• NETCOM Enterprise VMware Virtualization Engineer Functional Area Expert (FAE)

    Job ID 2018-2683
    Job Locations
    US-AZ-Fort Huachuca
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics


    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 


    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.


    NCIAs an Enterprise VMware Virtualization Engineer Functional Area Expert (FAE), you will provide services in support of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM). You will provide operational and technical engineering support for the implementation, testing, integration, interoperability, and sustainment of information technologies comprising NETCOM Enterprise capabilities. You will support engineering support, testing and technical support in the implementation of the Network Operations (NetOps) capabilities. Support government efforts in continued deployment of enterprise NetOps capabilities that directly support the Army’s maturing transformation and modularity concepts, doctrine, architecture, and organizations. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.

    Highlights of responsibilities:

    • Provide subject matter expertise (SME) for employment and troubleshooting of VM Ware infrastructure to host deployment of ITSM.
    • Analyze and troubleshoot all VMware Server deployment and virtualization issues. Identify important potential technologies and approaches to address current and future needs within the enterprise, evaluate their applicability and fit, and make recommendations to the Government based on the evaluation. Assist the Government in defining standards for virtualization technologies and best practices for their use.
    • Provide hands-on training to designated organizations for VM infrastructure for applications deployed to the enterprise.
    • Communicate detailed technical information both in writing and orally to a wide range of audiences.
    • Collaborate with Government personnel to understand and develop virtualization architectural solutions across the enterprise.
    • Provide SME to resolve Tier III support tickets involving VMware issues originating from the Army enterprise, and work with cross functional ITSM team members to resolve technical issues in a timely manner.
    • Provide Army Enterprise virtualization capability to install, configure and manage a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure.
    • Provide planning, installation, configuration, and upgrading support for vCenter Server and VMware ESXi. Plan and configure vSphere networking and storage solution s.
    • Develop plans for configuring, deploying, and administering virtual machines and vApps. Establish and maintaining service levels; perform basic troubleshooting; monitor vSphere implementations and vCenter server alarms.



    • Current Information Assurance (IA) certification (required at performance start date): IAT III (CISA, GCIH, GCED, CISSP (or Associate), CASP CE, CISCO CCNP Security). IA Certification Category and Level (IAW DoD 8570.10-M and BBP 05-PR-M-0002)
    • Current Computing Environment (CE) certification (attainable within 6 months of performance start date): VMware Certified Professional 6, or equivalent
    • Clearance (required at performance start date): IT Level I (in accordance with AR 25-2) SECRET SSBI
    • Bachelor’s Degree in IT 7 - 12 years practical experience
    • Five years practical experience in implementing and sustaining VMWARE installation, configuration, management and data protection of high-availability virtualized environment.




    This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

    • Sitting for long periods
    • Standing for long periods
    • Ambulate throughout an office
    • Ambulate between several buildings
    • Travel by land or air transportation 25%


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