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Jacobs Virtualization Engineer IRES - SSFB in Schriever Afb, Colorado

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Description of Duties:

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

· Design, implement, troubleshoot, and sustain virtual infrastructure for the Missile Defense Space Center

· Administer Container Platforms such as OpenShift, Docker, and Podman as well as maintain Repositories/Registries

· Work closely with a team of engineers, including system administrators, network engineers, system engineers, and cybersecurity engineers, to provide high quality, innovative engineering services to the Government customer

· Work with system engineers to identify and define requirements for new systems/system modifications, developing designs, and implementing and testing solutions. Maintain associated documentation in accordance with DoD and NIST regulations

· Perform vulnerability remediation and mitigations to reduce cybersecurity risks

· Conduct daily system monitoring, system backup and restoral, and application upgrades to ensure optimal and continuous system operations

· Be responsible for ensuring system software installs, maintenance, break/fix activities, and cyber security mitigations are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements

· Carrying out high-level activities associated with design and system architecture

The successful candidate will:

· Be a strong innovator in process improvement and system design

· Be able to quickly learn challenging concepts, decompose difficult service problems and provide resolution

· Be able to create and follow standard processes and clearly document results

· Effectively function as self-starter and identify risks, issues, and opportunities to leadership

· Have excellent presentation, oral and written skills to facilitate effective and efficient interchanges with senior customer management and customers

· Have a "can-do" attitude, be able to work in a very high paced and dynamic environment, and embrace change

· Take on additional duties that may be necessary for mission success

This position can be filled at Schriever SFB, Colorado Springs, CO.

This position is expected to pay $146,300 - $171,300 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 may be assigned as an employee for one of our teammate companies.

Our 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, 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 14 years of general experience; Associate’s degree and 12 years of general experience; Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of general experience; Master’s degree and 8 years of general experience

· Must have 8 years of directly related experience

· Must have 3 years of experience in management or leadership roles

· Have comprehensive knowledge of VMware environments

· Have experience resolving hardware & software conflicts, performing server maintenance and break/fix activities

· Must meet DoD 8570 certification requirements (e.g. Sec+) within 60 days of hire

· Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance or higher

Desired Requirements:

· Have experience administering a Red Hat Linux environment

· Have experience administering Red Hat Linux in an air gapped environment

· Have experience writing and executing Ansible playbooks

· Have experience performing root cause analysis

· Have experience with DISA tools used in scanning and remediating computer system vulnerabilities

· Have DoD networking experience with classified data networks and strong grasp of red/black concepts and IA compliance

· Have experience with Fiber Channel networks, Enterprise storage arrays and alternative virtualization platforms

· Have experience with Terraform and OpenShift platforms

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