Virtualization IT Systems Engineer, Site Lead (MCF, Kuwait) - Military veterans preferred

2020-09-14
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee



Kuwait

Description

SAIC has a contingent opportunity for a Virtualization IT System Engineer/Site Lead to support an Army customer in Kuwait. This position is contingent upon contract award and will be located in Kuwait. 


This position is responsible to configure, install, maintain, and monitor the enterprise virtualization environment for the Army Theater Wide Data Center/the Main Communication Facility (MCF) (or future locations) for all DoD networks to include the non -secure internet protocol network (NIPRnet), secure internet protocol network (SIPRnet) and the combined enterprise regional information exchange system (CENTRIXS).  This role will monitor, upgrade, and patch all the VMware hosts and provide capacity planning and optimization for the enterprise VMware environment. 


The position includes administration of VMware Sites at multiple datacenter locations to enure COOP availability for appropriate systems designated by the Government. All ESXi host equipment must be base lined according to the latest DISA STIGs Security Technical Implementation Guidelines and Army.


The position provides exposure to cutting-edge technologies. 




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Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience. A science or technical degree is preferred.

  • Expert knowledge of Storage Area Network (SAN) and the integration with VMware ESX.
  • Must possess an expert knowledge of various virtualization technologies and industry best practices for virtualization.
  • Expert knowledge of scripting language such as PowerShell, Perl, and VBScrip is required.
  • Must have the ability to adapt and/or develop new tools as needed to manage the system in an efficient manner.
  • Management and maintenance of enterprise VMware Virtual Switch Environment is required. The environment is configured to support Virtual Machine High Availability.
  • Expert knowledge of vCenter and VMware vRealize Operations Manager is required.

 



CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: VMware Certified Professional (VCP 5.0 or higher)


CERTIFICATIONS DESIRED:   ITIL certification

IT LEVEL/ 8570 CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: IT II, IAT II


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:  Must have an active Secret clearance