Extensive knowledge of Windows operating systems;
System Administration experience;
Windows XP, Vista, Server 2000 and Server 2003 experience;
familiarity with VB Scripting or Power Shell;
Proven teamwork skills;
Proven self-starter and proactive problem solver;
Excellent communication skills;
Ability to work independently and in a high paced environment;
COTS integration experience;
Experience with troubleshooting complex issues, especially relating to computer hardware or software;
Experience and ability to work with UNIX and/or Windows at the API, device driver and kernel/framework level;
Experience and ability to set and adjust environment variables within UNIX and Windows;
Experience and ability to automate processes and procedures using scripts; Desired skills Knowledge and experience dealing with COTS and the COTS lifecycle, especially end-of-life issues;
Experience designing, developing and documenting operating system architecture/design for large distributed systems;
Experience working with vendors via forums and direct contacts to resolve implementation specific integration issues,
MCSE certification a big plus;
Security + certification a plus;
Microsoft certification a big plus;
Windows & experience a big plus;
Solaris 9 and 10 experience;
General Linux experience, especially RedHat and SuSE;
Experience with advanced Linux distributions such as Gentoo and Slackware;
Experience building Linux kernels;
General Linux distribution packaging experience, especially using RPM;
Knowledge and experience with Microsoft .NET and/or Sun ONC;
Programming experience, especially using C++, C or Java;
Image Processing and Remote Sensing experience;
Experience with GIS COTS products (ArcGIS, ArcView, ESRI, ENVI, others);
Geospatial Domain experience;
Geospatial Customer Intimacy;
Network Engineering experience;
Computer Security Engineering knowledge;
System tuning experience;
Knowledge and experience engineering WANs and LANs using Ethernet, GigE, and/or ATM;
Knowledge and experience developing and maintaining deliverable engineering documentation and presenting at associated program reviews;
Knowledge of VMWare systems and associated products Specific Job Description Windows Operating Systems engineer in the Systems Engineering Platforms group of the IEC (Integrated Exploitation Capabilities) organization. Perform Windows-focused operating systems engineering for contracts that require hardware and software Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) integration. Contracts also may include some developed software and provide workstations, servers, storage and/or network devices to perform visualization and image processing capability for image analysts and geospatial analysts.
The selected candidate for this position will be responsible for designing and standardizing architecture approaches for the integration of analyst workstations, client applications and servers into overall site and/or enterprise Active Directory infrastructure. Work with customer representatives and site technical representatives, site desktop services, site security, site administrators, and network administrators to properly architect a system to accommodate the diverse set of workstations serving different purposes. Be an important part of the design, architecture, system specification and documentation of solutions for Windows based systems. Specifically, this position will focus on analyzing the results of security scans and figuring out
how to make the appropriate GPO and security setting changes to the Windows 7-based workstations.
Baseline software tools to enhance productivity through process automation and capture and reporting of system/workstation status and performance. Build Windows images for workstations and servers using industry standard tools, document this process, and support the development, implementation, deployment and operations of these images. Coordinate with customers, users and other segments across the enterprise to plan for and implement system upgrades and deployments. Prepare and coordinate change requests to modify the project baseline and work to get appropriate board approvals. Contribute to operating systems sections of proposals and contract changes, including preparation of technical volume inputs and basis of estimates for Operating Systems Architecture in response to Engineering Change Proposals. Prepare and deliver customer presentations and provide site support to fielded systems. Support the customer, users and other groups within the internal organization as a leading expert in Windows operating systems.
1) Extensive experience and knowledge of Windows operating systems, including XP, Vista and Server 2003
2) Experience in operating systems design and engineering
3) Experience with COTS integration.
4) VB Scripting experience a big plus
5) Proven experience in a fast-paced, customer-present environment.
6) Ability to develop/implement security lockdown scripts not managed by GPOs
7) Ability to design/Package/maintain winXP/Win7 images and assist customers with OS and GPO testing
Must be willing to travel at least once a quarter to local, domestic and/or international locations. Weekend and shift work is required periodically. Award anticipated no later than March 2012.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Standard Job Description Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. For positions that perform IT responsibilities, use E646, Systems Engr-IT. Security Clearance TS/SCI Typical Minimums Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered career, or journey, level. LMCareers Business Unit ESS9996 IS&GS-NATIONAL (S0807) Business Area Info Systems & Global Sol Program IEC Sust Department MCL4:NAT_ENG_S2_ASP_ProdEng_27 Job Class Systems Engineering: Software Job Category Experienced Professional City Gaithersburg State Maryland Virtual No Relocation Available Negotiable Work Schedule FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week Req Type Blue Sky Direct/Indirect Direct Shift First
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