Systems Engineer

Sekon - Rosslyn, VA

Full-time
SeKON is looking for a Systems Engineer to join our talented and innovative team supporting the Defense Healthcare Management Systems (DHMS) and its program offices in Arlington, VA. The mission lifecycle of DHMS is to competitively acquire, test, deliver and successfully transition to a state-of-the-market electronic health record (EHR) system. In partnership with the Defense Health Agency (DHA), Services and Industry, DHMS is developing a deployment and sustainment strategy to optimize the delivery of a modernized EHR with minimal disruption to the military health care community.

With over 20 years of experience, SeKON specializes in providing large-scale health IT programs in support of federal government customers including the Centers of Disease Control (CDC), Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Defense Health Agency (DHA), and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our vision "To be the premier management and technology consulting firm providing solutions that improve quality of life and work".

The Systems Engineer reports to the Program Office Lead.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Acts as key participant in coordinating all aspects of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) release lifecycle including network/system environment set-up, test and release/deployment activities of a Commercial of the Shelf (COTs) product line.
Manage timely resolution of critical and/or complex technical problems within IT platforms and network enclaves.
Coordinate with other engineering professionals to provide Enterprise Service technical implementation support in a broad area of technology such as compute and storage (Cloud/Private/Hybrid), virtualization, directory services, enterprise management, cyber, and network routing for multiple client configurations in preparation for Go Live events.
Identify business and technical risks, gaps and opportunities effecting the sites "Go Live" event.
Validation of technical requirements, system integration, and system interface to include interpretation of documentation and change management requirements.
Work multiple site deployment projects and teams concurrently within deadlines while ensuring that complex information is conveyed in a clear, accurate, and concise manner under normal and in crises.
Preparation and delivery of executive presentations to live audiences at all levels.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
5+ years of specialized Systems Engineering for Department of Defense IT Systems
Undergraduate degree in Engineering, IT, Computer Science, or a related field is preferred but not required
Certifications in one or more of the following industry competencies; Cisco CCNA, Microsoft MCSE (Solutions Engineer), ISC2 SSCP OR combination of COMPTIA Network +, Security +, A+
5-7 years' demonstrated experience in certification(s) field
10-25% travel mainly CONUS. Travel may be required 2-to 3-day notice
Experience in preparation for system deployment transition to assist other system engineers in troubleshooting network issues
Must have DoD Secret Security Clearance
Must have good communication skills and have experience building partnerships with teammates, customers and other vendors
Skill in the use of various types of office automation to includes Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Work, Excel, Visio, Project and Access)
Superior verbal and written communication and customer service skills including presenting to senior government officials
Ability to work collaboratively and proactively with customers and program office members in multi-vendor environment

DESIRED SKILLS:
Special consideration for:
Experience in DoD Healthcare IT and/or Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems
Experience deploying/delivering enterprise EHR products such as Cerner, EPIC and Scripts
Certifications in one or more of the following AWS competencies (Associate/Professional/Specialty); Solution Architect, DevOPs, Cloud Practitioner, Security, Network

Working and/or Advanced Knowledge of:
DoD and/or NIST 800 series Cyber Security
Best practices such as ISO, CMMI, Lean Six Sigma and Agile Scrum
Enterprise Management System(s) capabilities such as SCCM, MS Server (2008/2012), MS Active Directory, Citrix, VMWare, Palo Alto, Cisco, NetApp, Oracle, Fidelis, HADOOP, TwistLock, AWS, Micro Container Services
System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Requirements, use cases, release management, testing, risk management, change management, and configuration management experience
Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition lifecycle-working in major acquisition