The MITRE Corporation Senior Operations Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts
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MITRE’s Enterprise Computing, Information, and Security Center is seeking an experienced Operations Engineer with a background in implementing, managing and supporting storage, virtualization and cloud technologies. This position is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned candidate seeking to be part of a collaborative team that leverages automation to deliver infrastructure services for the organization. The ideal candidate will be able to lead and/or contribute to various high priority technical project within the Corporate storage, virtualization and cloud migration roadmap.
Lead and/or contribute to projects for various high priority technical efforts within the Corporate Roadmap
Provide innovative ideas and lead technical projects that enable MITRE to enhance, expand, automate and/or optimize the systems and services supported by the Operations team
System administration and optimization of Corporate storage and virtual server environments
Within defined SLAs, provide troubleshooting support for issues within the teams’ supported areas
BS and 5 years related experience.
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances. A minimum clearance level of Secret is required with the possibility of a Top Secret clearance being required based on future project/team needs.
This position is focused on the advancement and sustainment of MITRE’s storage and virtualization systems. Attention to detail and follow through on assignments is critical. As a senior staff member, the candidate needs to work effectively with minimal supervision.
Lead or support critical storage and virtualization projects to ensure best outcomes occur
Management of MITRE’s storage and virtualization systems and projects – to include, but not limited to:
Scripting and Automation of routine tasks
Virtual Desktop Integration
Reporting and analysis of key metrics
Administration of storage platforms
Administration of virtualization platforms
Triage and repair of issues
Provide and maintain architectural and procedural documentation of supported environments
Cross train others on staff as needed to bring depth to the team’s support capabilities
Experience or education focused on Cloud Migration strategies – AWS and/or Azure experience is a plus
Understanding of DevOps/Agile philosophy and a mindset to leverage it whenever possible – Chef or Ansible experience is a plus
Hands on and in-depth experience with management of storage systems – Pure Storage, NetApp and/or Cleversafe experience is a plus
Hands on and in-depth experience with management of Virtualization platforms – VMWare, MS Hyper-V and/or Citrix XenServer experience is a plus
Extensive experience with Microsoft Server and/or RedHat Linux administration
Comfort with collection and analysis of key metrics within supported services – provide reports and propose/take action to proactively address potential issues
Strong verbal and written communication skills and a willingness to learn from and teach others
Ability to lead small to mid-size efforts using project management skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Versatility and flexibility to be able to work across multiple efforts in a dynamic work program
Demonstrate a collaborative mindset with an ability to work/negotiate across diverse teams and staff levels
Must be able to obtain a Secret level of government clearance - must also demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Participation in an on-call rotation
This requisition requires the following clearance(s):
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