SITEC - Virtualization Engineer

Top Secret/SCI


MacDill AFB


Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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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.


Peraton requires Virtualization Engineers to support the Special Operation Command Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) – 3.  Positions are located at the SOCOM Headquarters at MacDill, AFB FL, and at the TSOC and Component locations in the United States and abroad. 


The purpose of the Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contract

(SITEC) 3 Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) Task Order (TO) is to provide

USSOCOM, its Component Commands, its Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs),

and its deployed forces with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to maintain Network

Operations (NetOps); maintain systems and network infrastructure; provide end user and

common device support; provide configuration, change, license, and asset management; conduct

training, and perform Install, Move, Add, Change (IMACs) services. The responsibilities and tasks associated with each requirement play a pivotal role to USSOCOM, the CIO/J6 organization, and ultimately the end-user who operate around the globe 24x7x365.


The Virtualization Engineer performs tier three systems support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. The Virtualization Engineer provides operational support and technical expertise for the engineering, deployment and O&M of hyper converged server and storage solutions including but not limited to Nutanix, Dell, and VMware. The job duties include daily management of the virtualization environment, providing day-to-day support for VDI clients. The Virtualization Engineer is responsible for the virtual machine lifecycle management; ensuring virtualization software suite is kept updated and secure; assisting with virtualization related problem resolution; actively engaging in virtualization capacity planning; troubleshooting issues with virtualization guest operating systems—specifically Linux and Windows; and serving as a point of contact for work requests related to the virtualization environment. The ability to communicate with technical and non-technical users also is essential. Continually transition knowledge to the government staff through training and assistance on how to use the technology using industry best practices.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Engineering and leading the enterprise virtual infrastructure and system software components
  • Performing end-user support requiring System Engineer Subject Matter Expertise support
  • Recommending upgrades to and replacements for hardware and software utilized by VDI clients
  • Establishing and documenting baselines to measure and manage the capacity and performance of the enterprise network
  • Integrating, testing, and verifying VDI client hardware and software with USSOCOM’s VDI standard client image
  • Collaborating with vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on technical support systems’ hardware and software and making recommendations regarding upgrades or changes based on industry best practices and emerging trends
  • Some positions may require shift work and/or an ability to work a non-standard work schedule to support the USSOCOM mission

**Salary range is based on geographical location.**

** All positions are contingent on contract award **



MacDill AFB, FL





Required qualifications:

  • BS 5-7, MS 3-5, PhD 0-2. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education
  • DoD TS/SCI clearance
  • VMware Horizon View systems implementation experience including:
  • Horizon View
  • VMware vSphere ESXi experience on Microsoft Windows 7, 10
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Nutanix AOX
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Experience working interactively with supported users and resolving VDI related issues.
  • Experience in implementing and supporting zero-client technology, VMware vSphere, Hypervisor Management, Active Directory, GPO Management and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure deployments.
  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II certification
  • Nutanix Certified Professional (NCP) OR Nutanix Certified Advanced Professional (NCAP) OR VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


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.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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