KEYW Corporation

  • Senior Systems Engineer

    Job Locations 5 months ago(10/30/2018 12:34 PM)
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  • Overview

    KeyW Corporation is currently seeking a Systems Engineer with a current TS/SCI clearance located in Springfield, VA.


    The Systems Engineer will be responsible for:

    • Installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including web servers, in support of business processing requirements.
    • Scheduling installations and upgrades and maintaining them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
    • Monitoring and tuning the system to achieve optimum performance levels.
    • Ensuring workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.
    • Supporting media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services.
    • Developing and promoting standard operating procedures for all costumer related systems.
    • Perform system administrator security functions to ensure GeoAxis or other security accreditation processes.
    • Gather information; provide analysis, advice, options, recommendations, or ideas in support of AGCMS software management and integration of programs, projects, and acquisitions related to the AGCMS infrastructure.
    • The contractor shall facilitate the communication and coordination of AGCMS issues in order to help the Government personnel better manage customer service within the AGCMS operations.
    • Develop AGCMS metrics analysis capabilities to facilitate Root Cause Analysis and Trends Analysis initiatives in support of the Problem Management Process.
    • Support enterprise end-to-end throughput analysis activities by providing Systems Admin (Sys Admin) support and by writing scripts that facilitate data collection and analysis efforts for these activities.
    • Support AGCMS required operational testing and ad hoc customer requests/changes.
    • Coordinate with Infrastructure Service Provider (ISP) for issues related to installation and on-going operations.
    • Provide support to the appropriate ATS organization / branch to ensure that the organization / branch is efficient and effective in optimally addressing Government needs and customer requirements.
    • Monthly project status reports, contractor fund status reports, briefings and process/project design review charts as required.
    • Assist with the implementation of the Program Management Plan for ATS Divisions to include integration of existing policies and processes, a strategic roadmap for the advancement of operations management technologies and best practices, and integration of process and organizational changes.
    • Deliver monthly access, update and use statistics for the Office of Science and Methodology leadership to identify successes and areas for improvement.
    • Assist in the creation of ATS Concept of operations.


    Minimum requirements include:

    • TS/SCI clearance
    • Bachelor's degree
    • 5+ years of relevant experience
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with advanced system engineering/architecture/administration of large and distributed environments
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with esri software suite and PostGres (geo)database administration.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience building infrastructure in AWS, Ec2, or migrating private hardware and software resources into Enterprise-hosting environments.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with LINUX/UNIX (RHEL, CENTOS, Scientific Linux) and Windows operating systems and BASH scripting.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience familiarity with DEVOPS, automation practices, and continuous delivery methodologies.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with proactive monitoring concepts, SNMP, Relational databases.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with internet/web related protocols and technologies to include Apache, Tomcat, Web Services, DNS, SSL and web hosting providers.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience scripting in Shell, Perl, or Python.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience automating routine operations through scripts or tool sets.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with AWS services, AMI creation, S3 storage storage, EBS, and EBS optimization SQL, PL/SQL/ Linux shell scripting, Git/GIT HUB, PKI.
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience releasing components in accordance with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFE) requirements
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience mitigating security issues using policies and other security software within Sponsor's environment

    This position requires that the candidate possess a Top Secret/SCI security clearance


    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.


    How to Apply?

    Please click apply on the right


    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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