POSITION SUMMARY: As a recognized company authority, provides both internal and external consulting services. Works independently on advanced systems/software analysis projects. Remains current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments/applications. RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the cloud computing architecture, design, and deployment of new cloud-based services and current managed services to the cloud platform(s). Serve as the subject matter expert and lead technologist for all technical aspects of the cloud solution to include approach, architecture, analysis, technologies, cost, development and execution to support a diverse set of government requirements. Implement IaaS, PaaS and SaaS technologies, cloud management tools, and network virtualization technologies to develop an integrated cloud platform infrastructure. Research and apply best practices for the design and administration of cloud-based services. Assist with the creation and maintenance of standard cloud computing policies, operating procedures, and overall documentation. Produce system lifecycle documents and artifacts from the requirements to system implementation phases and make formal presentations to senior government customers. Identify and champion organizational and process changes that support automated cloud provisioning. Provide Tier III maintenance and after hours support, as required. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Must have 12-15 years of professional experience as a Systems Engineer / Virtualization Engineer / Solution Architect. Professional experience as a Systems Engineer / Virtualization Engineer / Solution Architect. Must possess a secret security clearance. Must have a current CISSP certification. Must have at least five years of experience implementing web services and designing software and hardware systems running in a virtualized environment. Expert knowledge and experience with VMware vCloud Enterprise Suite, VMware NSX, VMware vCenter Server, and VMware vRealize Business cloud management platform technologies. Five years of experience with high availability, multi-tenant cloud based services in a distributed datacenter(s) configuration supporting disaster recovery and continuity of operations is required. Must have a demonstrated history of contributing to the execution of large-scale technical projects. Detailed knowledge of the cloud computing technologies, and trends and working knowledge of LAN/WAN design and implementation, operations, management, and security. Extensive experience in IT relevant industry areas and an understanding of the surrounding strategic issues that may impact customers. Able to exercise leadership effectively for virtual teams without having a direct line authority for team members. Experience with managing 3rd party technology partners and vendor relationships. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills at both the engineering and senior executive levels. Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of 15 years of professional experience as a Systems Engineer / Virtualization Engineer / Solution Architect. Experience with VMware cloud management platform technologies in a DoD environment. Knowledge of DISA STIGs. VMware certification(s) desired. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.
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