Position Description

Data Center Engineer II
Location Omaha, NE
Job Code 4399
# of openings 1
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Are you a self-starter who takes initiative? Do you have prior military and data center experience? If so, we are looking for you.
The Company
At MCR, LLC, we are the nation’s premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients success­fully lead their programs. MCR’s 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in running complex programs.
Description of duties
The Data Center Engineer duties include the following:
  • Design Data Center infrastructure solutions to meet Air Force functional and shared infrastructure weather community requirements while adhering to architecture standards, policies, baseline management and cyber security requirements for the Air Force and DoD
  • Analyze requirements to develop accurate technical estimates and cost trades, and produce detailed materiel solution procurement documentation
  • Assist program managers with analyzing requirements, developing derived requirements, and crafting technical requirements and assistance for Performance Work Statements associated with needed capabilities
  • Perform technical evaluations on vendor proposals for Data Center solutions and technical refresh activities associated with Air Force Weather functional requirements and common/shared infrastructure capabilities
  • Develop and maintain technical baseline information for Air Force Weather functional requirements and/or common/shared infrastructure capabilities
  • Handle capacity analysis requests and tasks to determine if new requirements can be accommodated by existing systems without growing risks to mission essential functions.
  • Lead and perform detailed reviews on configuration change requests associated for Air Force Weather functional requirements or common/shared infrastructure capabilities to ensure compliance with policies, priorities and the architecture transition plan. Perform audits as necessary following change requests and implementations to maintain accurate technical baseline information.
  • Evaluate existing and new weather requirements, develop primary and alternative technical solutions and estimates, and ensure proper and complete systems engineering (to include training, documentation, and logistics) to ensure subsystem and system performance is achieved in accordance with program requirements and specifications.
  • Participate in program reviews, IPTs, project implementation meetings, customer meetings, engineering meetings, cyber security meetings, and test activities
  • Author requirements or tasks for prime contractor to perform analysis, design, implementation, or disposal work for a variety of Data Center components, systems, or capabilities.
  • Participate in evaluate studies including capacity analysis for new requirements against existing infrastructure systems or capabilities
  • Provide system/program engineering, technical support and technical training to support programs/initiatives, including but not limited to: acquisition, development, integration, testing, sustainment, continued evolution, deployment/fielding and installation, and operations oversight
  • Provide engineering support services and inputs to activities in compliance with AF SEAM processes
Basic qualifications
We are searching for someone with the following skill set:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent education) and 5 years of experience in DoD or commercial Data Centers
  • Must have a current Security+ certification. CISSP certification is desirable.
  • Possesses a strong foundation in IT Data Center systems planning and implementation.
  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and proven IT knowledge/experience in at least 3 of the following Data Center technology areas: Networks, Operating Systems, Storage Arrays, Servers, Virtualization, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Security scanning/monitoring, directory services and authentication, cross domain guards, load balancing, PKI certificate management, OGC web services, databases, cloud computing, data pipeline, uninterruptible power systems
  • Has the ability to use management/monitoring tools to assess Data Center health, analyze capacity management, and evaluate risks
  • Experience with complex problem-solving techniques and systems engineering
  • Able to keep accurate documentation of Data Center systems and changes
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an IPT environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance is required. 
  • Travel of up to 1-2 days per month may be required.
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with commercial cloud computing environments and/or GOV cloud implementations
  • Experience with “containerization” approaches for faster deployment of software capabilities
  • Experience with Visio or AutoCAD is desired.
If you are passionate about a future at MCR and wish to learn more about current opportunities, please visit www.mcri.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer
MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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