Vencore Linux/Unix Administrator in Springfield, Virginia


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


Provide engineering, management, and operational support services to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection on a Data Center Support Services (DCSS) contract supporting the (CBP) Enterprise Data Management & Engineering (EDME) Division. EDME provides innovative Information Technology (IT) services and solutions.

Vencore performs technical support services for CBP in the following principle technical areas Business Continuity Planning, Middleware Infrastructure Support, Windows Support Group, and Common Enterprise Technology Integration.

Plans and coordinates implementation of switch cuts, forecasts, and special projects within the network. Consults with users and evaluates requirements, recommends designs, provides cost analyses, plans projects, and coordinates tasks for installation of networks. Develops network performance criteria and measurement methods. Performs technical analysis of software, hardware, and network systems, front-end processors systems engineering, multiplexors, LAN/WAN communications, network nodes, switches, and various transmission systems. Develops alternative routing scenarios and changes in required sequence of network activities. Automates statistical research and reports. Prepares, tests, implements and operates computer programs for modeling and simulation tolls. Performs future worth economic selection studies on network upgrades and components to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current system.

(a) Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations. Designs, builds, and implements network systems.

(b) Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance. Troubleshoots network performance issues. Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.

(c) Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded performance.

(d) Manages the purchase, testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN

(e) Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.

(f) Plans large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.

(g) Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.

(h) Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products.

(i) Provides assistance and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.

(j) Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.

(k) Supervises all personnel engaged in the operation and support of network facilities, including all communications equipment on various platforms in large scale or multi-shift operations.

(l) Supervises complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support, and production support activities.


Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 5 - 8years of experience, or a Master's and 3 to 5 years of experience.

Job ID 2018-50525

# of Openings Remaining 2

Category Information Technology

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Public Trust

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time