Blackstone Technology Group Senior Cloud Systems Design Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

JRDC Description: The Senior Cloud Systems Design Engineer will participatein managing the implementation of our private cloud infrastructure solutions.The Senior Cloud Engineer must have a passion for cutting- edge technologiesincluding the latest developments in Software Defined Data Centers andautomation/orchestration technologies. Duties include design,configuration, installation, and testing of VMware vCloud/vRealize Suitecomponents, to include vSphere, vRealize Automation, vRealize OperationsManager, vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Log Insight in support of an MDASoftware Defined Data Center. Candidate is responsible for the development ofblueprints that integrate virtualized compute, storage and networksolutions; the full engineering lifecycle including deriving system-levelrequirements from architectural guidelines and project objectives anddeveloping detailed designs with supporting implementation; responsible forresponding to request for proposals (RFPs), developing Basis ofEstimates (BOE) and negotiations with customers; responsible for testand transition plans and ushering proposed system changes through theConfiguration Management process for successful implementation and transitiont Basic Qualifications: - Hands on technical experience with VMwarevCloud/vRealize Cloud Management Platform- 3 years' technical experiencewith VMware vSphere in an Enterprise environment- Experience working withstorage such as EMC VMAX storage arrays- Networking experience- CurrentCompTIA Security+ CE or ISC2 CISSP- Must have a DoD Secret security clearance Preferred Qualifications: - 5 years' technical experience with VMwarevSphere in an Enterprise environment- Familiarity with HP Blade Systems, HPVirtual Connect- VMware Certified Professional - Cloud (VCP6-CMAorVCP-Cloud)- VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization(VCP6-DCV)- ITIL v3 Foundations certificationLocation: Schriever Air Force BaseJRDC Req # 18432EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities