Systems Engineer

Location: Norther VA area, VA
Date Posted: 08-17-2018
We have a client that is currently seeking a Systems Engineer to support business operations transition and innovation within the Customer’s cloud-based environments. The Systems Engineer will work with multiple projects within the Customer’s production, development, and test environments, and will additionally work on the development and refinement of strategic systems planning, business information planning, and cost analysis for the Customer’s technical systems. The Systems Engineer will also provide support to Agile development methodologies, Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), and visualize systems and data workflow processes.
The Systems Engineer must have an understanding of the big data challenge. The Systems Engineer will work in a mixed technical environment and maintain productivity when switching between projects, business processes, and/or technologies. The Systems Engineer must communicate with development and O&M teams within and externally to the Customer and outside organizations.  
 
Required skills...
  • ALL APPLICANTS MUST HOLD AN ACTIVE TS/SCI WITH BACKGROUND/POLY
  • Demonstrated experience with Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs) for IT technical tasks associated with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
  • Demonstrated experience with full life-cycle systems engineering (design, configuration, implementation, and management) for cloud-based IT systems, including (but not limited to): virtual routers, switches, firewalls, virtual machines, and operating systems.
  • Demonstrated experience as a technical lead, systems engineer, and program manager for cloud-based systems, networks, and applications solutions.
Desired skills...
  • Demonstrated experience with network virtualization, including VMWare.
  • Demonstrated experience with firewalls and Cisco routers associated with cloud-based environments.
  • Demonstrated experience with extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes associated with ingest of data from external sources into cloud-based systems.    
  • Demonstrated experience testing operating system upgrades and deploying updates to production environments and devices.
  • Demonstrated experience using monitoring tools to diagnose and troubleshoot network issues.
  • Demonstrated experience documenting and generating visualizations of development and data flow diagrams.
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