Virtual Infrastructure Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Landover
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI
Space & Intelligence


Peraton has an exciting opportunity for a Virtual Infrastructure Engineer to join our team on-site at our Landover, MD location.


In this role you will primarily be responsible for the development and implementation of our virtualized environment, utilizing VMWare 6.7/7.0 products (vCenter/ESXi/VSAN), as well as a variety of guest operating systems including Windows Server, CentOS/Linux, and Solaris.  Day-to-day activities require the ability to:

  • Design, develop, evaluate and modify systems and systems-oriented products.
  • Gather information concerning the capabilities of products and  investigates the technical capabilities of products and competing equipment and/or solution.
  • Analyze customer problems and assist in designing system modifications to satisfy customer needs.
  • Coordinate resolution of product/service issues, upgrades, and problems.
  • Prepare equipment analysis to instruct sales force and customers in equipment capabilities.
  • Coordinate the planning, design, and installation of equipment, using knowledge of engineering and programming as well as sophisticated instruments and computers. 
  • Provide technical guidance on changing trends and emerging products in the industry with the view to further improve existing technology and its application.
  • Work as a member of Agile Scrum and/or Kanban teams.


Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and ability to obtain a Poly.
  • Requires eight (8) to 10 years with BS/BA or six (6) to eight (8) years with MS/MA or three (3) to five (5) years with PhD. May consider additional experience in lieu of degree.
  • Current/valid DOD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (Sec+, Net+, etc).
  • Experience configuring and hardening Linux systems.
  • Experience designing, configuring and hardening VMWare converged deployments include vCenter, ESXi, and VSAN.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working as part of Agile development teams.
  • Working knowledge of open-source software distributions and the open-source community.
  • Experience in automation using Ansible or a similar technology.
  • Experience using the Atlassian suite for software development (JIRA, Bitbucket/git).

Salary Range Estimates:


The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.




At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 


Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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