Systems Engineer

Location: Reston, VA
Date Posted: 09-14-2018 #11374712

Deadline for resume Submission:9/21/18 11:59 PM

The Enterprise System Engineers serve to maintain a strong awareness of technical trends in information technology, develop and maintain a strong awareness of on-going IT projects, and business unit requirements; be able to apply the project management model (e.g. Spiral, Waterfall, Agile) selected for a given development effort; and provide analysis, design, development, deployment, and life cycle support for innovative hardware systems and applications. Work involves being able to develop end-to-end cost analysis for projects; ensure systems being developed comply with the enterprise technical architecture; help project and program teams prepare for Project Management Program control gates; and keep senior management apprised of project or program status. Assignments may include leading teams consisting of contractor personnel.
Work will entail system design and engineering, configuration, development. The system will support internal clients for upload and hosting of video on an intranet. The contract resource will be responsible for creating a system architecture plan, integrating certificate authentication, developing and communicating server specifications to client PM for procurement, participating in system security planning and documentation, installation and setup of server and systems software, working with client video engineers to develop requirements, communicating required development tasks to the client PM and other project developers, providing software development and testing, providing guidance on user interface specifications, and providing incremental project progress reviews to client.
Help business units identify technology solutions with the potential to improve business processes.
Work with Learning Systems Managers, as well as technical and analytical counterparts to define constraints, and develop requirements and concept of operations documentation.
Work with stakeholders to identify best-fit technical solutions for business unit needs. Identify technical risks and develop mitigation strategies.
Provide conceptual design, prototype, and test cycles appropriate to a chosen technical solution.
Identify and manage dependencies with other systems and elements of the IT infrastructure.
Evaluate industry offering to identify products and technologies with the potential to support the design.
Identify environmental impacts on systems.
Survey products and technical infrastructure as part of the system selection process.
Assess system designs to validate them against expected technical parameters.
Identify hardware and applications needed to complete the development process.
Develop and implement test plans for commercial off the shelf (COTS) and custom developed systems.
Ensure all product and administrative documentation is completed and maintained in order to ensure continuity and historical reference.

OPTIONAL SKILLS: 1. Demonstrated experience with EC2 Elastic Compute Cloud.
2. Demonstrated experience with RDS Relational Data Service with emphasis on MySQL.
3. Demonstrated experience with S3 Simple Storage.
4. Demonstrated experience with KMS Key Management Service.
5. Demonstrated understanding of digital video formats.
6. Demonstrated understanding of video codecs.
7. Demonstrated experience with systems installation and configuration support for Windows servers.
8. Demonstrated Windows server administration and optimization experience.
9. Demonstrated experience with configuration of server technologies including Apache Web Server and Tomcat.

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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