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Senior Systems Engineer - Server Infrastructure - Tysons, VA

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M. C. Dean, Inc.
Location
Vienna, Virginia, United States
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Senior Systems Engineer - Server Infrastructure - Tysons, VALocation:Tysons, VAReq. Number:5591DescriptionM.C. Dean isBuilding Intelligence™.We design, build, operate, and maintain cyber-physical solutions for the nation's most recognizable mission-critical facilities, secure environments, complex infrastructure, and global enterprises.Our success relies on great people delivering innovative projects and solutions for Fortune 100 companies and the most recognized agencies in government, defense, and security.Join our more than 3,600 employees worldwide who engineer and deploy automated, secure and resilient power and technology systems; and deliver the management platforms essential for long-term system sustainability. Together we are creating the integrated systems and technologies that shape the built and cyber-physical world.We offer an excellent benefits package including:+ A competitive salary+ Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance+ Paid-time off+ Tuition reimbursement+ 401k Retirement Plan+ Military Reserve pay offset+ Paid maternity leave Senior Systems Engineer - Server Infrastructure M.C. Dean develops, operates, and maintain an advanced project delivery application platform to support infrastructure maintenance management, construction, and field service projects. The successful candidate will join a dynamic multidiscipline team responsible for design, implementation, integration, and support of the application platform in secure cloud-hosted and on-premises environments. As part of the team, the Senior Systems Engineer's responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to) the following: + Plan, deploy, and administer Windows Server and/or Linux server instances and related infrastructure + Configure and maintain core network services such as DNS, NTP, DHCP, SMTP, etc. + Deploy application software, database instances, and other components. + Plan, evaluate and execute server upgrades, install software patches, carry out system backups + Evaluate security posture of existing infrastructure and apply system hardening configurations as necessary + Troubleshoot common infrastructure and application problems + Work closely with System Architect, System Administrators to drive best practices across the environment + Work as the escalation point for the application support team(s) with respect to the computing environment + Create and maintain detailed and accurate system documentation (system design and configuration plans, design diagrams, task-oriented procedures, and other system documentation) Specific qualification requirements for the position include the following: + 5+ years overall progressive experience as Windows System Administrator (e.g. Windows Server 2016/2019) or RHEL System administrator + Strong knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services + Hands-on experience creating and maintaining Group Policy Objects (GPO) + Troubleshooting common OS and networking issues using industry-standard tools + Implementing security controls, infrastructure vulnerability scanning and remediation leveraging tools like Nessus, OpenSCAP, etc. + Scripting (e.g. PowerShell, Ansible, etc) to automate system configuration and administration tasks + Experience in deploying, configuring, and/or using system management and continuous monitoring tools, such as SolarWinds, Nagios, HBSS, Splunk, is a plus + Thorough understanding of AWS cloud services and technologies, including compute, database, storage, network virtualization, and other platform services, strongly desired + Thorough understanding of network infrastructure, concepts of operation, and protocols (OSI layers, TCP/IP, routing and switching, etc.) + Knowledge of specific network equipment (e.g. Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper) and working experience with routing, switching, and firewall configuration is a plus + Demonstrated time management and organization skills while working in a fast-paced, multidiscipline team environment + Strong Oral, Written and Presentation Skills; proficiency with workflow and lifecycle management systems (e.g. Atlassian Jira) Education and Certification: + Certification: + Microsoft and/or RedHat systems engineer certification is strongly desired + Security+ or CISSP certification is strongly desired + Education: Computer Science, Information Technology, or a Related Engineering Discipline + Master's Degree and 4 + Years of progressive experience or + Bachelor's Degree and 6 + Years of progressive experience + US Citizenship is a requirement for this position as this will require a DoD Security Clearance. Abilities+ Exposure to computer screens for an extended period of time. + Sitting for extended periods of time. + Reach by extending hands or arms in any direction. + Have finger dexterity in order to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hands or arms, for example, using a keyboard. + Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. + Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. + Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. + Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. + Identify and understand the speech of another person. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/DisabledVEVR A A Contractor

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