KEYW Corporation

  • Journeyman System Engineer

    Job Locations 2 weeks ago(4/12/2018 2:37 PM)
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    US-AZ-Sierra Vista
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    US-AZ-Sierra Vista
  • Overview


    Join our Distributed Common Ground Station-Army engineering and sustainment services CHARCS sustainment team. The CHARCS sustainment team provides the SEC all system specific necessary functions to complete their critical PM DCGS-A sustainment support activities. Types of support provided by the team include Engineering Management, Test/Quality Assurance Engineering (T/QAE), and Technical Writing.



    As a CHARCS System Engineer, you will work as a system specific subject matter expert for the CHARCS systems under sustainment. You must communicate and collaborate to resolve issues with Field Support Engineers, the Development support team, and PM to further evolve the CHARCS systems development environments. Specifically, you will:

    • Load and configure baselines, train current software baselines, assist with hardware evaluations, as well as evaluations of new developed software prior to formal IV&V testing.
    • Assist the system specific development teams with loading of software baselines on current and future hardware.
    • Support the transition of software and hardware environments from the PM to the Depot.
    • Provide IaaS and PaaS support for the CHARCS system development organization
    • Operate in a hybrid virtualization environment working with VMware ESXi,       vCloud, and standalone systems,      
    • Enhance existing automation environments and streamline provisioning.
    • Maintain and monitor hardware and infrastructure systems primarily consisting of standalone Dell servers, blade computer, Netapp storage, and Cisco networking
    • Participate in cross-functional teams and help debug system issues across the infrastructure
    • Assist in research, selection, and implementation of virtualization and storage solutions
    • Assist the system specific development teams with the development of documentation for software installs on multiple hardware baselines and provide back to the lab manager


    Minimum Qualifications

    • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 7 years of professional work experience is required; additional 3 years of experience (for a total of 10 years) may be substituted in lieu of the degree
    • At least 1 year of experience with either CHARCS or DCGS-A v3
    • At least 1 year of experience with either VMware ESXi or VMware vCloud
    • Demonstrated experience working in a virtualized DoD environment
    • In-depth working knowledge of Fixed supporting operating systems (Microsoft Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, others)
    • Knowledge of Microsoft common services and existing within a Microsoft environment.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of LAN topology, routers, hubs, switches, and network protocols (TCP/IP, IPX)
    • Experience in scripting (PowerShell, VBScript, batch files, InstallScript, Wise Script, etc.)
    • Experience in creating technical documentation
    • Working knowledge of storage systems and automation
    • Must be self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problems
    • Should be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issues
    • Understanding of CISCO networking technologies
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified (baseline security certification i.e. CompTIA Security+ce) and (technical computing environment training or certification i.e. Server+) prior to start of work
    • TS/SCI clearance required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • RHCSA or other related Linux certification
    • MCSE or other related Microsoft certification
    • CCNA or other networking certification
    • VMware Certified Professional VCP5.x-DCV
    • Demonstrated experience with software developers or Lab Management operations
    • Demonstrated experience with virtualization in a DoD environment
    • Familiarity of project management principles
    • DCGS-A V3.X FSE Course
    • Direct experience with multiple storage technologies working in tandem i.e. NETAPP, Hitachi, and flash based SAN
    • Experience in scripting languages like Python, JavaScript etc.

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a total solutions provider for the Intelligence Community, solving their toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full life cycle of the Intelligence Community’s mission. We employ and challenge the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming geospatial imaging into intelligence, and combating global terrorism.   


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