Windows and Application Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2020-06-19
Trace Systems (https://www.tracesystems.com/)
Engineering

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Ft. Meade
Maryland
United States

Windows and Application Engineer
Job ID 2020-3538
# of Openings 1
Overview:
Job Title: Windows and Application Engineer

Job Location: Ft. Meade, MD

Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret/SSBI clearance

Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.

Job Responsibilities:
Trace Systems is seeking an experienced Windows and Application Engineer for our IT Engineering team based on-site in Ft. Meade, MD. This role will contribute to the overall engineering, design, build, implementation/integration, and operations support of all existing and new Infrastructure. Serve as TIER 2/3 support for various windows servers and services and mission applications. This role will administer multiple application and systems based on documentation

Duties to include:

With minimum guidance provides top-level technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis.
Designs architectures to include the software to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces. Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems and DoD architectures.
Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture. Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including software updates or upgrades.
Formulates and defines specifications for operating system applications or modifies and maintains existing applications using engineering releases and utilities from the manufacturer. Creates detailed design specifications for use by software development staff members. Interacts with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction. Develops software design documents and technology white papers.
Instrumental in selection of development tools. Responsible for developing high level system design diagrams and for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation. Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel. Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel. Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products.
Manage all messaging systems, Windows Server Enterprise supported by the Infrastructure team by performing server builds, virtual machine management, server maintenance, etc.
Install, maintain and monitor equipment, which may include network and server infrastructure, application systems and database systems
Recommend and implement changes to the overall system and messaging environments through following an institutionalized change management process
Act as an escalation point on critical issues for various internal technology groups
Support existing Windows Environment, including AD, NTP, Email, and other standard Windows Server Services.
Support AD
Support application
Support identified additional applications
Support build and provision accounts and resources
Manage all messaging systems, Windows Server Enterprise supported by the Infrastructure team by performing server builds, virtual machine management, server maintenance, etc.
Install, maintain and monitor equipment, which may include network and server infrastructure, application systems and database system
Perform other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Twelve years direct experience in the last fifteen years designing, supporting, maintaining, troubleshooting, and administering Windows Enterprise Services (Servers, email (Exchange), instant messaging (Lync, Tactical Chat Server, OpenFire), Web Services (SharePoint)and other communication tools.
Solid experience with Microsoft applications in a VMware virtual environment
Experience in implementing and troubleshooting vCenter and Virtual Machines;
Experience in implementing and troubleshooting Virtual Networking configurations;
Experience in implementing Hypervisor and Virtual Machine Storage;
Solid experience with anti-spam, encryption and email tracking, TLS configurations, transport rules, and e-discovery.
Strong Experience managing a Windows environment, including but not limited to Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy.
Experience with Public and Private Key services (Design and Implementation)
Experience developing Powershell scripts for administration/automation, specifically for the automation of Day 1 â?? Day 3 Operations automation.
Experience with VMware Operations Manager, LogInsight, Subject Matter Expert with either Active Directory, Exchange, VMWare, SharePoint, or other complex Windows applications
Experience with one or more programming/scripting languages such as PowerShell, VBScript, Python, etc.
Technical lead for large scale projects involving Windows technologies
Experience with Microsoft application deployment automation (i.e. Active Directory, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync)
Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret/SSBI clearance.

Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.

Required Certifications:



Technical Certification in area of expertise (for Admin Access)
Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification
Desired Qualifications:
MCSA
Linux+
Education:
Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Engineering, Math) OR
A minimum of twelve (12) years of experience of which 8 years is directly related experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree.
Trace Systems
Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroadâ??â?? whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.



To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading-edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: www.tracesystems.com. #jointracesystems



Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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