• Microsoft Engineer

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


    Job Title:  Microsoft Engineer

    Job Location:  Ft Meade, MD

    Security Clearance: Current TS/SCI Eligibility

    Certifications:  IAT Level 2 and a Linux focused certification

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Under broad direction, provides expert support, analysis and research into especially complex problems, and processes relating to the subject matter.
    • Serves as technical expert on high-level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives. Thinks independently and demonstrates superior written and oral communications skills. Possesses a complete understanding and wide experience in the application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field.
    • Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organizational objectives. Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
    • Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects.
    • Applies Microsoft applications expertise essential for Information Systems Design, Architecture, Implementation, Information Systems Integration, Software Development Methodologies, Security Engineering, Communications and Network Systems Management.
    • Pro-actively identifies and resolves needed tasks and problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, and develops alternative solutions to present to management
    • Work in a team environment on the production of a specialized Trace Systems platform
    • Learn new software and approaches to software deployment in order to enhance team productivity
    • Be the Subject Matter Expert for the team when it comes to Microsoft based systems
    • Work in a virtualized environment with Windows, VMware and other specialized applications
    • Develop and refine build, testing and compliance documentation
    • Ability to train team mates and customers on proper operation of hardware and software components
    • Perform other duties as required

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • At least Five years direct experience, in the last seven years with Microsoft Applications/Systems Engineering in secure, DoD enterprise environments
    • IAT Level 2 and a Linux focused certification
    • Experience with comprehensive Enterprise IT systems, network, and infrastructure engineering, design and architecture
    • Experience in DevOps environments 
    • Familiar with one or more of the following coding techniques and languages: Python, Java, Bash, PowerShell scripting, and PHP. 
    • Experience with DoD Information Assurance processes and programs (ACAS, STIGS, SCAP, GPOs, etc.)
    • Experience with vSphere and VMware products
    • Must  be a US Citizen with an active TS clearance with SCI eligibility

    Desired Qualifications:

    • MCSE Certification
    • NATO Functional Application Services (FAS) such as Niris, ICC, LogFas, CoreGIS, MCCIS
    • Experience developing, mitigating, implementing IA/RMF controls
    • Strong troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills


    • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Engineering, Math) OR at least ten years of general experience of which eight years is directly related experience.

    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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