Sotera Defense Solutions

Virtualization Engineer

US-DC-Washington DC
4 months ago
Information Technology
Top Secret


Sotera, a KeyW company, is looking for top talent to join our team!


Qualified candidates will have an active Top Secret clearance. 

The Virtualization Engineer will:

  • Install, configure and troubleshoot VMWare and/or Citrix solutions in various environments (test, production, etc.) utilizing Golden Images to support standardized deployments. 
  • Administer the Sentinel environment so as to meet the day to day demand in an efficient cost effective manner. 
  • Manage and performance tunes Citrix systems, networks, and applications to ensure high levels of availability and security for the supported clients’ applications. 
  • Support projects as required to meet IT objectives while managing available time based on priorities. 
  • Provide reports and metrics as needed to support operations requirements analysis and growth planning. 
  • Manage the implementation, configuration, deployment and ongoing support of the server infrastructure. 
  • Develop technical and operation standards, procedures, technical documentation and metrics related to Server Administration Analyze and resolve enterprise system hardware and software problems; interface with peer teams to coordinate solutions. 
  • Researches current systems technology and serves as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures
  • Provide tier 3 support 
  • Provide on-call 24x7 support.


  • Active TS security clearance.
  • A bachelor's degree and 5-7 years’ experience administering servers in a corporate data center environment. (Additional years’ experience, training, certifications and education will be considered in lieu of degree). 
  • This candidate requires to have an active Top Secret Clearance 
  • Extensive VMware Virtualization Experience - design, implement, and manage VMware environment, including Datacenter cluster(s) and managed by vCenter.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Citrix administration tools and resources with experience administrating the direction, development, and implementation of Citrix applications. 
  • Direct knowledge of directory services and networking infrastructures. 
  • Network knowledge, skills and demonstrated experience in a complex network data center environment.
  • Demonstrated Linux System Administration skills.
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Certification.

Qualified candidates will have an active Top Secret clearance.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Configuration Management Processes Change Management Processes. 
  • PowerShell script or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Working knowledge of various storage technologies (SAN, NFS, iSCSI, NAS)
  • General knowledge of AWS (Amazon Web Services) and its offerings
  • Virtual Applications in a VDI environment. 
  • High level troubleshooting of VDI Desktops and applications, multi-platform support MAC, Tablet, Windows, Wyse. Documentation of VDI Processes. 
  • Experience in a Change and Configuration management software stack to support an ITIL environment is strongly desired.


About The Organization

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.


Sotera Defense Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera’s recruiting team at  


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