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Systems Engineer

Company: Dezign Concepts
Location: Mc Lean
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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Job Summary

The Sponsor is revolutionizing analysis through tools that enable users to effectively find relevant information, identify connections in data, and collaborate with the Sponsor and its counterparts. One of the Sponsor's goals is to make analysts more effective at their jobs. The Sponsor requires system engineering support for the development, testing, deployment, operation, and maintenance of various mission specific applications and services. The primary focus of this effort is a COTS platform for natural language processing (NLP). While the COTS software vendor is responsible for the development and customization of the application itself, the Sponsor requires system engineering support for the various phases of application implementation, to include operation and maintenance.
Please note: This job requires an existing Top Secret Clearance and Polygraph**

Responsibilities And Duties

The Contractor shall design, implement, and maintain a cloud-based infrastructure for supporting COTS NLP platform development, test, and production environments.

The Contractor shall work with the COTS NLP platform software vendor to monitor and optimize application performance and resource utilization.

The Contractor shall engineer mechanisms to ensure proper infrastructure scaling to accommodate planned and unplanned utilization increases.

The Contractor shall support infrastructure hosting workloads in both on premises and cloud environments such as AWS and Azure.

The Contractor shall engineer methods to ensure system resiliency via appropriately robust configurations for data, configuration, and system backup and recovery.

The Contractor shall work closely with the software vendor and other sponsor teams to ensure the system's continued compliance with all Authorization and Assessment requirements.

The Contractor shall work closely with the software vendor and other sponsor teams to implement regular system enhancements and the addition of capabilities, to include those that may represent security relevant changes.

The Contractor shall design and implement procedures to streamline the matriculation of software updates from the software vendor into the production environment.

The Contractor shall participate with the vendor and Sponsor in providing system support.

Experience Needed:
Citizenship: Must Be a US Citizen
Existing Clearance Required: Active Top Secret SCI with Poly
Demonstrated experience architecting and implementing scalable cloud-based infrastructure for supporting enterprise production applications using AWS or similar.
Demonstrated experience using Amazon Web Services technologies including AWS Command Line Interface (AWSCLI), Amazon Machine Images (AMI), Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), and Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).
Demonstrated experience with automated provisioning technologies or methods, such as Amazon Web Services CloudFormation, GitHub, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or AWS bootstrapping via cloud-init scripts.
Demonstrated experience with Linux (RHEL, CentOS) environments.
Demonstrated experience engineering, building, configuring, and maintaining via Command Line Interface (CLI).
Demonstrated experience supporting development efforts to tune or troubleshoot both application and OS level issues.
Demonstrated experience requesting, installing, and configuring PKI certificates for server authentication.

Interested! Apply Now for immediate Consideration!

Main Number: 1-888-663-2690 - -

Company Overview

At Dezign Concepts, we are building a collaboration of professionals to help supply commercial, government and the intelligence communities with the services they need to excel in current and future endeavors. We are a growing company where providing outstanding solutions and delivering impeccable service is our highest priority. We believe that great people make great companies and every day we strive to provide the type of environment that encourages creativity, growth and satisfaction.

Dezign Concepts provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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