Systems Engineer, Fort Meade, MD

  • Responsibilities:
    • With minimum guidance provides top-level technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis. 
    • Designs architectures to include the software to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces. Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems and DoD architectures. 
    • Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture. Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including software updates or upgrades. 
    • Formulates and defines specifications for operating system applications or modifies and maintains existing applications using engineering releases and utilities from the manufacturer. Creates detailed design specifications for use by software development staff members. Interacts with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction. Develops software design documents and technology white papers. 
    • Instrumental in selection of development tools. Responsible for developing high level system design diagrams and for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation. Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel. Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel. Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products. 
    • Manage all messaging systems, Windows Server Enterprise supported by the Infrastructure team by performing server builds, virtual machine management, server maintenance, etc. 
    • Install, maintain and monitor equipment, which may include network and server infrastructure, application systems and database systems 
    • Recommend and implement changes to the overall system and messaging environments through following an institutionalized change management process 
    • Act as an escalation point on critical issues for various internal technology groups 
    • Perform other duties as required. 
  • Required Qualifications:
    • Position requires a minimum of (12) Twelve years direct experience in the last fifteen years designing, supporting, maintaining, troubleshooting, and administering Windows Enterprise Services (Servers, email (Exchange), instant messaging (Lync, Tactical Chat Server, OpenFire), Web Services (SharePoint)and other communication tools. 
    • Experience with VMware Operations Manager, LogInsight, Subject Matter Expert with either Active Directory, Exchange, VMWare, SharePoint, or other complex Windows applications 
    • Experience with one or more programming/scripting languages such as PowerShell, VBScript, Python, etc. 
    • Technical lead for large scale projects involving Windows technologies 
    • Cloud and hybrid cloud deployments 
    • Experience with Microsoft application deployment automation (i.e. Active Directory, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync) 
    • Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret/SSBI clearance 
    • Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.  
    • Current DoD 8570 IAT II certification
    • Technical Certification in the area of experience. 
    • Self-starter, Comfortable outside comfort zone, Fast paced environment with minimal direction 
    • VMWare Cloud Environment 
    • Exchange Integration 
    • Domain Controller Integration
  • Required Security Clearance:  Secret/SSBI or TS/SSBI
  • Desired Qualifications 
    • MCSE  
    • MCSA  
    • MCITP 
    • VCAP6-DCA 
    • VCP-DCV 
  • Education 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering). 

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