The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services, amp; Support (SENS3) for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN). This requirement was previously called Enterprise Networked Services Support (ENSS).
Supporting the SENS3 management team, the candidates will provide O amp;M support for server, virtual machine, and storage management to include the following:
- Provide all of the technical services necessary to engineer, operate, deploy, and maintain HSDN and C-LAN servers and virtual machines (VMs);
- Provide remote operations and management of servers;
- Perform onsite maintenance as required for systems hosted at DC1, DC2, NCR locations, and El Paso location;
- Create, configure, test, deploy, and monitor VMs to provide infrastructure services and meet capacity and performance requirements;
- Provide infrastructure services to allow the creation, configuration, deployment, monitoring, and separation of content management services for HSDN customer content to be accessed internally and externally;
- Monitor all VMs for operational status and utilization;
- Conduct preventive maintenance on existing server assets;
- Coordinate with data center contractors as required to provision, maintain, and retire server assets;
- Replace existing server components with newer, better maintained technologies to avoid obsolescence, in accordance with the Technology Refreshment Plan;
- Provision and/or decommission servers and virtual machines to meet capacity and utilization needs;
- Provide storage services for files and databases.
- 4+ years of experience performing operating system configuration and deployment, application management, and/or desktop management;
- Experience in applying vendor/OEM patches and fixes using standard tools such as MS SCCM or equivalent;
- Experience - DHS experience - Microsoft or UNIX/LINUX OS certification
Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Masters degree. Considered experienced, but still a learner.