Are you interested in taking your IT career around the globe supporting vital missions in exciting locations? Our team provides communications and IT services to support international joint force commands (CJTF HOA/AFRICOM) making our world a safer place.
The Defense Group of Leidos has a career opportunity for a Virtual Infrastructure Systems Engineer located in Djibouti.
•Perform data center infrastructure network engineering and design on a geographically dispersed enterprise network.
•Provide engineering efforts in the lifecycle of projects to include documentation, design, build, integrate, transition, implementation, test, and training for transitioned to IT Operations Management.
•Analyze and provide recommendations for hardware and software life cycle and standardization for the enterprise and recommend best-practice solutions for datacenter and virtual infrastructure technologies.
•Work in dynamic fast paced environment that requires team interaction and coordination of efforts including remote site support and/or travel to customer servers and sites as required.
•Provide remote support and/or travel to customer sites as required.
•Must have an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain and maintain TS/SCI security clearance.
•BA/BS + 3 years recent specialized or AA/AS +7 years recent specialized or a major cert + 7 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience.
•Extensive knowledge of VI environments and the continued operation of a large scale VI deployment
•VMWare Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VPC-DCV)
•CompTIA Security + (IAT Level II or greater)
•Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Server 2016
•Engineering background in design, implementation and migration of Data Center technologies to include Cisco NEXUS products, Cisco UCS, Cisco UCS Manager, Fabric Interconnects, NETAPP storage solutions/ SAN configurations, FCOE, VMWARE, ESXi, SNAP mirroring.
•Must be willing/able to work OCONUS for minimum of one year.
•Familiarity with private cloud virtualization and virtual networks in VMWare environments using hyperflex solutions to support Citrix VDI environments would be desirable.
•ITIL v3 or v4 – Foundation
•Experience with Citrix licensing
•Cisco Data Center Certification (CCNA, CCNP)
•Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
•Understanding of Department of Defense Military standar
Why join us?
Located on the Red Sea, Djibouti boasts beautiful beaches with exotic sites/attractions, including unparalleled scuba diving sites and swimming. The region has an eclectic blend of international, urban, and indigenous culture you are free to explore, and is geographically central providing easy and convenient travel to destinations in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Work perks include:
• Paid relocation to/from OCONUS location
• Overseas living allowance(s) and other OCONUS pay
• Foreign Earned Income Tax Exemption
• Benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance; paid time off; 401k with company match; etc.
• Base access (Exchange, dining, post office, commissary access, etc.)
• Thriving Expat Community
If you know someone who may be a good fit, refer them to us! Your referral could get you a one-time referral payment of $5,000. More details here.
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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