System Engineer III

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort Meade, MD

Job Description

*********Only Applicants with the required clearance level will be reviewed for these openings************

Location: Ft. Meade, MD

Clearance: TS/SCI, FSP


Clear Ridge is looking for a Systems Engineer III. As a member of the enterprise Storage and Database Hosting team, this position is responsible for the identification and fixing of problems within existing systems.A thorough understanding of LINUX and/or UNIX and UNIX scripting are important, along with familiarity of SGI systems.The Systems Engineer will have familiarity with Oracle/StoragetekACSLS tape libraries, as well as Quantum Scalar libraries; and with managing DataDomain data deduplication/virtual tape libraries and Netapp filers.A good understanding of ssh is necessary, and familiarity with AMASS, StorNext and Netbackup is a plus.An understanding of Java, Perl, Bash, and SQL is important; and although not a requirement, familiarity with DSS would be a welcomed plus.The ability to interface in a professional manner with non-technical customers is important.Initiative, communicating, and listening are important to the success of this position.


Required Skills:

  • Must have mid-level Unix/Linux system administration experience.
  • On call (duty phone rotation) for system server support.
  • Able to Rack/Stack equipment, perform hardware configurations, and have experience with networking.
  • Design/Develop Microsoft Visio (hardware/components) rack drawings for server rooms infrastructure environment.
  • Responsible for documenting systems configuration information for System Security Plan (SSP) and interacting/working with the organization Information System Security Officer (ISSO).
  • Must be available for after-hours call-ins.
  • There is a possibility of NON-hostile area travel (CONUS & OCONUS)


Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum equivalent combined education and experience required:Either a Doctorate plus 1 year ,OR Master’s plus 3 years, OR Bachelor’s plus 5 years,Associate’s plus 7 years, OR H.S./GED plus 9 years .
  • Must demonstrate initiative to move beyond status quo, i.e.Recommending improvements and ways to optimize systems
  • Must have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI Clearance with a Poly
  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP CE, GCIH, or GCED


Additional Information

We have a unique approach to compensation and benefits.

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military
  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend
  • Competitive 401k Matching
  • Annual Training Allotment
  • $5,000 Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses


*100% Fully-Covered means the employee does not pay a dime from their paycheck for these benefits.

Posted On: Sunday, November 25, 2018

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