Lead Systems Engineer

Full Time
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Posted 2 weeks ago

Place of Performance: Arlington, VA (Telework Subject to Approval)  

SCOPE:  Shall provide expertise in the design, implementation, configuration, and optimization of OLDCC IT systems on the Unclassified (NIPRNet) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure. Must have the ability to apply technical knowledge of operating systems, applications, AWS GovCloud, and utilities to the OLDCC environment. Will evaluate and determine computing resource requirements for ongoing and future OLDCC projects.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • At least 5-10 years providing technical support required.
  • At least three years’ experience configuring SmartSimple GMS360° and developing new workflows.
  • Prior DoD Experience preferred
  • Evidence of strong analytical skills related to the design, development, and integration of hardware, software, interfaces, and all system level requirements to provide an integrated IT solution is required.
  • Commercial cloud experience required.


Must satisfy level II training requirements which require one or more of the following certifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Security +
  • GSEC
  • SCNP
  • SSCP


  • Engineer, design, install, configure, and optimize IT systems.
  • Develop new SmartSimple GMS360° workflows and reconfigure existing ones.
  • Provide system and engineering support for documented and approved projects and tasks.
  • Ensure all engineered solutions are in compliance with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), DoD and OLDCC policies and standards.
  • Ensure engineered solutions are designed to maintain including highest performance, capacity, availability, service dependability, and recoverability
  • Maintain existing and, as required, develop new documentation that will include but is not limited to SOPs and System Architecture Guides and Diagrams adhering to organizational templates, policies, and standards.
  • Perform root cause analysis of critical outage and incidents, engineer permanent solutions, and coordinate implementation.
  • Support the OLDCC CIO during requirement analysis to develop technical solution options.
  • Provide OLDCC management proposed configurations, optimizations, and system improvement plans.
  • Work with the OLDCC CIO to establish and meet project milestones and deliverables. Ensure all solutions meet documented customer requirements and are within project scope.
  • Follow all OLDCC Change Management and Engineering Review processes. Ensure changes are completed according to the release schedule.
  • Engineer and design hardware solutions as required to ensure capacity and availability of OLDCC services.
  • Engineer, install, configure, optimize, support and design solutions that incorporate DoD security requirements such as Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and cybersecurity services.
  • Perform duties as a Project Lead. Develop task lists for other technical staff (System Engineer & Information Assurance), assist the OLDCC CIO with project documentation, maintain project status in the OLDCC task tracker tracking system, and ensure milestones are identified and met.
  • Prepare and respond to Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) Cybersecurity audits adhering to the Evaluator Scoring Metrics (ESM)

DECISION MAKING/JUDGEMENT: This position involves projects and/or assignments requiring considerable decision-making authority regarding procedures, processes, plans, and schedules. Ability to work independently or in a team setting is necessary.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Needs ability to use a keyboard to enter and retrieve data.  . 
  • Must be able to lift 5-20 pounds.
  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
  • Local travel may be required.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering, Information Technology

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