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Senior Systems Engineer

Company: Zizatek
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time, W2, with benefits Systems Engineer to join our team of innovators on a extensive Federal Government project. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research, test, and deploy new software to meet customer needs.
  • Diagnose, debug, and repair issues with COTS products
  • Write custom integrations between COTS and Custom code
  • Interface with system APIs using JSON/XML
  • Research, configure and deploy new hardware/OS interfaces
  • Develop and deploy baseline secure configurations for RedHat and Ubuntu
  • Utilize Puppet and Satellite to review and deploy patches across multiple OS environments.
  • Monitor the environment utilizing software such as OpenNMS/Hyperic/Zabbix/etc
  • Managing the internal network including DNS, firewall configurations (windows firewall, iptables), user accounts, permissions
  • Scripting and task automation (Bash/Python/curl)
  • Support the development teams' use of GitLab, address issues, patches, and plugins.
  • Monitoring and tuning system configurations to improve performance and address errors REQUIRED SKILLS:
    • Minimum 5 years of experience working as a system engineer or full stack developer
    • Troubleshooting, debugging, and diagnostic skills in a complex IT environment
    • COTS product installation, integration & support experience
    • Experience with programming in at least two of the following languages: Bash/Java/Perl/PHP/C/C++/go/Ruby/Python
    • Experience building and configuring RHEL Management Tools including puppet
    • Networking experience in the following: firewalls/routers/switch management and/or Cisco VPN, OSPF, or BGP
    • Experience administering and supporting at least two of the following application services: X.509, PKI, DNS DNSSEC, LDAP, Email, LAMP, Tomcat, MySQL, Postgres, DB2
    • Familiarity with compliance controls and security hardening for a US Government computer system at the FISMA Moderate or High levels
    • Ability to create system documentation for ongoing system management
    • Working knowledge of web protocols and performance diagnostics
    • Ability to learn new technologies and skills
    • Strong communication skills both oral and written
    • Ability to work directly with clients at all levels of an organization, including high-level internal and external stakeholders
    • Independent problem-solving skills, strong analytical abilities, creativity, and clear appreciation of end-customer needs
    • Familiarity with container tools: Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, or Ansible US Citizenship is required as candidates will have to undergo Federal Government Clearance.

Keywords: Zizatek, Washington DC , Senior Systems Engineer, Other , Washington, DC

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