Position Description

Data Center Engineer II
Location Offutt AFB
Job Code 7094
# of openings 1
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THE COMPANY

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MCR is a fast-growing global company headquartered in McLean, VA that supports defense and civilian agencies, NATO, and European ministries that face some of the most complex mission challenges in the world. If you are the best at what you do, we are looking for you. At MCR, you will contribute to programs and projects that matter—to your career, to your fellow citizens, and to your nation. You will use the latest technologies, techniques, and tools. You will be trusted to work independently and make decisions. You’ll be rewarded with top-tier compensation and benefits.

OVERVIEW

Do you have previous Data Management experience? Are you looking to play a meaningful role in a creative environment?  We are searching for someone like you to join our team of experts supporting military and DoD operations.

As a Data Center Engineer II, you will provide support to the Digital Directorate located at Offutt AFB. Your duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design Data Center infrastructure solutions to meet Air Force functional and shared infrastructure weather community requirements while adhering to architecture standards, policies, baseline management and cyber security requirements for the Air Force and DoD;
  • Analyze requirements to develop accurate technical estimates and cost trades and to produce detailed materiel solution procurement documentation for Data Center solutions and technical refresh activities supporting Air Force Weather functional requirements and common/shared infrastructure capabilities;
  • Assist program managers with analyzing requirements, developing derived requirements, crafting technical requirements, and guidance for Performance Work Statements associated with needed capabilities;
  • Perform technical evaluations on vendor proposals for Data Center solutions and technical refresh activities associated with Air Force Weather functional requirements and common/shared infrastructure capabilities;
  • Develop and maintain technical baseline information for Air Force Weather functional requirements and/or common/shared infrastructure capabilities;
  • Manage capacity analysis requests and tasks to determine if new requirements can be accommodated by existing systems without increasing risks to mission essential functions;
  • Manage and perform detailed reviews on configuration change requests associated for Air Force Weather functional requirements or common/shared infrastructure capabilities to ensure compliance with policies, priorities, and the architecture transition plan;
  • Perform audits as necessary following change requests and implementations to maintain accurate technical baseline information;
  • Evaluate existing and new weather requirements, develop primary and alternative technical solutions and estimates, and ensure proper and complete systems engineering (to include training, documentation, and logistics) to ensure subsystem and system performance is achieved in accordance with program requirements and specifications;
  • Participate in program reviews, IPTs, project implementation meetings, customer meetings, engineering meetings, cyber security meetings, and test activities associated with Air Force Weather functional and shared Data Center systems;
  • Author requirements or tasks for prime contractor to perform analysis, design, implementation, or disposal work for a variety of Data Center components, systems, or capabilities;
  • Participate in and evaluate studies including capacity analysis for new requirements against existing infrastructure systems or capabilities;
  • Provide system/program engineering, technical support, and technical training to support programs/initiatives including but not limited to: acquisition, development, integration, testing, sustainment, continued evolution, deployment/fielding and installation, and operations oversight;
  • Provide engineering support services and inputs to program and project risk management activities in compliance with AF SEAM processes.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Active Secret clearance
  • BA/BS degree and 5 years of experience, DoD support preferred; years of experience may compensate for lack of degree
  • Security+ certification 
  • Must have a strong foundation in IT Data Center systems planning and implementation
  • Must have experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and demonstrated IT knowledge/experience in at least 3 of the following Data Center technology areas:  Networks, Operating Systems, Storage Arrays, Servers, Virtualization, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Security scanning/monitoring, directory services and authentication, cross domain guards, load balancing, PKI certificate management, OGC web services, databases, cloud computing, data pipeline,  uninterruptible power systems
  • Must have experience with complex problem solving techniques and systems engineering
  • Must be able to keep accurate documentation of Data Center systems and changes
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an IPT environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • CISSP Certification
  • Experience with commerical cloud computing environments and/or GOVcloud implementations
  • Experience with "containerization" approaches for faster deployment of software capabilities

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

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