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Systems Engineer (Nutanix) - Senior
KDA Consulting Inc Herndon, VA

Systems Engineer (Nutanix) - Senior

KDA Consulting Inc
Herndon, VA
  • Full-Time
Job Description

KDA Consulting is a Disabled Veteran, Woman-Owned, Certified Disadvantaged Small Business, comprised of a diverse team of professionals driven to tackle the demanding National Defense and Intelligence challenges through IT solutions. We emphasize teamwork and focus on achieving goals to complete deliverables efficiently, on-time, and under budget.

We are currently seeking a Systems Engineer – Senior (Platform Hosting Engineer in Nutanix) to join our team.

Primary Job Duties

· Systems Engineer whom is a Platform Hosting Engineer in Nutanix.

· Builds on existing globally dispersed hosting platform to enhance hosting services and automation for future

deployments and site migrations.

· Develop the Global Hosting Platform hosted on Nutanix software further to other core enterprise environments

(domains) to enhance hosting services and migration in the other domains.

· Extend Ansible automation to provide end to end virtual machine provisioning on existing global hosting Nutanix


· Revise and maintain system configurations and infrastructure build out document. Comply with IT governance

architecture standards and sponsor guidelines.

· Provide Operations and Maintenance support for the new hosting platform solutions.

· Develop and implement existing and future ICE, AWS, Cloud, and NGFA requirements (e.g. automation via orchestration,

node clustering, Field O & M, service monitoring, etc)

· Align Field and WMA hosting architecture and technologies.

· Collaborate and communicate with internal and external service providers partners in support of Projects and Programs.

· Communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences.

· Monitor the performance Field Systems and analyze the metrics produced to identify areas of improvement and report potential anomalies.

Required Job Duties:

· Demonstrated on the job experience with multiple hypervisor to include VMware, Hyper V, and AHV

· Demonstrated on the job experience with HCI deployments, transitions from legacy platforms and sustainment maintenance/administration (preferably Nutanix).

· Demonstrated on the job experience with globally dispersed hosting platforms across network-constrained environments.

· Demonstrated on the job experience with DevOps practices.

· Knowledge of Windows technology and emerging capabilities (e.g. DNS, Active Directory, DHCP, Windows 10, Windows 2016/2019/2022 Servers, etc

· Demonstrated on the job experience with enabling and implementing full automation of remote HCI platforms builds and configurations over the wire.

· Ability to test, and deploy custom infrastructure as code using various tools such as Jenkins, Github, Ansible, Powershell.

· Strong oral and written communication skills.

Required Certifications


Preferred Experience, & Skills:

· Technical familiarity with FSA, RSA2, and AEGIS hosting platforms.

· Proficiency with configuration management tools.

· Expert understanding of Dev Ops practices and ability to engineer within an agile framework.

· Demonstrated experience with documenting concepts of operations and standards of practice for tiered maintenance.

· Demonstrated experience with Nutanix applications and concepts such as Nutanix Flow, Move, Prism or Project.

· Significant experience preparing technical documentation requirements and design) for complex systems.

· Demonstrated on the job experience with object and oriented programming.

· Technical familiarity with AEGIS hosting platforms.

· Experience with VMware vRealize Suite.

· Experience with VMware vSphere 6.0+.

· Experience with hyper Converged infrastructure and or software defined data center technologies

· Previous experience working with a team of contract resources.

· TDY or PCS experience a plus!

Job Requirements

· Active TS/SCI + Full Scope Poly U.S. Government Security is required.

· Minimum of 11 years' relevant work experience plus a bachelor’s degree -OR- 9 years’ relevant work experience and a

master’s degree.

· Emergency after hour engineering support, as needed.

· Potential to travel to Field sites in support of PHSB projects.

· Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality.

· Strong interpersonal skills, especially the ability to network and establish professional relationships.

· Ability to prioritize, demonstrated strong organizational skills, and ability to meet or exceed deadlines.

Physical Demands: Position will require frequent sitting, standing, and/or mobility within an office setting. Employee must be able to use hands to complete work at a workstation/computer, be able to reach, type and manipulate with hands, fingers, and arms; lift and/or move up to 20 pounds; talk, see and hear.

Work Environment: Work is performed on client site in a professional office environment with moderate stress and noise levels. Position requires employee to effectively use a computer, potentially for long periods of time, and to accommodate potentially frequent interruptions. Candidate should be both customer-focused and present a team approach to overall work.

Schedule: Business core hours are Monday through Friday, 0800AM -1600PM. Standard work hours may vary for this position based upon contract requirements. Position will be located onsite at a customer facility.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): KDA is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, KDA will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations in the hiring process. We encourage qualified individuals with disabilities to apply. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our HR team by email For persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, or deaf-disabled, KDA will provide an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter where needed as a reasonable accommodation for the hiring processes.

EEOC: KDA is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.


KDA Consulting Inc

Herndon, VA



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KDA Consulting Inc job posting for a Systems Engineer (Nutanix) - Senior in Herndon, VA with a salary of $107,500 to $147,100 Yearly with a map of Herndon location.