By Light Professional IT Services

  • Senior Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Job ID
    2019-2891
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Minimum Clearance
    Secret
  • Overview

    As a Senior Systems Engineer you will be critical in the automation strategy within our unique turnkey cyber range solutions. We’re building a team and a culture that respects the craft of product and software engineering whereby you will provide expertise and leadership to problems that really matter. In this position you will help implement and provide subject matter expertise for the automated provisioning of virtual devices (server, workstations, routers, etc.) within a private cloud environment. This role also requires the ability to baseline the performance of Linux based systems that host the virtual environment. You will serve in an expert role helping the development and engineering team develop solid products and practices.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform related system analysis, system and network design, system integration, product testing, and documentation for cyber range environments. Install, configure, and test routing and switching devices, network security appliances and software, virtual machines, network operating systems and network services with a primary focus on maintaining and configuring Infrastructure Devices – transport and firewalls.
    • Develop playbooks and process needed to support automated provisioning of physical hardware and virtual spaces.
    • Create performance baselines across multiple hardware platforms to use as a reference for system scaling activities.
    • Help the development team integrate automation solutions into the system code base.
    • Assist the engineering team in automating the bare-metal installation of turnkey solutions.
    • Work with the testing and evaluation team to certify customer solutions across an integrated system.
    • Dive deep into tech and continually be on the forefront of the latest tools, technologies, and strategies to help evaluate, prototype, and implement them to the team.
    • Work with management and engineers to ensure systems are in line with overall policies and standards.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Networking: Routing, switching, DNS, Active Directory, VPNs, VLANs, SANs      
    • Virtualization: KVM, VM Ware
    • Automation: Ansible
    • Operating Systems: MS Server, Linux, Windows
    • Infrastructure:  Cisco, Juniper, Vyatta
    • Applications:  Exchange, E-Policy Orchestrator, Snort, Whats-Up-Gold, SQL Server, Symantec Mail Relay
    • Security Appliances:  Sidewinder-McAfee Enterprise Firewall, Cisco ASA and SSM, BlueCoat Proxy, McAfee Instrushield, Palo-Alto Firewall

    Documentation

    • Process – Generates comprehensible documentation for reference by other engineers, developers, etc. that complies with company standards.
    • Testing – Generates test plans and test cases for integration and system testing
    • External – Produces design documentation and build guides for entities outside the company (customers) that are professional.

    Testing

    • Performs integration testing of simulator components as necessary.
    • Accomplishes integration and/or validation testing on simulators when assigned.
    • Performs operational test and evaluation for finished cyber ranges at company and customer sites

    Analysis and Design

    • Generates and documents simulator designs which comply with requirements specifications.
    • Accurately determines effort and time that will be required to resolve tasks and design requirements.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Secret clearance preferred

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