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Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


Job Title:  Systems Engineer III


Job Location:  Afghanistan


Security Clearance:  Secret

Job Responsibilities

Coordinate and/or perform additions and changes to systems hardware and operating systems, and attached devices; including investigation, analysis, recommendation, configuration, installation, and testing of new systems hardware and software. Provide engineering support in the day-to-day operations on networks including the evaluation of utilization, monitoring response time and primary support for engineering and correction of Microsoft (MS) Server-based systems to include, but not limited to, communications applications, IA server(STIG/IAVA) and client software systems, electronic mail, printing services, software license administration, file sharing and storage services, backup services, and other related systems. Participate in planning design, technical review and implementation for new network networks. Provide technical consultation, training and support to IT staff as designated by the Government.

  • Responsible for supervising and directing teams Junior Systems Engineers on a variety of system engineering projects
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for military leadership, providing feedback and recommendations for system engineering projects
  • Provide recommendations and suggestions regarding system hardware and installations
  • Provide Tier 3 Engineering and Troubleshooting support
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) 2012 or Newer
  • DoD 8570.01 IAT-III Compliant
  • 5 Years of Systems Engineering Experience in a DOD environment
  • Must be a US Citizen

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with the following protocols and technologies, to include but not limited to:

  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • IP Port Security
  • VMware Virtualization
  • VMPS
  • IP Networking
  • Data Storage
  • NetApp Data Storage Filers (SnapMirror, SnapRestore, SnapManager for Exchange)
  • Virtual File Manager

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) 2016 Certification Desired; VMware Certfified Professional (VCP) Certification Desired


  • Minimum 5 years of systems engineering experience in a DOD environment

Security Clearance

  • Secret


To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:      #jointracesystems


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Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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