Principal Systems Engineer III ( VMware )


Arlington, VA

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 395 days ago


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

  • Design, implement, and provide ongoing support of the on premise hybrid and cloud Infrastructure
  • Serves as the subject matter expert (SME) for all VMware environments
  • Create and maintain an on premise 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
  • Manually and 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 system


  • Bachelor's degreepreferred
  • VMware Data Center Virtualization and Cloud Management and Automation certification
  • 10+ years or experiencerequired

  • JobID: 1661337-AQG