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Systems Engineer

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Systems Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

City: Charleston, South Carolina, US United States

Position ID: J1021-0438

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The IT Systems Engineer position will support all aspects of IT infrastructure design, development, implementation, fielding and ongoing support and maintenance of Department of Defense (DoD) and military IT systems. The candidate will operate as part of a team of systems engineers providing technical competency to new and existing systems, delivering mission critical infrastructure utilizing the latest technology and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security through all phases of initial systems design, installation at customer sites and ongoing support of installed systems. This position is expected to provide subject matter expertise for multiple enterprise-class applications, operating systems and network components in highly virtualized software-defined data center environments.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Evaluate customer technical requirements and design constraints in support of IT system design and architecture for new or modified environments, including both hardware (server, network and storage) and integration of COTS applications.

  • Design, configuration and troubleshooting of Active Directory domain environments.

  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of enterprise-class COTS software, including but not limited to applications providing network monitoring, software distribution, intrusion prevention/detection, antivirus, end-point control, software/patch management, email services, file services, print services and database applications.

  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of storage infrastructure, with a primary focus on software-define data center solutions.

  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of multiple operating system environments to include both server and client platforms.

  • On-site system installation, configuration and migration of production IT systems.

  • Design and implementation of resilient IT systems architecture with a primary focus on high availability and fault tolerance, to include disaster recovery scenarios and complete backup and business continuity objectives.

  • Produce highly consistent technical documentation to include step-by-step configuration procedures, operating instructions in support of end-user technical manuals and installation/migration procedures in support of on-site upgrade efforts.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including ability to communicate detailed technical information to peers and non-technical management staff as needed and to produce detailed technical documentation adhering to customer requirements and standards.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a closely integrated team as needed.

  • Experience with network switching concepts to include VLAN, 802.1x, QoS and basic Layer 2/3 operation.

  • Experience with configuration and/or administration of virtualized compute and storage infrastructures.

  • High level of familiarity with Microsoft operating systems and Active Directory domain environments.

  • Significant experience in implementation and configuration of enterprise-class software applications.

  • Ability to successfully complete the CGI Federal Background Investigation.

  • Ability to attain and maintain a SECRET security clearance is required for continued employment; US Citizenship is required.

  • Ability to travel from 25%, up to 50% as needed to support on-site installation, configuration or troubleshooting efforts.

Desired qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Windows Server (2016 and later)

  • Experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Risk Management Framework (RMF), and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)

  • Extensive experience with VMware Virtualized IT infrastructure components including vCenter, ESXi, vSAN, NSX, vRealize Opeartions Manager and vRealize Log Insight

  • Experience with configuration and management of Microsoft Exchange Server (2016 and later)

  • Experience with configuration and management of Microsoft SQL Server (2016 and later)

  • Experience with configuration and management of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

  • Experience with configuration and management of McAfee HBSS point products and ePolicy Orchestrator centralized management to meet DoD information assurance directives

  • Experience with configuration and management of SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor



  • System Administration

  • Systems Analysis

  • Systems Engineering

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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