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Systems Engineer, Mid in Charleston, SC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/4/2019

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Job Number: R0043379

Systems Engineer, Mid

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to improve the technology supporting the US Department of Veterans Affairs? You understand your customer’s environment and how theirs systems support 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 use your hardware and software skills to improve the technology supporting the US Department of Veterans Affairs, working with the incident management, problem management, and DevOps teams to detect, investigate, and diagnose system problems and defects. Your technical expertise will be vital as you evaluate and modernize VA Enterprise systems. You’ll develop your skills in enterprise level triage and incident resolution while gaining experience in VA system infrastructure. Grow your skills by merging system knowledge and the use of modern system monitoring tools to improve VA enterprise reliability and improve the quality of services provided to our nation's veterans. Join our team and help turn requirements into accomplishments that drive change.

With so much relying on complex systems, a skilled systems engineer can be the difference that makes a project successful. In this role you will be called on to providing input to policy, practices, and projects involving the triage efforts. This will include creating documentation in regards to process, problem, and change management requests, and incident resolution. The DevOps team relies on you to troubleshoot, identify, and propose client solutions. As a system engineer, you will be on the ground floor working with system and application owners to obtain existing design and functionality. You will leverage common understanding of workflow system and applications processes within multiple system environments and as a technical SME you will work with system and network administrators to troubleshoot performance issues and outages. Work may include support during weekends, holidays, and/or off-hours, as required.

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Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

You Have: 

-Experience with data and process analysis

-Knowledge of software development models 

-Must live in the Charleston, SC area or be willing to relocate 

-Ability to communicate application information and solutions to clients

-Ability to work efficiently in cross team situations and independently 

-Ability to obtain a security clearance 

-BA or BS degree in Technology or 6 years of experience in the technical IT field

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with application development architecture

-Experience with relational database systems and concepts 

-Experience with SOAP UI 

-Experience with SQL 

-Experience with or training in software programming, network administration, and systems administration

-Experience in monitoring with enterprise monitoring systems

-Ability to grasp concepts and flow of cross platform data 


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

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