Senior Systems engineer

Quantico, VA
Aug 31, 2023
Sep 30, 2023
Full Time
Location: Quantico, VA


IntelliBridge is an award-winning national security company looking for a Systems Engineer to support a federal agency by bring a systematic approach to cloud-based development, operations, standardization, and governance of cloud computing applications to the enterprise. Provide engineering methods and tools to conceive, develop, operate, and maintain cloud computing systems and solutions for the agency’s investigative, intelligence, and enterprise applications and data to meet the needs and support the missions of the agency.

As a direct employee of IntelliBridge, you would receive a benefit package that includes health/dental/vision insurance coverage, 401K with company match, PTO & paid holidays, and annual tuition/training assistance. For more information, please visit our website.

  • Active TS Required

Required Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Ten (10) years of infrastructure experience (firewalls, load balancer, AD, DNS, etc.).
  • Five (5) years’ experience with cloud infrastructure technologies (VPC, Vnet, Route53, Azure DNS, ELB, S3, Storage Accounts, Cloud Formation, IAM, RMS, etc.).
  • Strong understanding across cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, data, and applications) to deliver end to end cloud infrastructure architectures and designs.
  • Three (3) years’ experience automating infrastructure in a cloud environment.
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration.
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or Ansible.
  • Strong knowledge/experience with SQL/Databases.
  • Experience in a 24/7 always-up, always available service.
  • Must be able to adjust to constant business change, including new requirements, evolving goals and strategies, and emerging technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to bring a systematic approach to cloud-based development, operations, standardization, and governance of cloud computing applications to the enterprise.
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage engineering methods and tools to conceive, develop, operate, and maintain cloud computing systems and solutions for the FBI’s investigative, intelligence, and enterprise applications and data.
  • Advanced or expert-level knowledge of Systems Engineering, to include hands-on project engineering, System of Systems, and Enterprise Systems Engineering experience and cloud migration experience.
  • Applying technical leadership and expertise integrating new technology, and/or applying innovative techniques to solve complex implementation and integration IT challenges.
  • End-to-end understanding of systems development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies and the ability to independently engineer, analyze, and test complex applications, systems, and/or services.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, to be able to convey complex ideas to people at all organizational levels in a logical and understandable manner.
  • Experience with Agile program/project framework.
  • Experience in enterprise software test development, Service as a Solution, cloud computing, distributed systems, database internals, analytics, and/or Systems Architecture.
  • Demonstrated systems engineering project experience (requirements development, requirements management, design, or verification) within a USG program.
  • Advises ITSU and LD leadership team as Chief Systems Architect.
  • Leads in the development of the technical solution or offering, and in translating the business needs into technical requirements. Identifies gaps, strategic impacts, financial impacts, and the risk profile in the technical solution or offering and provides technical support.
  • Understands cloud computing technology and infrastructure as well as has experience designing and migrating applications to the cloud; has the ability to blueprint, design and deploy scalable, HA, and fault tolerant systems on AWS and make commercially available PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS recommendations where appropriate.
  • Performs a variety of system engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.
  • Delivery of cloud infrastructure strategies aligned with business objectives with a focus on Cloud migrations.
  • Design of cloud infrastructure with a focus on AWS using current industry best practices
  • Provide leadership in infrastructure migration methodologies and techniques including mass application movements into the cloud including:
    1. Provide design, implementation, and support of infrastructure automation.
    2. Research new cloud technologies and prototype solutions that can be leveraged to decrease costs and increase performance.
    3. Mentor existing staff on cloud computing best practices and technology to drive cloud adoption.
  • Actively participate in Engineering Scrum and design meetings to drive quality releases.
  • Monitor applications with Application Performance Monitoring tools.
  • Produce and maintain documentation on installations, procedures, and requirements for systems.
  • Provide quality assurance review of new and existing software productions and solutions.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree computer science, MIS, or equivalent technology discipline and/ or equivalent related development experience in lieu of degree.
  • Possess a range of technical certifications, such as: (a) higher level network-related certifications (e.g., CCNP, CCIE, JNCP, JNCIE, etc.); (b) higher level platform-related certifications (e.g., MCSA, MCSE, MCSD, MCP, RHCE, RHDS, RHCA, LPIC-2, LPIC-3, VCP, VCAP, SNIA, etc.); or (c) higher level systems-related certifications (e.g., ESEP, CSEP, AWS)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with monitoring and analytical tools (Splunk, New Relic)
  • Experience with automation and provisioning tools (Chef/Puppet/Terraform)
  • Experience working with various SDLC groups (Development, QA, Configuration Management) on project work as well as solving real time production system issues.
  • Familiarity with cloud-based disaster recovery and HA system development
  • Familiarity with networking equipment (load balancing/firewalls)
  • Experience with AWS; AWS Certified Solution Architect is a plus.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux-based operating system configuration, automation, and management
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and efficiently.
  • Excellent technical analysis, problem solving skills, communication, documentation and reporting skills.
  • Must be able to interact effectively with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible to meet time demands without compromising quality.
  • Experience in a global 24x7 environment strongly preferred.
  • Experience/knowledge of administering application servers, web servers and databases (Jetty, Tomcat, WebSphere, Nginx, Apache, Postgres, etc.)
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes in a production environment
  • Familiarization with Big Data, Search, Cybersecurity, Test and Evaluation (T&E), and/or Cloud technologies
  • Administration of platform technologies such as Postgres, VPNs, DNS and LDAP
  • Experience with networking hardware such as Cisco or Juniper
  • Designing and troubleshooting network routing and VLANs

About Us:

IntelliBridge delivers IT strategy, cloud, cybersecurity, application, data and analytics, enterprise IT, intelligence analysis, and mission operation support services to accelerate technical performance and efficiency for Defense, Civilian, and National Security & Federal Law Enforcement clients.

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