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CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Systems/Software Engineer in San Diego, California

Systems/Software Engineer

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Systems/Software Engineer

Category: Architecture

City: San Diego, California, US United States

Position ID: J0521-2718

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

The Systems/Software Engineer position requires the design, configuration, maintenance and repair of our customer's IT infrastructure to support military applications. The position will be part of a team of systems engineers providing technical competency to new and existing systems, delivering mission critical infrastructure across several virtualized compute and network infrastructures 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 operating system environments, storage area networks and Layer 2/3 switching networks. This position also involves the analysis, design and implementation of network upgrades for all hardware and software components, as well as development of technical documentation in support of system configuration, end-user technical manuals and installation/upgrade instructions.

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 software.

  • Provide technical input in support of proposal development to ensure product selection, system design and delivery schedules are properly developed and implemented.

  • Installation, configuration, maintenance and repair of Active Directory domain environments.

  • Independent research, selection, best practice implementation and configuration of enterprise software applications, including but not limited to 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 platforms to include traditional storage area network implementations using fiber-channel and iSCSI protocols, as well as hyper-converged infrastructures within software defined data center architectures.

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

  • On-site system installation and configuration of new IT systems or modifications to existing systems, and migration from preexisting legacy systems.

  • Design and implementation of resilient systems design 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:

  • 5+ years of experience in configuration management, systems engineering/administration, and software development/implementation.

  • SECRET clearance required; US Citizenship is a MUST

  • Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification required (Security+CE, SSCP, etc.).

    • Bachelor degree from accredited university in the area of math, computer science, engineering, systems administration, information technology, or related field.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including ability to communicate detailed technical information to peers and non-technical management staff as needed.

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

  • Experience with configuration and/or administration of storage area networks.

  • Experience with implementing and/or administration of backup and disaster recovery solutions.

  • Ability to produce consistent and reliable, detailed technical documentation and records of work performed while adhering to customer requirements and standards.


  • Software Development

  • Software Installation

  • Software Maintenance

  • System Administration

  • System Design

  • System Integration

  • Systems Engineering

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