Systems Engineer, Mid - TS/SCI - RAF Molesworth

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Molesworth, United Kingdom

REQ#: RQ132867

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. 

Candidate will work directly with the Enterprise Operations team to understand and develop the US BICES footprint in support of Enterprise Operations. The candidate may work directly with MPE team members to ensure coordination and interoperability of the two environments. The candidate may be required to direct/lead/mentor team members with multiple areas of expertise.

Shift Work!!

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as technical POC for VMware Virtualization technologies (VCSA7, ESXi7).
  • Design, develop, evaluate, and modify virtual compute environments throughout the technology life cycle.
  • Participate in system conceptual design and documentation for enterprise virtualization platforms.
  • Manage virtual server operating system templates (Windows 2016/2019 Core/ DE / Linux).
  • Administer VMware virtual environments to include ESXi hosts, vCenter appliances, VxRail HCIs, and vSANs.
  • Determine system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Provide system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance as needed.
  • Provide input to briefings, transitioning concepts to execution, course of action (COA) development, and assisting in project technical planning and implementation.
  • Develop standard operation procedures (SOPs) and system documentation.
  • Collaborate with managers, network engineers, team members, and customers on solutions and issues.
  • Review, analyze, and verify current security configuration and effectiveness in response to DoD requirements and emerging threats.
  • Achieve and maintain Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance.
  • Provide tier II/III support in identifying, analyzing, and resolving problems.
  • Monitor Enterprise ticketing system (ServiceNow) and respond accordingly to resolve customer issues.
  • Continuous improvement mindset to ensure quality of delivered services.
  • May be required to perform duties outside of normal day shift hours.
  • May be required to perform team lead and/or other supervisory responsibilities.
  • Mentor and coach less experienced system administrators and engineers.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned.
  • The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in building, maintaining, and supporting VMware Virtualization technologies (VCSA7, ESXi7). customer issues.
  • 3+ Years of experience in building, maintaining, and supporting Microsoft technologies and related platforms:  Windows Server 2016/2019, PowerShell, Active Directory configuration and management, Exchange, and PKI.
  • BA/BS Degree-May substitute additional years of experience.
  • Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.
  • Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT Level II (Security+) access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges.
  • The work environment is fast paced and requires the ability to work on multiple projects at once and the ability to reprioritize based on customer needs
  • Experience with maintaining information system compliance with DISA security policies and procedures (STIGs, IAVAs etc.)
  • A demonstrated strong working knowledge of Microsoft and Virtual infrastructure technologies.
  • A thorough understanding of infrastructure services such as DHCP, DNS, Microsoft Active Directory, and application/network connectivity troubleshooting.
  • A strong understanding of storage, and backup and recovery procedures.
  • Develop standard operation procedures (SOPs) and system documentation.
  • Collaborate with managers, network engineers, team members, and customers on solutions and issues.
  • Review, analyze, and verify current security configuration and effectiveness in response to DoD requirements and emerging threats.
  • Provide tier II/III support in identifying, analyzing, and resolving problems.
  • Monitor Enterprise ticketing system (ServiceNow) and respond accordingly to resolve customer issues.
  • Will require shift work, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and may be required to perform duties outside of normal day shift hours.
  • Continuous improvement mindset to ensure quality of delivered services.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned.
  • The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)
  • VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility (VCP-DTM)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Experience with Dell/EMC VxRail Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Experience setting up and maintaining SolarWinds monitoring service.
  • Experience with backup and recovery leveraging EMC Avamar, Data Domain, iDPA.
  • Experience with High Availability (HA) and Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP).
  • Experience with Splunk software platform.

This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide

The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment 


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.