Systems Engineer

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 04-17-2018
Minimum three (3) years experience as a Lead Systems Engineer.
A minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in one or more of the following:
a. System engineering of DoD command, control, communications and intelligence (C3I) systems;
b. Analyzing needs; deriving system-level requirements; and contributing to the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of computer networks and systems; or
c. Microelectronics engineering, integrated circuit design, and integrated circuit reverse engineering skills.

We're looking for a candidate to come in and perform systems engineering via a variety of skill sets to help lead full life-cycle creation and support of our customer's lab network, which consist of multiple Linux servers and desktops running a plethora of VMs (mostly Windows) to enable our customer to test a variety of mitigations in a variety of environments.  The performance tasks will include:
- Efficiently build and maintain VMWare Horizon systems, clients, and environment
- Automate the VDI infrastructure build process where possible (kickstart, Puppet, Ansible, etc)
- Keep up to date on IAVA patching and ensure our systems are always ready for updated scans                           - Demonstrated understanding and ease of building, evaluating, and testing Group Policy Objects GPO.
- Maintain and optimize DNS and DHCP as requested.
- Configure and enable Active Directory Domain Services AD DS to ensure systems and resources are properly managed within the virtual infrastructure.
- Manage vSphere virtual environment, to include Horizon, vSAN and automated deployment.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of Cisco Catalyst and Nexus networking to include iSCSI SAN design and Firewall configurations.
- Demonstrated familiarity with security tools, NMAP, OpenVAS, Angler, Metasploit, and Kali.
- Lead through subject matter expertise and understanding of the system
Optional and Useful:
- Container technologies like Docker
- Repositories such as Git, SVN, Aptitude, and RPM
- Experience with Windows Hyper-V
• Experience in ESXI/VMWare and Window and Linux administration.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field

• Understanding of secure systems engineering development, including system security requirements analysis, system security requirements allocation, trade-off analysis, other systems security analyses, and secure system definition and specification development Computer implant architecture and development
• Experience managing a virtualized cluster
• Strong Windows and Linux administration skills
• In-depth understanding of networking
• Applicable security certifications: CISSP, RHCE, Security+
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