Amazon.com MVP Pooling-DCA DATATECH in Manassas, Virginia

MVP:

The Program initiative is to implement a disconnected (“air gapped”) region(s) to meet the unique operational requirements of specific consumer communities. These regions will operate as completely isolated regions with no Internet connectivity; and support restricted access requirements that will alter some of the standard processes for some groups of AWS engineering, technical operations, and support teams.

We will be supporting mission critical programs for the U.S. Government across multiple government agencies. You will be a pioneer in delivering and enabling commercial best practices into the Intelligence Community.

The opportunity includes additional quarterly bonuses based on obtaining and maintaining an active government clearance (in addition to your existing compensation structure) and the position could be located in Northern VA area.

As a Data Center Technician, you are a primary resolver for your support team, and are skilled at troubleshooting one or more operating systems. You are able to troubleshoot and solve all but the most complex infrastructure issues. Issues are escalated to the appropriate resolver groups when necessary. You create and maintain documentation on technologies you support and are able to convey SOPs to junior staff. You understand all aspects of the equipment you support. You know how to innovate and make decisions on his/her own, but also know how to take direction when it is given, paying attention to all details involved.

You are able to execute small projects on your own and work with your manager in planning and executing larger local projects. You act as an escalation point for junior technicians. You understand all aspects of the equipment you support. Shift work is required.

This position requires that applicant selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain a TS/SCI US Government clearance with polygraph. TS/SCI eligibility is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.

Ideal candidates need to be familiar with the following:

  • IT Hardware Concepts:

o RAID

o SAN

o x86 Architecture

o SCSI

  • Linux/Unix Administration:

o Boot Process

o GRUB/LILO

o File Systems

o Network device and protocol configuration

o Directory Structure

o Performance Management/Troubleshooting

o Base Operating System Install

o Scripting: Perl, Python, Bash

o Core OS Services: ssh, telnet, ftp, nfs, dns, dhcp, samba, ldap, cvs

  • Networking Protocols (OSI Model)

  • Copper/Fiber Optic Testing/Cabling Standards

  • The position has a physical component requiring the ability to lift up to 75 lbs and may require working in cramped spaces or elevated locations.

  • Amazon.com Data Center’s are 24x7 environments. All interested candidates must be willing to work rotating shifts (day/night) as well as weekends. Data Center Technicians are also required to wear a pager for communication, information, emergency, and on-call situations.

  • All candidates must possess a valid driver's license, their own vehicle, and will need to pass a driving record check to operate company vehicles. Travel between sites/locations during the workday may occur.

  • Employment for all candidates is contingent upon pass a background check.

This position requires that applicant selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain a TS/SCI US Government clearance with polygraph. TS/SCI eligibility is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.

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  • Candidates with Full Scope Polygraph clearances are highly desired

  • Hands-on experience with one or more of the follow hardware platforms (e.g. Dell, HP) is a plus.

  • Networking experience with CCNA and/or Network+ certifications is a plus.

  • Previous experience working in a Data Center environment (racking & stacking gear, cable management, hot & cold aisle containment).

Education:

Associate's degree in IT-related field plus two years of progressively responsible experience preferred

AMZR Req ID: 412895