Senior Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville | US-GA-Warner Robins | US-AL-Huntsville | US-GA-Augusta, GA | US-OH-Columbus | US-TX-Houston | US-NM-Albuquerque | US
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


We are searching for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our efforts supporting Defense Logistics Agency Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) Common Operation Environment (COE).  


TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. “Technology moving at the speed of thought” embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.


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The Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) Common Operation Environment (COE) is the single face system delivering access to a number of independently managed business applications and capabilities. The PIEE COE represents a new Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition strategy of providing procurement business and financial services capability to procurement professionals in support of the war fighter. The PIEE COE is not an individual Information Technology (IT) application or system. Rather, it’s a collaborative COE based on core components designed to present a virtual procurement workspace for professional procurement individuals.


The scope of this effort includes ongoing analysis for software design and development, solution integration, testing and deployment, application sustainment, and program management support for the core PIEE COE applications and capabilities including future enhancements.

Responsibilities & Qualifications



  • The Systems Engineer will have overall responsibility of the strategy for successful design and overall implementation of the PIEE effort. The Systems Engineer will have responsibility in leading the solution architecture and managing the software development resources.


  • Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related field or a minimum of eight (8) or more years of relevant experience in an Enterprise IT
  • Must have at least one of these certifications: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Certified Information Systems Server Professional (CISSP), Agile certifications/documentation.
  • Experience applying The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) in Agile solution designs to minimize technical debt and improve overall velocity.
  • Experience implementing the MVC Development Methodology (Model/View/Controller).
  • Experience with developing and managing data models.
  • Experience creating and updating data dictionaries.
  • Experience developing solutions using Message Services, including development of Apache ActiveMQ services.
  • Experience with DevOps pipeline tools including configuration management, requirements (e.g. JIRA, Version One), automated testing, and deployment.
  • Experience designing and implementing Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions.
  • Experience in network communication protocols, ports, routing, proxy settings, and firewall policies.
  • Experience designing solutions compliant with the Federal Information Management Security Act (FISMA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Security Standards and Security Requirements.
  • Technically proficient in designing and implementing data center/cloud-based hosting solutions, including solution architecture and cost estimation.
  • Experience with pricing and licensing models of major enterprise software platforms, making architecture recommendations in consideration of life-cycle cost.
  • Experience developing root case analysis, problem identification and resolution, and road-map for problems within system design and implementation of existing and new systems.
  • Technical proficiency in optimizing system performance and resource utilization through log and monitoring analysis.
  • Experience analyzing business requirements and designing specifications for technical solutions and associated activities.
  • Technical proficiency with SQL including the ability to create queries to validate data integrity and other data constraints.
  • Experience with all aspects of configuration management planning including configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting, configuration audits, configuration documentation.

Additional Job Information


  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Location: Jacksonville, FL, Huntsville, AL, Warner Robins, GA, or Ft. Gordon August, GA
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Medium
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday – Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: 10% or less



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



Citizenship: US Citizen

Clearance requirement: Secret



Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.


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