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Systems Engineer, Senior in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/2/2019

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0046999

Systems Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in product development in the mobile industry in support of 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 customer culture by leading efforts around mobile device security using Booz Allen’s District Defend product. 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 tablet technologies, DevOps, containers, and AWS. Grow your skills by merging security and mobility to create a new way of doing business. Join our team and create the future of mobility in the national security space.

Empower change with us.

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 Digital 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:

-5+ years of experience as a Systems Architect, Software Developer or Systems Engineer

-2+ years of experience with system administration scripting languages for automation, including Bash, PowerShell, Python, and Ruby

-Experience with managing IT infrastructure using system management solutions, including Active Directory and Microsoft System Center

-Experience with Certification and Accreditation of new IT infrastructure, using working

-Experience in full stack deployments working with complex systems

-Knowledge of CSfC, DoD STIGs, and other security standards or requirements, including data encryption algorithms, standards, and system ATO

-Knowledge of modern hardware and software technologies, including UEFI level security, operating system configurations, and virtualization for modern 2–in–1 devices and enterprise servers

-Knowledge of different communications standards, protocols, and technologies, including TCP/IP, 802.11 wireless standards, Bluetooth, NFC, and RFID 

-Active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree in CS, Engineering, or Information Systems

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with root cause analysis

-Experience with DevOps principles and practices

-Experience with Cloud computing principles and practices, preferably on Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure

-Experience with software development in one or more of the following programming languages: C, C++, C# or .NET, Java, JavaScript, Objective C or Swift, Python, or Ruby

-Ability to develop and maintain client relationships and identify stakeholder requirements and expectations

-Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

-MA or MS degree in CS, Engineering, or Information Systems


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

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