ISYS Technologies, Inc.

  • NETCOM Enterprise Protected – Domain Name Service (EP-DNS) Systems Engineer – Senior

    Job Locations US-AZ-Ft Huachuca
    Job ID
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     Functional Responsibilities:


          ISYS Technologies is hiring a NETCOM Enterprise Protected – Domain Name Service (EP-DNS) Systems Engineer – Senior.




    Job Duties: 

    • Provide Information Assurance (IA) support for the Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and IPv6, Domain Name Service Security Extensions, and Architectural Support Land Warrior Network (LandWarNet) for the EP-DNS supporting classified and unclassified networks in the Army Enterprise
    • Provide engineering, testing, documentation, and technical support in the implementation of the EP-DNS software applications and related hardware
    • Patch and upgrade, in a test environment, Oracle database Infoblox appliance, and Solaris Operating System software for the U.S. Army's EP-DNS
    • Create a shell, in a test environment, using Practical Extraction and Report Language (PERL) and Standard Query Language (SQL) Plus to automate data-gathering tasks
    • Install and configure, in a test environment, enterprise-level Oracle database servers, Infoblox appliances, Solaris-based domain name servers, and Java Runtime Environments
    • Modify, in a test environment, the LandWarNet architecture design of the Army EP-DNS infrastructure and Internet domain name resolution/Internet Protocol (IP) schema
    • Monitor and audit the Army's Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)/IP address scheme across the LandWarNet
    • Write white papers, technical notes, test engineering reports, Engineering Considerations (EC), software maintenance updates (SMU), and ECPs
    • Provide technical support to Army customers, field engineers, technicians, and product support personnel who are diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing, and debugging EP-DNS hardware and software problems
    • Coordinate, test, and implement, in a test environment, EP-DNS security upgrades.
    • Create software upgrades and implement software patches to the Sun Solaris 10/11 Operating System, Oracle 10/11 Database, Infoblox Trinzinc, and Lucent Vital QIP DNS software
    • Research Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) alerts and vulnerabilities in Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) software
    • Perform security scans on EP-DNS servers using Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) for UNIX and Oracle databases.
    • Identify security impacts to the EP-DNS, and design, implement, and maintain the secured EP-DNS baseline
    • Develop incidental technical documentation and drawings as may be necessary.
    • Review engineering designs, system designs, engineering concept of operations, and ECPs all based on DNS designs
    • Provide consulting services to members of the professional staff and to the customer in the analysis and design of data processing systems, management systems, scientific systems, and other related areas
    • Make technical decisions on kinds of data to be gathered and methods to be used in data collection and analysis
    • Provide technical direction, guidance, and assistance to assigned projects, suggesting efficient approaches and methods for solving problems
    • Develop analytical and computational techniques and methodology for problem solution
    • Prepare and present written and oral reports
    • Prepare and present proposals, or portions thereof, primarily in field of specialty
    • Analyze, diagnose, and recommend solutions to complex problems
    • Serves as principal analyst for research project
    • Develop advanced concepts of automation and information processing, display, control, and transfer for various subsystems
    • Conduct research and analysis of algorithms and defines data structures that lead to highly efficient system design parameters
    • Perform related work as required
    • Work is performed under the general direction of a senior level manager
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and client personnel at all levels
    • Cost management responsibility within assigned area




    Experience Requirements:


    • Bachelor’s Degree in IT with >4 years practical experience or nine (9) years of direct relevant technical experience may be substituted for education
    • Working knowledge of IIPv4, IPv6, DNSSEC, Trinsic, DHCP, and Vital QIP
    • Current Information Assurance (IA) certification (required at performance start date): IAT III (CISA, GCIH, GCED, CISSP (or Associate), CASP). IA Certification Category and Level (IAW DoD 8570.10-M and BBP 05-PR-M-0002)
    • Current Computing Environment (CE) certification (attainable within 6 months of performance start date): Linux/Solaris Operating System, Infoblox, DNS Bind or equivalent



    Desired Experience:


    • Master’s degree plus 5 years’ experience or bachelor’s degree with 10 years’ experience. In Engineering or computer science degree in one of the following disciplines: Electrical, Computer, or Computer Science
    • Advance degree in a technical field
    • Expertise with SUN Solaris 10/11, Oracle 10/11, and Domain Name Service (DNS)
    • Extensive knowledge of current regulatory criteria, policies, procedures, principles, concepts, and techniques of IT support as it relates to the implementation of the EP-DNS system
    • Working knowledge of the U.S. Army systems currently configured on IPv4 and being moved to IPv6
    • Knowledge of EP-DNS equipment specifications and plans
    • Demonstrated proficiency with the current version of Visio
    • Familiarity with software engineering processes, along with the full suite of Microsoft Office products









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    Essential Requirements - Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly sit, walk, stand and climb stairs and steps. May require walking long distance from parking to work station. Occasionally, movement that requires twisting at the neck and/or trunk more than the average person, squatting/ stooping/kneeling, reaching above the head, and forward motion will be required. The employee will continuously be required to repeat the same hand, arm, or finger motion many times. Manual and finger dexterity are essential to this position. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, depth perception and telling differences among colors. The employee must be able to communicate through speech with clients and public. Hearing requirements include conversation in both quiet and noisy environments. Lifting may require floor to waist, waist to shoulder, or shoulder to overhead movement of up to 20 pounds. This position demands tolerance for various levels of mental stress.


    ISYS Technologies is an Engineering and Information Technology Company focused on providing Services to the Federal and State Government. ISYS offers a competitive compensation program and comprehensive benefits package to our employees including Health/Dental/Vision/PTO and more. ISYS Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


    US Citizenship is required.


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