System Engineer

Employer
KeyW
Location
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
The Distributed Common Ground Station-Army engineering and sustainment services Ground Station Integration Facility infrastructure team supports all system specific development areas inside the DCGS-A Family of Systems baseline. Additionally, the team is responsible for communicating with respective stakeholders and PoR representatives to resolve critical issues in a timely and effective manner. As a part of this team, your work efforts will contribute to the maintenance of the mixed-use data centers and standalone development environments supporting integrations, testing, and cyber security of the DCGS-A family of products. Bottom line we build, implement, and maintain software tools and system environments used for delivering new IT solutions to the US Army. As a DCGS-A System Engineer, you will work as a system specific subject matter expert for the DCGS-A Family of Systems under sustainment. You must communicate and collaborate to resolve issues with Field Support Engineers, the Development Support Team, the Project Lead, The Integration team, and PM to further evolve the DCGS-A systems development environments. Specifically, you will: Deploy, configure and maintain system specific baselines within an integrated lab facility to support scans, audits, and interoperability testing. Participate in the development of test strategies. Assist in the documentation and reporting of specific issues encountered in the load and test process. Support the transition of software and hardware environments from the PM to the Depot. Operate in a hybrid virtualization environment working with VMware ESXi, vCloud, and standalone systems. Participate in staff conferences as a subject matter expert on the respective baselines. Assist in research, selection and implementation of virtualization and storage solutions Assist the system specific development teams with the development of documentation for software installs on multiple hardware baselines and provide back to the lab manager A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 5 years of professional work experience is required. Four additional years of applicable work experience (total of 9 years) may be substituted for the degree . Experience with either DCGS-A v3, or other similar Windows based Mission Command systems Working knowledge of Fixed supporting operating systems (Microsoft Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, or Server 2012) Knowledge of Microsoft common services and existing within a Microsoft environment. Experience in administering SQL or Oracle databases Must be self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problems Should be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issues DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified (baseline security certification ie CompTIA Securityce) and (technical computing environment training or certification ie Server) prior to start of work TS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated knowledge of VMware, SCCM, and database administration 10 years' experience with Army PoR systems and system fielding Experience in scripting (PowerShell, VBScript, batch files, InstallScript, Wise Script, etc.) MCSE or other related Microsoft certification VCP5 or higher Demonstrated experience with software developers or Lab Management operations Familiarity of project management principles KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism. KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun-because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve. Clearance Requirement: This position requires a Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation. TS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment. KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. How to Apply? Please click apply on the right. Recruiting Point of Contact: Tracy Turner: tracy.turnerkeywcorp.com