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System Engineer
Ref No.: 17-17656
Location: Herndon, Virginia
Start Date: 06/30/2017
 Job Description:   System Engineer, Herndon VA- Job#1290906
Number of Positions:         1
Shift/Schedule: 8-5 pm
Job Description:
US Citizen with DOD active Top Secret
Responsible for system requirements, system design, system validation and verification, and Level 3 factory support of fielded data center systems, factory test systems, and internal R&D systems.  Also, responsible for multiple project scheduling and technical guidance, mentorship, and leadership of junior engineers and technicians.  Support management and customers in proposals, technical meetings, and milestone activities.  Evaluate complex requirements based on contracts, technical specifications, and customer briefings to define system requirements and develop organized actionable tasks.  Determine individual equipment, technology, and protocol suitability for system integration.  Develop and evaluate trade spaces for alternative approaches and solutions.  Develop and present system-level diagrams, briefings, and technical presentations to internal and external stakeholders.  Validate systems documentation; documentation includes rack drawings, system interconnects, power tables, site-wide system installation plans, sparing plans, and operations manuals. Develop and maintain technical schedules, LOE estimates, and BOM estimates.  Validate and verify systems-level connectivity for operations, to include servers, management appliances, local area networking equipment, and wide area networking equipment. Develop, execute, and update test plans in support of factory, site, and ad hoc test milestones; includes goals, architecture, environment, and validation of test procedures.             Provide Level 3 factory support to fielded systems and lab systems; define OEM/vendor contract orders. Define features, capabilities, and changes to vendor/OEM equipment for future systems.               Mentor and lead junior engineers
Education Requirements: 
Bachelor's Degree in engineering, or IT field of study
-              Ability to obtain and maintain a government clearance
-              Ability to travel up to 25%
-              5 years of networking experience
-              Experience with Command Line Interface (CLI) on networking appliances and servers
-              Experience with encryption devices and Wide Area Networking (WAN) protocols to include ATM and SONET
-              Experience with Infiniband protocol
-              CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification
Target Start Date:  Immediate    Duration:  6 months with Intent to hire
Pay Rate Range:  70.00 Per Hour