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Software Systems Engineer (Manager) in Washington, DC at Volt

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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    96 weeks
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Job Description

Volt is searching for a Systems Engineer Manager to perform in our Client’s Washington, DC Office. The program provides a range of enterprise wide Information Technology (IT) services, including Desktop, Infrastructure, Platform and Application Windows services


  • Lead team of system engineers, developers, and network administrators to architect, design, build, deploy, and support a wide range of customer-site high profile environments
  • Technical exchange meetings/forums with internal and external customers
  • Develop and refine technical documents
  • Provide technical briefings
  • Collaborate with vendors to define best solutions which meet customer objectives.
  • Evaluate COTS and GOTS solutions to meet customer requirements.
  • Communicate customer priorities and constraints to customer leadership and project staff.
  • Understanding the mission needs to architect optimal combination of hardware/software solutions.
  • Articulate requirement to the engineering to design, develop build and deploy systems and solutions.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years of experience.
  • At least 7+ years of general experience as a systems analyst, including five years of experience in systems engineering, systems analysis.

Skills Required:

  • The ideal candidate will be personable and articulate
  • Candidate should have a customer centric focus with the ability to ensure that the customer’s IT needs are met quickly and effectively. He or she will be a self-starter who can work with limited supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills are required to effectively interface with customers on site and with staff in the main office in Washington, DC.

Required Qualifications:

  • Architect-like person with broad experience, from identifying hardware and software solutions, standing up enclaves, system administration, networking, storage, and software development.
  • Very strong solutions architect experience with a command of commercial products.
  • Experience one or several cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure).
  • Experience with Platform-As-A-Service Tools (i.e. ServiceNow).
  • Strong technical leadership skills. Experience with Windows Server 2012R2, Windows 7/10, REL 6/7. Successfully complete a security investigation by the government.

Skills Desired:

  • Knowledge of storage system products and IP-based storage protocols (e.g. NFS/iSCSI)
  • Experience with PowerShell 4/5/6 and PowerCLI
  • Experience with Hyper-V
  • Experience with Citrix XenServer, XenDesktop and XenApp
  • Knowledge of Windows Active Directory and supporting technologies
  • Knowledge of Azure or AWS based Cloud Architecture and migration.
  • Practitioner’s experience with AWS Cloud Formation Templates, Connectors, APIs, RDS and Lambda services.
  • Understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end Cloud Infrastructure architectures and designs.
  • Relevant Industry certifications such on Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Special Requirements:

  • 25% Travel may be required
  • Willingness to work flexible hours  

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.