Senior System Engineer (DFI/DFB) DCGS - A Fixed

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Fort Huachuca, AZ

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 454 days ago

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Job Description 

Senior System Engineer (DFI/DFB) DCGS-A Fixed-257750


  Description: Join our DCGS-A engineering and sustainment services DCGS-A Fixed team responsible for the development, modification and support of mission-critical secure cross-domain systems and applications.  The DCGS-A Fixed sustainment software development team designs, codes and modifies robust, secure, high-availability software and systems of systems to handle DoD intelligence data presentation needs as specified by user requirements and DoD regulations.   ResponsibilitiesAs a DCGS-A Fixed System Engineer, you willworkas a system specific subject matter expert for the DCGS-A Fixed systems under sustainment. You must communicate and collaborate to resolve issues with Field Support Engineers, the Development support team, and PM to further evolve the DCGS-A fixed systems development environments.  Specifically, you will:

  • Load and configure baselines, train current software baselines, assist with hardware evaluations, as well as evaluations of new developed software prior to formal IV&V testing.
  • Assist the system specific development teams with loading of software baselines on current and future hardware.
  • Support the transition of software and hardware environments from the PM to the Depot.
  • Provide IaaS and PaaS support for the Fixed system development organization
  • Operate in a hybrid virtualization environment working with VMware ESXi,  vCloud, and standalone systems,  
  • Enhance existing automation environments and streamline provisioning.
  • Maintain and monitor hardware and infrastructure systems primarily consisting of standalone Dell servers, blade compute, Netapp storage, and Cisco networking
  • Participate in cross-functional teams and help debug system issues across the infrastructure
  • Assist in research, selection and implementation of virtualization and storage solutions
  • Assist the system specific development teams with the development of documentation for software installs on multiple hardware baselines and provide back to the lab manager


 Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or otherEngineering or Technical discipline and 9years of professional workexperience is required (13 total years of experience without the degree)
  • At least 1year of experience with either DCGS-A Fixed or DCGS-A v3
  • At least 1year of experience with either VMware ESXi or VMware vCloud
  • At least 1year of experience with one or more of WSUS, SCCM, Altirus, or Puppet
  • Demonstrated experienceworking in a virtualized DoD environment
  • In-depth working knowledge of Fixed supporting operating systems (Microsoft Windows7, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, RH Linux, others)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft common services and existing within a Microsoft environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of LAN topology, routers, hubs, switches, and network protocols (TCP/IP, IPX)
  • Experience in scripting (PowerShell, VBScript, batch files, InstallScript, Wise Script, etc.)
  • Experience in creating technical documentation
  • Working knowledge of storage systems and automation
  • Must be self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problems
  • Should be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issues
  • Understanding of CISCO networking technologies
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified (baseline security certification i.e. CompTIA Security+ce) and (technical computing environment training or certification i.e. Server+) prior to start of work
  • A Secret Clearance Required. TS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment

Preferred Qualifications

  • RHCSA or other related Linux certification
  • MCSE or other related Microsoft certification
  • CCNA or othernetworking certification
  • VMware Certified Professional VCP5.x-DCV
  • Demonstrated experience with software developers or Lab Management operations
  • Demonstrated experience with virtualization in a DoD environment
  • Direct DCGS-A Fixed experience in AFG/IRAQ
  • Familiarity of project management principles
  • DCGS-A V3.X FSE Course
  • Direct experience with multiple storage technologiesworking in tandem i.e. NETAPP, Hitachi, and flash based SAN
  • Experience in scriptinglanguages like Python, JavaScript etc.