Job Description

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San Diego,CA,US
SolarWinds Systems Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in national security? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.  

As a systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to shape national defense by leading the engineering of SolarWinds network monitoring infrastructure. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. On our team, you’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like cloud and datacenter management.

In this role, you will focus on designing, implementing, maintaining, and configuration of SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM), Server and Application Monitor (SAM), and other Orion components, including Network Configuration Manager (NCM), Storage Resource Monitor (SRM), IP Address Manager (IPAM), Web Performance Monitor (WPM), Network Traffic Analyzer (NTA), and Virtual Manager (VMAN). As the SolarWinds Systems Engineer, you must be able to work effectively with the enterprise architects and engineers for technologies such as Splunk, VMWare, or OS, create and provide training to operations teams, develop guidelines and documentation, and serve as a subject matter expert for the SolarWinds monitoring solution.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience designing and implementing technologies for the monitoring and automation of enterprise datacenters

  • 5+ years of experience managing a Windows Server based IT infrastructure

  • 3+ years of experience with SolarWinds Orion products

  • 3+ years of experience managing mid- to enterprise-scale networks

  • 2+ years of experience in an operations role

  • Experience architecting, designing, securing, installing, troubleshooting, and documenting integrated server or network solutions

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

  • IAT Level II Certification, including Security+ CE, Windows OS, or CCNA Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with enterprise server, storage, networking, software, and application services or equivalent depth in a single solution platform

  • Experience with virtualization technologies

  • Experience with cloud-based technology

  • Experience with Python and PowerShell scripting

  • Experience with network engineering

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Engineering

  • CASP or CISSP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us. 


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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