**Must have TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly for this government position**
New Light Technologies is seeking to fill an Operations Engineer position and looking for a candidate interested in applying System Engineering, Test Engineering and System Administration skills in an operational environment.
The ideal candidate will:
*Have a strong technical foundation with skills such as scripting and working to get tools from production into operation using systems engineering skills. * Develop innovative solutions and coordinate those solutions between members of the technical and operational staff at a classified government site and end-users in the field. * Work closely with customers, operational staff, and development staff to solve operational problems in an operational environment. * Maintain current knowledge of engineering practices and technical solutions * Create requirements documentation and program schedules. * Develop and execute formal verification and validation activities * Evaluate, recommend, and implement automated test tools and strategies * Write, implement and report status for system test cases for testing * Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job * Take direction from senior technical leadership and or Project Manager on project specifications * Setup, configure and maintain various LINUX and/or Windows VMs to support development, test, integration, and operational software threads * Coordinate, direct and perform complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. * Schedule installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
* AA/AS in Computer Science or related discipline plus 7-9 years of experience or an BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or closely-related field plus 5-8 years of experience, or demonstrates knowledge or requirements of the position * Three or more years’ experience working as a systems or test engineer or equivalent experience within the Intelligence Community * At least three years’ experience working with computer and computer network hardware, software, and peripheral equipment * Comfortable working in an Information Technology Environment focused on the Collection, Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination of Geospatial information * Working knowledge of a wide range of open source geospatial tools * Experience collecting and analyzing imagery data * Working knowledge of scripting/programming * Ability to work independently and as a member of an operations team and managing to schedule * Excellent written and oral communications skills * Selected applicants will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. * Knowledge of system analysis methodologies * Capability to creatively solve complex requirements needs
Preferred Experience: * Familiarity with open source software and OGC standards * Intelligence Community technologies and geospatial processing skills * Familiarity with multiple operating systems