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Junior System Engineer

Job ID: 2118221
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Field Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

This is a Junior System Engineer position assigned to the REACH Program – the U.S. Department of State’s (DoS) crisis response communications office.  Travel 0-10%, depending on world events.  

Description of Duties:

  • Design and maintain lab network imaging server to include PXE boot and SCCM
  • Design and modify windows images to include system drivers, updated software and patches
  • Troubleshoots system images and makes improvements when necessary
  • Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations
  • Compiles records and reports concerning systems operations and maintenance.
  • Manages the testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems
  • Knowledge of virtualized server environments (VMware ESXi, vSphere, etc)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Server 2012/2016 system administration
  • Current SAN/NAS experience
  • Experience in scripting in Powershell and/or PowerCLI
  • Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications
  • Plans large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies
  • Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products
  • Provides assistance and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming and/or system security policy procedures
  • Participate in design reviews, program reviews and technical interchange meetings
  • Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and technical viability of intended systems requirements
  • May require worldwide availability and periodic overseas travel in support of installations
  • Job will require heavy lifting at times
  • Administrative tasks as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; Additional experience in Information Systems and Technology Management may be accepted in lieu of degree.
  • 3+ years experiencing providing technical installation support in a government and/or large commercial environment
  • Excellent communications skills (oral and written) and well versed with Microsoft Office software 
  • Candidate will work closely with company, contractor personnel, and Government personnel to conduct operational activities and must work well in a team environment
  • Technically capable, fast learner, quality minded, adaptable, self-motivated, and able to work independent of supervision
  • Detail-minded with an extraordinary work ethic

Required Clearance

  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

 

Desired Experience & Skills

  • Experience with COMSEC inline network encryptors (e.g. KG-175 family)
  • Knowledge pertaining to Network Administration – Ethernet switching, TCP/IP subnetting & routing (static & dynamic), DHCP, DNS, Cisco network equipment
  • Formal industry certifications such as Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP – various) are desired
  •  Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance
  • Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design integration and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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