Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
ID
2021-2108
Category
Information Technology
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

We are seeking a Systems Engineer to join our team supporting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency at their Fort Belvoir, Va location.

 

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.

 

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Responsibilities & Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to a team of System Administrators.
  • Generate status updates and communicate task status to task owners. 
  • Provide end-user support to resolve technical problems related to standalone operating systems and IT applications.
  • Perform functions on standalone Windows (7, 10) and Redhat Linux based operating systems and applications.
  • Develop IT operating procedures, techniques, and baseline configuration guides. 
  • Manage and secure VMWARE virtual images Linux and Windows based systems utilizing STIGs and industry standard practices.
  • Perform operations, and maintenance support on standalone Laptop PC and systems.
  • Provide technical support on digital cameras and media.
  • Assist with logistical support for the issuance, tracking, shipping, and receiving of personal computers, laptops, Cameras, and digital media.
  • Participate and assist in researching IT solutions in support of technology refresh as required to support IT system development and life cycle activities.
  • Create and distribute operating system image on standalone laptop PCs.
  • Install, configure, manage baseline operating systems, and supported applications.
  • Troubleshoot operating system and application faults, and errors.   
  • Support Government mandated IT Security policies and procedures.
  • Interface with Information System Security Managers and Officers in support all applicable IT security policies and procedures. 
  • Perform media protection in accordance with DOD security policies, and degauss and wipe hard drives as required.
  • Perform vulnerability scans of operating system utilizing approved security scanner.
  • Resolve IT related Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and remediate software vulnerabilities via security patching, and specialized software configurations.
  • Support Risk Management Framework, and assist in security assessment of IT environment as required.
  • Ensures that the network/transport layers of the common operating environment are compliant. 
  • Evaluates problems in network usage, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective action. 
  • Works with internal team, the customer, and vendors to define, analyze, and provide solutions for the customer’s voice, data, and image communications requirements. 
  • Uses design tools to evaluate projected network usage and produce media, technical and cost solutions for multiple networks. 
  • Other responsibilities include providing installation, configurating, and operational use of a variety of operating systems (Red Hat, Windows, ESXi) and virtualization (VMWare).

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-10 or more years of experience. 
  • BS/BA 
  • Top-Secret clearance required with SCI or SCI eligibility.
  • DoD 8570 Level II or III compliant certification 
  • CCNA or CCNP desired

Additional Job Information

COMPETENCIES

  • 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

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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: Fort Belvoir, VA
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Low
  • 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%

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

 

WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

Top-Secret Clearance/SCI 

OTHER DUTIES

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.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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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