Systems Integrator - Expert

Employer
Perspecta
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Overview Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities This position will support an Intelligence Community [IC] agency and will provide a full range of IT capabilities to include applications, databases, analytic and data management tools, security and privacy compliance and associated program management necessary to support this agency's intelligence and national security mission. This initiative is divided into three major categories of work: [1] IT Development, Enhancements and Engineering which includes requirements definition, system design/engineering, build, test, and integration to ensure the timely delivery of services, applications, databases, and tools across the agency's enterprise. [2] Applied Technology Assessments provides support through the various IT Lifecycle phases: Planned/future development efforts Current development initiatives Sustainment of legacy systems Activities may include identifying, reviewing, prioritizing and inserting new/emerging technologies into current or future initiatives. The work performed may also include activities such as developing prototypes and/or pilots and preparing Analysis of Alternatives that includes, cost, benefit, and risk of potential new and/or emerging technologies. [3] Operations and Maintenance provides support for the sustainment of existing systems including the application of upgrades/patches, for IT hardware, system software, applications, databases, websites, tools by providing system support, end user/help desk support, software/firmware release, infrastructure installation and retirements, and software and hardware configuration and inventory control. In general, Systems Integrators are responsible for maintaining integrity of systems-of systems by defining requirements architecture (consistent with the Enterprise Architecture) and interfaces. Plans, implements, tests, documents, and maintains solutions to total systems or subsystems using internally created and/or commercial off-the-shelf products. Provides end-to-end project management support of the life cycle. Provides a total systems perspective including a technical understanding of relationships, dependencies and requirements of hardware and software components. Coordinates with other team members and ensures problem solution, appropriate risk reduction, and user satisfaction. Makes recommendations, if needed, on test and evaluation strategies for major systems' installations. Provides analyses, designs, tests, and evaluates network systems such as satellite networks, local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the Internet, intranets, and other data communications systems ranging from a connection between two offices in the same building to globally distributed networks, voice mail, and e-mail systems of a multinational organization. Performs network modeling, analysis, and planning including research related products and make necessary hardware and software recommendations. Installs, configures, and supports an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet system or a segment of a network system. Maintains network hardware and software. Monitors network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures. Ensures that adequate and appropriate planning is provided for hardware and communications for facilities. Prepares engineering plans and site installation technical design packages. Provides coordination in the analysis, acquisition and installation of hardware and software. Manages efforts of a staff engaged in facility additions, moves or changes including analysis, telecommunications (LAN, WAN, voice, video) planning, cabling, IT requirements, etc. Performs site surveys. Assesses and documents current site network configuration and user requirements. Responsibilities Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities may include: Identify and analyze all or part of a component's existing or new peripheral, network, and telecommunications systems requirements, taking into consideration the special technology needs. Establish functional and technical specifications and standards, solve hardware and software interface problems, define input/output parameters, and ensure integration of the entire systems or subsystem. Work with other engineers, systems analysts, programmers, technicians, scientists and top-level managers in the design, testing and evaluation of systems. Test and evaluate hardware and software to determine efficiency, reliability, and compatibility with existing system, and make purchase recommendations. Provide frequent contact with customers, traceability within program documents, and the overall computing environment and architecture. Consult customers, visit workplaces or conduct surveys to determine present and future user needs. Manage and update the master schedule. Ensure coordination and information flow occurs between all programs and organizational managers. Estimate software-testing costs and schedule. Prepare milestone status reports and deliveries/presentations on the system test and evaluation concept to colleagues, subordinates, and end user representatives. Provide direction to test and evaluation support staff. Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components. Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations. Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations. Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware. Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use. Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records. Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software. Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes. Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems. Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future. Train people in computer system use. Load computer tapes and disks, and install software and printer paper or forms. Gather data pertaining to customer needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements. Analyze equipment performance records to determine the need for repair or replacement. Maintain logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records. Research new technology, and implement it or recommend its implementation. Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs. Coordinate with vendors and with company personnel to facilitate purchases. Provide direct support to the program manager(s) with relationship to the Agency cloud activities. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: TS/SCI w/Poly Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline related to systems integration 12 years relevant experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Excellent oral and written comprehension and expression. Excellent critical thinking, deductive and inductive reasoning skills. Excellent ability to recognize and understand a complex problem early and the ability to coordinate among various team members for timely resolution. Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Excellent operations and systems analysis skills. Excellent coordination and monitoring skills. Ability to identify measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance Ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. Preferred Qualifications: Relevant Certifications Tool and Application Experience: Cable accessories - Cable verifiers. Interferometers - Optical spectrum analyzers. Network analyzers - Asynchronous transfer mode ATM analyzers; Bit error rate BER testers; Synchronous optical network SONET analyzers; T-Birds Power meters - Powerline monitors. Protocol analyzers. Administration software - Cisco Systems CiscoWorks; Element management software; Network management software; Network shutdown software. Configuration management software - Application management software; Automated installation software; Patch and update management software; Systems and applications migration software. Network monitoring software - Ethereal; Multi-router traffic grapher MRTG software; Veritas NerveCenter; ZABBIX software. Network security or virtual private network VPN management software - Intrusion prevention system IPS software; Network and system vulnerability assessment software. OpenService Open NerveCenter; Security incident handling software. Transaction security and virus protection software - Encryption software; Packet filter software. Ping software, Root kit detection software. Options

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