Join SAIC's Information Technology (IT) Support Services Team in the Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) of the US Air Forces Central Command (USAFCENT) Communications Directorate (A6). This opportunity places you at the tip of the spear for Engineering, Operations and Maintenance, Cyber Security, and Defensive Cyber Operations supporting the warfighter in the Southwest Asia area.
USAFCENT is the air component of United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), a regional unified command. USAFCENT, in concert with its coalition, joint and interagency partners, delivers decisive air and space power on behalf of USCENTCOM for the security and stability of the Southwest Asia (SWA) region. The USAFCENT NOSC delivers cyberspace command and control (C2) superiority to the warfighter by engineering, implementing, securing, managing, operating and maintaining USAFCENT's Non-Classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet), Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPRNet), USCENTCOM Partner Networks (CPN-X), and associated C2 networks, systems and services.
The USAFCENT NOSC executes the full-spectrum of IT services management and operations for USAFCENT networks 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week (24/7); and is tasked by USCENTCOM to provide information assurance (IA) boundary intrusion detection and intrusion prevention for USCENTCOM components. Comprised of NOSC operations, operations support, cybersecurity, network engineering, and command support functions, the USAFCENT NOSC plans, engineers, installs, integrates, operates and maintains, protects and manages enterprise-wide network and systems architecture, infrastructure and services; and provides enterprise-level oversight to its subordinate and supported communications support activities.
Candidates will be working at Shaw AFB, SC and/or Lackland AFB, TX. Frequent temporary duty (TDY) and/or deployment travel to OCONUS locations in the USCENTCOM AOR is required to support sustainment, site surveys, installations, upgrades, integration, testing, troubleshooting and other mission-related requirements.
The candidate for this position provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors, provides imaginative, thorough, and practicable solutions consistent with organization objectives, possesses complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field, has general knowledge of other related disciplines, and provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance.
Systems Enterprise Database Administration:
Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex database management systems workstations and servers on multiple operating systems.
Implements and maintains smooth operation and physical design of databases.
Coordinates, directs and performs complex database software installations and upgrades to operating systems and related database software packages.
Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
Continually monitors and tunes multiple database systems and databases to achieve optimum performance levels.
Ensures database data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate solutions of varying complexities.
Ensures database recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of database backups and archive operations.
Plans and implements the modernization of database implementations.
Develops, implements and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules.
Conducts audits of databases to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
Develops and implements new standards, policies and procedures.
Incumbent in this job works closely with Systems Admins, database engineers, and software developers to help determine and develop the database software and databases that will be implemented.
Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
Specific duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
Design and deploy database architecture and systems infrastructure for the military IT systems.
Create strategies for performing repetitive tasks such as data acquisitions, migrations, data recoveries and new database implementations.
Provide IT support for the review, analysis, troubleshoot and repair of database issues.
Define data requirements for database design and implement policies that lead to corporate solutions.
Establish guidelines for security, maintenance, utilization and business continuity.
Lead efforts in performance tuning and optimization needed to maintain customer applications.
Create documentation that provides guidelines in regards to maintenance tasks, policies and procedures.
Perform all routine scheduled database maintenance activities.
Work with database vendors as required to resolve database access and performance issues.
Perform analysis for collaboration of network / system needs and participate in planning, designing, upgrading and deployment of enterprise datacenter hardware and software using a project based timeline.
Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience. In lieu of a degree, four (4) years of additional experience is required. In addition the following certifications and skills are required: Network + CE, MCSE Server Infrastructure, MCSE Data Mgmt & Analytics, and ITIL Foundation.
ITIL 4 Foundation certification or any ITIL v3 Intermediate certification. Any equivalent IAT-I certification, if not the certification listed above.
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