Seeking motivated technical professionals who specialize in providing Enterprise Infoblox DDI and related services to Government Agency’s internal and external partners and clients with a focus on stability and performance. The Senior DDI Engineer/administrator would require at least 8 to 10 years of directly related experience supporting DDI operations and engineering The position holder will be primarily focused on performing engineering, analytical, investigative and operational functions on Agency DDI environment; activities include Engineering , operation and maintenance of DDI platforms, monitoring, alerting, availability, and recovery.


Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Investigation and diagnosis of incidents and problems relating to DD I (Infoblox DNS, DHCP, IPAM) and related services.
  • Ensure the platforms and services are managed and maintained.
  • Help Identify and manage risks within the DDI platform.
  • Working with the Government lead and other service areas’ Architecture, Engineering & Operations leads and technical specialists, as well as professional services staff from vendors to implement the plan to deliver a strategic DDI platform and migrate all in-scope services from existing platforms.
  • Ensure that system improvements and changes are implemented and monitor effects of modifications.
  • Define the capacity and performance standards, metrics and thresholds and help build the instrumentation to effectively manage the environment.


Qualifications:

  • Core DDI Config & Admin (CCDA) certified or within the task 6 months of hire date
  • Extensive and recent experience of DNS in a large enterprise (Configuration and Management)
  • In-depth knowledge of DNS, NTP, IPAM, BIND, and DHCP.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving, and the ability to, and the ability to debug complex-cross systems problems, and document root cause including remediation and detection
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a broad range of technology towers i.e.: Storage, Virtualization, Intel, Networking, Data Center Migration and Disaster Recovery
  • Knowledge of risk and controls landscape, ensuring company-wide standards are met
  • Participate in change and incident management
  • Desired - experience with Microsoft DNS, Dyn, VMWare Automation products (vRO, vRA)
  • Hands on experience with Python and APIs
  • Self-driven with the ability to manage workload without direct supervision
  • Anticipating potential problems and acting to minimize the impact they may have on the project or unit
  • Ability to collaborate with different technology towers to achieve common goals
  • Ability to manage multiple stands of work simultaneously.
  • Executes within a customer-centric environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 8570 IAT II Certification


Education and Experience:

  • HS/GED + 14 years
  • Associates Degree + 12 years
  • Bachelor's Degree + 10 years
  • Master's Degree + 8years
  • PhD + 6 years


Security Clearance:

  • TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
  • Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph if one is not already held