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Senior Systems Engineer
Exostar Herndon, VA
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Senior Systems Engineer

Herndon, VA
Expired: January 25, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Position: Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA

Exostar - The Company:

Exostar's cloud-based platforms create exclusive communities within the Aerospace and Defense, Life Sciences, and other highly-regulated industries where members securely collaborate, share information, and operate compliantly. Within these communities, we build trust. By analyzing community data, we provide insights and intelligence, enabling organizations to make better, timelier decisions, to mitigate risk, and operate more efficiently.

Job Overview:

Exostar is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our Technical Operations team in Herndon, VA. We are seeking an expert in SaaS/the Cloud (Azure) to design, architect, and deploy industry-leading solutions.

Your day, if you join us: Essential Job Functions:

  • Designing, architecting, and deploying industry-leading SaaS/Cloud solutions, Azure Management
  • Microsoft Technologies Azure (IaaS, PaaS, Hybrid)
  • Acts as POC between security and technical operations
  • Deep understanding of security tools such as: A/V, EDR, HIDS, vulnerability identification and remediation, DLP, Whitelisting, SIEM, and overall best security practices.
  • Modernizing infrastructure with leading DevOps Tools, such as Ansible, Terraform, Powershell
  • Identifying core initiatives for customer worldwide Azure solutions with Product Management
  • Collaborating with engineers to design IaaS and PaaS solutions to meet cloud computing requirements
  • Working across multi-disciplinary teams throughout the company as an SME in SaaS/Cloud with a focus on solutions and implementation
  • Implementing Code-as-a-Service by working with stakeholders across different business areas

You meet our "must haves" for this role if you have:

  • You have 10+ years' experience in systems engineering and/or solution architecture
  • You must have experience in SaaS, PaaS, or Public/Private Cloud products and technologies, Microsoft Azure, VMware vSphere a must-have
  • You sustain exceptional uptime and reliability (> 99.5%) and have demonstrated success in this arena
  • You have a solid track record in the automation of deployment platforms, using containers
  • You have experience with Azure Cloud platforms
  • You possess a strong technical foundation in information systems and databases
  • You assume responsibility, are proactive and results-oriented
  • You demonstrate a solid work ethic and place high value on quality and detail
  • You engage and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels
  • You are a US person (citizenship required due to ITAR regulations)
  • You must gain and maintain Trusted Role (TR)

You're exactly who we're looking for if you have:

  • You hold a Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical field or business, or hold relevant certifications
  • Experience with implementation of FedRAMP, NIST 800-53, ISO 27001 technical and continuous monitoring requirements and is highly desirable.
  • Deep understanding of Infrastructure as a code and DevOps Methodologies
  • Knowledge of building new environments.
  • Your background is diverse with experience in network security and familiarity with Botnets, DDoS, etc.
  • You are comfortable working in both Unix/Linux and Windows environments
  • You have experience with Azure public and/or Government Cloud offerings
  • You have hands-on experience in managing configuration, Windows Azure Migration, Deployments, maintenance, software application & hardware devices with a focus on systems, Azure, and vSphere environments
  • You can display quality skills in planning & designing servers for backup & recovery in Azure; restoring application/VMs etc. in case of crash/emergencies & maintaining high availability with configuration
  • You have experience with Azure Compute, Network, Storage & Disaster Recovery, Security and Identity services
  • You have led the design, architecture, and deployment of solutions in Azure platform
  • You have experience with Containers, Docker, and/or Kubernetes
  • You possess scripting experience using Python, PowerShell, or similar
  • You are familiar with The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
  • You have experience in architecting multiple geographically dispersed co-location sites as well as Managed Hosting Sites
  • You understand distributed systems, clustering architectures, and massive-scale performance with reliability
  • You have expertise in capacity planning and performance engineering for large scale web applications
  • You can effectively administer a public key infrastructure (PKI) and Certificate Authority (CA) and supporting components (such as Hardware Security Modules)
  • You have full software development life-cycle experience, with a proven track record of delivery

Exostar is an Equal Employment Employer. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability status, or genetic information. Exostar is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons in all facets of employment, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, training, benefits, transfers, and working conditions.



2325 Dulles Corner Blvd.

Herndon, VA
20171 USA



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