• Mid-Level Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Scott AFB
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
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  • Overview

    VETS is hiring for a full time Mid-Level Systems Engineer to support one of our government contracts at Scott AFB.


    This position will be responsible for performing complex systems engineering tasks serving both SDDC and the United States Transportation Command.   Primarily focusing on an environment that utilizes virtual servers through Microsoft Windows, Solaris, and Red Hat operating systems and utilizes multiple networks to store, backup, and manage the services.  Installs, maintains, and reviews system specifications, designs, and solutions.  Assists in developing remote access standards and policies.  Works as part of a project team in the integration of system engineering modifications or stand- alone solutions to engineering support requirements. 





    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Social Science, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical disciplines.  Unless otherwise noted, 18 months of specialized experience may be substituted for one year of college education.  72 months of specialized experience may be substituted for four (4) year college degree.
    • Security+ CE (or equivalent).

      Computing Environment (CE) certification.  Examples include Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) or VMWare
    • Possesses 4 years’ experience that includes 2 years in a specialized area. Specialized experience includes:  understanding of network topologies and configurations, , TCP/IP, routers, and experience with the logical and physical functional, operational, and technical architecture of large and complex information systems,.
    • Evaluates and recommends COTS applications that can be acquired to provide interoperable, portable, and scalable information technology solutions
    • Evaluate requirements and recommend hardware procurement
    • Performs analysis and validation of reusable software/hardware components to ensure the integration of these components into interoperable information management designs.
    • Optimizes system operations and resource utilization and performs system capacity analysis and planning
    • Ability to perform security audits and remediate vulnerabilities to protect the systems against intrusion.
    • Coordinates input, output, and file media
    • Proven Tier 2/3 customer support
    • Capable of diagnosing system hardware issues
    • Distributes output and controls computer operation.
    • Comprehension of common network concepts: VLAN, Switching, OSI layers
    • Working knowledge of server virtualization technologies
    • Familiar with high availability/clustering concepts and engineering
    • Familiar with fundamental networking/distributed computing environments and concepts.
    • Strong inter-personal and communication skills: capable of training users in complex topics, making presentations to internal groups.
    • Independent problem solving; self-directed, self-starting.
    • Ability to lift up to75lbS


    • System capacity analysis and planning
    • Experience with large datacenter operations to include power management, rack organization, networking, and storage
    • Electronic file transfer experience
    • Storage experience NAS/SAN (such as NetApp or Quantum )
    • Active directory, DHCP, and DNS
    • RSA experience
    • VMware Virtual Machine administration
    • Windows scripting (inc. Powershell)
    • VMware scripting (Power-CLI & others)
    • Experience with Clustering software, such as SQL VERITAS Clustering or Microsoft
    • Enterprise backup experience such VEEAM or Commvault
    • Familiarity with Solaris Operating System
    • Enterprise management software experience, such as Solarwinds
    • Performance tuning of Horizon View, ESXi, & vCenter
    • Working knowledge of Army information assurance methods and practices
    • Systems engineering experience

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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