Principal Network/System Engineer

Carson, California
Sep 12, 2023
Oct 02, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Research, analyze, and recommend potential technology/performance enhancements and information system upgrades for the purpose of lifecycle sustainment/replacement, security, and operational improvements necessary to support a secure, reliable, and sustainable environment.
  • Plan, design, engineer, and submit Implementation/Design Packages (IDP), to include required artifacts.
  • Adhere to agency change management processes, and create/submit a Request for Change (RFC) for each approved IDP.
  • Design, implement, integrate, and sustain infrastructure with legacy and cloud-based applications to include COTS, and other modernization efforts.
  • Support software developers and users in a Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) environment.
  • Integrate and sustain data backup solutions and data warehouses for legacy and cloud-based applications.
  • Design, implement, and sustain automated application testing infrastructure.
  • Conduct Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Disaster Recovery planning and participate in related exercises.
  • Ensure that designs and solutions conform to DoD/agency security requirements and policies, to include DISA STIGs.
  • Support migrations of systems, data, and applications to cloud-based or DISA hosted solutions.
  • Provide infrastructure planning, design, implementation, operation, maintenance, and support for SIPRNet systems, servers, clients, software, applications, appliances, and customers.
  • Create and update design drawings.
  • Provide support for vulnerability management.
  • infrastructure projects for classified and unclassified environments.
  • Provide network/system engineering support for systems, application, and database teams.

  • Experience:
    • Minimum 10 years of experience supporting a wide variety of infrastructure technology upgrades and implementations, such as web traffic shaping / management, SharePoint, and authentication technologies.
  • Certifications:
    • One of the following DoD 8570 IAT-III certifications:
      • CASP+ CE
      • CCNP Security
      • CISA
      • CISSP (or Associate)
      • GCED
      • GCIH
      • CCSP
  • Clearance: Top Secret Clearance with ADP Level 1 eligibility (T5 investigation)


We are seeking a Principal Network/System Engineer to join our team supporting the Defense Contract Management Agency in Carson, CA.

This program provides support to help DCMA achieve state-of-the-art, dependable and secure systems that support the Agency in its mission. TekSynap implements and manages secure, available, and dependable Information Technology (IT) systems in the data centers that support DCMA employees and external business partners worldwide 24x7x365. We ensure the availability, reliability, integrity and security of all supported environments (Pre-Production and Production) and IT systems to provide uninterrupted DCMA operations.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Carson, CA
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Low
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Minimal


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


US Citizenship

Top Secret Clearance


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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