21 hours

Systems Engineer III

Alexandria, VA 22314
Business Group Highlights

Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.



Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements. Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development. Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements. Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation. Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.


Education: Associates degree or higher; and/or 5+ years related experience.
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must be able to pass a Federal background investigation
Must be able to support On-Call Schedule
Must have an aptitude to learn new tools and technologies
Experience supporting Linux and Windows Operating Systems
Experience supporting Nagios
Experience in Installation, Configuration, and Administration of UNIX/Linux based middleware platforms (i.e. IBM WebSphere, IBM MQ, Tomcat, Apache Web Server, Resin)
Experience with UNIX/Linux/Windows system administration (command line level), including experience with PowerShell and Scripting (Python, JSON, Ruby, BASH).
Experience supporting JAVA Applications Services with dependencies on F5 load balancers, external web service calls, proxy gateways, JDBC and JMS/MQ.
Experience with these scripting languages: PowerShell, JSON, Python, Terraform, Ruby for Chef, Java, Bash, YAML, Cloud Formation, AWS CLI.
Experience with Cloud Migration, automation and DevOps tools: Such as: Chef Server/Chef Automate, Puppet, or Ansible, Jenkins, Maven, Ant, SonarQube, Nexus, Jira, Confluence, Crucible/Fisheye, Git/GitHub, Subversion, Packer, Terraform.
Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Azure including migration, deployments, automation of build-outs for Stack and Containerize Environments; and best practices in all major services they provide including but not limited to: networking, image management, compute, storage, monitoring and App-Services.
Security using LDAP registry and setup of SSO using SPNEGO and SAML
Advanced troubleshooting skills including analyzing log & trace files, opening service requests, collecting documentation, working with Vendors, and driving problem resolution.
Ability to coordinate configuration changes, installs, & upgrades with application ownersincluding planning, scheduling, status reporting, and following company change control procedures.
Ability to create support documentation & written procedures for routine and non-routine tasks.
Support day to day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for any issues that arise with the infrastructure or security concerns.
Analyze user interfaces, maintain software performance tuning, analyze workload and analyze proposed system upgrades and insertion of COTS products in the infrastructure.
Analyze security impacts of proposed system upgrades or changes to the infrastructure including the implementation of COTS products.
Understanding/familiarity with cloud security framework.
Must be able to pass a Federal background investigation

Cloud Certifications in one or more of the following: AWS, Azure
Middleware Certifications: IBM WebSphere, IBM MQ, Tomcat, Apache web server.
DevOps Tools Certifications: Jenkins, Chef Certification, Puppet.
Five or more years in O&M with experience in WebSphere, Resin, or another Java application server platform(s), as well as MQ, DataPower (or other XML gateway)
Experience using Chef to develop, code, test, and debug new Chef cookbooks and recipes or enhancements to existing software.
Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)
Hands-on experience with Big Data Applications and have working experience with 3 or more: Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS, YARN, Cloudera, Ambari, HortonWorks, Hadoop HDFS, Accumulo, Spark, Streaming, Kafka, Cassandra, elastic Search.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-07-10 Expires: 2020-08-08

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

Featured Jobs

Sponsored by:
ADP Logo

Career News

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Systems Engineer III

Alexandria, VA 22314

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast