Principal Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Principal Systems Engineer in the Chantilly, VA area, with strong customer relationships.

As Principal Systems Engineer, you will join a team responsible for designing, implementing, and managing physical and virtual desktop and server environment, applying DevOps principles to automate and to accelerate adoption of new technologies, services and upgrades, analyze and tune application and service performance, implementing security and vendor best practices in a distributed IT environment, and work with customers to elicit and to document application and service requirements.

As part of the Service Design team, your responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Engineering, documenting, delivering and maintaining applications, such as SolarWinds, SharePoint, VMware Horizon View, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, HBSS, ManTech Sentris and Document Detective, Windows client and server baselines, and many customer-specific COTS and GOTS services.
  • Diagnosing and resolving the toughest performance, security, and/or technical challenges related to the platforms listed above
  • Writing implementation and design documents describing how security features are implemented and identifying security relevant audit events
  • Participating in processes throughout all phases of ITIL Service Lifecycle, including developing full Service Design Packages and submitting Change Requests
  • Performing requirements analysis, design, and integration for all platforms listed above.
  • Providing direction and guidance to less experienced systems engineers
  • Investigating and resolving operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel
  • Integration and design of best practices for application deployments in both virtualized and physical environments
  • Design and Implementation of disaster recovery solution and/or fault tolerance solutions
  • Support for applications that rely on database, including performance tuning database scripts and processes and trouble-shooting database latency
  • Packaging software components for client installation
  • Automation of various manual processing and development of dashboards to facilitate the decision-making process
  • Development of automated test scripts and cases as part of the Service Design Package
  • Other tasks to include requirements specification, performance modeling, end-to-end functional analysis, cost estimation, and joint application design

Position Requirements:

  • Requires Bachelor's degree and 7 to 9 years of related experience.
  • MCSA or MCSE (Preferred) in Microsofts 2012 suite of products or VCP 6.X or later
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows systems, including DNS, Group Policy, and PKI
  • Good working knowledge of applying security best practices from DISA and/or vendors
  • CISSP, Security+ or DoD 8570 Certification required
  • ITIL Foundation Certifications highly desired
  • Experience working in DevOps teams or Scrum teams preferred

Security Requirements: Top Secret clearance required


Other Requirements Systems Engineer:

Field Of Vision, Hearing, No Adverse Environmental Conditions, Reaching, Sedentary Work,   Speaking, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Walking, Working With Computers/ CRT's, Working With Data

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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