System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)

Clearance Requirement


Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced Secret cleared System Center Operations Manager to join our team in Stuttgart, Germany, supporting the Joint Enterprise Network (JEN).  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive above average wages, medical, and vacation plans as well as the opportunity to join a small company that still believes that every employee counts.


CITS represents IT transformation and innovation on a large project with the shared objective to sustain and optimize mission critical operations and provide full life-cycle O&M and Engineering support to EUCOM and AFRICOM.

  • Maintain/improve EUCOM System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) environment by authoring custom management packs, maintain agent coverage, and provide meaningful reports to technical teams on server performance/health.
  • Manage SCOM environment from end-to-end and generate SCOM events from internal and external monitoring systems, where possible.



  • A current active in-scope Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
  • Must be able to obtain certification as a Technical Expert by the German Government under the Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) process
  • DoD 8570 IAT level II compliance (e.g. CompTIA Security+, etc) to include a Computing Environment Certification – One of the following certifications are required within 6 months of start date:
    • MCP 70-242 Systems Center Operations Manager or
    • MCP 70-243 Administering/Deploying Systems Center or
    • MCP 70-696 Administering Systems Ctr Config Manager or
    • MCP – Any Windows Server 2012 Certification

 Minimum Educational Requirement:

  • High School Diploma with eleven (11) years of IT related experience, OR Associate's degree in with seven (7) plus years of IT related experience, OR Bachelor's degree in with 5 (five) plus years of IT related experience

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Have experience scripting in PowerShell.

  • Have experience with other System Center products and generating events through System Center connectors.

  • Have experience working on user issues via System Center Service Manager (SCSM)/Remedy or similar ticketing system.

  • Demonstrate proficiency authoring custom SCOM management packs.

  • Demonstrate proficiency tuning SCOM alerts to meet specific technical team requirements.

  • Demonstrate proficiency automating SCOM agent installation and tracking client coverage.

  • Demonstrate proficiency creating SQL reports.


Working Conditions

The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Stuttgart, Germany supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.   


The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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