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Systems Engineer II

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Sharpsburg
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:Systems Engineering (Digital)Travel Required:NoneClearance Required:Ability to Obtain SecretWhat You Will Do:

  • Work with customers, architects, administrators, engineers and developers on the SOA team and various other Coast Guard technical teams to help architect, design, develop, implement and maintain mission-critical REST-based Service Oriented Architecture solutions and software applications for multiple Coast Guard business units.
  • Operate, maintain and implement continuous improvements to the SOA infrastructure to meet or exceed all SOA Service and Operating Level requirements. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Configuration management/administration for SOA, evaluating, installing, upgrading, configuring, monitoring, testing and tuning SOA software and related products, backup and recovery policies and procedures, API Server configuration & maintenance (creating and maintaining policies, users, roles, and privileges), ESB tuning and performance monitoring, application/message flow tuning and performance monitoring.
  • Develop, validate, coordinate, lead and execute complex maintenance, failover and disaster recovery activities in a 7x24 mission-critical production environment.
  • Work in conjunction with architects to implement continuous improvements and updates to the Coast Guard's SPEAR architecture.
  • Create/maintain/use Java, JavaScript, Python, Linux shell, and other custom applications or use SolarWinds and other COTS tools to monitor the performance of the ESB, associated applications and/or to automate routine tasks.
  • Provide 7x24 (rotating on-call duty) production support of applications and supporting software and infrastructure associated with the Coast Guard's SOA to meet mission-critical service level and operating level agreements.
  • Work effectively with SOA and other team members to troubleshoot and promptly identify and address problems.
  • Perform data analysis and report results related to SOA metrics to provide the team and the command with timely and accurate information pertinent to SOA service level and operating level performance.
  • Work with the SOA team to perform licensing, application and data and customer ticket management tasks as required. This includes (but is not limited to) procurement, loading, editing, configuring, restoring, tracking and removing licenses and applications at the requests of our customers and tracking the progress and status of work orders and incidents.
  • Prepare clear written instructions and standard operating procedures.
  • Help to develop, write and validate enterprise governance standards.
  • Research, test, and coordinate SOA software patches/upgrades.
  • Work with the SOA team to develop, implement, and maintain SOA security policies.
  • Interact with technical teams and vendor support organizations to resolve technical issues. What You Will Need:
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET federal security clearance.
    • Bachelor's degree (Computer Science, IT Engineering or related degree program) with 5 years of experience; OR 9 years experience with no degree; OR 3 years experience with a Master's degree
    • CompTIA Security+ CE (or other DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification)
    • Must have recently worked on 2 projects
    • IT engineering experience supporting projects and systems of similar size, scope and technical complexity to those supported under this contract.
    • 3 or more years of experience with programming, networking, and/or system administration.
    • Knowledge of the technologies, protocols, conventions, and protocols used throughout the Internet, such as HTTP, HTML, TCP/IP, DNS, XML, JSON, JavaScript, SMTP, etc.
    • Demonstrated basic knowledge of TCP/IP networking.
    • Ability to learn to plan, document, install and effectively implement and maintain complex software across heterogeneous server and networking environments.
    • Ability to learn to diagnose complex problems effectively and resolve issues in a multi-tier environment.
    • Ability to prepare documentation of standard operating procedures What Would Be Nice To Have:
      • 3 or more years of application development experience in an object oriented environment preferred (Java experience strongly preferred)
      • 3 or more years operational experience in a 7x24 production environment with a focus on installing, configuring, maintaining & troubleshooting server software within a Linux environment is strongly preferred.
      • Development experience with asynchronous messaging applications using APIs such Java Message Service (JMS) or Apache NMS.
      • Experience writing XSLT transformations and XSD schemas.
      • Strong software and service oriented architecture skills highly desirable.
      • Familiarity with disaster recovery and high availability scenarios highly desirable.
      • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with implementing REST-based software and architecture patterns.
      • Demonstrated programming experience in an object-oriented programming language such as Java or C#.
      • Demonstrated knowledge of scripting languages such as JavaScript and Python and common data formats especially XML and JSON. These skills are essential as this position will assist Java developers in deploying and testing applications in a high availability ESB environment using REST patterns via asynchronous messaging (JMS) and Java application servers.
      • Experience with messaging middleware products such as Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Apache ActiveMQ, and Apache Camel is strongly preferred. What We Offer:Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
        • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
        • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
        • Parental Leave
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan
        • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance
        • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
        • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits
        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
        • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities
        • Employee Referral Program
        • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
        • annual membership
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)
        • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonusAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Germantown , Systems Engineer II, Other , Sharpsburg, Maryland

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