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Network Engineer

Company: Citizant
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWho We AreCitizant is a leading provider of professional IT services to the U.S. government. We seek to address some of our country's most pressing challenges in the areas of Agile transformation, DevSecOps automation, Enterprise Data Management, Enterprise Architecture, and Program Management support services - focusing on the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Treasury. We strive to hire only ethical, talented, passionate, and committed "A Players" who already align with the company's core values: Drive, Delivery Excellence, Reputation, Responsibility, and a Better Future. No matter how large we grow, Citizant will retain its collaborative, supportive, small-business culture, where successful team efforts to address customer challenges is valued and rewarded.The Values that Define Us (R2+D2=Better Future)Responsibility. We pull our own weight, teach others how to pull theirs, and show up whenever a member of our tribe needs support. Responsibility is about maintaining a sense of ownership, delivering on our commitments, and being mindful of our wake.Reputation. We create balanced outcomes, communicate our intentions with honesty and clarity, and honor our commitments. Reputation is about building and maintaining trust.Drive. We lean in to the hard work of empowering a vibrant and sustainable culture, creating jobs, developing leaders, communicating clearly, making a difference, and contributing to a greater outcome. Drive is about courage and faithDelivery Excellence. We focus on quality over quantity and value the journey of continuous process improvement and organizational maturity. Delivery Excellence is about pride in our work and fulfillment as a result.Better Future. A Better Future is the reward given and received for living an authentic life of service - to each other, our customers, our loved ones, and our communities. Better Future is about giving more than we take.Job DescriptionThe ideal candidate will have the following duties:Responsible for providing engineering support to USSF Space Operations Command (SpOC) to assess Enterprise Information System (EIS)-level changes under consideration by the USSF EIS Change Advisory Board (CAB). Provides engineering support to SpOC in planning efforts for future EIS Courses of Action (COAs) and way-ahead for USSF EIS hosting capabilities. Establishes and maintains a SharePoint integration and production environments. Test applications of firmware and application updates/patches to ensure SharePoint operational availability.Maintains a Dell Server, Switches, and Storage Area Network (SAN) Infrastructure, with Veeam backups, SQL Databases clusters, High availability VMWare infrastructure and F5 Load Balancer for delivery of our SharePoint web services.Analyzes test failures to identify the cause of the failure and determines if the desired patches/updates can be applied to the system without creating an outage. Records all tests in a test log. Performs an analysis and technical review of proposed changes to the USSF SharePoint environment to determine the suitability of the proposed change for incorporation into the USSF SharePoint environment.Ensures that all unique software developed to support unique integrated solutions on the USSF SharePoint is fully supported. Maintains and supports all maintenance contracts and software licenses required to support the USSF SharePoint environment to include purchases, renewals, service contracts etc. for the life cycle of the systems. Maintains the EIS Server environments to provide required availability. Applies approved and tested patches to the EIS Environments. Reviews error logs on all infrastructure components and performs daily system and serviceability tests. Performs database maintenance as needed. Monitors system performance as well as SQL operations and performance. Brings SQL servers into and out of service in clustered environments and front-end servers in and out of load balance as needed for SharePoint. Conducts server and application repairs and rebuilds as needed. Submits and coordinates all system and infrastructure level change requests. Familiar with Equipment Custodian duties.QualificationsFirsthand experience with Air Force Active Directory, Domain Name Services (DNS), Virtual and physical switching, and network routing. Highly confident in VMWare High Availability management to include VLAN switch configurations. Excellent writing skills. Use of O365, and Visio for capturing, editing physical and logical network and system architecture required. Ability to learn and keep up to date with latest versions and ability to brief impacts on changes to overall service availability. Government Network experience preferred.HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS: Ability to effectively communicate technical issues and status with all levels of Military and Civilian personnel within USSF.Additional InformationCitizant strives to be an employer of choice in the Washington metropolitan area. Citizant associates accept challenging and rewarding work and in return receive excellent compensation and benefits, as well as the opportunity for personal and professional development.Citizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Citizant, Inc. is a federal contractor and must comply with Executive Order 14042, which requires that federal contract employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. This means that all employees working for Citizant must be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an exemption on medical or religious grounds for an employee has been granted. For more information on Citizant's policies on COVID-19 vaccinations, please contact HR@citizant.com.

Keywords: Citizant, Colorado Springs , Network Engineer, Engineering , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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