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Principal Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA at ManTech

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description


Clearance Level Needed:
Top Secret


Systems Development

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in Mission, Cyber, and Technology Solutions. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

As Principal Systems Engineer you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing client operating environments and software, leveraging VMware Horizon Suite, in a distributed IT environment.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
•Engineering, documenting, delivering and maintaining secure physical and virtual desktop builds in accordance with customer specifications and security guidelines
•Extensive experience in application virtualization, software packaging, automation scripting and across-the-wire enterprise system and application deployments
•Diagnosing and resolving the toughest performance, security, and/or technical challenges related to desktop support and deployments
•Writing implementation and design documents describing how security features are implemented
•Participating in processes throughout all phases of ITIL Service Lifecycle to include developing Service Design Packages, Change Packages, SLAs, OLAs, test plans and Standard Operating Procedures
•Providing IT Systems and Applications Engineering support for a large distributed IT infrastructure working within the Service Design division
•Performing requirements analysis, design, and integration for complex software application environments and collaboration infrastructures.
•Engineering solutions in accordance with customer requirements and providing technical guidance to less experienced systems engineers
•Responsibility for investigating and resolving operational problems independently and in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel
•Providing IT Systems Engineering support on a wide range of technologies, including: VMware VDI Infrastructure, Symantec Management Platform, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Client Web Browsers, Client Endpoint Security Suites, customer line-of-business applications, and others
•Other tasks to include requirements specification, performance modeling, end-to-end functional analysis, cost estimation, and joint application design
•Working on project teams responsible for engineering and packaging releases to integrate within the customer's production IT environment.

Position Requirements:
•Requires Bachelor's degree and 7-9 years of related experience
•Knowledge of current Windows Desktop and Server Operating Systems, Desktop and Application virtualization, Active Directory, Group Policy, PKI, Networking, SANs, and physical client endpoints
•DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level 3 (CISSP, CASP or equivalent) certification required
•Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert – MCSE (Windows 10 / Server 2012 products or later) or MCSA required
•Enterprise Desktop and Application virtualization experience and certification in one or more of the following: VMware Horizon Suite (View / Mirage / AppVolumes / ThinApp), Microsoft (Hyper-V / App-V / RDS / RemoteApp / SCCM) desired
•Capability to express project plans within Microsoft Project
•This position requires a privileged user account, therefore you are required to have/obtain certifications and maintain compliance IAW DoD Directive 8140.01, Cyberspace Workforce Management and DoD Directive 8570.01-M Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program or any superseding directives or policy. If you do not currently meet this requirement you will be required to become compliant within 6 months of the start of employment. The specific level based on your position and required level of access is DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level 3 (CISSP, CASP or equivalent) and MCSA or MCSE advanced certification.

Security Requirements: Top Secret required

Job Requirements

Requires Bachelors degree (in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering or related field) and seven to nine years of related experience.