Systems Engineering, Associate

Bethesda, MD
Apr 30, 2021
May 05, 2021
Full Time
Clearance Required:

Public Trust

Education Required:


US Citizenship:

Why MIL?

MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, & 2017 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2020, 2017 Top Workplace Award, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine (South Carolina)
  • 2019 & 2018 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
  • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.


The MIL Corporation seeks a Systems Engineering, Associate [Storage & Backup System Engineer (Level III)] to support a Federal Government client at our Bethesda, MD location. The System Engineer will design and build storage and backup solutions and strategies to support large storage volumes; manage backup and recovery tools and systems for servers (physical and virtual), applications, and workstations; and facilitate migration of storage and backup solutions to cloud environments.


  • Review, recommend, plan, and implement migration of client storage, applications, and services to cloud services and platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.).
  • Schedule and automated full, incremental, and ad hoc backups of client systems, and monitor to ensure backups are completed as scheduled.
  • Perform data backups for all servers on daily and weekly rotations and deposit data offsite weekly for COOP and disaster recovery purposes.
  • Ensure end-users can access and share data at a user level based on defined permissions.
  • Ensure the client enterprise storage solution can transfer the data to storage as they are generated.
  • Ensure the client data sharing solution allows external collaborators to share data easily without any technical burden that would inhibit the use of the solution.
  • Implement and support a storage solution which stores both structured and unstructured data (e.g., video files, documents) and retrieves them in time for supporting mission requirements.
  • Following and recommending best practices.
  • Collaborating with contract team and Federal customers to promote a positive, helpful, and inclusive environment.
  • Managing tasks to meet customer SLAs and expectations, communicate issues and recommend remediation.
  • Performing other tasks as assigned.

Desired Qualifications
  • Eight (8) or more years designing, building storage and backup solutions in a virtualized, mission critical environment supporting large storage volumes.
  • Eight (8) or more years' experience designing backup solution and ensuring backups are completed as scheduled.
  • Eight (8) or more years managing all backup and recovery tools and systems, and in the deployment of backup strategies for all infrastructure components.
  • Eight (8) or more years' experience in a lead role on storage related projects involving on-premises and cloud.
  • Hands on experience installing and configuring backup solutions such as CommVault or Cohesity.
  • Five (5) or more year hands on experience with Dell storage solutions (Isilon NAS, Unity SAN).
  • Three (3) or more years' experience with Cohesity storage solutions or similar hyper-converged solution.
  • Five (5) or more years hands on experience with on-premises or Cloud to Cloud backup migration.
  • Eight (8) or more years' experience planning storage projects and assess business implications for each stage.
  • Eight (8) or more years' experience supporting, planning, and building infrastructure supporting COOP & DR plans.
  • Dell Storage Specialist certification or equivalent.
  • Hands on experience migrating on-prem infrastructure to the Cloud.
  • Experience with various cloud hosting providers (i.e., AWS, Azure).
  • Skills in the following key areas including strategic thinking, multi-tasking, time management, planning and executing to a defined schedule.

  • BA/BS


All applicants for this position must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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