Vykin Corporation

  • Desktop Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Clearance Requirement
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced TS/SCI cleared Desktop Engineer to join our team in Washington, DC.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.


    • Maintain responsibility for multi-skilled operations, including Layer-3 networking, virtualization, systems administration, and platform support.

    • Lead junior operators and engineering staff in the coordination of engineering and operational activities and coordinate across teams to meet engineering and operational service level agreements (SLAs).

    • Perform a variety of analytical tasks concerning the design and implementation of IT services and solutions, including personnel, hardware, software, and support for facilities or equipment.

    • Plan and perform analytical and engineering research, design development, and other assignments in conformance with design, engineering, and client specifications.



    • Experience designing, deploying, managing, and configuring data center solutions.

    • Experience engineering high efficiency modular physical data center infrastructure to include rack space, power and cooling systems, as well as modular structured cabling systems.

    • Strong familiarity with modern data center standards (TIA-942 and BICSI-002) and best practices.

    • Experience with data center build-out projects, renovations and upgrades as well as new construction.

    • Experience with cable plant management, data center HVAC, electrical and UPS planning and monitoring, and environmental controls.



    • Experience as a data center manager is preferred.



    • High School diploma/GED and a minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience (advanced education can count towards the equivalent years of experience)
    • A minimum of three (3) years of experince with SharePoint farm administration
    • DoD 8570 IAT level II compliant (e.g. CompTIA Security+)
    • An Active in-scope TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain/maintain a CI polygraph


    • Bachelor's degree in IT and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant network experience


    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 Washiington, DC 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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