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VMware Engineer

Jacobs is searching for a VMware Engineer to contribute to the sustainment and optimization of a virtualized test infrastructure used by JITC to provide virtualized test infrastructure supporting the DT&E of various DoD IT systems. This individual will join an elite team of network administrators, system administrators, security administrators and lab infrastructure technicians that provide daily support to more than 50 different active program level customers performing a variety of IT Testing.

The individual will have an opportunity to incorporate their experience with ensuring that the existing test infrastructure fully leverages the IT resources provisioned. Additionally, the individual will ensure that the infrastructure provides adequate cyber security controls. Hands on work environment within the industrial size – JITC lab is a welcome venue for technologists to grow their professional talents.

Education and Experience:

  • Requires:
    • Doctorate degree and 4 years of experience or
    • Master’s degree and 10 years of experience.
  • The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties. Acceptable degree specialties include but are not limited to the following: Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and various engineering and science disciplines.
  • Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience.


  • Linux System Administration – RHEL (Intermediate)
  • VMware Administration (vSphere, vCenter, vCloud Director)
  • One or more VMware certifications (VMware Certified Associate (VCA), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP))
  • NetApp SAN administration or other similar SAN administration skills
  • Experienced sustaining and optimizing virtualized environments to support dynamic test environments
  • Must have an active Secret security clearance at time of hire.
Essential Functions:
Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.
Work Environment
An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Fort Meade, Maryland
United States
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