System Engineer

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Posted by: KeyW on Dec 03, 2018


Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Job Description:

The Distributed Common Ground Station-Army engineering and sustainment services Ground Station Integration Facility infrastructure team supports all system specific development areas inside the DCGS-A Family of Systems baseline. Additionally, the team is responsible for communicating with respective stakeholders and PoR representatives to resolve critical issues in a timely and effective manner. As a part of this team, your work efforts will contribute to the maintenance of the mixed-use data centers and standalone development environments supporting integrations, testing, and cyber security of the DCGS-A family of products. Bottom line we build, implement, and maintain software tools and system environments used for delivering new IT solutions to the U.S. Army.

As a DCGS-A System Engineer, you will work as a system specific subject matter expert for the DCGS-A Family of Systems under sustainment. You must communicate and collaborate to resolve issues with Field Support Engineers, the Development Support Team, the Project Lead, The Integration team, and PM to further evolve the DCGS-A systems development environments. Specifically, you will:

Deploy, configure and maintain system specific baselines within an integrated lab facility to support scans, audits, and interoperability testing.Participate in the development of test strategies.Assist in the documentation and reporting of specific issues encountered in the load and test process.Support the transition of software and hardware environments from the PM to the Depot.Operate in a hybrid virtualization environment working with VMware ESXi, vCloud, and standalone systems.Participate in staff conferences as a subject matter expert on the respective baselines.Assist in research, selection and implementation of virtualization and storage solutions Assist the system specific development teams with the development of documentation for software installs on multiple hardware baselines and provide back to the lab manager

A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 5 years of professional work experience is required. Four additional years of applicable work experience (total of 9 years) may be substituted for the degree.Experience with either DCGS-A v3, or other similar Windows based Mission Command systemsWorking knowledge of Fixed supporting operating systems (Microsoft Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, or Server 2012)Knowledge of Microsoft common services and existing within a Microsoft environment.Experience in administering SQL or Oracle databasesMust be self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problemsShould be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issuesDoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified (baseline security certification i.e. CompTIA Security+ce) and (technical computing environment training or certification i.e. Server+) prior to start of workTS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge of VMware, SCCM, and database administration10+ years' experience with Army PoR systems and system fieldingExperience in scripting (PowerShell, VBScript, batch files, InstallScript, Wise Script, etc.)MCSE or other related Microsoft certificationVCP5 or higherDemonstrated experience with software developers or Lab Management operationsFamiliarity of project management principles

About the Organization
KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun-because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.

Clearance Requirement: This position requires a Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation. TS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment.

KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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About KEYW Corporation

KEYW is an adaptable, powerfully capable company whose members have made many important, creative contributions to science, defense, space and the intelligence community. We take pride in these contributions to security and the quality of life. Even more, we are grateful to our customers for entrusting critically important tasks to us. The people of KEYW take on new challenges with confidence and commitment. We are an unbeatable team with the technical, management and financial capacity to perform the tough assignments of the future. KEYW is building a "total solutions company" that will be more agile than larger competitors and will focus on solving the “hard problems”. Our operating philosophy is to be responsive, agile, and focused on solving our customers’ difficult problems. Our core capabilities include: hardware and software development, system integration, test and evaluation, field support, computer and network operations, information security and specialized training. Our success is due in large part to our commitment to more than just do work for our customers, but instead to partner with them at every conceivable level. While such partnerships bring programmatic success, we measure ourselves by the real-world impacts and successes these partnerships have and will achieve.

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