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Systems Engineer

Solutions By Design II
Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

SBD is looking for a Systems Engineer to join our team on a large Security Operations program supporting our federal client. This position is approved to be remote within the United States.

The Systems Engineer will provide security architecture design, technical expertise and advise as needed on multiple areas of security technology, including network security, platform security, authentication/authorization systems, application security, and security framework review and development support. Responsibilities will focus on developing solutions that further the goals of our client's Cyber Security and leveraging virtualization to deliver capability faster.

You will work closely with the Architects, systems engineers, software and data engineers, and data scientists on the following key tasks:

  • Technical support, coordination, and execution of systems engineering activities such as feature/requirements analysis, design, implementation planning, integration and test, sustainment, documentation, deployment, and system assessment.
  • Perform systems engineering tasks within time-boxed (e.g., Agile) sprints and releases. Support sprint and release planning activities as well as the creation of and/or input to work tickets (e.g., JIRA) as well as program/system documentation using collaboration software (e.g., Confluence).
  • Support and employ DEVSECOPS approach for systems planning, design, execution, and sustainment in coordination with the Lead SE and SE team members.
  • Help to define processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of systems engineering documentation and diagrams/models working in coordination/collaboration with Lead SE and SE team members.
  • Assist in establishing SE processes and tools to accomplish analysis, problem diagnosis and solution design, integration and test preparation, risk assessment and mitigation planning, and related activities.
  • Obtain solid understanding of software features to plan for current and upcoming releases.
  • Attend daily scrums and document minutes/actions/status.
  • Attend Agile ceremony meetings with the software development team.
  • Assist with resolution of technical issues that adversely impact Security tool functionality.
  • Assist with identifying and supporting external dependencies where needed.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen able to obtain a client-specific Suitability clearance.
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience with 4+ years in software development, system engineering or related field, or 4 additional years in lieu of degree.
  • At least 5+ years' experience working as a systems engineer.
  • Experience/knowledge of key Agile processes and techniques.
  • Experience with JIRA, Tenable, Splunk, Tanium, Qualys.
  • Ability to track and produce key metrics.
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution.
  • Familiarity with a DEVSECOPS approach and the Security Operations.
  • Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a medical exemption or religious accommodation is approved. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their last dose of their vaccine. Confirmation of vaccine is required.

Desired Experience and Qualifications:

  • Software development/coding experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, and React.
  • Experience in a Linux Red Hat and Centos environment.
  • Technical degree and/or certifications.
  • Scaled Agile Framework certification (SAFe Agilist or other).
  • Familiarity with continuous integration/continuous development tools (Jenkins, Ansible, or equivalent).

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Solutions By Design II


Washington, DC
20005 USA



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