Senior Systems Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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RESPONSIBILITIES Kforce has a client in Herndon, VA that is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer with demonstrated architecture and systems engineering to mitigate cyber intrusions onto our client's ISP network in support of US Government networks. Summary This is a highly technical and hands-on position requiring the selected candidate to both lead and participate in multiple team environments and to provide independent efforts to all aspects of system integration including design, needs analysis, design review, testing, implementation, and validation. This position will be responsible for systems in support of our client's Government and commercial Managed Security Services platforms addressing .gov and critical infrastructure protection missions. Key Tasks Trouble ticket generation and response customer interface and escalations Monitoring, configuring, troubleshooting Tier 12 events on Operational Develop and implement patch management methodologies using various automation toolsets Create and maintain reports for patch compliance and system audit data Participate in ongoing operational projects Provide recommendations for system automation Troubleshoot hardware and software issues as they arise Document issues and associated resolutions to problems Participate in OS patch management and coordination Develop and test Windows security patch packages Troubleshoot Windows OS and Microsoft application security patch installations Ongoing maintenance administration of assigned systems Adherence to policies, processes and procedures within your areas of responsibility Assistance with execution of projects related to areas of responsibility The candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and experience in system architecture and engineering disciplines Specific technical knowledge of enterprise level networking and network security REQUIREMENTS A Bachelor's degree andor Advanced degree in ElectricalComputer Engineering or Computer Science and experience, or a strong interest in, the cyber security field Available 247 for Network Outages and Maintenance window work Must be available for rotating on-call and work after hours as needed Experience with Windows OS and Microsoft application security patch installations Experience with Cisco, Juniper and other network vendor IOS upgradea Experience with Linux (Red Hat, CentOS) at the command line and familiar with server level technology (Apache, JBoss, SQL) Enterprise systems experience from the standpoint of knowing how to manage a large number of servers engineering, deployment, operations and maintenance PXE, Kickstart, Automated system builds Thorough understanding of virtualization and virtual networking (VMware) Familiarity with IPTables and SELinux Familiarity with troubleshooting LDAP, Kerberos, OpenSSL certs, system hardening Experience with data center servers including blade servers Experience with mass system configuration management Experience with Remedy, Monitoring Tools (i.e. SolarWindsNagiosJIRA) Kforce is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Associated topics: equipment, http, infrastructure architect, ip, maintenance, network, principal systems engineer, senior engineer, system architect, system integrator

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