Systems Engineer

Serves as Systems Engineer Specialist with the Cloud Services Team, providing oversight across a wide array of Operational Systems and Projects. This includes systems administration, integration, and troubleshooting systems and software problems; establishing and updating procedures and documentation; and providing direct customer support Government customer’s Cloud architecture and systems.

The Cloud Services Systems Engineer Specialist will support Government customer’s cloud initiatives, which include, but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Engineer, Implement and transition to operations enterprise class solutions that support the needs of Government customer’s Application Service Providers (ASP)
  • Provide Tier III support to ASPs and operational staff as it relates to Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, VMware and Enterprise provided services
  • Review existing manual processes in both public and private cloud environments and recommend and implement solutions to automate and unify them
  • Analyze existing tools, potentially consolidate them based on capabilities and/or introduce new tools to assist in providing configuration management, capacity management, etc. capabilities across organization’s public and private cloud environments
  • Assist in the design, implementation and sustainment of foundational Amazon Machine Images (AMI) and/or templates across organization’s cloud environments that provide the foundation for ASPs self-provisioning capability and that incorporate and/or bootstrap all necessary enterprise tools
  • Candidate will be fast passed team player that can assist the organization in attaining their operational goals through innovative solutions and have the technical breadth and experience to assist them in identifying and achieving their strategic ones
  • Ability and willingness to proactively identify requirements and prioritize and complete them
  • Take complex problems and identify automated solutions to solve them
  • Analyze and determine the feasibility of moving applications to the cloud
  • Research and identify solutions to move and synchronize large files and datasets quickly and securely
  • Analyze datasets within current environment and identify alternate and/or more efficient solutions to store the data such as object storage, NoSQL, etc.
  • Interface point of contact for the site user community
  • Interface with site Help Desk and trouble reporting system
  • Provide problem information so that DRs can be opened
  • In-depth troubleshooting and timely support through visual inspection and user interaction
  • Submit DRs for problems and provide Technical Investigation updates as more information is discovered
  • Maintain current technical competencies to recommend appropriate system upgrades
  • Participate in technical exchanges
  • Ensure compliance with computer security policy
  • Processes and procedures are developed and refined
  • Competent in ITIL practices
  • Requires the ability to resolve conflicts and the willingness to foster teambuilding
  • Must be able to lead by example and instill confidence for others to follow

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education

Bachelor’s degree (or 6 additional years of applicable experience) and 8-10 years of experience or equivalent relevant work experience.

  • Proficient in Linux System Design, Automation and Operations
  • Extensive Experience using Microsoft Visio and the Microsoft Office Suite of products
  • Knowledge of Networking and Distributed Systems
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to include CLI and SDKs
  • General experience with Enterprise Patch Management Systems
  • Proven experiencing with Chef and/or Puppet and subsequent Ruby or Python languages
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Security+ certification

Preferred Skills and Education About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software.

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