General Dynamics Information Technology Virtualization Engineer, Senior – DTRA in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

March 26, 2024

Job Description

Req ID: RQ171227

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI

Job Family: Systems Engineering


Application Development,Complex Systems,Software Applications,Virtualization,VMware


VMware Certified Professional (VCP) – VMware, CompTIA – Security+ CE – CompTIA


5 + years of related experience

US Citizenship Required:


Job Description:

Job Description

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer Senior you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineers Senior to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Defense Stockpile Management System (DSMS) . The design, engineering, implementation, and operations and support of the Defense Integration and Management of Nuclear Data Services (DIAMONDS) application supports the management of the nuclear weapons stockpile accountability management and all related systems.


  • Maintaining the existing VMware vSphere 7.x environment.

  • Must be proficient with the following: vSphere HA, vCenter HA, Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), VMotion, Certificate management, Key Management System, Enhanced Link Mode, VCSA Backup and Recovery, Host Profile, Network configurations such as VMKernel, VMNic, distributed switch configurations, Content Libraries, and vSAN storage policies.

  • Candidate should be knowledgeable with how a network communicates to software and hardware appliances, including failover, Fault Tolerance, and RAID.

  • Maintaining VSAN 7.0 (all-flash) SSD data storage systems.

  • Knowledge with configuration of virtual Switches and VLANs.

  • Designing and building virtual environment service models including Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service.

  • Ability to provide design, analysis, development, integration, documentation, testing, implementation, and user support.

  • Ability to perform lifecycle replacements of hardware (ability to lift 50lbs – rack hosts)

  • Understand power requirements/needs to support racked hardware.

  • Work closely with the user community and provide seamless support of virtual computing issues.

  • Ensuring ESXI and uptime to Central/Core virtual computing environment meets the Monthly DRRS availability rate (current DRRS rate is 99.7%).

  • Familiarity with vROPs (ARIA Operations), SRM, vRA, and Horizon 7 DELL EMC server hardware.


  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

  • 5+ years of related experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Required Technical Skills: Design, build, and maintain virtualization infrastructure for a large dispersed enterprise; COOP/DR; Storage

  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret to start w/SCI eligibility.

  • Required Certifications: DoD 8570 IAT Level II (ex. CompTIA Security + w/CE)

  • Required: VMware Certified Professional certification (Data Center v7.x)

  • Required Skills and Abilities: Provides guidance to less-experienced System Engineers; may coach and review the work of less experienced professionals; may serve as a team or task leader.

  • Location: Primary work location is on-site at Ft. Belvoir, telework is project specific.

  • US Citizenship Required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • VMware vSphere 7.x, ESXi, storage, and design/build virtual environment.


We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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