Staff Systems Engineer

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in Mission, Cyber, and Technology Solutions. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

As Staff Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing platform services in a distributed virtualized environment with a focus on automation.

Responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Creating Powershell and related scripts to automate recurring tasks
  • Using VMware vRealize Automation (or similar products) to generate build plans
  • Review existing processing related to core Microsoft and/or VMware technologies and recommending automation solutions
  • Engineering, documenting, and providing software recommendations for services, including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and PKI, to support the virtualized environment
  • Engineering, documenting, and providing recommendations for efficient management of the hardware, software, and services, supporting the virtualized environment, including the automation, cloud operations, and general movement towards Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) work streams
  • Assist with application virtualization, software packaging, automation scripting and across-the-wire enterprise system and application deployments is desired
  • Writing implementation and design documents describing how security features are implemented
  • Participating in processes throughout all phases of ITIL Service Lifecycle
  • Responsibility for investigating and resolving operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel
  • Providing IT Systems Engineering support on a wide range of technologies, including: Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Internet Information Services, Microsoft SQL Server, Service Now, Symantec Management Platform, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Adobe Acrobat, InTrust, Lumension Endpoint Security, McAfee EPO, customer line-of-business applications, and others.
  • Working on project teams responsible for engineering and packaging releases to integrate within the customer's production IT environment

Position Requirements:

  • Requires Bachelor's degree and 2 to 4 years of related experience
  • Knowledge of Server, Desktop and Application virtualization, networking, SANs, Microsoft Windows Systems and desktop and thin client hardware.
  • Experience with VBScript, Powershell, Python, or other scripting environment
  • Security+ CE or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification required
  • One of the following Microsoft Desktop certification (7.0 or later), Microsoft Server certification (2012 or later), RedHat System Engineer (version 6 or later), or VMware VCAP6-CMA Deploy required
  • ITIL Foundations certification desired
  • This position requires a privileged user account, therefore you are required to have/obtain certifications and maintain compliance IAW DoD Directive 8140.01, Cyberspace Workforce Management and DoD Directive 8570.01-M Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program or any superseding directives or policy. If you do not currently meet this requirement you will be required to become compliant within 6 months of the start of employment.

    Security Requirements:
    Top Secret clearance required


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