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Sevatec Inc. Platform Systems Engineer in Oxon Hill, Maryland

Sevatec is looking for a Platform Engineer to join our team who can conceptualize large complex systems in their head and account for a multitude of competing constraints and capabilities while producing Scalable enterprise solutions to meet the needs of a global organization. In the role, you will play a critical role in developing the IT infrastructure on which all servies, applications, and users perfomr their duties. You will work with a talented, distributed engineering team tasked to continuously iterate on our next generation platform infrastruture. This is a high speed envionrment and we are looking for individuals who can maximize their existing skill sets and continuously expand their abilities as needed.

  • Architect and engineer solutions to meet customer requirements and agency initiatives

  • Provide full stack engineering and delivery via Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) process and Agile/DevOps methods

  • Build and maintain the fabric on which all other IT systems and services are built

  • Provide development platforms in support of systems related to database administration, security, data storage/server, network, high availability and disaster recovery strategies

  • Act as tier 3 and tier 4 escalation support for information systems and agile teams providing root cause analysis (RCA) when requested

  • Ensure the integrity of high availability network and infrastructure to provide maximum performance for end users

  • Take lead role in modernizing, evolving, and developing continuous improvements utilizing emerging technologies.Provide engineering solutions that meet

  • Government stakeholder requirements and provide reports and/or Engineering Design Documents, Engineering Recommendation Memos, and Engineering Decision Memos to support proposed solutions

  • Work directly with vendors/OEMs to perform market research and develop requirements for the procurement of relevant hardware, software and professional services

  • Develop requirements documents to ensure all technical requirements will be met for the Government

  • Work with other agency contract resources or external contract vendors

  • Develop scripts, configuration settings and templates

  • Develop baseline testing, stress test and security hardening procedures

  • Develop budgetary estimates and timelines for delivery

  • Develop deployment plan/strategy, management of, and transition to operations and maintenance

  • Engage in continuous improvement, to include automation of tasks and reduction and minimization of technical debt

  • Plan, implement and utilize orchestration and automation to increase output and reduce demand on resources

  • Participate in Integrated Planning Teams (IPTs) and/or Scrum Sprints/Increments

  • Familiarity with automation tools and methods

  • Strong Powershell scripting experience

  • Familiarity with WAN/LAN technology

  • Storage area networks - NetApp, EMC, HCI

  • Virtualization platforms - VMWare, Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Cloud service providers - AWS, Azure, GCP

  • Familiarity with database design, administration, and best practices

  • Deep understanding of Active Directory and Group Policy

  • A minimum of five (5) years o experience with monitoring perormance and throughput and setting baselines for acceptable performances standards while teams develop new solutions

  • Experience working in public and private clouds

  • Ability and readiness to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment

  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills required

  • Must have a strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgement, and decision-making skills

  • Posses superior technical aptitude and effective writen and verbal communicaions skills

  • Proven expeirence with managing and using DevOps concepts

  • MCSE certification required

  • Experience with major cloud providers, preferred

EEO Statement: Sevatec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ID: 2020-2226

External Company Name: Sevatec Inc.

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Street: 161 National Plaza Street