• Systems Engineer - Linux

    Job Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/1/2018 11:32 AM)
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  • Overview

    Our Technology and Management Consulting Division is searching for a Systems Engineer to support a government customer with the migration of several of their application to a data center and/or cloud platforms.  The System will be responsible for supporting the planning and execution of the migration to include the following.


    • Hardens, secures, and automates the deployment of Linux operating systems.
    • Understands networking and core Internet protocols, Layer 2 switching understanding as it pertains to interconnecting SAN, VMware and blades, provides Tier 3 support of all client facing applications.
    • Designs and implements system automation processes to support third party applications.
    • Provides Tier 3 support for Linux, networking gear (firewalls, layer 3 switches, and various Citrix network appliances), Citrix, virtualization software, SAN, and Microsoft SQL Server.
    • Works directly with other systems administrators & engineers supporting all infrastructure, creates Network and System designs as required.
    • Works with IT Change Request process to ensure all changes are tracked and performed correctly.
    • Works autonomously on assigned projects with the ability to provide deliverables on time.
    • Assists with efforts to manage and maintain Backup and Recovery strategy.
    • Has experience with cloud services such as AWS or Microsoft Azure.
    • Assists with the development and revision of IT Standard Operating Procedures and in creation of project plans, time lines, and budgets for projects as necessary.
    • Maintains and enhance current infrastructure systems, and propose new methods for managing and optimizing these systems, ensures system monitors and alerts are properly defined for all infrastructure systems.
    • Participates in disaster recovery planning and testing, proactively seeks to prevent problems or issues from arising by working with either in house staff or third party vendor.
    • Performs after hours support duties as required to sustain networking systems and service levels.
    • Has strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.


    • Contractor shall have a minimum of a Bachelors or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field.
    • Master's degree and/or 16 years experience
    • At least 10 years IT experience with at least 5 years serving in a System Administration or Engineering role.
    • Experience providing solutions to government customers in either the Fed/Civ or DoD space. Experience with advanced IT technologies:
    • Cloud Computing (Private, Public, and Hybrid), virtualization, software defined networking, software defined datacenters, Service-Oriented Architectures, datacenter architectures, or web services.
    • Experience with managing 3rd party technology partners and vendor relationships.
    • Knowledge of the cloud computing industry, including key technologies, vendors, and trends.
    • Hands on experience in the areas of LAN/WAN design and implementation, operations, management, and security. Superior analytical and problem-resolution skills, with attention to details, Certification and/or training in a leading virtualization technology such as VMWare or Hyper-V is preffered.
    • Certification with a cloud provider such as Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure is preferred.
    • Knowledge of federal policy requirements for federal information systems and familiarity with the applicable OMB Circulars, DoD Directives, NIST SP's, and FIPS standards, FISMA, C&A Process. Scripting knowledge (e.g. Powershell).
    • Excellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skills at both the engineering and senior executive levels.
    • High energy, strong work ethic, and able to perform within condensed timeframe.
    • Professional demeanor and attitude.

    About SE Solutions

    Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (SE Solutions), is a small business serving federal agencies that protect our nation’s security and defend our fellow citizens’ safety. We bring homeland security experience, organizational agility, and multidisciplinary expertise to help our clients respond to a rapidly changing threat landscape, accomplish today’s mission, and anticipate tomorrow’s demands. For more information, visit http://www.sesolutions.com.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. SE Solutions participates in the E-Verify program. 


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