations, using both OEM and third-party tools that include virtual storage tools and services
  • Automated provision / configure of all required resources for servers
  • Evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the virtualized infrastructure
  • Monitor and correct critical storage issues and create recovery processes and hardware for failures and performance bottlenecks
  • Install, configure, test and maintain system management tools, infrastructure and server plugins
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks, such as automated provisioning storage with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 4th level support
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Ensure technical documentation exists for all systems and is kept up to date to include inventory and patch levels of all systems to include hostnames, property numbers, IP addresses, enclave, number of cores, number of processors, admin passwords, certificates, and service accounts on a monthly interval


  • Bachelors' degreepreferred
  • 6 + years of experience in System Engineeringrequired
  • To be considered for this position, candidates must have experience in a similar role or they must possess significant knowledge, experience, and abilities to successfully perform the responsibilities listed\\

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