Cloud/Virtualization Systems Engineer – Herndon VA Area

Location: Herndon

The Cloud / Virtualization / Systems Engineer will be part of a dynamic “first article” engineering team that develops, tests, and integrates cutting edge technologies for the enterprise. Working closely with the engineering team, project manager, and Sponsor management, the engineer will utilize a broad technical skill set to provide system engineering services across multiple projects.

Duties to include:

  • Offering innovative, “out-of-the-box” technical solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Designing, engineering, and testing new IT capabilities while taking into consideration compatibility and integration with enterprise existing systems
  • Providing Engineering support as new technologies are piloted and eventually transitioned to O&M organizations
  • Creating system build, administration, and O&M documentation
  • Participating in technical briefings and data calls


  • 8+ years of relevant experience in the Information Technology field
  • Clearance
  • Experienced with migrating servers and services to a cloud environment
  • Experience with commercial cloud APIs
  • Working experience with VMWare and Hyper-V
  • Windows system expertise
  • Working knowledge of Linux operating system
  • Technical skill set that supports architecture, systems design, testing and implementation
  • Understanding of basic network layer technologies including server load balancing and firewalls
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • An interest in maintaining awareness of commercial best practices and technological trends
  • Ability to coordinate tasks and develop relationships with cross-organizational teams
    Understanding of PKI
  • Knowledge of VPN technologies / IPSEC protocol


  • Knowledge of scripting (bash / PowerShell)
  • Familiar with SELinux
  • Familiar with large, enterprise-scalable information system designs
  • Experience designing with Microsoft Visio