Job: ACD Network/Junior Virtualization/UNIX Engineer

Title ACD Network/Junior Virtualization/UNIX Engineer
Location San Antonio, TX
Position Type Full-Time
Job Information

Position Requirements:

Junior Virtualization/UNIX Engineering shall be performed on-site in the MAE flight during core hours (M-F 0730-1630). Contractor shall perform 33 NWS advanced level Virtualization/UNIX engineering services supporting all 33 NWS mission networks currently in the MAE Flight (ACD Core Infrastructure Engineering section). The contractor shall perform related MA activities and coordinate MA actions with MAO Systems 16 Administration and external units (i.e., 26 NOS, INOSCs, & 690 ISS). The contractor shall perform advanced Virtualization/UNIX Engineering of the 33 NWS’s central management systems, 33 NWS operational networks (Patriot and Defender), the training network, local base NIPRNet and SIPRNet CSA actions, and AOL pre-deployment network configurations.

The contractor shall provide advanced level support as evidenced by the applicable OS commercial certifications. Additionally, the contractor shall perform advanced administrative maintenance, configuration, and troubleshooting actions on a variety of commercial software suites.

The contractor shall perform administration and maintenance on mission network servers, Storage Area Networks (SAN), and COTS/GOTS software applications. The contractor shall configure physical and virtual servers, connect network storage, develop user interfaces for specific purposes, and troubleshoot network/server/user problems beyond intermediate administrative responsibilities.

The contractor shall perform engineering/advanced level installation, upgrades, and daily maintenance of hardware and software consisting of UNIX®, Microsoft®-based and VMware®-based operating systems, physical workstations, Zero®-client workstations, security event correlators, packet capture devices, SAN, Anti-virus and vulnerability remediation systems and software (ex: ACAS), computer printers, KVM switches, fiber optic media, fiber-channel connectivity, gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseT network operations, and other network and computer components.

The contractor shall perform ACD network backups daily, weekly, and monthly on mission critical systems for same day recovery.

The contractor shall evaluate and document the ACD systems configuration and virtual infrastructure, particularly under periods of peak usage, and determine where corrections and enhancements can be made to include removing misconfigured or excessive network components. The contractor shall provide all recommended fixes to include enhanced network server and virtual configuration to the COR or Government shift lead.

The contractor shall perform advanced level UNIX, VMware, and Microsoft integration of new ACD core infrastructure and sensor systems on the mission networks. The contractor shall be intimately familiar with all mission databases, mission networks, platforms, and software tools supporting the 33 NWS’ internal and external connectivity for mission execution within applicable Combat Information Transport System (CITS) Program systems’ configuration control constraints, and document new system administration maintenance processes.

The contractor shall ensure the ACD Defender and Patriot physical servers, workstations and virtual infrastructure are secure. The contractor shall ensure the latest software patches are installed and properly configured to DISA (STIG) and AF (AFI and TO) standards to minimize the potential of unauthorized intrusions.

The contractor shall determine data gathering points throughout 33 NWS systems and networks for obtaining important ACD metrics. The contractor shall determine and identify manual processes and generate programming scripts required to automate data gathering.

The contractor shall maintain all 33 NWS SharePoint sites, install/upgrade software and create/modify SharePoint objects (lists, libraries, discussion boards) in response to dynamic mission requirements. The contractor shall provide SharePoint site content management in support of the 33 NWS cyber defense mission.

The contractor shall be responsible for documentation of hardware/software logs, operating procedures, and all maintenance actions performed. The contractor shall be responsible for SharePoint setup and user training.

Clearance Required: TS/SCI

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