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Systems Engineer SME

Thought storm
Raleigh, NC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Systems Engineer SME

Duration 12+ months

Location Location is remote but must live in the Raleigh, NC area and be willing to make occasional meetings.

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Visa USC, GC

Client Peraton USPS TSS

Rate $55-60 C2C/1099

Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance
All candidates must be a US Citizen, US Permanent Resident only.

Closes for submittals on 12/05/22.

Systems Engineer SME Blue Coat SME, Raleigh, NC (Remote)

Our client is seeking a Systems Engineer to administer/troubleshoot Proxy and DNS technologies such as Broadcom Bluecoat and BlueCat DNS on various projects. The role requires a technically savvy consultant who can troubleshoot existing complex Blue Coat implementations and lead in the design and implementation of new enterprise-wide or global Blue Coat product deployments.

A deep technical understanding of Blue Coat Application Delivery Network technology pillars including Visibility, Acceleration, and Security solutions.

Highly specialized in one or more phases of software systems development, systems integration, or network engineering. Acts independently under general direction. Provides technical assistance and advice on complex activities. Formulates / defines specifications, develops / modifies / maintains complex systems and subsystems, using vendor engineering releases and utilities for overall operational systems. Applies analytical techniques when gathering information from users, defining work problems, designing technology solutions, and developing procedures to resolve the problems. Develops complete specifications to enable computer programmers to prepare required programs. Analyzes methods of approach. Reviews task proposal requirements, gathers information, analyzes data, prepares project synopses, compares alternatives, prepares specifications, resolves processing problems, coordinates work with programmers and engineers, and orients users to new systems. Works with considerable freedom to make decisions on the techniques and approaches to be used. Prepares recommendations for system improvement for management and user consideration.

Note: Resource must be available to work onsite at client facility in Raleigh, NC. Remote work will be considered for local Raleigh candidates.

Required Skills:
HTTP proxy configuration, integration, and administration expertise. Preferred Broadcom Bluecoat
DNS configuration, scripting of API calls. Preferred BlueCat Networks
Strong understanding of TCP/IP, UDP/IP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP/s and HTTP proxy.
Knowledge of TCP, understanding network, protocol, and application traffic flows
Ability to troubleshoot basic network issues including IPv6.
Proven ability to multi-task
Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
Manages time effectively
Creative thinking skills
Detail-oriented personality
Ability to maintain effective communication and working relationships with co-workers

Desired Skills:
Experience with APIs, scripting, and Splunk data flows. Preferred Perl, python, and JavaScript.
Strong understanding of HTTP proxy including circuit gateways (generic proxies)
Proficient with application layer protocols HTTP, SSH, SSL, etc.

Configure, administer, document HTTP proxy configurations and PAC file editing and deployment
. Configure, administer, document DNS multi-view configuration
High level troubleshooting of network, protocols, and application issues
DNS and HTTP proxy administration
. Bluecat API scripting in python.
. Creation of PAC files using Perl to generate JavaScript PAC function.
Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases

This individual will be responsible for performing the following activities:
Configure, administer, document custom Proxy and Proxy Pac file (Broadcom Bluecoat) technology solutions
High level troubleshooting of network and application issues
DNS, Proxy administration
Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.

Preferred Qualifications:
10+ years of professional experience and a Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent degree in computer science or related area of study; without a degree, three additional years of relevant professional experience.
Demonstrate strong knowledge in at least three major technology areas.
Technical expertise is sought after and provided to several projects/accounts.
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of assigned technology and discipline area.
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of corporate organization and policies.
Advanced level business, technical, or functional knowledge.

Thought storm


Raleigh, NC
27612 USA