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Senior Systems Engineer - Server Infrastructure

Job Description

Role: Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Tysons Corner VA (On-site Position)


Client develops, operates, and maintain an advanced project delivery application platform to support infrastructure maintenance management, construction, and field service projects. The successful candidate will join a dynamic multidiscipline team responsible for design, implementation, integration, and support of the application platform in secure cloud-hosted and on-premises environments. As part of the team, the Senior Systems Engineer's responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to) the following:

  • Plan, deploy, and administer Windows Server and/or Linux server instances and related infrastructure
  • Configure and maintain core network services such as DNS, NTP, DHCP, SMTP, etc.
  • Deploy application software, database instances, and other components.
  • Plan, evaluate and execute server upgrades, install software patches, carry out system backups
  • Evaluate security posture of existing infrastructure and apply system hardening configurations as necessary
  • Troubleshoot common infrastructure and application problems
  • Work closely with System Architect, System Administrators to drive best practices across the environment
  • Work as the escalation point for the application support team(s) with respect to the computing environment
  • Create and maintain detailed and accurate system documentation (system design and configuration plans, design diagrams, task-oriented procedures, and other system documentation)



Specific qualification requirements for the position include the following:

  • 5+ years overall progressive experience as Windows System Administrator (e.g. Windows Server 2016/2019) orRHEL System administrator
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services
    • Hands-on experience creating and maintaining Group Policy Objects (GPO)
    • Troubleshooting common OS and networking issues using industry-standard tools
    • Implementing security controls, infrastructure vulnerability scanning and remediation leveraging tools like Nessus, OpenSCAP, etc.
    • Scripting (e.g. PowerShell, Ansible, etc) to automate system configuration and administration tasks
  • Experience in deploying, configuring, and/or using system management and continuous monitoring tools, such as SolarWinds, Nagios, HBSS, Splunk, is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of AWS cloud services and technologies, including compute, database, storage, network virtualization, and other platform services, strongly desired
  • Thorough understanding of network infrastructure, concepts of operation, and protocols (OSI layers, TCP/IP, routing and switching, etc.)
  • Knowledge of specific network equipment (e.g. Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper) and working experience with routing, switching, and firewall configuration is a plus
  • Demonstrated time management and organization skills while working in a fast-paced, multidiscipline team environment
  • Strong Oral, Written and Presentation Skills; proficiency with workflow and lifecycle management systems (e.g. Atlassian Jira)



Education and Certification:

  • Certification:
    • Microsoft and/or RedHat systems engineer certification is strongly desired
    • Security+ or CISSP certification is strongly desired
  • Education: Computer Science, Information Technology, or a Related Engineering Discipline
    • Master's Degree and 4 + Years of progressive experience or
    • Bachelor's Degree and 6 + Years of progressive experience
  • US Citizenship is a requirement for this position.

Job Requirements

 

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Location US-VA-Tysons Corner VA
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type IT & Technical
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Company Overview

ACS Solutions

ACS Group provides services to Fortune 1000 companies across various industry verticals. With a proven track record of managing project demands while improving the efficiency, productivity and profitability of new and existing projects through process improvement, ACS Group is consistently recognized for identifying and implementing strategic solutions that create and preserve long-term business value. Learn More

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US-VA-Tysons Corner VA
American CyberSystems, Inc.
(571)421-1005
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Job Description

Role: Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Tysons Corner VA (On-site Position)


Client develops, operates, and maintain an advanced project delivery application platform to support infrastructure maintenance management, construction, and field service projects. The successful candidate will join a dynamic multidiscipline team responsible for design, implementation, integration, and support of the application platform in secure cloud-hosted and on-premises environments. As part of the team, the Senior Systems Engineer's responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to) the following:

  • Plan, deploy, and administer Windows Server and/or Linux server instances and related infrastructure
  • Configure and maintain core network services such as DNS, NTP, DHCP, SMTP, etc.
  • Deploy application software, database instances, and other components.
  • Plan, evaluate and execute server upgrades, install software patches, carry out system backups
  • Evaluate security posture of existing infrastructure and apply system hardening configurations as necessary
  • Troubleshoot common infrastructure and application problems
  • Work closely with System Architect, System Administrators to drive best practices across the environment
  • Work as the escalation point for the application support team(s) with respect to the computing environment
  • Create and maintain detailed and accurate system documentation (system design and configuration plans, design diagrams, task-oriented procedures, and other system documentation)



Specific qualification requirements for the position include the following:

  • 5+ years overall progressive experience as Windows System Administrator (e.g. Windows Server 2016/2019) orRHEL System administrator
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services
    • Hands-on experience creating and maintaining Group Policy Objects (GPO)
    • Troubleshooting common OS and networking issues using industry-standard tools
    • Implementing security controls, infrastructure vulnerability scanning and remediation leveraging tools like Nessus, OpenSCAP, etc.
    • Scripting (e.g. PowerShell, Ansible, etc) to automate system configuration and administration tasks
  • Experience in deploying, configuring, and/or using system management and continuous monitoring tools, such as SolarWinds, Nagios, HBSS, Splunk, is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of AWS cloud services and technologies, including compute, database, storage, network virtualization, and other platform services, strongly desired
  • Thorough understanding of network infrastructure, concepts of operation, and protocols (OSI layers, TCP/IP, routing and switching, etc.)
  • Knowledge of specific network equipment (e.g. Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper) and working experience with routing, switching, and firewall configuration is a plus
  • Demonstrated time management and organization skills while working in a fast-paced, multidiscipline team environment
  • Strong Oral, Written and Presentation Skills; proficiency with workflow and lifecycle management systems (e.g. Atlassian Jira)



Education and Certification:

  • Certification:
    • Microsoft and/or RedHat systems engineer certification is strongly desired
    • Security+ or CISSP certification is strongly desired
  • Education: Computer Science, Information Technology, or a Related Engineering Discipline
    • Master's Degree and 4 + Years of progressive experience or
    • Bachelor's Degree and 6 + Years of progressive experience
  • US Citizenship is a requirement for this position.

Job Requirements

 
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