Windows Systems Engineer ( R-00068042 )
The Leidos Defense Group has an immediate opening in a fast paced operations and development lab environment supporting a 24x7x365 Research Development community. We are seeking an experienced Windows Engineer to join our team in support of a Leidos Prime Program in providing engineering, administration and operational support for our mission network. The candidate will need a proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability to integrate into an existing technical team. Candidate should have hands on experience with ACAS and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator
Responsible for Windows solutions development and planning to meet customer needs including requirements gathering, preparing the engineering solution which may include integration with multiple technologies (systems, network, virtualization, etc) within the data center, implementation, testing, deployment to production and operation and customer support throughout the process.
Communicate projects, plan details and technical information to the team members, customers, vendors and subcontractors.
Develop and recommend technical recommendations to leadership which involves applying prior expertise, understanding of technical tenants and concepts and best practices.
Developing project plan and customer presentation to include evaluating products, cost comparisons and risk assessment and impact on the data center.
Installation of complex software suites and integration of these packages into the data center and processes.
Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with server hardware, applications and software integration.
Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning.
Assist with daily activities of data center systems operations, including customer problems.
Provide health monitoring of systems, storage and networking.
Review and implement Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIGs).
Administering, to include, troubleshooting and engineering solution with, and for, ACAS and ePO servers (including HBSS components).
Prepare and update documentation including work instructions, standard operating procedures, system As-Builts and other training materials.
Bachelors degree with 8+ years of prior relevant experience, or Masters with 6+ years prior experience or relevant working experience in lieu of degree.
Must have Security+ (or equivalent) certification.
Must have relevant vendor certification such a Microsoft Windows Server Administration.
Ability to work at customer location.
Must possess a current DoD Secret clearance.
- Microsoft operations experience to include maintaining security posture including patching, scanning, updating and Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) review and implementation.
- PowerShell scripting experience.
- ACAS administration.
- ePO Administration and engineering a plus.
- Forescout Administration a plus.
- Virtualization configuration and maintenance a plus.