Systems Design Engineer in Washington, DC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  839431


Systems Design Engineer

Apex Systems has an opportunity for an experienced Systems Design Engineer for its client - Administrative Office of United States Courts (AOUSC) in Washington, DC. The position will enable the client in providing engineering/operational support in a virtualized environment using VMWare vCenter that hosts system of different Court Units across United States.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Systems Design Engineer who enjoys fast pace environment with excellent customer support skills. The position requires experience in managing virtualized environment using vCenter administration tool. The person in this position will also possess deep understanding of vSAN, SDDC and NSX. The candidate should have prior experience working with HP systems such as 3PAR or similar, Hitachi Storage (G series and HNAS).

The candidate in this position should have excellent written and oral communication skills who is willing to work with customer over the phone for any technical issues.

Contract Description

The program supports Cloud Technology and Hosting Division (CTHO) at AOUSC. CTHO operates and maintains large scale On-Premise hosting infrastructure to support the infrastructure (Servers and Workstation) needs of 316+ court units across United States. The support staff includes SME level VDI Engineers, Security analyst, architects, Storage Admins and Database Admins. CSRA supports CTHO’s mission to on-board different court units on its Hosting infrastructure; thus, reducing the support and maintenance overhead on each court.

 

Educational Qualification & Work Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems or closely related degree

Certification

ITIL Foundation Certification - Desired

 

Job Location, Training & Teleworking

The job is located Washington, DC with a limited travel requirement to other AO Offices.

 

The candidate will receive environment related training for the first 3 weeks. Following which telework schedule may be approved at manager’s discretion. The teleworking policy will be evaluated on a regular basis based on candidate’s performance.

 

The candidate will receive environment related training for the first 3 weeks. Following which telework schedule may be approved at manager’s discretion. The teleworking policy will be evaluated on a regular basis based on candidate’s performance.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

 
Short Description of Position & Skills Required for this Position
Skill Importance / Value

Systems Design Engineer
 

Lab management for a virtualized environment
High

Experience with VMware vCenter administration
High

Experience with Software Defined Storage (vSAN), Data Centers (SDDC), and Network (NSX)
High

Experience with documenting environments (Visio, etc…)
High

Experience developing, validating, and implementing configuration standards
High

Experience with Linux RHEL6/RHEL7
Medium

Experience with HP C7000 Enclosure hardware
Medium

Experience with HP SSMC, OneView, etc…
Medium

Experience with Hitachi Storage (G Series and HNAS) and Hitachi Storage Viewer
Medium

Experience with Pure, HPE 3PAR, and Brocade DCX design and implementation
Medium

Experience with Hitachi Tuning Manager / Data Center Analytics
Low

Experience with Hitachi HCP/HDI Design and Implementation
Low

Common / Basic Skills Required
 

Enjoys a fast paced environment 
High

Excellent customer service skills 
High

Able to work and interact with others in a structured / team environment
High

Accuracy and attention to detail, must have organizational skills 
High

Independent problem solver with troubleshooting, decision making and analytical skills 
High

Requires limited supervision 
High

-  Self-motivated
High

-  Self-starter
High

-  Time management skills
High

Flexibility and adaptability to handle competing work demands 
High

Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
High

-  Demonstrated ability to communicate to nontechnical audience on technical issues 
High

-  Demonstrated ability to communicate on a technical level to a technical audience 
High

Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call 
High

Ability to do limited travel (0 - 4 times a year) 
High