VTTC Database Engineer 1


On Site
Full Time


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Remote sensing
Business administration
Computer networking
Information Technology
Operating systems
Virtual machines
Network layer
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Active Directory
Group policy
Configuration Management
Standard operating procedure
Computer hardware
Change management
Data storage
Backup administration
System administration
Intrusion detection
Information assurance
Security clearance
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)

Job Details

Requisition Number: 19310

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40

Security Clearance: Top Secret

Level of Experience: Senior


HII Mission Technologies Division is seeking a Database Engineer to work on a team executing integration efforts on the Modeling, Simulation, and Training environment at the Virtual Test and Training Center (VTTC) to support the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Joint Simulation Environment (JSE) team, at Nellis, NV. Part of a team that provides on-site M&S support for the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center (USAFWC) and Air Combatant Command (ACC); Establish and deliver high-end Advanced Tactics, Training, and Test capability for Government personnel operating under USAFWC/ACC; Provide mission execution and support to broad range of Virtual Test & Training Center (VTTC) simulator activities and Joint Simulation Environment (JSE), including training combat/tactical warfighters, C4ISR/remote sensing capabilities integration and training, and battle-space awareness; Assist Government in expansion of centrally managed capabilities beyond Nellis AFB, providing distributed VTTC training support to other Service/Joint partner facilities, including the Distributed Training Center (DTC), and the Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC).

HII builds the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce of more than 43,000 includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals. Recognized as one of America's top large employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first.

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What you will do

Candidate will be part of a larger team that addresses overarching systems administration, networking, Information Technology support for a robust integration effort supporting the integration of multiple complex JSE based VTTC simulators and advanced JSE Battlespace enclaves with various security levels up to TS and beyond.
  • The candidate will be familiar with Information Technology (IT) functions across a broad range of hardware and software.
  • Supports both Microsoft and Linux based Operating Systems to ensure seamless and uninterrupted services
  • Ability to manage and maintain system licenses, updates, patches and status of all associated hardware/software.
  • Create and administer virtual machines (VM), enable LAN technologies, configure network layer 2 / 3 devices, configure DNS settings, maintain active directory, support/maintain time sync servers, develop and maintain group policies, provide shared folder resources, Support thin/zero client architecture, establish and maintain accounts (user access and logins), and support the integration of specialized JSE applications and software, both Government off-the-shelf (GOTS) and Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS).
  • Support configuration management by creating and maintaining standard operating procedures, Developing a concept of operations for the system, maintaining system checklists, monitoring performance and functionality of all systems/enclaves/networks, supporting audit requirements, maintaining complete hardware and software inventories, conducting asset / change management, establishing and maintaining the systems performance benchmarks, physical, and functional configuration documentation (e.g., baselines, network diagrams, physical topology, etc.).
  • Maintain large GPU arrays, maintain data storage, backups, virtual disks, and configure all servers and network devices.
  • Provide system administration support for the management of Tactical Local Area Network Encryptors (TACLANEs), firewalls, and Intrusion Detection / Prevention Systems.

What you must have

  • Must have 9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • Must have a current Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification - ;/li>
  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Must have ability to work flexible schedule to support customer requirements.
  • Must hold an active or current DoD TS/SCI Clearance.

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

This opportunity resides with Live, Virtual, Constructive Solutions, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. As a trusted partner to our military customers, we design, develop and operate systems that bring together service members from across the globe to help you train like you fight, because we understand that preparation requires full coordination-not readiness in piece parts.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: .

HII is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.
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