PTL Electronics Systems Engineer

ManTech (


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

. ManTech International Corporation is looking to hire experienced personnel to support our U.S. Government Agency customer in multiple locations CONUS or OCONUS. This position will require the chosen candidate to currently possess an active DOD ? Top Secret Security Clearance.

LOCATION : Varied CONUS and OCONUS locations.

The qualified candidate will look to work closely within a team environment. They must be able to demonstrate the ability to articulate well, be extremely tactful and reserved when in communication with all levels of leadership and will be assigned multiple complex projects that will directly impact their program by managing projects from start to finish.
MUST HAVE an active DOD ? Top Secret Security Clearance for customer consideration.
MUST obtain a pre-deployment DoS Medical Clearance upon hire.


Provide operational and technical services to ensure that PTL-related hardware, operating systems and software systems adhere to Department standards and operate within established parameters. Assist project teams with technical issues in all phases of the project lifecycle. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project lifecycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling out solutions. Accountable for Linux and Windows systems that support geographic information system (GIS) infrastructure; Linux, Windows and Application systems that support tracker history and related information. Responsibilities on these systems include: System administration / engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation. Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements. Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures. Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and KEY processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary. Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary. Create, change, and delete user accounts per request. Apply operating system (OS) patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary. Upgrade and configure system software that supports GIS infrastructure applications or asset management applications per project or operational needs. Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures. Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning. Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.


Must possess an active Secret security clearance and have the ability to obtain a Top Secret. Bachelor?s Degree plus three years of experience preferred; High School Diploma plus seven years of experience can substitute for a Bachelor?s Degree. Experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office, Linux, Optimizing VMs, large GIS servers is required. SharePoint, Red Hat experience preferred.

Experience in any of the following areas is a plus: COMSEC, Integrated Broadcast System applications, Mission Management Center operations, Tagging and Tracking and Location operations, and RF network engineering. Experience in Certification and Accreditation with Department IRM/IA is a plus. Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision. Possess the ability to interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving rather complex issues.

Provides occasional guidance, some of which is technical. Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills and excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build/maintain professional working relationships. Must be proactive with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while handling multiple tasks simultaneously.

Travel Requirements:

May be required to travel OCONUS to conduct installation, training or maintenance at diplomatic facilities in critical threat locations around the world with austere living conditions. Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination.


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