Senior Systems Engineer (Hardware Integrator)
- Full Time
Responsibilities: Peraton is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer (Hardware Integration) to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become part of Department of State (DOS) Consular Affairs Enterprise Infrastructure Operations (CAEIO) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to provide IT Operations and Maintenance to modernize the legacy networks, applications, and databases supporting CA services globally. The Senior Systems Engineer (Hardware Integration) will be a member of the CA/CST CAEIO Engineering Team, responsible for working closely with other CAEIO team members, application/system owners, and Government Leadership to ensure Consular Affairs mission success. This position is located in Arlington (Rosslyn), VA and while it does allow for remote work/access to systems, there may be occasions where the employee works onsite in support of hardware integration. Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership on Hardware Integration of modernized and legacy systems, infrastructure, and services leveraged by CA applications. Develop, Test and Integrate Hardware platforms in lab, pre-production and live environments. Support Lifecycle Engineering of Hardware Platforms supporting identity management, networks, databases, storage, monitoring, on-premises infrastructure (to include containerized environments). Support Hardware capability/technology roadmaps that enhance delivery of mission critical services and applications. Collaborate with system and application owners to ensure hardware platforms meet current and future needs. Prioritize and manage work using agile methodology to enhance service delivery of SO capabilities. Work closely with the Engineering Leadership, Government Customer, and other Systems Engineers/Architects to prioritize Hardware Integration efforts. Leverage IBM Jazz Agile tool to track all engineering features, stories, and tasks. Support cross-team collaboration across 350 person CAEIO Program where integrated capabilities are critical to mission success. Collaborate with external teams to ensure Hardware Integration efforts meet requirements in the areas of security, capacity, and availability (DR and Redundancy). Work with other CA organizations and vendors to effectively design/integrate/test/deploy hardware into production environment. Provide remote Tier III Hardware Integration Support to Domestic and Overseas systems (no travel required)Support monthly Engineering reports in the areas of end-of-life, planned hardware procurements and decommissions. Ensure all Engineering configuration changes follow approved change management processes and security configuration guidelines. Support Government Customer with ad hoc tasks and data calls. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: US Citizenship required; SECRET or TOP SECRET Government Security Clearance. Bachelor's degree and 12-15 years experience or MS degree and 10-13 years experience or high school diploma/equivalent and minimum 16 years experience. Experience engineering mission critical/essential capabilities for the Federal Government. Experience performing hardware integration, server support, system and network administration. Experience working with system owners to identify hardware requirements, design/develop solutions, and integrate in production and pre-production environments. Experience troubleshooting mission critical hardware platforms in enterprise environments for issues related to hardware, firmware, drivers, and operating systems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience working directly with Government customers. Ability to work in high tempo environment. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with supporting enterprise systems on high availability and redundant platforms. Experience with Server hardware (Dell, HP), Storage/SAN (Dell/EMC, NetApp), Network devices (major vendors for Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Load Balancers including Cisco, Palo Alto, F5, etc), Virtualization and Containerized Platforms (VMware, OpenShift)Expert knowledge and experience of Linux/Unix platforms, networking components, physical servers, Oracle databases, virtual infrastructure, containerized environments. Experience engineering hardware solutions with high availability, disaster recovery, and in accordance with RMF and DoD STIGs or DS Security Guides. Industry relevant certifications in Hardware, OS Platforms, Networking or Security. Experience with Department of State. Peraton Overview: Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. For Colorado Residents: Colorado Salary Minimum: $90,200 Colorado Salary Maximum: $218,800 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.