KEYW Corporation

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Locations 1 day ago(2/23/2018 11:56 AM)
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  • Active Top Secret Clearance w/SCI
  • 4 year college degree, technical certifications and/or related experience.
  • Minimum 5-7 years in an engineering & operations environment managing large infrastructure implementations
  • Maintain SAN storage systems, including provisioning and optimization of storage and system.
  • Support and maintain an environment with Microsoft, VMWare, Citrix and various storage technologies.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. 
  • Analyze, diagnose and determine root cause of issues, test, communicate, and either resolve or escalate for resolution appropriately.
  • Ensure timely user notification of maintenance requirements and effects on system availability.
  • Anticipate computing hardware, communication, and networking problems and implement preventive measures.
  • Perform system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes,
  • Apply OS and application patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Evaluate and/or recommend purchases of hardware, peripheral equipment, and software.
  • Conduct business needs assessments; analyzes costs; develops project plans for application projects; orders necessary equipment; install and/or coordinates installation and reconfigurations; then configure and test procedures and application(s).


  • Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, NetApp, Backup, Encryption, Citrix, VMWare, and Linux
  • Microsoft SharePoint and SCCM is a plus
  • Advanced technological skills, analytical skills, and trouble-shooting abilities
  • Good written and oral communication skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of the needs of businesses and other organizational structures
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
  • Ability to install, configure, and maintain personal computers, networks, and related hardware and software
  • Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques
  • Ability to identify and resolve computer system malfunctions and operational problems
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to provide technical training to end users
  • Ability to learn & support new systems and applications.
  • Responsibilities may require evening and weekend work in response to needs of the users/systems being supported.
  • Ability to work well with others.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Required: One of the following Security +, CASP, CISSP, GIAC
  • Desired: VCP, Citrix Certified Administrator, MCSE



Clearance Requirement: This position requires a TS/SCI Security Clearance, based on current background investigation. 


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 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.


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