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System Engineer IV

Columbia, MD · Information Technology
Senior System Engineer with Storage Background.

The position requires an active TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly.

As a member of the enterprise Storage and Database Hosting team, this position is responsible for the identification and fixing of problems within existing systems. 
A thorough understanding of UNIX and UNIX scripting are important, along with familiarity of SGI systems. 
The Senior Systems Engineer will have familiarity with Oracle/Storagetek ACSLS tape libraries, as well as Quantum Scalar libraries; and with managing DataDomain data deduplication/virtual tape libraries and Netapp filers. 
A good understanding of ssh is necessary, and familiarity with AMASS, StorNext and Netbackup is a plus. 
An understanding of Java, Perl, Bash, and SQL is important; and although not a requirement, familiarity with DSS would be a welcomed plus. 
The ability to interface in a professional manner with non-technical customers is important.  Initiative, communicating, and listening are important to the success of this position.

Candidate must be able to perform as follows:
•    Must have mid-level Unix/Linux system administration & engineering experience.
•    On call (duty phone rotation) for system server support.
•    Able to Rack/Stack equipment, perform hardware configurations, and have experience with networking.
•    Design/Develop Microsoft Visio (hardware/components) rack drawings for server rooms infrastructure environment.
•    Responsible for documenting systems configuration information for System Security Plan (SSP) and interacting/working with the organization Information System Security Officer (ISSO).

To qualify, candidate must also meet these basic qualifications:

•    One of the following DoD approved certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:  Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED.
•    Must be available for on-call support.
•    Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.

Required Education & Related Experience: 
Either a Doctorate plus 4 years ,OR Master’s plus 6 years, OR Bachelor’s plus 8 years,  OR Associate’s plus 10 years, OR H.S./GED plus 12 years

Nice-To-Have Skills:
•    Experience in the design, implementation, and maintenance of monitoring systems
•    Shell scripting

Can also apply through our website at or send resume directly to

Generous Referral Bonus Program!
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