Job ID: 2010827
Location: , Kuwait
Date Posted: Nov 5, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Systems Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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.
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.
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
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