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 System Engineer III.Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of IT systems.Experience building, patching and maintaining servers both physical and virtual.An understanding of Cloud Infrastructure Services orInfrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is necessary.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide system support services for Virtual Machines (VM's) and images (scripting, image maintenance, system configuration and automation)
  • Establish automated workflows through PowerShell scripting and Task Sequence for creating and deploying cloud images.
  • Ensure VMs and images are reporting to corporate tools (SCCM, ePO, etc)
  • Ensure systems are kept in required configuration profile, including: patch maintenance, changes as required by evolving production environments, updating software and software configurations
  • Maintain up to date system documentation for all responsible systems
  • Troubleshoot systems identifying hardware, software and procedural issues.
  • Respond to internal trouble ticket system requests:
  • Respond promptly and courteously to engineering requests for assistance, take ownership and ensure resolution of tickets in a timely manner.
  • Determine the nature of the problem being reported
  • Initiate the action necessary to resolve the problem
  • Document all communication to and from customers
  • Ensure follow-up on outstanding service issues
  • Implement plans for deploying new services in a highly available and automated environment
  • Be a proactive member of team looking for improvements in technologies and efficiencies
  • Assume other duties/projects as they arise and be responsive to the needs of the department
  • Provide weekly status report on activities completed in the last week and current projects.


Required Skills:

  • Linux system administration/engineering experience
  • Experience with Linux, Unix, or Solaris operating systems, Task Sequence, SCCM, ePO, PowerShell scripting and configuring/maintain DNS.


Required Education and Experience:

  • 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
  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED.
  • Must be available for on-call support.
  • Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.


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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