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Senior Systems Engineer

Access Talent Today, LLC

Senior Systems Engineer

Washington, DC
  • Responsibilities

    Seeking a highly qualified and motivated Systems Engineer to design, install, configure and maintain systems for a federal Security Operations Center. You will be a lead engineer in identifying future technologies to increase the SOC’s ability to identify threats across a very large enterprise, including research in security principles, host- and network-based security technologies, machine learning algorithms, and attack and mitigation methods. Candidates must be self-starters and have an equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline with four years of Systems engineering experience. This position supports up to 80% remote work. US citizen preferred.


    • BA or BS degree in CS, IT, or S.T.E.M

    • Four (4) years of systems engineering experience.

    • Ability to multitask and solve complex technical problems

    • Extensive experience with Linux server administration in production (physical and virtualized) environments

    • Windows 2012/2016 Active Directory experience including Group Policy

    • Strong ability to code in various scripting languages including shell, Perl, PowerShell, & Javascript

    • Solid foundation in TCP/IP networking, subnetting, routing concepts, and distributed computing


    • 5+ years in IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, or security

    • Proficient with network tools such as iptables, tcpdump, ngrep

    • Experience with Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security

    • Experience in creating and supporting highly available enterprise production environments

    • Thorough understanding of algorithms, data structures in Python

    • Experience supporting Tenable Security Center

    • Experience with Intrusion Protection Systems such as Sourcefire

    • Experience supporting McAfee e-Policy Orchestrator

    • Experience with security tools such as Bro, Snort, Kali,

    • Experience with firewalls and other security appliances including Palo Alto, Cisco, Juniper

    • Experience with Web Application Firewalls including Imperva and F5