Senior Datacenter Engineer

Location: Honolulu, HI

Vortek Systems

What will you be doing?

This position will be focused on supporting the design, development, testing, deployment, and documentation of a Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC) supporting the US Navy.


  • Provide design and integration support of a VMware SDDC hyperconverged infrastructure.
  • Provide technical support and system engineering for all Windows-based platforms to include Windows Active Directory, WSUS, and Horizon View VDI
  • Strong experience with VMWare products such as ESXi, vCenter, NSX-T, VSAN and Horizon View.
  • Experienced with Red Hat Linux systems, automation tools such as Ansible is highly desired
  • Experience with storage solutions and protocols such as, NFS, iSCSI and SMB/CIFS is highly desired
  • Experience with backup solutions such as Rubrik, Cohesity or equivalent is highly desired
  • Extensive documentation experience highly desired. The position will require writing and updating a variety of government related documentation including test plans, configuration guides, product evaluations and more.
  • Review IAVA’s, STIG’s and be able to remediate and troubleshoot advanced system issues.
  • Apply necessary security patches based on DoD STIG requirements.
  • Help develop patching strategy for ongoing systems to include Windows/Linux OS and VMware products
  • Ability to view current infrastructure and identify areas for improvement.
  • Knowledge of basic routing and switching and experience with firewalls or other security appliances such as Palo Alto, Juniper, or Cisco desired.


  • BA/BS or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Knowledge or experience with VDI solutions such as Horizon View or Citrix is highly desired
  • Active Secret Clearance needed to start (Can hold up to a TS/SCI)
  • Must be 8570 IAT II compliant (i.e. Security+ CE)
  • Very good understanding of Windows Server design, configuration, and administration
  • Scripting experience – Ansible, Python, Powershell desired
  • Experience with STIGs
  • Experience with Active Directory and LDAP desired
  • Good understanding of ports and protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, SSH, NFS)
  • Travel up to 50%

We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees

  • Health and Wellbeing: Heath, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program
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