• SolarWinds Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/7/2018 12:56 PM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SC3 is a leading provider of high-end mission support, consulting and technology solutions to the federal government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and nonprofit organizations. SC3�s national security efforts reach across the intelligence community and Department of Defense, providing full life-cycle operational and cyber support and differentiated capabilities to meet our customer�s challenging mission. In addition to our government services area, SC3 provides cutting-edge competitive intelligence and strategic management consulting to commercial clients. Private industry leaders from the financial, health care, manufacturing and other sectors turn to SC3 to ensure that they have access to the most relevant, current, and strategically important information � not only to grow their businesses, but also to protect them.


    SC3 currently has an opening for a Salarwinds Engineer to support a Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) program. This program provides transparent, interconnected systems and security supporting the DoS in successfully carrying out its U.S. foreign policy mission. IRM provides enterprise architecture design, engineering, operations and maintenance support services for desktops, servers, networks, firewalls, and enterprise applications across the Department. Program is named "Vanguard 2.2.1" and is an IT consolidation consisting of the Department's servers, mainframes, network devices, network perimeter, anti-virus engineering, public key infrastructure (PKI)/biometrics/encryption, monitoring tools, telephony, mobile computing platform, virtual environment, and enclave design/security engineering.


    Description of Duties:


    This position is within the Vanguard 2.2.1 program’s Enterprise Engineering Office (EEO), supporting a variety of IT engineering and integration projects within the scope of Network Monitoring tools and specifically with the SolarWinds product suite as well as the LiveAction product suite.


    The candidate must be able to perform general IT systems engineering activities which include:


    • Concept of Operations Formulation
    • Requirements Definition
    • Analysis, Design, and Engineering
    • System Architecture
    • Interface and Data Architectures
    • Testing
    • System security design and implementation
    • System Integration
    • System & Operational Performance Analysis
    • Lifecycle Cost Analysis & Estimation
    • Decision Analysis and Resolution


    Required Education/Experience:


    • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering (or equivalent) or related technical field


    Required Experience/Skills/Attributes:


    • 5+ years general engineering experience
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Systems Engineer
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a SolarWinds Engineer
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Understanding of network design and engineering
    • Strong understanding of SNMP and Netflow network monitoring capabilities and tools.


    Desired Experience/Skills/Attributes:


    • Advanced degree in addition to an ITIL Certification
    • Excellent written and presentation skills
    • Ability to provide guidance to project managers and engineering staff
    • Ability to identify and implement process improvement
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a LiveAction Engineer


    Clearance Requirement: SECRET (Active) with the ability to be granted a TOP SECRET clearance.



    Work Location: Primarily Springfield, VA with some travel to Beltsville, MD and Washington DC



    Our values are simple and straightforward. We know that competitive salaries and generous benefits are essential in our industry and SC3 strives to offer the best in both areas. We are proud to offer: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance 401(k) Plan Supplemental Life & AD&D Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Plan Paid Time Off Paid Holidays Professional Development Employee Referral Bonus Identity Protection Services We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing as required by the customer.


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