System Engineer 1-2

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 03-09-2018 #10569337
Security: TS//SCI clearance with polygraph is REQUIRED
Linux Systems Integrator to support deployed and new installations. Qualified candidates will work with other team members on various levels of operating systems, applications and related support in the Linux environment, installing mission application specific software products.
The individual will have experience with the following:
RedHat Linux, or general Linux knowledge.
Understanding of RPM package format and APT-RPM distribution method.
Troubleshooting of standard daemons and tools (NFS, NTP, BIND, APACHE, SYSLOG, chkconfig, init scripts, general networking, etc.)
Perform installation of firmware and software for systems.
Ensure systems are kept in required configuration profile, including: patch maintenance, changes as required by evolvement of production environments, updating software and software configurations.
Working knowledge of PUPPET.
Ability to understand complex systems with many components.
Practical experience with YUM.
Hands-on experience with IBM Blade Centers and Dell servers, MP servers
Assume other duties/projects as they arise and be responsive to the needs of the department.
Familiarity with PKI keys.
Provide daily status reports on activities completed and current projects.

MANDATORY SKILLS: 3-5 years working on networks including the administration, maintenance, installation and troubleshooting for the hardware/software for Cisco, Nortel, Adtran and Netgear.
1-3 years of experience with Linux
1-3 years of experience assisting users on hardware/software issues.
1-3 years experience configuring/maintaining: Kickstart, SSH, DHCP, Bind, Apache
1-3 years of scripting experience (shell, Perl, Ruby, Python)
3-5 years experience resolving problems and setting up supporting networks.
1-3 years experience in information technology operations.
1-3 years experience ensuring license enforcement.
Ability to work core hours (arrival between 7am and 9am) on a regular basis
Strong technical skills, rigorous, and very "hands-on"
Strong problem analysis and troubleshooting skills
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Seven (7) years experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required (experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity within the Federal Government is preferred).
Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
Reviews and provides input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)
Develops derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity, Non repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms (e.g., Identification, Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security Mechanism Technology (Passwords, cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory access control, hashing, key management, etc.)
Develops system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis
Defines the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan
Participates in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component under development (requirements, designs, interfaces, test procedures, etc.) that provides a common reference point for hardware and software developers
Generates alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions
Derives lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable
Derives from the system requirements and understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness
Allocates real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components
Participates in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
Participates in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents
Participates in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations
Coordinates the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination

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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