Systems Engineer-Senior



Job Description

ECS is seeking a Systems Engineer-Senior to work in our Fort Meade, MD office.

Job Description:
Responsibilities but not limited to:
  • With minimum guidance provides top-level technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis.
  • Design's 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.
  • Engineer 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.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical.
  • 5+ years of directly related experience
  • Must possess and maintain US Secret Security Clearance Required, TS/SCI Clearance preferred
  • Must meet 8570.1 IAT Level 2 certification and computing environment requirements
  • Experience in designing, implementing, deploying, supporting, maintaining, troubleshooting, and administering Windows Enterprise Services (Servers, email (Exchange), instant messaging Web Services (SharePoint)and other communication tools.
  • Experience in Implementing and troubleshooting Microsoft applications in a VMware virtual environment, vCenter and Virtual Machines, Virtual Networking configurations, Hypervisor and Virtual Machine Storage, and VMware Operations Manager.
  • Experience in implementing and developing a Windows environment, including but not limited to Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy
  • Experience with anti-spam, encryption and email tracking, TLS configurations, transport rules, and e-discovery.
  • Experience supporting as a Storage Administrator and implementing, designing, developing and maintaining in a VMware datacenter.

Mandatory Experience Skills and Tools from Import:
Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC)
DoD 8570 IA Type:
IAT Level 2

Desired Skills:
  • Chat Server, Openfire, Prosody and Chat Client JCHAT, and SWIFT.
  • Design and Implementation of Public and Private Key services.
  • Experience in developing Powershell scripts for administration/automation. Specifically for the automation of Day 1 - Day 3 Operations automation.
  • Experience with one or more programming/scripting languages such as PowerShell, VBScript, Python, etc.
  • Technical lead experience for large scale projects involving Windows technologies is a plus.
  • Cloud and hybrid cloud deployments, is a plus.
  • Certifications: MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, VMWARE.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

General Description of Benefits