System Engineer

Reston, VA

Industry: ALKU:Gov SysNet Job Number: 133141


System Engineer

Candidate must have a TS/SCI security clearance.

Program Description:

Our client is the prime contractor that directly supports the customer in providing enterprise level support.  This program is responsible for the operating and maintaining the enterprise along with developing new solutions to enhance performance for end users.

Day to Day Responsibilities May Include:

Provide specific input to the software components of system design, including hardware and software trade-offs, software reuse, use of COTS and GOTS in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components. Design, implement, and integrate software applications or perform software engineering tasks. Ensure efficient delivery of software engineering capabilities using industry standards and repeatable processes. Review and test software components for adherence to the design requirements and document test results.

Install, configure, and manage traffic management systems supporting Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Domain Name System (DNS), load balancing and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Provide technical security engineering support to application administrators to develop Identify and Access Management (IdAM) requirements and solutions. Manage service request queue and provide technical leadership to colleagues. Develop documentation including implementation plans, Request For Change (RFC), Outage Notifications, Authorized Service Interruption (ASI), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Conditions Of Operations (CONOPS), System Security Plans (SSP). Communicate project status to Managers in email and voice and video conferences.

Design, implement, and maintain optimized enterprise monitoring (EM) tools that detect networks and system faults and out of tolerance conditions that degrade or impact networks and systems availability and performance, integrate with incident management tools, and enable automated responses.  Provide integration services to ensure EM tools are integrated into aggregated displays that visualize the state of IT networks & systems and so that conditions that impact the health and availability of IT networks & systems trigger an event that sets diagnostic and restoration actions in motion, as well as provide automatic correlation between related or connected events as appropriate.

Expertise in at least one of the following:

1) Email Engineering:

-Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2012R2 and newer
-Experience in operating and maintaining enterprise Microsoft exchange services, including mailbox administration, database availability groups (DAGs), and Email proxy services
-Experience with Microsoft exchange mail backup and journaling technical solutions

2) Server Engineering:
-Ability to develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse software systems, including processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems based upon documented requirements

-Knowledge of how to use software engineering and design methodologies appropriate to the development, integration, and production environment

3) Apps/Server Capacity Planning:
-Experience with IT data analytics tools to identify trends and anomalies in operational IT systems, including system performance, capacity management, system access, and general IT health.

4) Traffic Management:
-Understanding of Active Directory and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
-Experience with requesting and installing PKI server certificates
-Experience with configuring PKI Certificate Authority (CA) trust bundles, Certificate Revocation List (CRL) and Online Certificate Revocation List (OCSP)
-Experience with Linux operating system, BASH and TCL scripting, including ability to work from the Linux command line environment to edit files, control processes and analyze performance.
-Ability to analyze and troubleshoot network traffic from layer 1 through 7 with utilities including SSH, nslookup, tcpdump, ssldump, cURL, HTTP GET and Open SSL

5) Enterprise Monitoring
-Experience implementing, optimizing, and maintaining SolarWinds capabilities
-Experience developing monitoring dashboards and customized monitoring capabilities
-Experience creating and managing user and administration accounts for enterprise management tools
-Experience implementing automation into incident management systems

Job Type: FT

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