Business Systems Analyst
Posted on: April 13, 2018
The individual is responsible for the development, maintenance, and governance of a technical architecture and strategy for the United States Antarctic Program (USAP) Information Technology and Communications (IT&C) enterprise supporting mission and business systems and services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for program-wide infrastructure architectures, strategies, services, and standards including security and technical management to meet current and evolving mission and business needs. Provides technical leadership and direction in architectural domains of communications, networks, servers, storage, data and telecommunication centers, and outside and inside structured cabling including the security and management of each domain. Responsible for the several broad and deep architectural areas such as traffic optimization and prioritization, bandwidth management, intrusion detection and prevention, network perimeter, network segmentation, network access control, network and system management, virtualization, encryption and authentication. Responsible for the architecture of infrastructure services and protocols such as LAN/WAN, Internet, Internet2, voice, video, VoIP, PSTN, Iridium, satellite, wireless, DNS, DHCP, LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS+, SMTP, TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, QoS, and CoS. Maintains the alignment between the mission/business strategy, enterprise architecture and infrastructure systems and services. Responsible for leading infrastructure concept of operations and architectural development, supporting requirements and design development, providing engineering reviews and guidance, supporting operational and maintenance forecasts within various structured and unstructured projects and activities. Participates in sustaining operational activities providing expert guidance and Tier 4 support. Provides expert opinions, vision and guidance to client and executives regarding IT&C infrastructure issues. Develops, maintains and governs current state standards, inventories and diagrams. Participates in and supports governance boards ensuring process and technology changes are analyzed thoroughly for impacts, costs, benefits, risks and effects. Develops and maintains a professional relationship with the client, customers, executives/management and personnel in the organization. Acts as a liaison between the client, mission/business and IT&C. Develops technical plans such as infrastructure life cycle management to augment IT&C strategic, tactical, and long-range planning cycles. Develops strategic, long range and architectural roadmaps regarding IT&C infrastructure systems and services. Develops infrastructure management and security strategies to maintain information accuracy, consistency, and integrity across multiple disciplines and systems. Develops and/or approves point solutions for immediate and emergent problems. Supports and coordinates with the Chief Technology Architect and Information Systems Architect to ensure that the IT&C infrastructure is capable of sustaining mission, business and information system operations and planned upgrades. Reviews and approves selection of infrastructure technology and products that meet mission and business goals. Reviews and approves infrastructure system designs and plans for new and upgraded environments. Responsible for infrastructure systems engineering disciplines (---ilities--- such as supportability, scalability, availability, confidentiality), methodologies and tools. Responsible for establishing and maintaining technology vendor relationships. Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the work place. Performs other duties as required.
Typically requires: EDUCATION: Bachelor---s Degree required. Masters preferred. Degrees in a technical field, such as engineering, communications, systems engineering, electrical engineering or information systems are preferred. Equivalent diverse documented job related experience in the areas of Infrastructure, Network, Communication System Architecture and Engineering may be substituted in lieu of a degree. CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Cisco (CCDP, CCNP, CCIE), Juniper (JNCIP, JNCIE), Microsoft (MCSE, MCA), Red Hat RHCE, Sun (Solaris OS, SCEA), Checkpoint (CCSE), BICSI RCDD, and/or CISSP certifications desired. The Open Group IT Architecture Certification (ITAC), Federated Enterprise Architecture Certification (FEAC) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) or similar certification is preferred. TRAINING: Outside/Inside structured cable architecture and design, datacenter architecture and design, LAN/WAN architecture and design, particularly IP and Internet based networking is preferred. Security infrastructure architecture and design, information systems architecture and design preferred. Systems engineering, IT enterprise or infrastructure architecture training also preferred. EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum eight years of documented experience in information infrastructure, networking and communications system design, configuration and implementation providing information technology services is required..
- Five years end-to-end systems engineering, design and implementation or related experience in providing information technology services to business and mission activities.
- Two years project management experience on information technology projects required.
- Work related experience with Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA), The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and National Institute of Standards Technical and Information Security guidelines preferred.
- Documented experience in performance and capacity planning required.
- Proven well-rounded, broad and deep technical experience with the design, configuration and implementation of;
- Structured cabling such as fiber, copper, outside and inside plant, horizontal and universal distribution supporting local area networks, wide are networks, telecommunications, telephony, CATV, direct digital control and dry contact
- Information technology facilities such as data centers, telecommunications centers, satellite teleports and ground stations
- Facilities supported by information technology such as general purpose single and multi-story, operation and communication centers, video, television and radio broadcasting centers
- Local area networks in a Campus and Building settings utilizing core, distribution and access layers over fiber, copper and wireless. Mixed media environments using network standards such as 802.3xx Ethernet, 802.11x wireless and 802.16x broadband wireless. Multi-protocol environments using networking protocols such as TCP/IP IPv4, IPX/SPX and AppleTalk. Routed environments using exterior and interior routing protocols such as BGP, EIGRP, RIP and OSPF.
- Wide area networks and telecommunications such as microwave, satellite, telecommunication circuits (backhaul, point-to-point T1 and T3, analog, ISDN PRI and BRI, frame-relay), TDM, ATM, SONET, OCx, MPLS, VPN and metropolitan Ethernet.
- Network technology and services supporting voice, video and data such as PSTN, VoIP, PBX, analog, HF/VHF, Land Mobile Radio (LMR), Iridium Satellite, conferencing, Internet, Internet2, and storage.
- Utility application and service protocols within TCP/IP, such as ICMP, UDP, DNS, SMTP, IMAP, POP, DHCP, NTP, LDAP, SNMP, iSCSI, FTP, SFTP, Telnet, SSH, SCP, L2TP, L2F, PPTP, RADIUS and TLS.
- Layered security or defense in depth technology and services such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA), identity verification, network and wireless gateways, network access control, virtual private networks (VPN), malicious code prevention and detection, anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, content filtering, vulnerability assessment and detection, trip sensors, honey pots, physical access, intrusion and surveillance, and encryption.
- Virtualization technologies such as virtual local and private networks, virtual machines, and virtual storage.
- Management environments supporting cabling, communications including satellite ground station monitoring and control, networks, servers, operating systems and applications.
- Vendor products such as Microsoft, Redhat and Sun operating systems including Windows Server, Windows operating systems, Enterprise Linux 5 to 7, Solaris 8 & 9, Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange and Systems Management Server, Hewlett Packard desktop, laptop and server platforms and Insight manager, Cisco routers, switches, call manager, voice gateways, access control and CiscoWorks management software, packet shaper, protocol optimizer and content filtering appliances, Raritan keyboard, mouse and video units, Harris microwave communication systems, Kentrox and Adtran communication systems, Datapath Maxview, Motorola HF radio systems, Kenwood land mobile radio systems, APC and Libert power and environmental systems, Chatsworth rack, cabinet and pathway systems, NEC and Avaya telephony and PBX systems. Adaptable, taking on a wide range of tasks and able to quickly adjust to changing priorities. It is required to work concurrently on numerous technical initiatives. Must possess solid communication skills (both verbal and written), high integrity, a customer focused attitude, and a well-rounded interpersonal style. Excellent presentation and transformation skills required. Ability to be goal and solution oriented, solve problems, and possess mediation skills required. PHYSICAL AND/OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Deployment may be required in this position at discretion of management. If required, the individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations, as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action. Complies with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedure. US citizenship or permanent residence is required.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world---s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company---s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company---s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Keywords: Leidos, Denver, Business Systems Analyst, IT / Software / Systems, Englewood, Colorado
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