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Data Center System Engineer 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
About the Organization Constellation West is an award winning company that delivers Information Technology (IT) engineering services and solutions along with non-IT subject matter expertise world-wide. Established in 1997, Constellation West continues as an industry leader, partnering with key organizations. As a prime contractor or preferred subcontractor, we have a continual list of opportunities to fill across the nation with multiple agencies such as the Department of Veteran Affairs, Department of Defense, civilian agencies, and national intelligence community. Many of the positions supporting U.S. federal government require our employees be granted security clearances.

Constellation West provides fully integrated solutions spanning all aspects of system/network engineering, system/network administration, data management, information assurance, quality assurance, full lifecycle support, software development, and geospatial information services. Constellation West looks for the right people ready to step up and be part of a dynamic team.

If you are looking for a new challenge and a rewarding opportunity to apply your expertise, knowledge, and problem solving skills, come join our team! Constellation West offers competitive salary and benefits including:

• Tuition reimbursement
• Competitive 401(k) plan
• Competitive Health Benefits
• 10 Paid Holidays!!
• 15 PTO Days!
• Veteran Hiring Preference

Constellation West is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V
Category Information Technology  

• Performs requirements analysis, functional analysis, and synthesis of USSTRATCOM’s Windows requirements.
• Builds hardware and software technical solutions based on submitted requirements documents and customer interviews.
• Develops project definitions and engineering estimates to include cost estimates and cost benefit analyses.
• Manages/performs implementation for technical solutions built. Owns the systems they implement and provides response to government questions/concerns with regard to these systems.
• Provides inputs on technical refresh and life cycle planning for systems assigned. Participates in all phases of the development life cycle with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing and acceptance phases.
• Designs and prepares technical reports and related documentation, and makes charts and graphs to record results.
• Prepares briefings and updates on project/task status. Prepares purchase requests and configuration management documentation.
• Builds Windows servers, ensures security requirements are met, tests servers/systems/software/hardware, and integrates/installs them into the production environment.
• Ensures all necessary documentation to operate and maintain the equipment and/or software is provided to the Service Delivery team.
• Performs performance monitoring and provides documentation of issues and recommendations to Service Delivery team.
• Designs and develops highly complex, integrated solutions to meet business requirements or enhance performance.
• Performs and evaluates cost analyses and vendor comparisons for large scale projects to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations. Measures feasibility of various approaches and makes recommendation(s). Ensures adherence to model created and overall budgetary guidelines.
• Recommends moderately complex systems investment(s) to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future performance, stability, and systems management/life cycle issues.
• Provides escalated, highly complex technical support to customers by investigating and resolving systems-related matters of significance; provides support telephonically and/or electronically.
• Plans, conducts and oversees the technical aspects of projects; coordinates the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
• Applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of the complex system requirements and problems. Develops training tools and documentation; oversees implementation of same.
• Reviews literature, patents and current practices to support business requirements and/or new industry technology. Prepares reports regarding new technology to communicate to appropriate personnel.
• Provides technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients.
• Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
• Seven or more years of experience in systems engineering, software engineering, operating systems programming or naval architecture
• Experience working with computer hardware, operating system software and desktop applications with a specific concentration in one or more areas
• Experience working with one or more structured programming languages
• Experience working with design principles and applications

Other Qualifications
• Top Secret security clearance, eligible for special accesses
• A+, Security + or Network + certification required or ability to obtain such
• Working understanding of system engineering processes and MS Project required
• Experience with Windows 2008 Server, VMware, and Active Directory structure to include creating Group Policy Objects and assigning individuals to groups, system integration (hardware, software, network, and database) required
• Knowledgeable in system security, operation, performance, and system effectiveness required
• Strong communication skills to communicate systems proposals to management and customers and provide systems diagnoses and resolution for current systems
• Strong organization skills to prioritize work, balance and lead complex projects
• Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, subordinates, and team members
• Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
• Ability to integrate complex hardware and software systems
• Ability to work independently and as part of a global team

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Offutt AFB  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number INF-12-00317  

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