Trace Systems Inc Virtualization and Storage Architect in MacDill, AFB, Florida


Trace Systems,headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

Job Title:Virtualization and Storage Architect

Job Location: MacDill AFB, Florida

Security Clearance: Top Secret

Job Responsibilities

  • Configure, maintain, and test servers in a physical and virtual environment.

  • Provide technical and procedural recommendations for implementing servers.

  • Provide recommendations for solving complex virtualization and storage problems.

  • Identify process improvements that can be realized through using virtualization technologies and products.

  • Provide status reports and document requirements for virtualization and storage products appropriate for customer’s operating environment.

  • Build and maintain the servers required for development work, internal testing, customer testing and production environments.

  • Maintain file version consistency across all development servers.

  • Maintain access privileges and account groups as directed by development team.

  • Develop, document, implement and maintain a backup and disaster recovery plan.

  • Collaborate with operations, QA and third party data centers to provide technical direction on network topologies, server configurations, hardware/software deployments, firewall configurations and other administrative tasks related to the staging and maintenance of company development, testing and production servers.

  • Ensure timely and effective delivery of hardware upgrades, network upgrades and new configurations.

  • Document technical requirements, develop and oversee project plans and implement change control procedures.

  • Facilitate design sessions and architectural reviews.

  • Interact with customers, third party vendors, and government leadership at the technical level, as required.

  • Engage in hands-on lab testing and development for problem resolution, new product reporting, or technical functionality.

  • Review application of STIGs and DOD configuration guidance in images for completeness and correctness.

  • Develop and maintain POA&M and System Security Plan (SSP) documentation for customer’s virtual and physical server infrastructure and systems.

  • Develop documentation in regards to administration, maintenance, structure, and user permissions for servers.

  • Manage and report on the overall server health and functionality. Manage and document physical layout and organization of server and network stacks.

  • Provide virtual machine support to end-users.

  • Manage system security, patching and upgrades.

  • Create, update, test, and troubleshoot desktop/laptop/tablet and VDI images for all end user devices.

  • Perform other duties as requried.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Systems or related field, and 8 years experience working with Virtualization and Storage Area Network Systems or;Masters Degree inInformation Systemsor relevant field, and 5 years experienceVirtualization and Storage Area Network Systems

  • Must have CompTia Sec+

  • Must have MCSE Server

  • Must have VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) or equivilant

  • Must have ability to develop and implement virtualization/cloud architectures

  • Must have ability to implement and administer Storage Area Network systems

  • Must be a US Citizen

Desired Qualifications

  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator


  • 8 years with Bachelors’ Degree, or 5 years with Masters’ Degree

Security Clearance

  • Top Secret

To Apply:We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here atTrace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:. #jointracesystems

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Trace Systemsis an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job ID 2018-2360

of Openings 1

Job Locations US-FL-MacDill, AFB

Posted Date 4/25/2018

Category Information Technology