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Jacobs VDI Engineer IRES - SAFB/HSV in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Description of Duties:

The VDI Engineer supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

  • Design, deploy and support MDA's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) infrastructure.

  • Design and document installation and configuration solutions.

  • Manage the Citrix VDI, VMware VDI, and Cloud VDI environments.

  • Deploy multi-server solutions to MDA's Cloud environments.

  • View and respond (as appropriate) to events reflected in the various administration and monitoring devices.

  • Attend various meetings (crew/team, staff, change, configuration, etc.).

  • Perform administration of VDI environments to include troubleshooting, break fix activities, the patching and remediation of servers, and system audit log reviews as necessary.

  • Coordinate efforts with other work centers and personnel to resolve Remedy incidents related to systems and supporting infrastructure, troubleshooting any system errors or user issues, tracking resource utilization and performance of systems, and performing modifications and upgrades as needed.

The successful candidate will:

  • Quickly adapt to new situations.

  • Have a deep commitment to a team environment.

  • Have the capacity to work with moderate supervision.

  • Have the willingness to learn new technologies.

  • Have excellent communication skills.

Primary duty hours fall between 0700 (MT) and 1700 (MT) with periodic shift work (and on-call) necessary to assist with after-hours maintenance activities and occasional weekend coverage.

This position can be filled at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO or Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL.

This position is expected to pay $67,800 - $116,625 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of our teammate companies.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.



Here’s What You’ll Need:

Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 6 years of general experience; Associate's degree and 4 years of general experience; Bachelor's degree and 2 years of general experience; Master's degree and 0 years of general experience.

  • Must have 4 years of experience as a systems administrator/engineer in a medium to large Enterprise environment supporting a variety of operating systems

  • Must have experience with Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) products

  • Must have experience documenting designs and performing installations of enterprise level infrastructure

  • Must have experience with implementing Cyber-Security best practices

  • Must have a current DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II Certification such as CompTIA Security+ CE Certification or higher

  • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance

Desired Requirements:

  • Have Current Citrix, VMware, or RHEL certifications

  • Have experience with Citrix and VMware VDI products

  • Have experience with VMware or RHEL virtualization products

  • Have experience with Cloud Environments

  • Have experience using Remedy software

  • Have experience supporting a DoD customer

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.