Data Center SME

  • SAIC, Inc
  • El Segundo, CA 90245, USA
  • Jul 10, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior/SME to join our dynamic, El Segundo, CA based team. SAIC is seeking a Space Command and Control (C2) Senior/SME Data Center Engineer supporting the Horizon 2 contract for SMC/ECX and the U.S. Space Force. This role requires a blend of technical expertise with excellent communication skills. The position shall apply expert level architecture, design and engineering knowledge to provide a truly global, federated, multi-tenant enterprise private cloud solution for the U.S. Space Force. The well qualified candidate will possess a mastery of Data Center/Private Cloud/IaaS design and deployment with specialized expertise in next generation security solutions focused on the concepts of Zero Trust and micro-segmentation in a multi-tenant environment. The candidate must be capable of evaluating performance results, performing risk assessments, and recommending changes affecting the private cloud data center architecture and design. The position directly supports SMC/ECX on-site and advises & assists the SMC/ECX customer in the management of their Data Center contractors. The successful candidate is expected to have an in-depth knowledge of data center and IaaS operations, be able to identify and mitigate current IaaS issues, and create strategic plans that focus on expanding data center operations.

The successful candidate will represent the team and the customer at various configuration and requirements boards and must have strong presentation skills. The candidate must be proficient in using multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc. The candidate will help define technical policy, support estimation of tenant needs for resource planning, write and edit technical documentation, create and review standard operating procedures and presentations, and review other technical documentation for impacts to the infrastructure resources available within the data center and provided as a service to tenants. The candidate will design and develop a strategy for federated multi-location availability zones in support of mission resiliency requirements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Works directly with the SMC/ECX customer to architect, design, and build a global federated solution for a multi-zone private cloud data center and LAN/WAN environment.
  • Assist SMC/ECX in the development of multi-tenant resource estimation and planning
  • Collaborate with technical SMEs on enterprise wide solutions, participate in technical working groups, and contribute to technical advisory boards.
  • Assist in developing and documenting technical policies, procedures and processes.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and eighteen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and fifteen years or more experience
  • Expert experience with cloud-based technologies and Infrastructure as Service components in multi-location, federated deployments
  • Strong understanding of cloud security solutions
  • Experience implementing large enterprise/global network access solutions.
  • Experience working directly with Government customers
  • Technical writing and documentation/diagram skills (MS Visio/MS Word/MS Excel)
  • Bachelor degree in a computer science/computer engineering related discipline
  • 10+ years IT security/network engineering support experience
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess a US “TOP SECRET/SCI” security clearance, a current SSBI with SCI eligibility is acceptable


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with DoD security requirements such as RMF and CTF processes
  • Masters or PhD in related IT field
  • Certified Data Center Professional