SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company BigFix and Windows Senior Systems Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Public Trust

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required

Suitability:

Public Trust

Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology and CSRA have united to create the premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the government IT market. Together as General Dynamics Information Technology, we deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] mission is to preserve and promote public confidence in the U.S. financial systems by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions for up to $250,000; by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the account and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails. CSRA provides the day-to-day operational services to FDIC in support of infrastructure, facilities, hardware, software, and systems. CSRA supports operational security, client support/help desk, data center operations, asset management, and systems engineering service areas. The FDIC Enterprise network provides its engineers with access to a plethora of cutting-edge technologies in the network field. It has a state of the art development lab to test new functionality, architectures, and equipment. Engineers are tasked with developing and deploying innovative solutions to meet business requirements - not managing day to day, same technology operations.

GDIT/CSRA seeks a BigFix and Windows Senior Systems Engineer for the FDIC Infrastructure team. U.S. Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background. (Though the position is 8-5 M-F, the role requires flexibility to support issues or planned activities after hours, weekends and holidays as needed.) Successful candidate must possess and be able to demonstrate technical skills and engineering attitude for success, dedication and commitment.

Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop, implement and maintain Standard Operating Procedures to support BigFix managed applications and agents

  • Provide escalation support for technical support and assistance to junior administrators

  • Interfaces with our client, other contractors, and internal team to present ideas and concepts for approval

  • Makes business and technical recommendations for new initiatives

  • Strategic member of a technical organization

  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, patch, operate and manage BigFix on Windows

  • Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution for BigFix and general patching issues on Windows systems

  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results

  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned

  • Participates in special projects as required

  • Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams

  • Accountable to lead and guide the completion of major programs and projects

  • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in technical and business discussions with clients, teammates, vendors, partners and /or upper level managers

  • Ability to manage and/or lead cross-functional teams for customer engagements

  • Proven success oriented professional attitude

To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:

  • Seven plus years of managing server level operations systems and platforms

  • Hands on experience with administering and monitoring BigFix 9.X production environment

  • Operations experience in a variety of server based operating system - MS Server 2008 and above

  • Strong knowledge of supporting MS tools (MDT, SCCM, SCOM, DNS, networking, storage, clustering)

  • BigFix Relevance and Session Relevance Languages

  • PowerShell scripting experience required, experience with WMI queries and REGEX expressions a plus

  • Bash scripting is a plus

  • Working TEM/BigFix deployment experience

  • Experience writing fixlets in TEM/BigFix for package deployments

  • Strong analytical skills; Able to assess and solve issues in a high-pressure environment

  • Strong organizational skills; Must be able to multitask without sacrificing attention to details

  • Able to work effectively with other groups and teams

  • Must be able to come up to speed on new project areas quickly as this role will grow quickly

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills

  • Experience with VMware virtualization technologies, especially automation based on VMware products is a plus

  • Meets aggressive deadlines and customer expectations

  • Familiar with security, best practices and methodologies

It would be great if you also had:

A BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience

Preferred certifications include Microsoft

  • RedHat, VMWare or CompTIA A+.

Picture yourself in a place where your work can make a real difference in your life and the lives of those you love; where teams successfully collaborate and you have access to an array of resources to ensure your ideas can thrive. That place is CSRA - the largest provider of next-generation IT solutions and services to the U.S. government. As a CSRA employee, you get to be part of exceptional team supporting our nation’s most critical missions. We give you the tools to be successful; all you need to do is bring your best ideas, your energy and a desire to develop your skills, experience and career.

# of Openings:

1

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Arlington - 3501 N Fairfax Dr (VAC008)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

THINK NEXT. NOW.

CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.