Systems Engineer III - Pentagon

Apex Systems
Washington, DC
Aug 16, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time
Job#: 1278733 Job Description: Senior Systems Engineer Apex Systems is actively hiring Senior Systems Engineers in the Washington DC area. If interested in immediate consideration, please send your resume to Adrienne at Title: Senior Systems Engineer - SME Location: Onsite at the Pentagon in Washington DC Length: 6 month contract to hire Shift Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 to 5:00 PM - core hours with occasional after hours' onsite work to support both a NIPR and SIPR environment. This position requires candidates to either obtain or maintain a DoD issued Top Secret clearance per condition of employment. Position Overview: Perform independent verification, validation, and project management for current and future projects. Provide technical support, advice and troubleshooting for utility network operations with a 98% target network uptime. Produce documentation for use in configuration, repair and troubleshooting of hardware, software and network operating systems. Develop and document processes and procedures for the day to day operations. Implement systems as needed based on network application requirements. Manage Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, WSUS, SCCM, and WhatsUp Gold. Provide support for VMware ESX/vSphere Virtualization Technologies (ESX 5.5 or greater, Virtual Center, P2V Tools) design/management/implementation. Provide support for Storage Area Network (SAN) Provide installation support for network applications. Produce network architectural drawings and schematic diagrams. Perform network monitoring of the network to include all assets. Develop and maintain all workstation and server images. Monitor and Maintain McAfee's Host Based Security System (HBSS). Maintain virus definitions, patch versions and Department of Defense (DoD) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) levels on all network servers and workstations. Utilize the DoD Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) to update, manage and track implementation of information security requirements for the IT assets and resources. Support as needed DoD Information Assurance Risk Management Framework (DIARMF). Serve as the knowledge expert with experience installing, configuring, and administering VMware ESX/vSphere and SAN Technologies. Required: This position requires an active DOD Top Secret clearance. Possess one or many of the DoD - IAT Level II Certifications (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP); OR one or many of the IAT Level III is desirable (CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH). Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or at least five (5) years of equivalent work experience in lieu of degree. Candidate must have 5-8 years of experience with security products as well as working knowledge of VMware ESX/VSphere and SAN Technologies, Microsoft Products such as Microsoft Windows Servers, Windows 10, and Office 2016 Products. As well as knowledge of Security and auditing Tools for Windows and Linux operating systems such as ACAS and HBSS. Serve as the knowledge expert with experience installing, configuring, and administering VMware ESX/VSphere and SAN Technologies. The applicant should have knowledge in optimizing VMware for utilization of SAN Storage. Windows Server 2012R2, Server 2016, and Windows 10 operating systems. This SME should have proven experience of Microsoft's operating systems, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and knowledge with other Microsoft Products. This SME should also have senior knowledge of TCP/IP network design and support including Windows Server 2012R2, Server 2016, and Windows 10 operating systems. 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 844-463-6178.