Systems Engineer II

Apex Systems
Washington, DC
Aug 24, 2019
Aug 26, 2019
Full Time
Role: Systems Engineer II Location: Washington DC Overview Apex Systems, the second largest IT staffing firm in the nation, is looking for a Systems Engineer to support one of our federal customers. They will support a dynamic team that provide engineering services across a variety of platforms and technologies - to include cloud migration, architecture, integration, and deployment. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, who is interested in learning the latest technology and has a proven ability to learn quickly and apply training to solve real world engineering problems. Candidates must be US citizens able to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Homeland Security Suitability as a condition of employment. Contributions Design and implement engineering projects as directed by the customer such as, but not limited to: Cloud service implementations with a focus on AWS and Azure using vendor, government, and industry best practices, including Hybrid implementation / integration planning and execution. Cloud automation with Azure workflow and/or AWS application deployment. Single-sign-on (SSO) and PIV card integration with Office 365 / ADFS Microsoft tools and technologies such as AD, Exchange, NDS, SharePoint, RMS, SCCM Security Information and Event Management tools such as McAfee Enterprise Security Manager Virtualization technologies and management (VMware, Hyper-V) Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions such as Dell Compellent Federated, fully integrated Microsoft Office 365 collaboration tool suite and web conferencing capability for desktop clients Enhancements, implementation and configuration management of security monitoring, data logging and other utility servers, dashboards and console applications used to monitor and manage the IT infrastructure Enhancements, implement and maintain client platform (ie desktop, laptop, VDI) designs that include software images and hardware configurations and image updates Provide level of effort estimates to project managers as requested in order to develop project schedules Build servers with standard build guidelines, harden and work with Information Assurance to remediate findings after IT Security scans Install servers and/or appliances in racks and connect to infrastructure Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), "As Is" documentation, Installation Instructions and any other required O&M transition documentation as required Work with Infrastructure Engineering team members to meet requirements and deadlines Provide technical advice and develop solutions as required by customer Provide Tier II and Tier III end-user rollout and troubleshooting support as directed Qualifications Minimum Education Associate's Degree or higher and/or 5 - 15 Years of Experience Performing Systems Engineering Required Skills/Experience Must have at a minimum a Microsoft certification such as Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Experience with cloud service implementations with a focus on AWS and Azure using industry best practices Experience in implementing cloud automation with Azure workflow and/or AWS application deployment Experience in System Engineering in one or more areas including cloud architecture, integration, and deployment; telecommunications and VOIP; operating systems; databases; mobile device management (MDM) systems; middleware Experience with secure mobile solutions, such as, but not limited to: Microsoft Exchange (Active Sync), Microsoft Intune (MDM), AirWatch (MDM), JAMF Casper Experience with messaging systems, collaboration software, application-based firewall and proxy server(s), and operating systems Experience managing a VPN server solution Such as Juniper Security Appliance (SA) Experience managing a Virtualization solutions such as VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V Experience with deploying & hardening Windows Server 2016, Apple OSX, IOS platforms(s) Experience managing MS Threat Management Gateway (TMG) Experience deploying and using leading security tools including but not limited to: McAfee Enterprise Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Host Intrusion Prevention for Servers (HIPS) Imperva EnCase Forensic DbProtect HP WebInspect Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner Xceedium Experience developing SOPs Preferred Skills Excellent communications (written and verbal) and problem-solving skills Must be able to provide technical advice, guidance, and strategy to team, managers, and customers Ability to maintain workload in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities EEO EmployerApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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