Datacenter Manager

Silver Spring, MD

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Datacenter Manager to join our growing team in support of a Federal customer in Silver Spring, MD. The Datacenter Manager will perform technical analysis of complex hardware and data center technologies using various diagnostic tools in support of efficient operations. Perform onsite engineering operations and technical management when required. Provide work leadership to junior employees, as necessary.

Skills & Requirements

  • 12+ years of experience in a professional work environment
  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT level II or higher certification (GSEC, CompTIA Security +, SCNP or SSCP)
  • Experience with developing network and rack elevation diagrams in Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint
  • Experience with developing security accreditation documentation
  • Security+ Certification or IAT IA equivalent
  • Microsoft or CISCO Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with network monitoring tools
  • Experience with administering and troubleshooting Windows 2008, 2008R2, and 2012R2 server environments
  • Knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol, OSI layers 1-4, and associated equipment
  • Knowledge of network concepts and technologies, including QOS, COS, IDS/IPS, VOIP, and flow control
  • Knowledge of implementing and troubleshooting static and dynamic routing protocols
  • CISCO Certification


  • BS Degree


  • Silver Spring, MD 


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. US citizenship is mandatory, per contract clearance requirements. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of the time.

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