Sr. Systems Engineer (TS / SCI)


Aberdeen, MD

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 34 days ago

  by    Michele Daniels

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Strategic HR Outsourcing Solutions (SOS HR) is a boutique RPO (Recruiting Process Outsourcing) firm specializing in all areas of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition/Recruiting. Our core expertise is in the area of HR Consulting, Staff Augmentation, Recruiting from A – Z, and Professional Services.

We attribute our record of growth to our thriving base of highly motivated, results-driven management team, employees, and consultant. If you have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, great customer service and the willingness to learn, then we want to talk to you!

We have a customer that has the below need for a perm position at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. Must possess an active TS/SCI.

Job Highlights

Join the Company's Engineering team to administer information systems that utilize existing and emerging cross-domain technologies for the Department of Defense (DoD). Provide knowledge and technical skills to implement strategies. You will support major system elements and/or interfacing systems while providing systems definition, trade-off and design support.

Key Job Functions

The Company's Engineering team seeks a System Engineer who can develop and implement strategic plans for information systems.

In this role you will:

• Provide project management support

• Interact with system users to translate requirements into systems, hardware, and software requirements and design

• Develop a reference architecture scorecard and other reporting metrics to evaluate solution compliance

• Monitor existing systems to ensure structural integrity

• Oversee the development and installation of new hardware and software

• Install and configure operating systems and other software

• Test installed software for glitch detection and other issues

• Assist in design and implementation of baseline platform to gauge performance and features of solution

• Identify test scenarios related to identified feeds and incorporate in the solution

• Conduct patch management of Linux and Microsoft products

• Troubleshoot at the physical level of the network

• Identify and document source data feeds for ingest and will integrate a mechanism to evaluate ingest and storage

Required Skills

• Understanding engineering disciplines, such as mechanical, electrical and computer engineering

• Configuration automation tools (Puppet Enterprise, Ansible, etc.)

• Managing projects that include inter-disciplinary teams

• Unix Variants (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Debian, etc.)

• Web Servers (JBoss, Tomcat, etc.)

• Understanding complex system development methods along with continuous-integration (CI)/continuous-delivery (CD) practices

• Detailed knowledge of modern software development processes, to include object-oriented development and use of tools, and how to apply them to software application program development

• Understanding of system testing practices

• Proficiency with databases and SQL

• Proven track record of success in installation and maintenance of LINUX-based software

• Exceptional networking skills and knowledge

• Experience creating automated scripts and software preferred

• Experience with architectural design and requirements decomposition of complex systems that include multiple programming languages to include Java, C#, Perl, Python and Jscript.

• Experience creating automated scripts and software

• General software management, systems planning, security principles, and systems planning experience

• DOD 8570 IAT II compliance requirements

Basic Qualifications

An individual must meet the following criteria in order to be considered:

• U.S. Citizen

• Pass a background investigation

• Bachelor's degree in information systems or related field

• Possess a Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Security Clearance

• Ten years of experience in system engineering and IT support

• The ability to understand new concepts and apply them accurately

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Professionalism

• Organizational skills

• Time management skills

• The ability to follow general and detailed instructions as well as organizational policies and procedures

• Travel up to 25%

We and our client are an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer that understands the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture.


$120K - $150K