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Job #: R-00032113
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions - Defense Group is hiring a Data Center Migration (DCM) Specialist to join our team in an effort to support efforts with our United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) customer.  The DCM Specialist will provide technical leadership and senior level expertise to our Operations team to assist in the migration of two on premise data centers to Equinox facilities.  Support will include subject matter expertise in planning, engineering, implementing, and migrating USACE applications from current data centers to the new facilities.  

This position is 100% telework and requires between 25-40% travel within the United States.  You must carry an active DOD Secret Clearance to qualify.  

Primary Responsibilities
•    Develop and oversee the execution of the technical plan to migrate USACE data center capabilities and applications into Equinox facilities.
•     Serve as the technical liaison between the Government customer, Engineering, and Operations teams on all issues related to data center migrations.
•    Build and maintain positive relationships within the client organization.
•    Review technical designs and plans for issues and provide recommendations to improve the technical outcomes of the project
•    Provide senior level technical expertise and direction to the Operations team regarding data center operations and projects.
•    Support troubleshooting of critical, high priority / high visibility data center issues with USACE data center capabilities and applications.

Basic Qualifications
•    Requires a BA/BS Degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience
•    Must hold active DOD Secret Clearance or be eligible to obtain. Program may process clearances for those not holding active status. Those with active clearance will be given first preference.

•    Must hold current DOD 8570 IAT II Certification or higher (Security+ or equivalent)
•    Demonstrated experience in planning and executing data center migrations of similar size
•    Demonstrated experience in managing Windows, Solaris, and Red Hat Linux servers in production operational environments and with server migrations
•    Demonstrated experience with VMWare and managing virtual environments.
•    Demonstrated experience in managing enterprise class storage solutions and with storage migrations and optimizations.
•    Demonstrated experience in translating between business requirements and technical plans and implementation.

Preferred Qualifications
•    Senior level technical experience with NetApp and Hitachi storage
•    Knowledge of networking
•    Experience with Azure and AWS cloud technologies
•    ITIL certification
•    CISSP or equivalent certification


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Systems Engineering


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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