NANA Regional Corporation Virtualization SME in Sterling, Virginia

Virtualization SME


Cloud Lake is a provider of services to today’s Big Data and Cloud market with one crucial difference: our services are highly-specialized, data-centric services. This enables us to focus laser like on helping our government and commercial customers quickly and cost effectively harvest, analyze and leverage the greatest possible value from the increasingly vast amounts of data they are acquiring and need to manage.

Cloud Lake’s strategic partners include leaders in virtually every area of IT strategy, implementation and management.


Cloud Lake Technology is looking to hire a Virtualization SME to join our team! In this role, you will be responsible for planning & transitioning our client’s legacy network infrastructure to private clouds. You will perform O&M of the private clouds post transition.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the PM and Architect to transition functionality from legacy equipment to the organizations’ private clouds.

  • Install, configure and manage customers’ Virtualization products like Microsoft Hyper V and VMWare.

  • Provide Network Operation and Sustainment support for the virtualization environment

  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for private cloud environments

  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems with the private cloud environments and implements: cloud services support, cloud operations, and security all private cloud operations

  • Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness.

  • Executes tasks defined in the cloud computing project plans, schedules, design, development, integration, securing, documentation and deployment of using best practices in cloud computing methodologies and standards

  • Assist in the discovery process by capturing legacy requirements that must be transitioned to the cloud environments.

  • Develop and implements functionality based on provided guidance and requirements for private cloud services

  • Establish and comply with organizational standards and frameworks in creating and maintaining private cloud environments

  • Post development activities include Operations and Management (O&M) support. Compliance with all CM processes and procedures as elements evolved from dev to test to prod.

  • Collect and provide data/metrics that support any required SLA, MOU and MOAs

  • Assesses the alignment of network engineering design principles/trends with desired mission strategies and objectives, concept of operations, business processes, and technology standards

  • Coordinates with change management in collaboration with organizational cloud services governance

  • Serves as cloud service virtualization administrator and manages all cloud virtualization services with commitment to implementing best practices in optimization, quality assurance cloud architecture, design, engineering, testing and implementation

  • Monitors and manages cloud network operations and infrastructure services according to requirements specified in agreements with customer and stakeholders


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline or equivalent

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance is requiredActive DoD Secret Clearance is required

  • Minimum of five (5) years IT/DevOps experience

  • Virtualization Experience - design, implement, and manage networks

  • Demonstrated various operating systems administration skills

  • Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call

  • Ability to do limited travel (0 - 4 times a year)

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with various Virtualization platforms a plus

  • At least one (1) advanced or expert VMware / Microsoft certification like: VCIX-NV or VCDX-NV or MCITP certifications are a plus

  • SIA Certification

  • Virtual platform network skills and demonstrated experience in a complex network is a plus

  • Windows ##, RedHat and Ubuntu O/S experience a plus

  • Experience with various operating system versions.

  • .Net experience a plus

  • Experience working in the Agile methodology

  • Experience working Application Development and Operations teams

  • PowerShell script or equivalent demonstrated experience

  • Experience with software development tools

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-VA-Sterling

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: CLO00140