Infoblox Engineer

Required Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI

City: Sterling

State/Territory: Virginia

Travel: None

Potential for Teleworking: No

Schedule: Full Time DoD 8570 IAT Requirement: IAT II (Security+, CySA+, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP) DoD 8570 IAM Requirement: None DoD 8570 IASAE Requirement: None DoD CSSP Requirement: None

Seeking motivated technical professionals who specialize in providing Enterprise Infoblox DDI and related services to Government Agency’s internal and external partners and clients with a focus on stability and performance. The Senior DDI Engineer/administrator would require at least 8 to 10 years of directly related experience supporting DDI operations and engineering. The position holder will be primarily focused on performing engineering, analytical, investigative and operational functions on Agency DDI environment; activities include engineering , operation and maintenance of DDI platforms, monitoring, alerting, availability, and recovery.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Investigation and diagnosis of incidents and problems relating to DD I (Infoblox DNS, DHCP, IPAM) and related services.
  • Ensure the platforms and services are managed and maintained.
  • Help Identify and manage risks within the DDI platform.
  • Working with the Government lead and other service areas’ Architecture, Engineering & Operations leads and technical specialists, as well as professional services staff from vendors to implement the plan to deliver a strategic DDI platform and migrate all in-scope services from existing platforms.
  • Ensure that system improvements and changes are implemented and monitor effects of modifications.
  • Define the capacity and performance standards, metrics and thresholds and help build the instrumentation to effectively manage the environment.

Qualifications

  • Core DDI Config & Admin (CCDA) certified or within the task 6 months of hire date
  • Extensive and recent experience of DNS in a large enterprise (Configuration and Management)
  • In-depth knowledge of DNS, NTP, IPAM, BIND, and DHCP.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving, and the ability to, and the ability to debug complex-cross systems problems, and document root cause including remediation and detection
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a broad range of technology towers i.e.: Storage, Virtualization, Intel, Networking, Data Center Migration and Disaster Recovery
  • Knowledge of risk and controls landscape, ensuring company-wide standards are met
  • Participate in change and incident management
  • Desired - experience with Microsoft DNS, Dyn, VMWare Automation products (vRO, vRA)
  • Hands on experience with Python and APIs
  • Self-driven with the ability to manage workload without direct supervision
  • Anticipating potential problems and acting to minimize the impact they may have on the project or unit
  • Ability to collaborate with different technology towers to achieve common goals
  • Ability to manage multiple stands of work simultaneously.
  • Executes within a customer-centric environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 8570 IAT II Certification

Standard Characteristics

  • Analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications.
  • Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities.
  • Guide users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies.
  • Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology.
  • Incorporate new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations.
  • Develop system architecture and system design documentation.
  • Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans.
  • Interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts.
  • Responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility.
  • Communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.

Skills and Tasks

  • Exceptionally Complex, Inter-Discipline, Inter-Organizational.
  • Can perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists, and/or managers not performed at Level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks.

Leadership/Management

  • May work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team.
  • Oversees and monitors performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.

Guidance

  • Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers.
  • Directs multiple contractor and subcontractors teams through project completion.

Training and Certifications

  • DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order.
  • Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required and IT environment specified within the task order.

Capabilities and Additional Requirements

  • Responsible for managing very complex and/or high risk programs, and shall not serve in any other capability.
  • Supervise assigned technical staff, including subordinate managers. 
  • Establish state-of-the-art techniques for designing, developing, modifying and troubleshooting highly complex computer operating hardware system.
  • Design operating/hardware systems; formulate system concepts and architecture, specific requirements, and develop implementation approaches. Identify and direct resolution of complex hardware/software interface issues; subject matter expert on emerging technologies; direct the development of systems specifications and technical documentation. 
  • Provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of all components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis.
  • Conduct and/or approve end-to-end system trade analyses to optimize system operations over its life-cycle through the proper balance of non-functional system performance areas.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma + 12 years
  • Associate's Degree + 10 years
  • Bachelor's Degree + 8 years
  • Master's Degree + 6 years
  • PhD + 4 years
Posted
09/01/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Sterling, VA 22170, US