Systems Engineering, Senior Associate (Infrastructure - Storage Lead)

Bethesda, MD
Jan 24, 2023
Feb 14, 2023
Full Time
Clearance Required:

Public Trust

Education Required:


US Citizenship:



Seeking a Systems Engineering, Senior Associate with eight (8) years of experience. This position offers a great opportunity to be part of a high-performance team responsible for supporting our federal client.

  • The individual selected for this position will be the lead of the Storage Team and will be assigned to work full time at a customer site in Bethesda, MD. This individual will provide Storage Services and architect, engineer, install, manage, operate, and maintain Storage Infrastructure and related components and connectivity at the customer site, and at remote datacenters worldwide.
  • Responsible for applications systems analysis and programming activities for Government and commercial locations.
  • Identifies changes in computer and systems technology and interprets their meaning to senior management, bringing current and future knowledge of technology and systems as applied to the client's requirements.
  • Provides technical assistance to facilitate planning and directing the design, installation, modification and
  • operation of an information systems capability.
  • Assigns personnel to various projects and directs their activities, reviews, and evaluates their work and prepares performance reports
  • This work may be done independently or as part of a team.
  • Lead IT projects encompassing the design, deployment, maintenance, and evolution of on-prem & Azure cloud-based systems
  • Lead, Coordinate, and Troubleshoot a wide range of technical issues to minimize downtime
  • Document all platform service processes and procedures and maintain the artifacts in a document repository.
  • Perform systems operation support, including storage and server system administration, general troubleshooting, and troubleshooting of complex engineering issues for hardware, software, and network components.
  • Participate in disaster recovery (DR) planning and execution in support of customer requirements
  • Support data center consolidation efforts
  • Provide expertise and assistance in migrations to managed service(s)
  • Patch management for Storage and backup systems
  • Deploy and enforce security standards developed by the DHS and HHS
  • Manage and maintain storage appliances (Dell Isilon, Dell Unity, Equal Logic)
  • Manage and maintain backup appliances (Cohesity, Commvault)
  • Implement, enforce, and improve processes and procedures

Required Qualifications
  • United States citizenship is required
  • Minimum 8 Years of experience
  • This position requires an engineer to assist with the architecture, engineering, and administration of the Storage Infrastructure.
  • Must be able to support requirements from the customer and to maintain the Dell EMC Isilon, Dell EMC Unity, and Cohesity Data Protect Platform solutions in test and production.
  • Solid hands-on knowledge of Dell EMC Isilon and Unity storage solutions is required for this position.
  • Excellent communication skills are required to effectively interface with customers on site and with staff in the central office in Bethesda, MD.
  • Self-starter who can work with limited supervision.
  • Per federal guidelines, you may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to obtain vaccination.

Desired Qualifications
  • Configuration management experience, either with windows or open-source tools
  • Expert knowledge block, file, object level storage
  • Hands-on technical experience supporting, managing, and deploying Storage and Backup systems
  • Ideal candidate will be personable, articulate and will focus on making sure that the customer's IT needs are met quickly and effectively.
  • Configuration management experience, either with windows or open-source tools
  • Expert knowledge block, file, object level storage
  • Hands-on technical experience supporting, managing, and deploying Storage and Backup systems


Bachelors or Equivalent Experience


Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Why MIL?

The MIL Corporation (MIL) is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you! Whether you're fresh out of college, the military, or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be a great fit.

Here at MIL, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2021-2022, Top Workplaces USA award (Energage)
  • 2017-2022 Top Workplaces Award, Greater Washington Area (The Washington Post)
  • 2018-2022 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
      • 2021 & 2022, Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™
      • 2021 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™
      • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2020- 2022, 2017, Top Workplace Award, South Carolina (Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine)
  • 2022 Freedom Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, MIL welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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