Red Arch Solutions

  • Senior Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Description

    ***Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required***


    Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community.


    We are an official Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and are pleased to now offer Cloud Solutions Architecture and Engineering using AWS. We promote the advancement of our staff in achieving AWS certifications.


    Red Arch is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to support NGA.


    The scope of this contract relates to the management of NGA’s Research Labs across the US.  The effort will provide both system administration for networks, servers, cloud and audio/visual devices and security engineering support services to include architecture documentation and testing.


    Responsibilities/Job Function:

    • Analyzes user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications

    • Analyzes system requirements and leads design and development activities

    • Guides users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies

    • Provides technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology

    • Provides continual improvement recommendations for engineering and administration of IT processes and practices

    • Manages the activities of System Engineers and System Administrators to ensure that system and cloud resources and tasks are properly maintained, addressed, and completed to meet customer expectations

    • Incorporates new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations

    • Develops system architecture and system design documentation

    • Interacts with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts

    • Communicates with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI with CI Poly
    • Demonstrated proficiency and experience working with some or all of the following: Linux (CentOS and Red Hat), Microsoft Windows (Server and Workstation), Amazon Web Services (AWS), databases (Oracle, MySQL), web services, internet protocols, Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) systems

    • Experience and proficiency working with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    • Exceptional computer skills and proficiency on PC platforms

    • A basic understanding of UNIX files structure and capabilities

    • Demonstrated experience creating and managing Active Directory and DNS

    • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering) and twelve (12) years of relevant technical experience

      • An additional four (4) years of relevant technical experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree
    • Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification 

    Desired Qualifications

    • Previously worked in a Research Lab environment
    • Previously supported NGA IT operations
    • Previously worked in an O&M environment where ITIL best practices were employed
    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator or AWS Certified DevOps Engineer


    Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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