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Springfield, VA · Information Technology
NorthHill Technology Resources has a need for a Senior Systems Engineer to support a Federal Program in Springfield, VA,  This is a direct-hire role with our client, a small, fast growing Federal Integrator.  Excellent compensation, benefits and company culture.  Due to the nature of the work, candidates must have an active Top Secret Clearance.

The Sr Systems Engineer designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems. Coordinates system development to include design, modeling, security, integration, and formal testing.
  • Contributes to completion of milestones associated with specific engineering projects
  • Develops solutions to a variety of engineering problems of moderate scope and complexity
  • Perform systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the end
  • Oversees moderately complex infrastructure including installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools
  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis
  • Performs continual maintenance of security, including backup and redundancy strategies
  • Prepares and maintains documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology
EDUCATION: BA/BS or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
5+ years of related systems engineering experience
Active TS/SCI clearance required and eligibility to obtain a CI poly
Desired Skills:  
A deep expertise in one of the following areas and working knowledge of one or more of the other following:
  • Juniper / Cisco Networking
  • Cisco ASA / Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Virtualization technologies (VMware, virtual networking, vROPS, XenServer/XCP-ng)
  • Application load balancing, proxy configurations, and traffic routing tools (F5 Networks, NGINX, or HA Proxy) in addition to web authentication methods (SAML or OAUTH)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux, YUM, Satellite, Capsule technologies
  • Enterprise Storage Systems (EMC (Unity, Isilon platforms) NetApp)
  • Enterprise scale backup technologies
  • DISA STIG Audits, hardening and remediation procedures
  • Certification and Accreditation Experience
  • Risk Management Frameworks
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