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Systems Integrator (Multiple openings)

7120, MD


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System Integration Engineer

Up to 10% travel may be possible to non-hostile locations.​

A Systems Integration Engineer is needed to provide full lifecycle support activities from high-level requirements gathering, systems design input, and end-to-end system integration and deployment.  He/she will develop and implement strategies to maintain and improve internal functionality, enhance performance with internal and external systems, protect critical data sets, and provide assessments of system and network vulnerabilities.  The ideal candidate will have a strong system administration background and excellent communication skills and be well versed in current automation technologies to reduce manual intervention. He/she will be responsible for technical planning, system design and integration decisions, and risk evaluation, and will perform minimal amounts of racking and cabling, manually configuring devices, deployment of developed software, vendor firmware, COTS, and FOSS installations and updates when needed.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities
  • The selected candidate will provide guidance and support for system integration engineering of large-scale systems, major system elements, and interfacing systems that are part of a large complex network environment with geographically distributed components.
  • He/she will interface with program management, system and software integration engineers, test engineers, information assurance engineers, and other project team members in an Agile environment.
  • The selected candidate will support Linux and Windows-based components within a large, high-performance computing system. He/she will provide substantial diagnostics and troubleshooting which involves working with other System Integrators to determine system behavior errors (may be software or hardware-related), including examining packet captures at a low level and analyzing event/audit logs to identify errors and determine root causes. 
  • The selected candidate will provide support for development and production systems, perform ad-hoc tasking which may include applying software builds, updating application versions, applying security patches, and changing configuration settings, and will also provide support for deployment activities, COTS software evaluation and installation, external site hardware and software installation.
  • The Systems Integration Engineer will work with internal Team Leads as well as external organizations to determine acceptable outage windows that will minimize disruption to operational users and/or others who require system access (testers, integrators, etc.).
  • He/she will develop and update data flow diagrams and documentation used in the deployment and management of the system, and will support the development of system configuration documentation, including detailed designs for risk assessments and analyses of alternatives for a variety of system-related issues and concerns.
Basic Qualifications
  • Active and current MD agency TS.SCI w favorable polygraph
  • Bachelor's Degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or a related field. Relevant work experience may be substituted for a Degree.
  • Experience troubleshooting IT systems and networks
  • Linux system administration experience required
  • Virtualization experience required via any industry standard hypervisor
  • Experience deploying application software including application servers
  • Must be comfortable working on multiple infrastructure networks simultaneously to support multiple systems in various stages of manufacturing and debugging
  • Must have some level of experience developing system analysis, risk analysis, and/or vulnerability assessments
  • Must be capable of developing creative solutions to issues that arise on the fly and ensuring they are tracked and included in the Development, Integration, and Production environments before systems deployment
  • Must be capable of planning and prioritizing tasking based on mission and team needs
  • Must be an independent thinker, capable of performing high quality work, both independently and with a team in a fast-moving environment
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to occasionally work extended hours to support uptimes on production systems for mission critical national security level programs with high levels of visibility
Preferred Qualifications (Please have at least 2)
  • Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016 along with Server Core administration experience
  • Wireshark Experience, with a focus on low level IP operations
  • Microsoft MDT experience
  • VMWare 6.7 experience
  • Centos & Redhat 7.3 experience
  • Experience with IP KVMs reaching into secured out-of-band networks
  • Powershell and PowerCLI experience with some knowledge of Python or REST APIs
  • Containerization packages such as Docker or Kubernetes
  • SALT, Puppet, CHEF, or Ansible Experience
  • Experience with iSCSI and Flash SANs
  • Solarwinds usage and deployment experience
  • Familiarity with complex network systems, to include firewalls, Load Balancers, NIDS, NAT, PAT, VPC and complex ACLs on multiple hardware architectures including Cisco Nexus and Cisco Catalyst lines
  • Knowledge of PKI systems which use HSMs to validate key and NTP for synchronization
  • Recent hands on experience with ArcSight Security Analysis
  • Past administration experience of OS's that support a Linux Oracle database instances a plus

Who We Are

In a sea of federal contractors, we stand out because of our commitment to our employees. Our vision is pretty 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 information technology and 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.



  • Excellent Salaries

  • Flexible Work Schedule

  • 10% - 401k Matching (Vested Immediately) plus Annual Profit Sharing

  • 30 days Paid Leave/Holiday (No Use or Lose!)

  • Additional 1 Day Paid Leave for Birthday

  • 6 weeks Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Medical/Dental/Vision - 100% employee coverage. ($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

Email us at jobs@cymertek.com or apply today: www.cymertek.com


Let’s build a dream team together! We pay up to 10k in external referral fees for fully cleared hires. All resumes will be kept Top Secret Confidential! Send resumes to jobs@cymertek.com

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