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Senior Systems Engineer

Arlington-Pentagon, VA
Senior System Engineer
Hybrid at Pentagon
25% travel locally (only around Northern VA area)
Secret Clearance is required.
CISSP (preferred) OR CISM OR CASP+

Position Overview:
Nationwide IT Services is seeking an experienced Senior System Engineer supporting our government customer at the Pentagon.  The successful candidate must have experience in migration to the cloud and cloud architecture.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Manages and configures network hardware, software, operating systems, and attached devices. Performs technical planning, system integration, verification, and validation.
  • Designs, installs, maintains, and supports LAN, WAN, video, and VoIP infrastructures. Troubleshoots technical issues and develops and implements solutions.
  • Designs, configures and manages network security features for custom networks.
  • Performs preventive and fault isolation maintenance on existing networks.
  • Creates and maintains as-built and other systems drawings (flowcharts, diagrams).
  • Supports operational and maintenance phases for as-built systems.
  • Supports data center operations.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Designing and implementing Citrix solutions Configuring and optimizing Citrix infrastructure.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving Citrix-related issues Managing Citrix servers and applications
  • Collaborating with other IT teams and stakeholders in Designing, developing, and maintaining cloud-based systems and applications
  • Evaluating and determining the best cloud options for the engineering and development teams Migrating existing on-premises systems and applications to the cloud Debugging and troubleshooting cloud issues and ensuring security and efficiency.
  • Interacting with clients and stakeholders to understand their needs and provide cloud support and recommendations.
  • Design, implementation, and support of network infrastructures.
  • Engineering of multiprotocol routers/switches, network security devices and firewalls, and network management systems
  • Provisioning and troubleshooting circuits.
  • Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Familiarization with virtualization technologies including VMware.
  • Security and VPN solutions Application delivery controllers Link aggregation, spanning tree, span/rspan, and tracing network issues.
  • Enterprise applications including MS Remote Desktop and Visio Cisco and Juniper routers, switches, and firewalls - installation, configuration, and maintenance.

Required Technical/Business Tools Experience:
  • CISCO Routers
  • Cloud - Azure
  • RHEL
  • STIG/ACAS scans
  • MECM/SCCM experience

Required Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, certifications, and work experience.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in network/systems analysis, design, installation, and maintenance.
  • 7+ years of experience with Cisco routing and switching technologies. Strong problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • 10+ years of professional experience  
About Nationwide IT Services 
NIS is an IT and Management consulting company, is a CVE-verified Service-Disabled Veteran- Owned Small Business. Our mission is to deliver value-added services to our customers, leveraging technology, people, and industry best practices to implement innovative solutions through our trusted employees and team members. 
Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid holidays, PTO (sick/vacation), commuter benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), and educational reimbursement along with Pet Insurance. 

Nationwide IT Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, disability, or protected veteran status. 

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