Systems Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA
Date Posted: 01-31-2018 #10370455
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Deadline for resume Submission:2/16/18 11:59 PM

The candidate will provide tier three and four engineering and automation support in a cloud and physical Linux and Windows server provisioning environment. The Linux baseline is a tightly secured configuration which has been engineered into a corporate, accredited, and supportable platform. This platform has been repeatedly provisioned, and is the operating system currently available via the Client's automated provisioning service. The candidate will be a member of the core automation and engineering team and will be responsible for refining, automating, and incorporating new software on top of the baseline. The candidate will also represent the baseline at technical exchanges, providing in-depth guidance to engineer corporate solutions for customers varied needs. The candidate will work closely with team members and infrastructure partners to engineer, automate, and implement design decisions, often requiring the development of working knowledge in new fields to integrate a wide array of software. The candidate will be assigned multiple priority projects and must be able to recommend, implement, and defend decisions that maintain the enterprise baseline in support of the office/component stated desire to support standardization at the IT infrastructure layer and the current office/component focus on automated operations.
Provide technical guidance in software engineering techniques and automated support tools
Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional activities
Prepare required documentation, including both program-level and user level documentation
Assist in establishing standards for information systems procedures
Provide operational pager/phone duty support when required
Complete day to day Operations & Maintenance tasks
Perform operating system software updates/upgrades/patches
Perform technical evaluations, analysis and troubleshooting for all supported servers in response to help desk tickets including, server failures, full system outages, troubleshooting
Assist in server maintenance and special projects, during extended work hours
Attend TEMs to discuss and agree upon MOAs, ensure MOA is within scope of server teams work
Support customer in the development, automation, and maintenance of a server baseline
Assess server loads and work with tech lead on developing tuning recommendations
Additional duties as assigned



OPTIONAL SKILLS: 1. Demonstrated experience with RHSA.
2. Demonstrated experience with Puppet.
3. Demonstrated experience with AWS.
4. Demonstrated experience with JavaScript.
5. Demonstrated experience with Python.
6. Demonstrated experience with RHEL.
7. Demonstrated experience with Centrify.
8. Demonstrated experience with scripting.

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
 
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
 
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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