Lead Systems Engineer

ECS Federal in Fairfax, VA

  • Industry: Information Technology - System Engineer And Technician
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $121,560.00 - 170,510.00 / Year*
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ECS is seeking a Lead Systems Engineer to work in our Fairfax, VA office. Job Description:Be a Lead Systems Engineer on one of the most high profile and significant cybersecurity systems in the U.S. ECS seeks an experienced Lead Systems Engineer to support the operations and maintenance for the network and system environment of the Department of Homeland Security s Continuous Diagnostics Mitigation (CDM) project, which is being used by every Federal agency. This is an important project for our company and will be a resume builder for you. In this role you will provide architectural and hands-on administration with a specific focus on continual service improvement (CSI) and subject matter expert troubleshooting support.Position Responsibilities:Working alongside a dynamic operations team that includes technical engineers, DevOps engineers, development teams and technical leadership, the Lead Systems Engineer will support the existing windows-based COTS application and ultimately will need to be comfortable with transitioning to a completely new Linux platform environment. The position will focus on managing all systems administration duties including troubleshooting and resolving issues at the operating system or server level.Support activities may include, but not be limited to:Overall engineering responsibility for the systemManaging to high availability and service level objectivesDatabase maintainability and architectureContinual Service Improvement managementImplement Enterprise Architecture conceptsBecome an expert with primary applications used in the systemIncident identification, root cause analysis and resolutionRecommendation and implementation of new and improved processes and procedures for system administration and maintenanceWe are seeking team-players who enjoy the challenge of problem solving, and learning new skills and technologies. The team will routinely interact with government stakeholders to communicate status, issues and progress. You'll be working with a talented team in Fairfax, VA developing a leading-edge enterprise system that will protect Federal IT systems across the U.S. It's an exciting project that will help many people. You will work onsite at the project team s location in Fairfax, VA, and the customer site in Ballston, VA.Required Skills:Must be a U.S. CitizenMust be able to obtain TS/SCI Clearance and DHS SuitabilityBachelor's Degree (IT or relevant STEM degree)3+ years administering and troubleshooting N tier web applications to include database servers, services servers, and web servers in Windows and Linux environments3+ years managing the deployment, maintenance and operations of web-based systems in Windows and Linux environments3+ years basic network administration and troubleshootingProven experience with software migrations and new deployments (On Prem or Cloud)Architecture focus, with a desire to improve configurations, DevOps, release, change, and operations managementExperience supporting web-based systems performance analysis and optimizationManage to the security posture of the systemsProven automation and orchestration experienceExcellent written and verbal communication skillsProven ability to interact with customer stakeholders, including senior leadershipDesired Skills:Scripting/automation experience (Powershell, Python, etc..)Experience working with RSA Archer GRCExperience troubleshooting messaging queuing technologies, especially RabbitMQDatabase Management (SQL Server, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, etc...)Experience working as a Cyber Security professionalExperience with CI/CD environmentsExperience supporting routing troubleshooting and analysis, as a helpdesk engineer for a web-based Windows and/or Linux applicationsSolid understanding of Systems Architecture and component integration conceptsMicrosoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)Linux Professional Institute (LPI): LPIC System AdministratorCISSP CertificationDHS SuitabilityECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 2300+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.
Associated topics: equipment, ip, maintain, maintenance, network, server, system engineer, system specialist, system technician, technician

* Estimated salary


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