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Position Details: Network Engineer

Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
Openings: 1
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Join our IT engineering team responsible for the infrastructure of a mixed use data center supporting integrations, testing, and cyber security of the DCGS-A family of products. In the IT team we design and implement infrastructure that increases scalability and performance of the services that support our integrations organization.


As a Virtualization Networking Specialist, you will be part of a team that designs and develops infrastructure to further evolve the Web Oriented Architecture to enable continuous improvement of DCGS-A products. Specifically, you will:

  • Provide IaaS and PaaS support for the integrations organization.
  • Operate in a hybrid cloud environment working with VMware (ESXi 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, and 6.0), (vCloud 5.5), and Openstack, 
  • Become the Subject Matter Expert on VMware Virtual Networking within our development environments
  • Enhance existing automation environments and streamline provisioning.
  • Assist in maintaining and monitor hardware and infrastructure systems primarily consisting of standalone Dell servers, UCS blade storage, Netapp storage, and Cisco networking
  • Participate in cross-functional teams and help debug system issues across the infrastructure.
  • Assist in research, selection and implementation of virtualization and storage solutions.


  • A Technical Bachelor's degree and 9 years of professional work experience is required. (No substitution for degree)
  • Demonstrated experience with virtualization in a DoD environment
  • Must be capable of performing network engineering functions including: conceptualization, design, implementation, and optimization.
  • Must be experienced in assessing evolving user needs, translating those needs into network changes through network reconfiguration, hardware and software acquisitions, installation and test.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the application of current and emerging network software and hardware technology and protocols.
  • Proficient in solving engineering problems (or managing the solution of engineering problems) in the functional area to which assigned.
  • At least 2 years’ experience with either VMware (ESXi 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0), (vCloud 5.5), or Openstack
  • Must be self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problems
  • Should be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issues
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT level II baseline security certification (i.e. Security+CE)

Preferred Qualifications

  • DoD 8570 Fully Compliant with formal Computing Environment certification (i.e. CCNA, CCNP, VCP-DCV, VCP-NX, Microsoft, Linux, ect.)
  • Experience with CISCO UCS / Flexpod™
  • Direct experience with networking multiple storage technologies working in tandem i.e NETAPP, Hitachi, and flash based SAN.


Clearance Requirement: This position requires a Top Secret Security with SCI Clearance, based on current background investigation.


About Semper Valens Solutions:


Semper Valens Solutions, Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Cost Effective Software and Systems Engineering, Field Support, Training and Full Life cycle Support Management to the DOD community

At Semper Valens, our vision is to remain a creative, cutting edge and cost effective solutions provider where our shared intellect, industry experience, and technology excellence, make a positive difference in our customer's success. Our solutions help bridge the gap between IT and business prioritizations to optimize budgets, risks and operational processes.

We search for outstanding technical professionals, hiring at all levels of the experience spectrum; intermediate, journeyman and senior. Consider us for your career plan.


Semper Valens Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Semper Valens Solutions, proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, physical or mental disability, genetic information, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Semper Valens Solutions through its online applicant system, please contact Semper Valens Solutions Human Resources Department at (520) 263-4577.


Semper Valens Solutions is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

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