Senior Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-06
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Macdill Afb
Florida
33608
United States

Description

Job Description:


• This position provides AIDE Senior Systems Engineer Engineering Support to the Headquarters, U.S. Central Command on MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida.


• The engineer is responsible for maintaining mission essential systems while providing direct support to end users in an operational environment.


• The senior systems engineer will be responsible for tier-three operations escalation support during break/fix situations involving the workstation baseline.

 
• The integration engineer may support patching, upgrading, and securing the image for regular update releases into production.


General duties will include:


• The senior systems engineer shall integrate functions, features and capabilities into the AIDE server environment as determined by the Government

 
• Design, install, test and maintain software applications and systems


• Monitor computer system performance to ensure proper application operations

 
• Manage systems activities to ensure a rich user experience


• Prepared to work in an agile development environment and support operational requirements


• Provide training for warfighters on the use of applications and systems in support of the mission


• Deployable to USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility (to include combat zones) on short notice


• Interacting and collaborating with warfighters on a 40+ hour week and if deployed a 12 hour, 6 day a week basis (72 hour week)


• Support on-call requirements, as needed, to maintain AIDE capabilities within HQ USCENTCOM and CFH


• Collect enhancement requirements and train users in support of the Mission

 
• Integrate multiple data sets (e.g. LOGCOP) into the AIDE architecture in support of the mission

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 9+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 13+ years of experience.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance is required.
  • CompTIA Security+ or equivalent certification required for DoD 8570 compliance
  • 10+ years’ experience supporting Linux/Unix systems in an enterprise production environment.
  • Expert Linux knowledge of RedHat, CentOS, Scientific Linux or similar Linux/Unix systems
  • TCP/IP networking knowledge including addressing, sub-netting, routing, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Experience with system administrative scripting. (bash, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with modern server deployment techniques including templates, kick starting, and configuration management systems, etc.
  • No-SQL database server deployment and management (Cassandra, Mongodb, etc)
  • SQL database experience (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Experience with deployment and configuration of monitoring systems (Nagios, Cacti, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of security concepts including but not limited to firewalls, encryption, identity management, and hardening
  • Experience implementing security best practices in production environments
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining IT automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Salt, etc.)
  • Experience and knowledge of DNS configuration and best practices
  • Experience with Data management and disaster recovery processes
  • Experience with mission critical Enterprise level systems and IT operations, aka "5 Nines".
  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ITIL v3 Foundations Certification

 

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