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Data Center Infrastructure SME

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Job ID: 2119062
Location: VICKSBURG, MS, United States
Date Posted: Dec 13, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Big Data Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Data Center Infrastructure SME (Comp/Storage/VMWare/Cloud) to support the RITS program in a remote/telework capacity.

The Data Center Infrastructure SME will be an integral member of the program’s architecture team that will drive modernization and optimization planning/implementation initiatives. The successful candidate will have diverse skills and experience across cloud and legacy/hybrid enterprise environments to include: Datacenter network and infrastructure security, DoD system/network boundary security (IAP / BCAP), and cloud (Azure / AWS). Recent experience translating business objectives and requirements into deployable hybrid cloud solutions in an Agile/DevOps organization is ideal. 

Responsibilities Include:

•Act as a Subject Matter Expert in designing, engineering, implementing, and operating VMWare SDDC platforms using VMWare 6.x or higher
•Provide As-Is and To-Be technical designs, assessments, gap and risk analysis
•Develop strategy for modernization that includes discovery, requirement analysis, application design and specification, systems integration, workload migration, product customizations, solution test plan, and quality assurance
•Participate in the planning and design of services and systems
•Update existing infrastructure to the latest version of vSphere 6.7 with best practices for support of NSX, vRealize, vCloud Foundations (vCF)
•Develop baseline configurations for ESXi hosts including the implementation and maintenance of security standards, specifically DISA STIGs
•Develop, apply, and maintain resource pools within VMWare and assessing overall performance for workload performance
•Coordinate with the technical points of contact for networking, security, and applications to migrate services and data

•Advanced knowledge of VMware vSphere, ESXi, vSAN and Horizon virtualization technologies, IP networking, DNS, and systems integration.
•Advanced knowledge of networking components within Windows, Linux, Azure and virtualized environments, to include software-defined networks. 


Required Education and Experience:

Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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 more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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