Data Center Configuration Management

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ126392

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Manage all power, space, and cooling configuration management activities for site data centers on behalf of the site DCM.

Manage the implementation of the Government’s DCIM tool at the site level.

Develop and maintain the site DCIM change/configuration management processes with site stakeholders to ensure all data center elements are being captured.

Implement and manage a site data center audit program to maintain the accuracy of the site DCIM and AutoCAD data elements and floor drawings and ensure system integration compliance with the System Integration Specification.

Perform Quality Assurance inspections for equipment rack integration activities and assignment of system level liens. Develop and distribute data center metrics to stakeholders as required.

Provides advice and guidance on methods, procedures and requirements to individuals responsible for the creation of documentation.

Drives technology release strategy, execution, and improvements across development life cycle.

Designs a pipeline that minimizes manual involvement and leads to continuous improvements.

Collaborates with other departments to implement best practices for release tools and process and improve productivity.

Coordinate support with the DC management team to minimize overlap in PSC requirements gathering and ensure all data is shared with all stakeholders

Assist with Site Surveys to collect / manage PSC data requirements for utilization within the data center configuration management tools

Review / comment on Change Requests (currently RFCs or NSSRs) that impact site PSC resources; coordinate DC configuration management related impacts with stakeholders 

Utilize site and enterprise configuration management tools (e.g. NLyte, Archibus, floor drawings, other DCIM products, etc.) to analyze PSC requirements and provide/enter data updates to maintain an accurate site baseline

Manage and coordinate requirements of site unique PSC configuration management tools 

Coordinate local site DCIM implementation and management activities with DMD in support of the government or host agency DCIM implementation strategy

Input and maintain the site DC hierarchy, floor plans, and equipment (racks, power, and cooling units, etc.) within the enterprise provided DCIM web portal per the required DCIM data schema 

Coordinate site change/configuration management process development with site System Engineering and Integration team to manage data collection and data input within the DCIM portal

Develop, maintain, and distribute required PSC and equipment metrics from DCIM and other site data center configuration management data sources in support of site planning and integration activities

Develop and implement quality assurance activities to audit and maintain accuracy of data within DCIM and other site data center configuration management data sources

Coordinate with AOs / system owners to enable integration of their rack content data into DCIM

Coordinate with DMD and network teams to develop and implement DCIM monitoring network for power and environmental Simple Network Management Protocol agents

Collect and manage “rack level” power and environmental data, and distribute to site and enterprise stakeholders when required

Collect and maintain the Original Equipment Manufacturer unique equipment specification sheets and distribute to DMD to support development of enterprise DCIM templates

Develop custom DCIM templates / models for site unique equipment

Perform Quality Assurance inspections for equipment rack integration activities (site integration standard compliance, installation and removal, etc.) and assignment of system level liens with site DC impacts

Audit site data center floor plans, provide updates, and coordinate “as-built” changes with local facility teams

Coordinate data center baseline changes and applicable configuration management tools

May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

May serve as a team or task lead

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 8+ years of experience

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.