Senior Systems Engineer Jobs in Arlington, VA at AMERICAN SYSTEMS

Title: Senior Systems Engineer


Location: Arlington, VA

Salary: $150K — $200K *

Category: Business Services

Job Description


Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

Wanted: a technical expert with leadership qualities and hands-on technical and project leadership experience to work ongoing growth and maintenance of a virtual hosted environment. You will support requirements analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance. As a key member of our service design team, your duties will include gathering and analyzing requirements, performing impact analysis, coordinating with team members during the systems life cycle, providing customer support, and coordinating with vendors and data center operators. This position allows for telecommuting, but you must be able to report to our Ashburn, VA data center with 2-hour notice.

As a member of our team, you will:

Work with motivated and highly skilled professionals.

Receive a robust benefits package that includes an Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Be part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company

A week in the life of our Sr. Engineer:

Lead and perform technical projects with maintaining data center infrastructure

Debug physical network and hardware related issues

Work with internal team, customers, and vendors to help resolve complex technical issues

Identify and create documentation for the team’s technical knowledge base

Track issues and analyze data looking for trends and systemic issues

Help identify specifications for tools that facilitate deployment and decommissioning of systems

Identify and support the implementation of process improvements and inform best practices in data center operations

Translate customer business requirements to technical requirements/design

Perform impact and risk analysis of upgrades, changes, and new implementations

Job Requirements

U.S. Citizenship/ability to obtain a Secret clearance is required.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field

Minimum 10 years of experience in IT engineering working with complex systems and infrastructures, with at least 3 years of leadership/management experience

Must be able to report to Ashburn, VA data center with 2-hour notice

Current CISSP or IAT II certificate, OR achieve one of these certifications within the first 3 months from hire date

Working knowledge of multiple SAN/NAS solutions. (HP 3PAR, NetApp)

Practical knowledge of virtualization (VMware)

Practical knowledge of routing and switching technologies (Ethernet, Fabric Channel – Cisco Nexus hardware preferred)

Practical knowledge of care and maintenance of operating systems (Windows, Linux, other Unix)

Ability to develop detailed flow and relationship diagrams (for processes and data), and to accurately interpret and apply existing such diagrams

Ability to clearly convey complex technical information to a variety of audiences from highly technical to non-technical – verbally and in writing

Ability to work closely and professionally with customers

Ability to understand, follow, and support the enforcement of technical and security procedures

Understanding complex systems and decomposition into smaller building blocks.

Practical knowledge of software development life cycle and tools

Understanding of service delivery (ITIL) functions

Experience performing root cause analysis of problems/incidents

Ability to effecti…