A self-motivated Systems Engineer to provide critical support and new ideas to a technical team supporting critical efforts. The work involves a variety of technical projects, including management of virtual and physical servers using various technologies such as cloud based services, and open source virtualization platforms. The candidate should have a willingness to travel. On call two weekends per month to support high-priority operations. Expected call-in rate is less than once per month. Occasional non-standard hours, as needed for high-priority operations.

Clearance: TS/SCI FS POLY

Location: Tyson's Corner

CONUS Travel: N

OCONUS Travel: Y

Night Work: Y

Local Travel Using a POV: N

Pager Duty: Y

Work on Holidays: Y

Work on Weekends: Y

Shift Work: N

Warzone: N


Unpublished Skills: Yes

Full Time                        


Mandatory Skills

1. 5 years of demonstrated on-the-job experience with various distributions of the Linux OS to include Ubuntu, Cent OS, and Red Hat

2. 2 years of demonstrated on-the-job experience with MySQL configuration and MySQL-based web platforms

3. Demonstrated on-the-job experience procuring, configuring and deploying virtual and physical servers, including cloud-based services and APIs

4. Demonstrated on-the-job experience configuring proxy and VPN software as well as server security including IP tables

5. Demonstrated on-the-job experience managing web servers and application servers (such as  Apache Tomcat, or  LAMP, etc. )

6. Demonstrated on-the-job experience using scripting to administer systems, (BASH and PYTHON are preferred)"      


Optional Skills

1. 2 years of demonstrated on-the-job experience working in the customers organization, producing written and oral communications aligning to organization style/requirements

2. Demonstrated on-the-job experience performing remote systems administration

3. Demonstrated on-the-job experience interfacing with domestic and international vendors and datacenters

4. Demonstrated on-the-job experience in administering VPNs, Proxy and firewall applications

5. Demonstrated on-the-job experience administering and troubleshooting operating systems and software with limited documentation

6. Demonstrated on-the-job experience with domestic and international travel experience in support of the customer

7. Demonstrated on-the-job experience with security related tools and forensics distributions

8. Demonstrated on-the-job experience working with networking hardware - Cisco/Juniper/or Bluecoat or similar networking hardware

9. Demonstrated on-the-job experience with mobile platform development"