Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Job ID
Information Technology


Serving as a senior member of the team supporting the installation, optimization, integration, troubleshooting,
backup, recovery, modification, security, and upgrading of IT systems and components.



Candidates must already possess a current and active TS/SCI with Poly clearance to be considered for this position


Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities include:

  • Working with members of the infrastructure team to minimize down time.
  • Providing services that enable customers to effectively apply IT to business requirements.
  • Sharing knowledge of tools and mechanisms for distributing new or upgraded software to ensure customers
    receive current versions of supported software, as they become available.
  • Working with other senior staff to recommend and design systems architecture and topology from both general
    and specific perspectives.
  • Assisting, recommending, establishing and maintaining appropriate server baseline.
  • Maintaining up to date patching of applicable Linux servers.
  • Building servers by providing technical configuration, setup, installation services, hardware and coordination of
    application projects.
  • Maintaining operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with Windows Systems
    Administrators and Network Engineers.
  • Setting up administrator and service accounts.
  • Maintaining system documentation.
  • Tuning system performance.

Typical Education & Experience:

  • Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience.


Required Skills: 

  • The candidate must have an Active Intel Security clearance with a Favorable Polygraph. Candidate will not be
    considered without it.
  • Previous experience as a Systems Administration utilizing Linux and Windows platforms.
  • Proven working knowledge of database technology.
  • Demonstrated coding and scripting experience in multiple languages.
  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP, LDAP and other core technologies.
  • Ability to monitor servers, determine health, and proactively provide alerts and recommendations when server
    performance is outside of baseline.
  • Knowledge of modifying kernel and device driver behavior.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong understanding of network and server security.
  • Proficient at automating manual processes with regard to server operations and maintenance.
  • Ability to communicate verbal and written information professional to technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems, applications, and database platforms.
  • Understanding of government Information Security policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working on an Agile team.
  • Willingness to learn Windows Systems Administration on a cross-functional Agile Team.
  • Willingness to implement Lean principles, Agile engineering and DevSecOps.




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ASEC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.


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