Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-FL
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/29/2022 3:14 PM)
Location : Location
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Secret with T5
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOS International LLC (SOSi) is currently seeking an innovative and highly driven Systems Engineer to join our growing team in Tampa, Florida and provide support on-site at MacDill AFB. This role will be a part of a dynamic, multi-disciplined team, building, implementing, and maintaining customer systems/networks on our Virtualized Data Center Node for Combatant Commands. The Systems Engineer is responsible for supporting the day-to-day server virtualization services. Provides support for Networking, Storage, and Configuration Management with ability to reach the enterprise SMEs in these areas.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day support of server, app, or desktop virtualization and VDC node
  • Responsible for documenting the configuration of VDC infrastructure 
  • Perform routine audits and general health checks of systems and software 
  • Responsible for Microsoft Windows Servers operating in a virtual environment
  • Assessment and optimization of the virtualization systems 
  • Work with Development Team to plan, install and configure new hardware and software for enterprise solutions 
  • Maintains accurate and comprehensive documentation diagrams of the enterprise server infrastructure and communications flow and routing
  • Perform pro-active support functions and reporting to maintain the integrity of the enterprise virtual environment and business function  
  • Verifying system security and Information Assurance (IA) posture and Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) compliance of systems on Coalition networks and in the Trace Dev Lab 
  • Effectively communicate with customers, help desk support personnel and senior technicians 
  • Identify trends and abnormalities and proactively take steps to prevent performance impacts to virtual environment and business function 
  • Communicate accurate and useful status reports to management on a weekly basis and during outages 
  • Support operations for a multi-site systems environment (geographically separated) 
  • Ability to supporting and implementing server virtualization and high availability clustering 
  • Ability to implementing and troubleshooting vCenter and Virtual Machines 
  • Capable to troubleshooting of Hypervisors and Resource pool related issues 
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Windows Server (2012 R2, 2016, 2019) environments and be able to build, configure, and maintain 
  • Ability to apply sound troubleshooting methodology to isolate and resolve root cause of reported issues 
  • Knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP in the virtual environment, including VLANs, routing and virtual switches 
  • Willing and available to travel up to 10% during times of implementation 
  • Willing and available for on-call support
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret w/SSBI clearance is required  
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering). With at least fifteen years of general experience of which ten years is directly related experience, a degree is not required
  • With at least ten years of general experience of which eight years is directly related experience, a degree is not required.
  • Position requires a minimum of five (5) years of direct experience, in the last seven years
  • Certified in Microsoft Professional 2012R2, 2016, or 2019 OS, or VMware Professional 
  • A DoD 8570 IAT-II certification (CCNA-Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP) is required
  • Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • PowerShell scripting experience 
  • Experience with Cisco ASR/ASA, or virtual firewall appliances is a big plus 
  • Experience in the implementation of cross domain solutions 
  • Strong understanding of the technology as well as hands on experience deploying VMware NSX  
  • Strong experience with Enterprise level VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure implementation and development 
  • Knowledge of Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Scientific Linux) and be able to build, configure, and maintain via Command Line Interface (CLI)  
  • Excellent understanding of open-source frameworks, with experience deploying various open-source packages and/or application stacks into sponsor's production landscape 
  • Understanding of configuration management systems (e.g. Puppet, Chef, vCM) and concepts behind mass configuration 
  • ITIL Foundations Certification 
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Architecture and its supporting processes and tools 
  • Experience in implementing and troubleshooting Virtual Networking configurations 
  • Experience in implementation of CENTRIXS networks and supporting infrastructure 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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