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Virtual Desktop Engineer Senior

Job ID: 2400393
Location: QUANTICO, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description

Description

Introduction  

Make a difference for national security by joining a team of dedicated IT professionals who will sustain, modernize and transform the enterprise IT capabilities for the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA).  The National Security & Space Sector of SAIC is seeking a Virtual Desktop Engineer Senior to support a transformational infrastructure program for DCSA. 

SAIC is proud to be supporting DCSA in safeguarding our nation’s information. DCSA is the designated oversight authority on the accreditation of classified facilities, information systems, and the insider threat program. This involves security oversight of more than 10,000 companies and approximately 13,000 facilities involved in classified work throughout the DoD and 31 Federal agencies. 

Specifically, on the DCSA One IT program, SAIC will provide an enterprise IT solution that delivers highly secured and adaptable IT infrastructure, provides customer support, and cutting-edge technologies that support operations and advance the DCSA mission under a single IT environment (i.e., One IT). 

Job Description  

Provides engineering support to virtualization management of the desktop/laptop operating systems as part of the overall strategic objective of the customer's IT modernization and IT initiatives to provide an improved flexible and evolving enterprise IT environment to support the their mission IAW DoD policies and procedures and commonly utilized industry best practices. Architects, plans, engineers, and implements desktop virtualization technology and solutions. Integrates approved images into the customer's virtual desktop/laptop environment to allow direct connection to the cloud. Manages end-user applications and software for desktops/laptops, and applications hosted in the VDI environment. Coordinates with network, server services, and security teams to resolve issues and ensure a consistent and compatible configuration across the client infrastructure. Facilitates automated software deployment, as well as image creation and compatibility. Ensures security compliance thru patching, encryption, configuration management, energy management, remote device management, and reporting/visibility. Resolves issues involving end-user hardware or software in the virtual environment. Provides technical support for computing platforms for desktops, laptops, and mobile devices; device configuration, technical refresh, and migration of customer data from one machine to another; and cradle-to-grave service activities. Coordinates with technicians to develop and maintain Group Policy Objects (GPOs) and performs/directs testing. Creates Gold Images for E-VDI. Researches, maintains, and applies expertise in emerging technologies, and industry developments, trends, best practices, and principles of virtualization. Develops knowledge articles related to virtualization and VDI environments.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications  

It is required that the Virtual Desktop Engineer Senior have the following qualifications: 

  • BA/BS 

  • 5 to 8 years of experience 

  • TS (SCI Eligible) 

  • Certification in one of the following areas, CCNA Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP   

Desired Qualifications  

  • MA/MS with 3 to 6 years of experience 

  • TS/SCI 

  • IAT Level II

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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