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System Center Engineer Job

System Center Engineer (Job Number:439089)


- The Microsoft System Center Engineer position is responsible for providing Microsoft System Center Engineering support focusing on the design, installation, configuration, development, integration, implementation, and testing of System Center components including Operations Manager, Configuration Manager and Orchestrator in a complex environment with multiple classification enclaves and integrated with Department of Defense (DoD) Command and Control (C2) systems utilizing associated information assurance (IA) processes/procedures.
- He/she will be responsible for transforming high-level/low-level enterprise design artifacts into a working, representative test system within a lab environment, developing pass/fail criteria, performing controlled testing, capturing and analyzing results, optimizing system performance, and troubleshooting anomalies.
- He/she will work closely with Government engineers during all stages of testing and be responsible for working with other enterprise disciplines as previously-tested component systems are later integrated into larger, enterprise-level systems of systems.
- The Microsoft System Center Engineer will be required to record, document, and deliver all related testing, installation, configuration, optimization, operations, and IA-compliance settings/configurations/processes/procedures upon completion of testing or incrementally as determined by the customer.
- He/she will capture and document system details within architectural drawings using AutoCAD to be used during final system installation, configuration, integration, and implementation.
- This is potentially a customer-facing position and may require interaction with senior customer leadership on matters concerning design, engineering, or functional areas.
- The Microsoft System Center Engineer may be responsible for the technical direction, leadership, and training of cross- functional teams and be able to prioritize participation in multiple, concurrent testing events.
- The Microsoft System Center Engineer must possess a strong belief in the principles of task ownership, accountability, and teamwork.

Job Specific Responsibilities:
- Provide Microsoft System Center Engineering input to the Installation Design Plan (IDP) to support procurement, configuration management, and certification and accreditation of proposed systems.
- Developing functional process diagrams for System Center services.
- Provide Microsoft System Center Engineering support focusing on the design, implementation, testing, and maintenance of System Center services.
- Designing, installing, provisioning, configuring, optimizing, performance tuning, integrating, and administering System Center solution technologies in a lab environment.
- Complying with all applicable security and Information assurance (IA) policies and directives.
- Developing comprehensive test cases to include testing scenarios for both normal and degraded (e.g., disaster recovery, continuity of operations, data recovery/spills, etc.) operations, pass/fail criteria, performance criteria, capacity planning, measurement criteria, results analysis procedures, and results/status reporting criteria.
- Assist the SSC Pacific Government team in planning, executing and documenting development of system operational verification tests (SOVT) in accordance with SPAWAR M-4720.1, Shore Installation Process Handbook v4.0, 12 Nov 14.
- Interfacing with C2 system owners during integration testing preparation and execution.
- Performing requirements analysis to capture and incorporate C2 and other component system of systems testing criteria into integration testing scenarios.
- Supporting and documenting the implementation of approved changes to system configurations, software, and infrastructure within the approved testing schedule.
- Providing ongoing progress to leadership, system owners, and peers regarding health of the environment and status of testing.
- Researching and analyzing emerging System Center technologies, techniques, and protocols and making recommendations.
- Assisting with procurement of hardware, software, and services.
- Supporting the installation of new System Center components, if required.
- Perform administrative tasks from the Service Manager console, provide application support.
- Review and update System Center Management console security, apply integrated Windows Update Server (WSUS) patches, create management console roles and reviews, and create and install custom Application Catalog software packages for deployment.
- Develop reports and dashboards as approved by management.
- Deploy workflows for common processes.
- Grant permissions to allow responsible groups to manage resources and work queue.
- Create and maintain Service Manager templates.
- Create, modify and troubleshoot orchestrator workflows.
- Software packaging using Admin Studio to package COTS/GOTS based applications.
- Use Desired State Configuration from Microsoft as a declarative platform to manage, deploy, and configure systems.

Key Technologies and Processes:
- Windows Server, System Center
- Physical/Virtual environments and tools
- Security and Capacity management
- Identity management
- Process automation and improvement
- Multiple domains and Forests
- Applying Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
- Admin Studios
- Desired State Configuration

Key Vendors and Tools:
- Microsoft
- VMWare
- Windows Server
- Active Directory (AD) 2012 R2
- System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
- System Center (SC) Management Console
- SC- Primary Site Server
- SC - Management Point
- SC Distribution Point
- SharePoint
- Virtualization
- Identity Management
- Directory Migration
- Directory Recovery
- Domain Name System (DNS)
- Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
- Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
- Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
- Group Policy Objects (GPO)


- Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience.
- Masters and seven (7) years or more experience.
- PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Aug 13, 2018, 8:19:16 AM
Primary Location: United States-NE-OFFUTT AFB
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
Offutt Afb, NE 68113, US