• Applications Engineer Lead

    Job ID
    2018-2724
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview:

    ***** Please note... this position is pending contract award. *****

     

    Job Title:  Applications Engineer Lead  

    Job Location:  Ft Meade, MD or Ft Washington, MD 

    Security Clearance:  Current TS/SCI Eligibility

    Job Responsibilities:

    Trace Systems is seeking an experienced Sr. Applications/Systems Engineer for its IT Engineering team who will contribute to the overall engineering, design, build, implementation/integration and operations support of all existing and new Infrastructure. 

     

    • With minimum guidance provides top-level technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis.
    • Designs architectures to include the software to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces. Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems and DoD architectures.
    • Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture. Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including software updates or upgrades.
    • Formulates and defines specifications for operating system applications or modifies and maintains existing applications using engineering releases and utilities from the manufacturer. Creates detailed design specifications for use by software development staff members. Interacts with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction. Develops software design documents and technology white papers.
    • Instrumental in selection of development tools. Responsible for developing high level system design diagrams and for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation. Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel. Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel. Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products.
    • Manage all messaging systems, Windows Server Enterprise supported by the Infrastructure team by performing server builds, virtual machine management, server maintenance, etc.
    • Install, maintain and monitor equipment, which may include network and server infrastructure, application systems and database systems
    • Recommend and implement changes to the overall system and messaging environments through following an institutionalized change management process
    • Act as an escalation point on critical issues for various internal technology groups
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Twelve years direct experience in the last fifteen years designing, supporting, maintaining, troubleshooting, and administering Windows Enterprise Services (Servers, email (Exchange), instant messaging (Lync, Tactical Chat Server, OpenFire), Web Services (SharePoint)and other communication tools.
    • Solid experience with Microsoft applications in a VMware virtual environment
    • Strong experience in implementing and troubleshooting vCenter and Virtual Machines;
    • Strong experience in implementing and troubleshooting Virtual Networking configurations;
    • Strong experience in implementing Hypervisor and Virtual Machine Storage;
    • Solid experience with anti-spam, encryption and email tracking, TLS configurations, transport rules, and e-discovery.
    • Strong Experience managing a Windows environment, including but not limited to Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy.
    • Strong experience with Public and Private Key services (Design and Implementation)
    • Experience developing Powershell scripts for administration/automation.  Specifically for the automation of Day 1 – Day 3 Operations automation.
    • Serves as Storage Administrator in support of NetApp Storage Area Network.  Lead implementation, design, development and maintenance of NetApp filers in a VMware datacenter.
    • Experience with VMware Operations Manager, LogInsight, Subject Matter Expert with either Active Directory, Exchange, VMWare, SharePoint, or other complex Windows applications
    • Experience with one or more programming/scripting languages such as PowerShell, VBScript, Python, etc.
    • Technical lead for large scale projects involving Windows technologies
    • Cloud and hybrid cloud deployments
    • Experience with Microsoft application deployment automation (i.e. Active Directory, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync)
    • Must be a US Citizen and have an active TS clearance with SCI eligibility

    Required Certifications:

     

    • Security +
    • ITIL v3 (Foundation)
    • At least one Microsoft or VMware Advanced certification

    Desired Qualifications:

    • MCSE (2012)
    • MCSA (2012)
    • MCITP MCITP: Messaging
    • VCAP6-DCA
    • VCP-DCV
    • VCAP-DCA
    • VCAP - preferred

    Education:

    •  Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering).

    Trace Systems

    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: www.tracesystems.com.      #jointracesystems

     

    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact rrobertson@tracesystems.com

    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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