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VMWare vRealize Automation/Orchestration Engineer (SME)

Herndon, VA 20170
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


The VMWare vRealize Automation/Orchestration Engineer (SME) will oversee managing and maintaining of the VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) environment. The Engineer will work with various operations and development groups to integrate and customize the system for their needs.


The requirements described below support the VMWare vRealize Automation/Orchestration Engineer (SME) position. The requirements listed below are critical to the project, operations, and maintenance of the VMware platforms. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in custom scripting as well as deep knowledge of VMware vRealize Automation is vital to the success of the program.

The contractor support shall include, but is not limited to:

  • Install, Manage, and troubleshoot VMWare vSphere and vRealize Suite
  • Strong VMWare vRA 7.6 Installation, Configuration, Integration, and Management Skills
  • Strong VMWare vRO Workflow and Action Development
  • Strong documentation skills, need to document architecture, processes, workflows, and blueprints
  • Proficient Javascript coding skills
  • Knowledge of VMWare vRO Integration with Rest API services
  • Knowledge of Windows Administration:
    o Proficient with PowerShell
    o Proficient with Microsoft Active Directory and the PowerShell commands required to automate actions within Active Directory
    o Proficient with Microsoft SCCM Integration with vRA
  • Knowledge of Linux Administration:
    o Proficient with Bash
    o Proficient with Red Hat IDM and the commands required to automate actions within ActiveDirectory
    o Proficient with Satellite and the commands required to automate actions within Satellite
    o Proficient with Puppet and the commands required to automate actions within Satellite
  • The candidate should have demonstrated experience working at a client site in a high stress environment and deliver measurable results.
  • Experience designing and managing systems in multi-datacenter environments, with HA and DR design experience
  • Integrate 3rd Party applications with vRA to provide integration and automation support, to include Red Hat Linux, Puppet, Satellite, Microsoft Windows and SCCM, Solarwinds, Remedy, and Service Now
  • Coordinates and performs system patching for application and operating system



  • US Citizenship and an active TOP SECRET Government Security Clearance


  • BS/MS Degree in computer science, IT, electronics with cloud computing or a related field.

Technology Experience

  • VMware knowledge 14+ years with Masters Degree; 16+ years with Bachelors degree; 6-8 years vRealize Automation Experience, VMware vSphere, vRealize Suite, Scripting languages (javascript, bash, python, ruby), VMWare vRO Integration with Rest API services, Proficient with PowerShell, Puppet, Ansible, Git


  • RHEL 7 Administration, Windows 2016 Administration, Cisco UCS and Network Administration, NetApp and DellEMC Storage Administration
  • Certifications: VCAP Cloud Management and Automation, VCP

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-22 Expires: 2020-11-21

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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