Mid Level Systems Architect

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Full Time

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Mid Level Systems Architect

Job Description:

What You'll Get to Do:
  • Work with the customer and various vendors, and will be responsible for the design, testing, implementation, configuration validation, operation, maintenance, administration, management, backup and recovery of Government IT infrastructure systems, to include servers and storage devices, with an overarching system engineering function used to guide and direct the overall value and effectiveness of the Network.
  • Design, build and deploy new network and infrastructure components such as, firewalls, databases, servers, network storage devices, other network components, and may require assisting with installation/uninstallation and removal of hardware such as switches, routers, databases, servers, storage devices, and other network infrastructure components.
  • Directly interact with clients, customers and vendors to include executive level.
  • Storage area network (SAN) services, including backup and archive technologies
  • Cloud technologies, infrastructure, and migration (Microsoft Azure)
  • Client platform designs including system images and hardware configurations
  • Network and server enhancements based on recommended best practices, and technical assessments
  • Create high level systems architectural designs related to both current and future network environments/configurations, to include LAN/WAN environments
  • Research new technologies to enhance the customer network
  • Network assessments based on modifications or changes to the network environment, to include performance, connectivity issues and network access
  • Provide guidance and mentor Tier 2 engineers on the team
  • E-mail and file share services
  • Active Directory and related Microsoft services
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Switches, routers, firewalls, servers, UPS/PDU, circuits, other equipment (install/move/configuration/turn-up/testing)
  • Equipment Rack/Cabinet installation
  • Coordination with external service providers (Cable plant, CATV, VTC, Voice Systems, etc.) on the design and implementation of IT solutions which are not covered in the scope of work
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the execution of projects
  • Assist in the definition or project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Transition to O&M
  • Attend all meetings as directed by the FPS COR and contribute to specific technical working groups, change control boards and change management boards set up to address engineering operations and issues within the agency and other Government agencies. The Contractor shall structure the technical requirements/knowledgebase on the current needs of DHS
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, diagrams, runbooks, guides, and instructions

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Able to obtain/maintain DHS Entry on Duty (EOD) suitability clearance
  • Master's degree in the sciences or business, or Industry equivalent experience
  • Mid-level experience in government or industry in relevant work, including enterprise architecture, solution architecture, or systems architecture
  • 10 years of relevant experience
  • Certification: Microsoft or Industry Certified Systems Engineer
  • Use of Microsoft Visio to create diagrams
  • Excellent communication and soft skills
  • Hyperconvergence infrastructure (Nutanix)
  • Ability and willingness to learn new technologies

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • DHS Network operating and security standards
  • Certifications: Security+, CISSP, MCSE, MCSA, CCNP, CCIE, ITILv3 or v4 Foundation
  • Familiarity with Microsoft DFS

Experience and Education Requirements:

MA/MS or equivalent and minimum of 10 years of applicable experience

Security Clearance Required: Must be a ==== and be able to obtain and maintain a DHS Entrance on Duty as a condition of employment.

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or

Company Information

Apex Systems is a world class technology services business that incorporates industry insights and experience to deliver solutions that fulfill our clients’ digital visions. We provide a continuum of service from workforce mobilization and modern enterprise solutions to digital innovation to drive better results and bring more value to our clients. Apex transforms our customers with modern enterprise solutions tailored to the industries we serve. Apex has a presence in over 70 markets across US, Canada and Mexico. Apex is a segment of ASGN Inc. (NYSE: ASGN)

Dice Id : apexsan
Position Id : 1070190
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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