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1466- Systems Engineer

Fairfax, Virginia

Seeking a DevOps / Systems Engineer to join our team of software developers. This Systems Engineer will oversee the development environment architecture as well as build and maintain a Windows-based system image with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual with a solid IT background that wants to help us drive our company forward. Candidate must be self-motivated, a quick learner, and able to balance multiple-simultaneous tasks in order to keep pace with our team of high performers. This is also a great opportunity for an IT professional interested in a software development career path.

The Systems Engineer will work on an Army engineering and integration project in support of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers responsible for building a series of tools to support the Combat Engineer to advance engineering, reconnaissance, and surveying capabilities. The systems engineer works with an agile software development team to develop a software and hardware baseline. The systems engineer builds and maintains the baseline, providing patch/driver updates and integrating new hardware when necessary. The systems engineer will also maintain the VMWare-based continuous integration environment for the software development team as they develop the core geospatial software that runs on the baseline.


  • Develop and maintain a software image using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
  • Design, implement, maintain, and upgrade the continuous integration environment utilized by the software development team, through upgrades and implementation of new features
  • Conduct technical analysis of complex installation and integration challenges while documenting both solutions and analysis
  • Provide input to design and development teams, and monitor progress and productivity through the use of metrics
  • Overcome challenges between software products running on either a single platform or across multiple platforms


  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related fields
  • Significant professional experience also considered in lieu of a four-year degree
  • 3+ yrs. of related experience in:
  • Software integration, troubleshooting, and systems administration in a Windows environment
  • Experience with Windows VM clients running on ESXi or VMWare player
  • CI/CD tools and processes (Gitlab CI, Jenkins, Docker, SonarQube, Fortify)
  • Ability to think critically and analytically in an enterprise environment


  • Experience working in an Agile development environment (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • Experience with the following technologies and/or concepts:
  • Scripting languages (Python, BASH, PowerShell)
  • Active Directory
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • VMWare virtual machine infrastructure using vSphere
  • Programming experience in a high-level language such as C# or Java is a differentiator but not required.


  • Secret clearance