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Sr. Network Engineer - Sierra Vista, AZ #5067939

Company: The KeyW Corporation

Date: 06/14/2018

Category: Aerospace / Defense

City: Sierra Vista, AZ


Join our IT engineering team responsible for the infrastructure of a mixed use data center supporting integrations, testing, and cyber security of the DCGS-A family of products. In the IT team we design and implement infrastructure that increases scalability and performance of the services that support our integrations organization.


As a Virtualization Networking Specialist, you will be part of a team that designs and develops infrastructure to further evolve the Web Oriented Architecture to enable continuous improvement of DCGS-A products. Specifically, you will:

  • Provide IaaS and PaaS support for the integrations organization.

  • Operate in a hybrid cloud environment working with VMware (ESXi 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, and 6.0), (vCloud 5.5), and Openstack,

  • Become the Subject Matter Expert on VMware Virtual Networking within our development environments

  • Enhance existing automation environments and streamline provisioning.

  • Assist in maintaining and monitor hardware and infrastructure systems primarily consisting of standalone Dell servers, UCS blade storage, Netapp storage, and Cisco networking

  • Participate in cross-functional teams and help debug system issues across the infrastructure.

  • Assist in research, selection and implementation of virtualization and storage solutions.


  • A Technical Bachelor's degree and 9 years of professional work experience is required. (No substitution for degree)

  • Demonstrated experience with virtualization in a DoD environment

  • Must be capable of performing network engineering functions including: conceptualization, design, implementation, and optimization.

  • Must be experienced in assessing evolving user needs, translating those needs into network changes through network reconfiguration, hardware and software acquisitions, installation and test.

  • Must be knowledgeable in the application of current and emerging network software and hardware technology and protocols.

  • Proficient in solving engineering problems (or managing the solution of engineering problems) in the functional area to which assigned.

  • At least 2 years’ experience with either VMware (ESXi 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0), (vCloud 5.5), or Openstack

  • Must be self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problems

  • Should be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issues

  • Current DoD 8570 IAT level II baseline security certification (i.e. Security+CE)

  • Active TS-SCI Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • DoD 8570 Fully Compliant with formal Computing Environment certification (i.e. CCNA, CCNP, VCP-DCV, VCP-NX, Microsoft, Linux, ect.)

  • Experience with CISCO UCS / Flexpod™

  • Direct experience with networking multiple storage technologies working in tandem i.e NETAPP, Hitachi, and flash based SAN.

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


Clearance Requirement: This position requires a Top Secret Security with SCI Clearance, based on current background investigation.

KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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Posted Date Information Technology

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