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IT Infrastructure Systems Engineer

Req #: 200167
Location: Sterling, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology
Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Status: Must be Obtainable

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:
Responsible for resolving IT hardware and software infrastructure (servers, network, security, etc.) issues using systems analysis techniques and procedures to ensure appropriate function of hardware, software or system functional specifications.  Analyzes, troubleshoots and resolves issues with IT infrastructure including user systems, servers, storage and network connectivity. Provides system administration for assigned infrastructure and establishes and maintains security as it relates to users. Applies security patches and operating system upgrades to ensure the security and integrity of the technical environment.  Supports new infrastructure projects.  Maintains all configuration documentation for assigned infrastructure.

What you'll get to do:

  • Operate within a team to independently spearhead individual efforts and/or assist efforts led by a colleague.
  • Network and systems architecture, design, implementation and deployment across multiple security levels and both internal and government networks.
  • Serve as a troubleshooter on complex IT problems and acts as a mid-level escalation point
  • Assist the team in defining strategic technology direction for solutions
  • Perform complex engineering, design, implementation and maintenance tasks.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance; participates in design reviews; validates technology approach and associated work products.
  • Capture technical and business requirements and participate in the definition of technology solutions; create the conceptual, logical and physical design of the solution to ensure appropriate technology is acquired and implemented.
  • Responsible for ensuring designs meets team and customer requirements; ensure this success throughout the design, implementation, integration, test and acceptance phases of the networks operational life cycle.
  • Remain informed of new technical developments and cyber trends in the industry.
  • Work with team members, on-site consultants, partners, companies, third parties, and clients to define, develop and deploy technology solutions
  • Assist and/or lead the creation of documentation such as system design documentation, topology diagrams, and interface specifications

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or similar area of study with 7+ years of relevant experience
    11+ years of relevant experience
  • Must possess at least one Engineer or Architect level certification in systems, security, or software development (CISSP, AWS, Microsoft, CompTIA, Red Hat, other).
  • Red Hat, Microsoft, and CompTIA, ISC2, and other relevant certifications strongly desired
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Strong familiarity with headless Linux servers
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of virtualization technology fundamentals. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in core routing, switching, and firewalls a significant plus.
  • Ability to serve as member of a small but robust technical team
  • Capable of working with and supporting end users with varying levels of technical competence.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong, detail-oriented analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Willingness to thrive in a dynamic environment while working with many different technology areas.
  • The ability to routinely lift up to 50 lbs from the floor to chest height, then lower it to the ground again, is required.
  • The ability to routinely kneel/crawl on the floor to cable/de-cable computers underneath desks is required.
  • US Citizenship required.
  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI Security Clearance is required.  No clearance is required to apply
  • Willingness to participate in and pass a Counter-Intelligence scope (CI) Polygraph is required

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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