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Sr. Systems Network Engineer

$120,000.00 - $130,000.00 / year
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The Senior Systems Engineer will be an instrumental part of a highly technical team in the management and modernization of an existing IT infrastructure. This is a hands-on position that requires an experienced individual to install, upgrade, patch, and manage software in a Microsoft Hyper-V environment. The systems engineer will work with and troubleshoot server hardware. Additional duties include backups, disaster recovery, updates, and other technology-driven solutions in a fast-paced, multi-site (node) environment.

The selected applicant will:

• Participate in all phases of the software and systems life cycles with an emphasis on system maintenance, configuration, integration, and information assurance.

• Interface with users to determine computer system functional requirements.

• Design, test, and develop systems and components to meet end-user needs.

• Document requirements, designs, test results, and procedures.

• Configure, install, test, and troubleshoot computer network components and equipment.

• Deliver quality performance metrics

• Proactively manage capacity planning of all production hardware servers and storage

• Analyze technical needs, requirements, and state of the server, storage and virtualization infrastructure design, integration, and operations

• Perform regular audits of IT infrastructure to assure optimal performance

• Support LAN’s, WAN’s, network segments, Internet, and Internet Systems

• Lead efforts to configure Firewalls, routers, switches, and VPN’s

• Manage personnel operating an Enterprise service desk.

Working Knowledge of:

-          IT Service Management (ITSM)

-          NIST and ITIL standards

-          Change and Release Management for Software and Hardware

-          Incident Management

-          Disaster recovery

-          Experience with MS SQL based systems/solutions

-          Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies

-          Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, and MS Visio

-          Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of software solutions

-          Project management experience and an ability to manage multiple IT projects simultaneously, including deadline-sensitive priorities


Preferred Experience with:

-          Managing an ERP system, preferably Costpoint

-          Novell GroupWise

Preferred Certifications

-          Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate/Engineer (MCSA/MCSE)

-          CompTIA Security + or must become 8570/8140 IAT Level II certified within 6 months of start date if not already certified

-          DOD Secret clearance or higher

Experience and Skills Required

• Experience in networking and virtualization

• Experience with scripting

• Experience with virtual stacks such as ESX, Amazon Web Service (AWS) or Open Stack

• Experience developing strategic and implementation plans for scalable information systems.

• Experience reverse engineering and re-engineering.

• Experience developing system architecture and design including: Software, Hardware, Communications, Interface requirements.

• Experience in leading systems definition, trade-off and design activities.

• Experience in leading analysis of system requirements and components.

• Experience in performing system audits to ensure intended system functionality, operation, and performance requirements are achieved.

• Experience in system performance analysis.

• Experience in planning the next generation system (modernization).

• Experience providing leadership and vision for system engineering of large-scale systems, major system elements, and/or interfacing systems.

• Experience providing overall system engineering expertise in the architecture, design, development, requirements analysis, data flow, network design and/or implementation, or testing for the program.

• Minimum (5) years of experience in a technical role in projects and programs for Government or Industry customers.

• Capable of quickly learning new technologies and procedures, as well as being willing to train others in procedures mastered as part of implementations

• Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to influence and demonstrate confidence in communications with senior level management

• Possess strong leadership, managerial and interpersonal skills

• Cross Functional Team player possessing a strong work ethic

• Flexibility in adjusting and re-prioritizing in order to meet changing needs in a fast-paced work environment

efforts to research and pilot new technology to improve Infrastructure service


• BA/BS Degree in a technical discipline related to the experience requirements as stated herein (such as Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems) with a minimum of two (2) years of experience as an IT/Network Systems Engineer. (or) At least eight (8) years of experience as a Systems Engineer in programs that encompass system architecture, requirements analysis, process execution, and evaluation.

Recommended skills

Storage (Computing)
Capacity Planning
Requirements Analysis


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