Systems Engineer

Apogee Integration, LLC - Chantilly, VA (30+ days ago)

Apogee Integration is seeking a Systems Engineer to work in Chantilly, VA.

The Systems Engineering & Integration for the National Systems for Geospatial-Intelligence program delivers full life-cycle systems integration and engineering services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and is chartered to provide technical leadership for many of NGA’s highest priorities.
The Cloud System Administrator will serve as a member of the SEIN Processes and Tools team and will provide systems engineering and project management expertise for several cloud activities. The Systems Administrator will maintain, upgrade and provide support for clients software, hardware, and networks. The Systems Administrator needs to be able to diagnose and resolve problems. The Systems Administrator is also responsible for maintaining our system infrastructure, including firewalls, testing computer equipment, backing up databases, installing and updating malware software, installing and rebuilding existing servers as well as other processes. The SEIN Cloud Software Engineer will work side-by-side with contractor and government personnel to ensure the successful planning and implementation of the customer's applications into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) footprint.

Tasks include:
Manage system infrastructure including, databases, testing computer equipment, firewalls, malware and other software and hardware.
Provide technical support for both hardware and software issues that may arise.
Monitor the system daily and respond quickly to any security breaches or usability concerns.
Backup systems and verify that backups have been completed.
Regularly upgrade systems as needed.
Assist in integrating new applications and technologies into the current system.
Create and modify applications’ database schemas
Create and modify application related objects, creating profiles, users, roles and maintaining system security
Administration of Linux / Windows virtual machines to include the installation of patches and troubleshooting
Work cloud implementations and cloud migration process to integrate/migrate legacy and new applications into the AWS cloud environment.
Work with subject matter experts within the contract and the industry on ISP and Cloud best practices. Serve as the link between application development and infrastructure services programs
Produce weekly, monthly activity reports to government customers and the SEIN program
Overseeing monthly (and Ad Hoc) maintenance and server vulnerability patching and STIG compliance.
Improve and enhance the AWS infrastructure automation via best practices for server backup, instance, volume and snapshot management.

Required Qualifications:
Active TS/SCI Clearance
Bachelor’s degree in CS / Math / Science / Engineering / Information Technology related technical field or equivalent experience
2+ years’ experience as a system administrator
Experience with AWS/C2S Services: Management - CloudWatch (Events/Logs), IAM, CloudTrail, EC2 Systems Manager, IaaS - EC2, VPC, EBS, ELB, KMS, Config, SNS, SQS, SES, SWF, S3, Glacier
Working knowledge of DevOps, Release engineering and Operations approach
Experience with systems architectures (hardware, software, networking, and databases)
Experience with Windows/Linux command-line interface (powershell/bash)
DOD 8570 compliance (Security +, CISSP, etc.)
A team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

Desired Qualifications:
Experience with ServiceNow and DOORS Administration
Administrative experience with relational databases (AWS RDS, IBM DB2, Oracle, SQL Server)
SSL certificate implementation
AWS Associate Level Certification
Proficiency and experience with AWS developer tools and workflows (AWSCLI, CloudFormation)
Working knowledge of continuous integration and delivery tools (e.g. Git, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
Knowledge of script / programming languages (HTML, JavaScript, JAVA, C#)
Demonstrated working knowledge of the NGA organization and programs and ASP vs. ISP knowledge.
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Challenging work in support of US Intel Community - a Mission that Matters!
Access to our cool ApogeePlex facility.
Wicked smart and collaborative coworkers.
Regular interfacing with company leadership
Support for new ideas & encouragement to take risks
Medical, Dental, Vision
Life Insurance
Disability (Short and Long Term)
Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
Professional Development Assistance (PDA)
Health Savings Accounts / Flexible Spending Accounts
401(k) with huge company match
Paid Time Off / Floating Holidays
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