DevOps Systems Engineer (Engineer Systems 4) with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
Herndon, Virginia
May 26, 2024
May 30, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 17515 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly Level of Experience: Senior This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners. Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. Job Description Come join our Cyber and Intelligence team! Our cyber professionals are defining the future of cybersecurity, providing the most effective prevention, detection, and responses to the broad spectrum and constant evolution of threat actors. Our intelligence experts provide actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries' intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation. Together, we are an integral part of an important mission we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference. HII - Mission Technologies is currently seeking a Senior Cyber Systems Engineer/Administrator to work out of Herndon, VA to advance the state of the art in Big Data, Data Analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Advanced Analytics to enhance the DoD and IC information processes and technical architectures. HII - Mission Technologies provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide. Essential Job Responsibilities The selected Senior Cyber Systems Engineer/Administrator (position is a hybrid Engineer/Administrator) will work on-site in the program's Herndon SCIF 4 or 5 days/week and serve as a privileged user/PUA for assessments and other activities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: monitoring system health, troubleshooting system problems, maintaining storage systems, interfacing with other parts of the team for hardware, network, and infrastructure support, providing after-hours on-call/call-in support on a rotational basis, ensuring system security requirements are satisfied, create/maintain system scripts, patch/upgrade system, and administer user accounts. Minimum Qualifications 9 years relevant experience with a Bachelor's in a related field; 7 years relevant experience with a Master's in a related field; 4 years relevant experience with a PhD or Juris Doctorate in a related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience. Experience with Linux environments
Experience with scripting languages, such as Bash and Python
Strong problem-solving, analytical, and technical troubleshooting skills
Experience with Git for source control
Understanding and willingness to work in a DevSecOps-oriented environment with an infrastructure as code mindset
Active CompTIA Security+ CE Certification ( or equivalent DoD IAT Level 2 cert) The position is 100% onsite
TS/SCI w/CI Poly
Preferred Requirements Technical experience and knowledge of distributed storage networks, routing, and application messaging frameworks. Experience provisioning and sustaining network infrastructures and have experience developing operations and management networks required to operate in a secure PKI, IPSEC, or VPN-enabled environment. NiFi, HA Proxy, Docker, Kubernetes, Spark, and Elasticsearch experience Experience developing, operations, and managing networks required to operate in a secure PKI, IPSEC, or VPN-enabled environment Certification and accreditation processes experience Why HII We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals. Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career. Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive. Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Do You Need Assistance? If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1- for assistance. Press for HII Technical Solutions.