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VMware Engineer (TS/SCI required)

Innovative Data Solutions LLC
Saint Louis, MO
  • Posted: 17 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Summary
We are seeking an experienced VMware Engineer to support a new 10-year program supporting an IC customer in the St. Louis, MO area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems
  • Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.
  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Plans upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.
  • Develops documentation on new or existing systems.
  • Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.
  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
  • Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • May serve as a technical team or task lead.

Required Skills:

  • VMware virtualization expertise is required to support both onsite and remote site activities.
  • Install, configure and manage VMware virtualization environment components (vSphere, vRA, vROPS, ESX, NSX).
  • Provide Operation and Sustainment support for the virtualization environment.
  • Ensure virtualization systems are compliant within required security standards.
  • Develop and maintain O&S Standard Operating Procedures for VMware virtualization environment.
  • Support diagnoses and troubleshooting of problems with the virtualization environment including Microsoft Windows and Linux O/S systems.
  • Within established procedures, responds to end user requests for technical support and assistance.
  • Support off-hours maintenance activities.
  • Support the Certification and Accreditation process for virtualization hosts.
  • Hands-on experience designing and implementing vROPS and/or Log Insight in a production environment, to include developing policies and custom dashboards.

Relevant Technologies:

  • VMware ESX 6.0/6.5/6.7
  • VMware vROPS 6
  • Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2/2016
  • Unix/Linux familiarity
  • Windows 10/11
  • TCP/IP, DNS, Local Area Networking, AD, GPO


  • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and years of experience.
  • Must have Security+ certification or DoD 8570 Level II equivalent within 90 days of hire​​​​​​​
  • TS/SCI Clearance required and eligibility to obtain CI Poly

Benefits and Perks


  • Industry competitive salary well above market average
  • 401K plan with 4% company match, immediately fully vested
  • Referral bonuses up to $10,000

100% company-paid benefits

  • Cigna OAP $0 deductible Medical plan for employee + family
  • Vision and Dental plan for employee + family
  • Short Term Disability for employee
  • Long Term Disability for employee
  • Life Insurance for employee

Flexible Paid Time Off Policy

  • 180 hours (minimum) per year of PTO with additional time at manager discretion
  • 10+ Company Holidays per year
  • 6 weeks paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Flexible work environment to accommodate commuting, family and personal schedules

Career Growth

  • Company sponsored training and certifications
  • No questions asked professional/business/technical book reimbursement
  • Company paid training and conference attendance and travel expenses

Company Overview
Innovative Data Solutions (IDS) is a small business specializing in engineering and supporting mission critical IT infrastructure for the US Government Intelligence, Defense and Homeland Security communities.

Established in 2008, IDS has 14 years of experience delivering IT solutions to the Federal market. We’re a small company of technology enthusiasts and we thrive on exceeding expectations. We specialize in Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure, Enterprise Storage, High Performance Computing, Cybersecurity and Data Analytics. Across these technology areas we provide full lifecycle services: strategy, design, implementation and operations.

IDS engineers are based in Washington, DC and St. Louis, MO and are experienced working with US Government installations across the US, Europe and Asia.

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    Innovative Data Solutions LLC


    Saint Louis, MO
    63118 USA



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