Enterprise Information Services, Inc.

ACD Network/Junior Virtualization/UNIX Engineering

US-TX-San Antonio
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Targeted Job Start Date


EIS plans, implements, maintains, and documents USAF networks and IDS/IPS. EIS develops, maintains, trains, certifies, and implements Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) tools and procedures. AF DCO tools, systems and applications are comprised of government-off-the-shelf (GOTS) and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware and software. IDS/IPS systems include the following: Base Enclave Control System (ECN), or Automated Security Instrument Measurement (ASIM) replacement IDS/IPS (McAfee IPS), ArcSight Logger, CyberTap, Flow Packet Capture (PCAP) and IOP. Taskings include the following: Training, Standards and Evaluation, Operational Processes and Tasks (OP&T), Air Force Cyber Defense (ACD) Sensor Technical Services, ACD Network Systems Administration, ACD Forensic Network System Administration, ACD Junior Virtualization/UNIX Engineering, ACD Infrastructure Technical Services, ACD Data Base Administration, ACD Virtualization Engineering, ACD Infrastructure Engineering, ACD Sensor Engineering, Configuration Managing, and Systems Planning.


Junior Virtualization/UNIX Engineering is performed on-site in the MAE flight during core hours (M-F 0730-1630).


ACD Network/Junior Virtualization/UNIX Engineering candidate will:

  • Perform advanced level Virtualization/UNIX engineering services supporting all mission networks currently in the MAE Flight (ACD Core Infrastructure Engineering section)
  • Perform related MA activities and coordinate MA actions with MAO Systems Administration, and external units (i.e., ACD Program Manager Office (PMO), 26 NOS, INOSCs, & 690 ISS)
  • Perform advanced Virtualization/UNIX Engineering IAW TCTO of the 33 NWS’s central management systems, 33 NWS operational 16 networks (Patriot and Defender), the training network, local base NIPRNet and SIPRNet CSA actions, and AOL pre-deployment network configurations
  • Provide advanced level support as evidenced by the applicable OS commercial certifications (see Appendix D)
  • Perform advanced administrative maintenance, TCTO configuration and troubleshooting actions on a variety of commercial software suites
  • Perform administration and maintenance on mission network servers, Storage Area Networks (SAN), and COTS/GOTS software applications
  • configure IAW TCTO physical and virtual servers, connect network storage, develop user interfaces for specific purposes, and troubleshoot network/server/user problems beyond intermediate administrative responsibilities
  • Perform engineering/advanced level installation, upgrades, and daily maintenance of hardware and software consisting of UNIX®, Microsoft®-based and VMware®-based operating systems, physical workstations, Zero®-client workstations, security event correlators, packet capture devices, SAN, Anti-virus and vulnerability remediation systems and software (ex: ACAS), computer printers, KVM switches, fiber optic media, fiber-channel connectivity, gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseT network operations, and other network and computer components
  • Perform ACD network backups daily, weekly, and monthly on mission critical systems for same day recovery
  • Evaluate and document the ACD systems configuration and virtual infrastructure, particularly under periods of peak usage, and determine where corrections and enhancements can be made to include removing misconfigured or excessive network components
  • Provide all recommended fixes to include enhanced network server and virtual configuration to the COR or Government shift lead
  • Perform advanced level UNIX, VMware and Microsoft integration of Third Party sensors and configuration IAW TCTO of ACD core infrastructure and sensor systems on the mission networks
  • Intimately familiar with all mission databases, mission networks, platforms, and software tools supporting the 33 NWS’ internal and external connectivity for mission execution within applicable Combat Information Transport System (CITS) Program systems’ configuration control constraints, and document new system administration maintenance processes
  • Ensure the ACD Defender and Patriot physical servers, workstations and virtual infrastructure are secure. The contractor shall ensure the latest software patches are installed and properly configured to DISA (STIG) and AF (AFI and TO) standards to minimize the potential of unauthorized intrusions
  • Determine data gathering points throughout 33 NWS systems and networks for obtaining important ACD metrics
  • Determine and identify manual processes and generate programming scripts required to automate data gathering
  • Maintain all 33 NWS SharePoint/web sites and associated servers, install/upgrade software and create/modify SharePoint/web objects (lists, libraries, discussion boards) in response to dynamic mission requirements
  • Provide SharePoint/web site content management in support of the 33 NWS cyber defense mission
  • Responsible for documentation of hardware/software logs, operating procedures, and all maintenance actions performed
  • Responsible for SharePoint/web site setup and user training


  • Active TS/SCI clearance (US Citizens Only)
  • High School with 3 years experience
  • Certifications: IAT Level II CE & CNDSP Infrastructure Support; VCP 4 or newer and Linux+ 
  • Possible US travel of up to 5%

EIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/V/Disabled.



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