Sr. Systems Engineer

Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Date Posted: 04-12-2018
Position Title: Sr. Systems Engineer
Location: Norfolk, VA
Security Clearance Type: Secret Clearance required
Work Status: U.S. Citizen
Position Status: Contract to hire
Compensation: Negotiable
 
Responsibilities:
  • Participates in the upgrading of operating systems and design of systems enhancements.
  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Collaborates with other system engineers or application owners to design solutions for customers.
  • Identifies hardware, software and services required to meet customer needs.
  • Manages system stability, operation, and scalability.
  • Provide technical guidance for troubleshooting systems and designing innovative solutions.
  • Evaluate current or developing technologies to consider for implementation weighing such factors as cost, compatibility, and usability.
  • Communicate with customers to understand current and future requirements for their systems and be able to speak on their behalf to the configuration management team.
  • Document design specifications, installation instructions, new processes, and procedures.
  • Perform ongoing hardware and software maintenance to include installing or upgrade hardware or software.
  • Configure servers to meet functional specifications.
  • Evaluate existing systems to suggest changes to meet organizational requirements.
  • Communicate project information through technical reports and presentations.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
 
Required Skills:
  • 5-8 years of related systems engineering experience.
  • Minimum 5-8 years of directly related experience in in Systems Administration (Windows/Unix), Active Directory, Storage, Virtualization and IA/Cyber Security compliance required.
  • Active DOD Security clearance with TS eligibility required.
  • Current Security+ certification required.
 
Desired Skills:
  • Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows Server 2003/2008, Windows XP/7, etc.)
  • Active Directory (2003/2008) group policies design and implementation
  • Implementing and supporting Microsoft BackOffice products (Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, SMS)
  • Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
  • VMware vSphere 5 administration
  • SAN Storage Design and administration
  • Citrix, VDI, HyperV desktop design and administration
  • Working knowledge of server hardware (RAID, clustering, virtualization, etc.)
  • TCP/IP protocol, DHCP, DNS, etc.
  • Knowledge of MS Forefront Identity Management a plus
  • Microsoft SQL 2008/2012 and MySQL administration a plus
  • PowerShell a plus
  • Understanding of IT Security best practices to meet DOD STIGs
 
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama and Columbia, Maryland that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
 
 
 
 
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