Watch System Engineer

Fairfax, VA

Industry: ALKU:Gov SysNet Job Number: 133622

Watch System Engineer

Watch System Engineer

Candidate must have TS SCI and be willing to sit for Poly

Program Description:

Our client is prime on a government program. They are looking to add a Watch Engineer to their team to support the programs 24/7 mission.   The Watch System Engineer will be joining a highly motivated and focused team supporting intelligence analysis around the globe.

Day to Day Responsibilities: 

The Watch System Engineer will support a 24/7 mission system. This will not be an intelligence analyst role, but this person will learn the application that is used by analysts. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to segue their career from inel analyst  to more of a hands on IT role.  It will be helpful to have a system/help desk background.

The Engineer will support an analytic toolset used to leverage large datasets and aid in the development of predictive analysis within the Intelligence community. The team is responsible for actively monitoring the system, ensuring continuous availability of data, and providing analytic support to a global user base on a 24/7 basis.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Actively monitor the analyst toolset and its subordinate systems to ensure continuity and availability of data
  • Work closely with the Analyst Operations and notify them of any system issues or troubleshooting requests from the analytical customer base
  • Provide virtual desk-side assistance in the construction of queries and analytic grid frameworks to persistently monitor the essential elements of interest to customer’ s analytic cadre
  • Provide content administration/query quality control of the analytic query database
  • Respond to requests from analysts (phone and secure networks) to help ensure effective utilization of the software and help support mission success in the I.C.
  • Build out analytic baseline through the creation of grids and queries at the request of TAC user base

Required:   
  • Demonstrated experience supporting and maintaining IT systems remotely
  • MUST HAVE experience with TAC 
  • Must do shift work

Desired
  • Security + or DOD 8570
  • Experience with TAC analytical toolset

Job Type: FT

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