Cloud IT Performance Engineer Job

Cloud IT Performance Engineer (Job Number:435218)


SAIC is looking for a Cloud IT Performance Engineer that will:
- Monitor the health and analyze performance of the virtualization environment.
• Make recommendations and implement changes to improve the overall performance of vSphere.
• Hardware build-out to expand and refresh available physical resources.
• Identify realignment needs of resources to correct under provisioned and overprovisioned virtual systems.
• Recommend best practices for design and installation of new virtual platforms.
• Test, upgrade, and migrate virtual environment as new versions of software and hardware become available.
• Create and document procedures regarding virtualization standards within the organization.
- Under minimal direction, performs basic analysis, design, implementation and maintenance activities in various areas of IT.
• Formulates and/or defines scope and objectives of feasibility studies.
• Works independently and leads assignments of moderate to medium complexity.
- Consistently applies the concepts of appropriate standard methodologies and best practices.
- Prepares reports, records progress and creates solutions to IT problems/issues.
• Partners with customer community to devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems or improve existing processes.
- Interfaces with suppliers and vendors as needed to evaluate software, hardware or services and makes recommendations.
• Applies principles, concepts and practices of the IT Competency Model at the Senior Analyst level.
• Proactively enforces security policies to ensure IT assets are protected.

Required Qualifications:
- BA/BS engineering or related IT, System Engineering, or STEM degree (or an additional 4 years of related experience in lieu of degree).
- Minimum 9 years of experience in Systems Engineering or related.
- 3+ Years of VMware virtualization technologies (e.g. ESXi, vCenter) including design, configuration, and implementation in large enterprise environments.
- Experience managing private cloud environments as well as developing highly available virtualization environments including defining monitoring standards, operational procedures and growth plans.
- Strong hardware and software troubleshooting skills.
- Technical competency with identified hardware platforms preferred: Dell, Cisco UCS and emerging technologies.
- Must be detail oriented and self-managing.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:
• Experience with Enterprise storage technologies i.e. Tintri, Pure, EMC VMAX, VNX, XIO
- Experience with network technologies, including VLANs, NATs, Virtual Switches
- Experience with additional VMware tools (e.g., vRealize Operations, View, Site Recovery Manager)
- Ability to use command line and scripting tools such as PowerShell or PowerCLI
- Technical IT certifications a plus – VCP5-DCV/VCP6-DCV, CCNA Data Center

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit

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Job Posting: Jul 3, 2018, 5:11:38 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-FORT BELVOIR
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060, US