Overview: We want you to be an integral part of an innovative, creative, and energetic group of team members supporting a government client in Washington, DC Steampunk is looking for a Systems Engineer to support one of our federal customers. The Systems Engineer will support a dynamic team that provides engineering services across a variety of platforms and technology. Contributions: 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.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Shall do work that involves planning and coordinating the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of hardware and software systems. Shall expect to do work planning and scheduling the installation of new or modified hardware and operating systems and applications software; managing accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment; managing systems resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability; implementing security procedures and tools; developing and documenting systems administration standard operating procedures; resolving hardware/software interface and interoperability problems;ensuring systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency; maintaining systems configuration; integrating hardware and software components within the systems environment; evaluating new systems engineering technologies and their effect on the operating environment managing the installation and integration of systems fixes, updates, and enhancements; Provide Tier II and Tier III end-user rollout and troubleshooting support as directed Qualifications: US CitizenMinimum of Five (5) years of experience managing IT systems at the senior level and/or;Associate's Degree, with a preference of Bachelors degree, or higher, in an IT-related field.Minimum of 1 Technical Certification MCSE: Infrastructure (or MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure), MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect, MCSA: Windows Server 2012 or Higher, Red Hat, etc.).Strong customer service skills, teaming skills, and the ability to collaborate within a cross-functional team. Ability to research and resolve problems efficiently and accurately.Strong system and network troubleshooting ability.Windows Server 2016 and 2019 installation, patching, and server role management, including DNS, IIS, Certification Authority ManagementPowerShell scripting experience requiredActive Directory object and unique attribute managementWindows Server build automation a plus (ie Orchestration)Workstation, web browser (Edge, Chrome) and other application lockdownDocumentation a forethought, including SOP creation, lifecycle, and task managementProactive member of the team find issues, find solutions; Provide data and metrics to managementPreferred Skills:Ability to maintain workload in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing prioritiesExperience supporting systems in Agile and DevOps environments.Steampunk is a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042 and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.223-99 implementing the order. Therefore, this position requires full vaccination for COVID-19, except in jurisdictions where the mandate is barred by a court ordered injunction. About steampunk: Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors. Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges. As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program.