Senior VMware Engineer - 3560

MSI is seeking a Senior VMware Engineer to support our government client in Washington, DC!

Job Description:

The Sr. VMware Engineer will provide assistance to the customer with the design, implementation and ongoing support of the SEC virtualized environment.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Configure, manage and maintain the physical and virtual infrastructures
  • Perform required maintenance off hours and support 24x7 operations of a large VMware virtual infrastructure in accordance with established schedules and best practices
  • Provide senior level support for maintenance, operation, and configuration of VMware’s Site Recovery Manager and the vREalize Suite
  • Design, document, test and implement virtual services and devices
  • Act as a technical lead for major initiatives, changes and deployments, and handle the diagnosis of complex issues within the virtual environment
  •  Demonstrate advanced analytical skills by identifying the root cause of complex issues to maintain maximum service availability
  • Assess and evaluate current virtual computing infrastructure, and provide recommendations for enhancements
  • Mentor and train lower level engineers
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures
  • Create and defend system change requests
  • Develop, maintain and implement a proactive capacity planning model to support business decisions
  • Detects, identify and perform complex problem isolation and resolution throughout the virtual architecture
  • Develop and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages
  • Support yearly disaster recovery exercises


  • Minimum of 12 years of experience and specialize in VMware systems
  • Must have experience leading a technical team supporting system operations
  • Must possess a Data Center Virtualization certification or equivalent. 


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.