SAIC is seeking Senior Network Engineers to support installation, operations, maintenance, repairs, and modification of equipment in support of the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS) Mission Assurance Center, by performing a variety of maintenance and technical support on products, such as equipment, integrated systems, and subsystems, and software at customer and field locations 24/7.
The NISSC II effort establishes requirements for OM&S that support classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS), Peterson Air Force Base (PAFB), Colorado; Offutt AFB (OAFB), Nebraska; Vandenberg AFB (VAFB), California; and other sites, worldwide. This specific position will have a place of performance in Colorado Springs.
Qualified candidate must have the ability to provide real-time technical support to the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS) by providing system administration, situational analysis, impact assessment, and issue resolution in support of 24/7 mission operations. Must have the ability to interface with a broad range of customers and effectively communicate, facilitate, and execute operations focused tasks on behalf of mission leadership.
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
Other specific tasks this position requires:
Ability to administrate a multi-level Active Directory structure
Extensive knowledge of Cisco and Juniper hardware
Intimate knowledge of SIPR, NIPR and NEN networks
Experience performing Infrastructure Administrator responsibilities for 24/7 network infrastructure of systems contained with Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station
Thorough understanding of an Enterprise network architecture and internet-working protocols and technology
Perform monitoring and management of mainframes, networks and workgroup servers
Independently determines and develops approach to solutions with established guidance
Ability to support database administration of various database platforms such as Oracle or Microsoft
Ability to interface with program integration and/or engineering personnel for implementation of new software releases/patches, as well as communication of system changes and anomalies
Ability to perform procedure lead restoral actions on the databases and systems
Bachelors and five (5) years (level 3) applicable experience with Command and Control (C2) Systems; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience
Must have excellent technical and communications skills to effectively interface with internal and external customers at all levels
Must be able to work in a high visibility environment, focused on 24/7 mission availability, and quickly respond to customer direction/requests
Candidate must meet minimum certification requirement for DoD Directive 8570, “Information Assurance Training, Certification, and Workforce Management”. This position requires a minimum certification associated with IAT Level I, which may be met with A+, Network+, Security+ or higher. Candidate must possess a qualifying 8570 certification within 3 months of hire date. Initial certification expenses will not be covered by the program.
Experience in providing System Administrator support in a Government network infrastructure environment is highly desirable.
Experience with supporting Command and Control environment
Experience cloning and reimaging Windows and Solaris servers is a plus.
Experience with any of the following platforms/applications is also a plus: BEA Weblogic, Oracle database administration, LINUX, ESXi VMWare, Cisco switch platforms and command line proficiency, NetApp, or VSphere Virtual Center Server
CISCO/Juniper Switch certification
Experience with HP Blade Architecture and Enclosure administration
Experience with Altiris and/ or Symantec Management Console for server/client software deployment
Experience with Oracle DB Console or other database management tool
Experience using HP Operations Manager for system monitoring/management