SME Systems Engineer (Clearance Required)

Location: Herndon, Virginia
Date Posted: 01-02-2018
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Who We Are
In a sea of federal contractors, we stand out because of our commitment to our employees. Our vision is straightforward – we’re building an environment that our team members simply don’t want to leave.
Cymertek is a growing small business with several diverse government contracts, supporting our nation’s cyber security strategy. We offer meaningful, challenging work using the latest technologies, paid training to make the best of your talents and grow your career, and a laid-back, inclusive atmosphere where you aren’t just another number. We are a long-term relationship company that invests in our employees, encourages professional and personal growth, and offers a phenomenal benefits package.
Position: SME Systems Engineer

Description: Cymertek is looking for a SME Systems Engineer to join our Dream Team and partner with the working level officers across the IT applications, infrastructure, operations, IT security domains and with mission experts to understand the outcomes and measures required in both the technical and mission environments.

Clearance Requirement: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Required Skills/Education
  • Individual is acknowledged as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the occupation and/or specific skill.
  • At least sixteen (16) years of demonstrated experience specific to the skill or occupation.
  • Shall be capable of mentoring or training other team members and sharing their expertise within and across contracts, organizational boundaries, and with Customers.
  • Demonstrated experience with state-of-the-art cloud-based, programming, coding or scripting processes, tools and solutions in a rapid prototyping, DevOps style environment.
  • Demonstrated full lifecycle development (developing, testing, delivery, and troubleshooting issues) of custom application and/or integration of open source solutions within an immutable production environment.
  • Demonstrated experience recommending transition/implementation sequencing plans and success measures with the project level enterprise and mission perspectives.
Desired Skills/Education
  • Experience working within a lead IT infrastructure role at the enterprise level; overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software systems, applications, and related products.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with Infrastructure As Code tools, such as Puppet, Chef, Terraform, boto, Serverless, or Cloud Formation.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with application development and deployment on Amazon Web Services OR completion of Amazon Web Services training in AWS development, system administration, architecting or integration.
  • Experience with systems planning, security principles, and general software management best practices.
  • Experience integrating, testing, and delivery of prototype code scripts which will run on both AWS and Sponsor services to demonstrate functionality required to meet current Assessment and Authorization. 

  • Excellent Salaries
  • Flextime / Flexible Work Schedule
  • 10% - 401k Matching or Bonus (vested immediately)
  • 30 days paid leave / holiday (no use or lose)
  • Medical / Dental / Vision - 100% employee coverage. No cost for you ($1200 allowance - or a bonus)
  • Long Term / Short Term Disability - 100% employee coverage. No cost to you.
  • Life Insurance - 100% employee coverage. No cost to you.
  • Paid Training
  • No long, wordy reviews with tons of paperwork!!!
  • Referral bonus program

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