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Systems Engineer in Washington, DC at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/20/2018

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Job Description

MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

The Systems Engineer is an advanced position focusing on design and implementation of support technologies for an enterprise deployment of Active Directory and remediation of the existing environment, Storage and Servers (both Physical and Virtualized) Infrastructure. The Systems Engineer will be responsible for developing and configuring infrastructure components such as Windows Server 2008/2012 R2, Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) server, Microsoft Terminal Services Server, and virtualization services such as VMware and Microsoft HyperV. Specifically, the Systems Engineer will be involved in the migration of Windows Server 2003 to 2012 R2, AD remediation and the upgrade of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 to 2012. Ideal candidates will have experience in more than three technology areas identified above as well as the ability to quickly learn new technologies in a dynamic enterprise environment.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

•Design, implement and configure the systems needed to support an enterprise AD infrastructure
•Design, implement and configure the enterprise server infrastructure and have upgraded an enterprise environment from 2008 to 2012 R2
•Design, migrate and configure SCOM from 2007 to 2012
•Create training material(s) to provide to the customer on all solutions implemented
•Create standard operating procedures on all solutions implemented
•Research, evaluate, and remain current on emerging tools, techniques, and IT technologies
•Work closely with client to perform technical and requirements analysis

•Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required, additional years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree
•At least three (3) years of related Systems Engineering experience required
•At least seven (7) years of related Systems Engineering experience preferred
•Ability to quickly learn new technologies in a dynamic enterprise environment
•Experience working side-by-side with customer personnel in an advisory, support and training role required
•Experience supporting test lab implementations, including developing Systems Acceptance Tests required
•Demonstrated experience developing SDLC system documentation required
•Candidates should have experience in the following areas and be able to demonstrate exceptional competence - in three or more of the following technologies:
oWindows Server 2008/2012 R2
oMicrosoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012
oMicrosoft System Center Operations Manager 2012
oMcAfee Host Based Security Systems
oVirtualization (VMware and/or Microsoft HyperV)
oMicrosoft Terminal Services Server
oWindows Clustering
oActive Directory Management
oScripting (PowerShell, VBS, WMI, Batch, JavaScript)
oSAN Configuration – NetApp & HP
oCommon Backup Software
oCommon Datacenter Hardware (HP, Dell etc.)
•Should understand and be comfortable with the following concepts:
oConfiguration Management
oRelease Management
oChange Management
oWindows Server 2008 and 2012 R2
oCOOP and Disaster Recovery
oBackup and Recovery Strategy
oEnterprise Cloud

Physical Requirements:
•Ability to lift or transport items weighing up to 40 lbs.
•Work is performed in a general office environment

Additional Requirements, as per Contract/Client:
•Ability to obtain Public Trust - Moderate Risk security clearance
•U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

**Computer Professional Job Profile

  • Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel as a team lead.
EEO Statement EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.