• Systems Engineer – Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/27/2018 8:48 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SC3 is a leading provider of high-end mission support, consulting and technology solutions to the federal government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and nonprofit organizations. SC3�s national security efforts reach across the intelligence community and Department of Defense, providing full life-cycle operational and cyber support and differentiated capabilities to meet our customer�s challenging mission. In addition to our government services area, SC3 provides cutting-edge competitive intelligence and strategic management consulting to commercial clients. Private industry leaders from the financial, health care, manufacturing and other sectors turn to SC3 to ensure that they have access to the most relevant, current, and strategically important information � not only to grow their businesses, but also to protect them.



    The Enterprise & Mission Solution Business Unit currently has an opening for a Systems Engineer with experience operating Data Center infrastructure technologies such as VMware, Azure cloud, EMC Storage and Avamar data protection architectures to support operating and maintaining large data centers for the Vanguard 2.2.1 program. The Vanguard 2.2.1 program provides transparent, interconnected systems and security support for the Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) program. The IRM program enables the Department of State to successfully carry out its foreign policy mission by providing enterprise architecture design, engineering, operations and maintenance support services for data center services, desktop computers, servers, networks, firewalls, voice and data communications and other unique enterprise applications.

    Responsibilities include:
    Execute the duties and responsibilities as a member of the Enterprise Infrastructure Team at the Department of State (DoS) Information Resources Management bureau.  

    • Provide engineering support to enterprise-level solutions for VMWare and Azure cloud hosting, backup solutions, off-site data replication and service-level capacity solutions.
    • Support the implementation of Azure & VMware solutions to provide services to multiple data centers.
    • Provision Virtual Machines and patches to both cloud and Virtual Infrastructure.
    • Maintain server/blade hardware including failed component replacement.  
    • Maintain automation scripts
    • Maintain and restore VM "backups" and Snapshots for Cloud and Hosted Services
    • Participate in on-call after-hours support rotation, responding to support calls after-hours/weekends/holidays/shutdowns
    • Maintain Configuration DB with all Virtual Infrastructure components
    • Update system and process documentation and user guides as needed diagrams and SOPs as needed
    • Complete Service Request tickets for vendor technical issues

    The Systems Engineer will have daily interactions with government clients related to meeting technical requirements for Data Center initiatives.


    Required Education/Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in an information technology or related field or 5 years of progressive, related experience.
    • TS Security clearance or Secret with ability for TS

    Desired Education/Skills:

    • Knowledge with VMware and ESX 5.5+ deployment, configuration, and maintenance
    • Knowledge with Azure workload deployment, configuration, and maintenance
    • Strong scripting skills.
    • Knowledge or Training on blade compute platforms from CISCO
    • Knowledge or Training on Storage clusters, Fiber Channel and NFS protocol. 
    • Large scale Microsoft Active Directory deployment and maintenance. LAN/WAN networking experience.
    • Experience with Enterprise Backup and disaster recovery systems. (i.e. Avamar)
    • Data migration experience.
    • VMware Certified professional 5 or higher
    • Microsoft Azure solutions certification



    Our values are simple and straightforward. We know that competitive salaries and generous benefits are essential in our industry and SC3 strives to offer the best in both areas. We are proud to offer: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance 401(k) Plan Supplemental Life & AD&D Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Plan Paid Time Off Paid Holidays Professional Development Employee Referral Bonus Identity Protection Services We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing as required by the customer.


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