• Infrastructure Engineer (VMware, Secret Clearance)

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Foreign Affairs Practice at Buchanan & Edwards is a trusted advisor to our government customer whom we have served proudly for over a decade.


    If you are a Infrastructure Engineer with a Secret Clearance and virtualization experience, who gets excited by mission-focused and collaborative program teams, we would like to hear from you!


    In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for operating systems, workstations and servers and all system administration related tasks. This includes software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.  You will also plan and implement the modernization of servers.


    As the Infrastructure Engineer you'll develop, implement and promote standard operating procedures and schedules. This involves conducting hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.


    The ideal candidate will have experience with the latest virtualization, networking and storage technologies including building, creating and managing vLANS.



    Active Secret Clearance and then upgrade to a Top Secret after hire


    Responsibilities include:

    • Schedule installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures
    • Monitor and tune the system to achieve optimum performance levels
    • Plan, coordinate and execut e perating system installations and upgrades, patches, and service pack releases.
    • Ensure workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
    • Ensure data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations
    • Maintain and update standards documentation.


    Required Qualifications include:


    A minimum of 3 years' experience in each of the following:

    • VMware vCenter and ESXi Servers

    • Building, creating and managing vLANS
    • Network virtualization, administration and working with Cisco technologies.
    • Configuring, managing and troubleshooting network protocols like LACP
    • Experience with general concepts of system security in the Windows environment.
    • Experience with general network security
    • Experience with server consolidation.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) Certification preferred.
    • Cisco CCNA Certification preferred.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


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