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1343- AWS Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

Chantilly, Virginia
TS/SCI Fullscope Polygraph


The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.

We are responsible for configuring, operating, and maintaining the customer’s data analysis tools including configuration, risk, issue and opportunity management, schedule management, architecture management, and requirements management. As part of this team, the System Administrator is responsible for configuring, building, installing and maintaining servers designed to process large databases with multiple applications across AWS environments. Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Managing AWS environments including EC2, S3, and RDS instances; setting up accounts; maintain and monitor PKI certs;
  • Installing software upgrades;
  • Maintaining operating system patches and virus scanning;
  • Performing technical evaluations, analysis, and technical improvements to maintain optimum performance of applications and databases;
  • Monitor and provide system problem resolution;
  • Maintain AWS capacity and performance planning; evaluate system changes to improve the system;
  • Employ configuration control and change coordination for upgrades and repairs in a manner that assures system performance as planned;


  • BS Degree in Computer Science or a related field (IT/Engineering/etc.) or related experience
  • Demonstrated experience with various hosting and developer operations (devops) technologies;
  • Demonstrated experience with AWS including AWS Solutions Architect or AWS Developer certification;
  • Knowledgeable in the administration of Linux servers, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, VMware virtualization technologies, Firewalls, VPNs
  • Professional experience scripting in some administrative language (PowerShell, Batch, Perl, etc.)
  • Requires: 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.


  • Customer familiarity
  • Familiarity with Accreditation and Authorization processes
  • Experience with Zoomdata, ServiceNow, Ruby on Rails, MariaDB, Remedy, SharePoint, Sparx EA, JIRA


  • Active TS/SCI Fullscope Polygraph