• Systems Engineer (Principal)

    Location US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    IT Operational Support
  • Overview

    WOOD is hiring a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Columbia, MD. The Senior Systems Engineer will provide engineering support for mission critical systems in a SIGINT environment.


    • Maintaining hardware and software of a production system
    • Upgrading/configuring SIGINT software
    • Set up operational system dataflows
    • System security patching/hardening
    • Scripting
    • LINUX troubleshooting
    • Hardware troubleshooting
    • Management of ESXi hosts


    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph


    Basic Qualifications: 

    • Minimum of ten (10) years' systems engineering experience with SIGINT systems.
    • Within the last five (10) years, a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in five (5) of the specializations listed below (B.S. degree in engineering, telecommunications, or related technical field may be substituted for experience in one (1) specialization): 
      • Signal Analysis
      • Modern Tele-communications System and Networks
      • Telephony Switching System
      • Communications Systems
      • Cellular/Personal Communications Systems
      • TDM/PCM Multiplexing / Modulation /Switching Systems
      • Packet Switching System
      • Systems Engineering
      • Operating Systems
      • Advanced Protocols
    • Within the last ten (10) years, a minimum of seven (7) years development and integration experience in SIGINT systems. 
    • Within last seven (7) years, a minimum of five (5) years’ experience with the functionality and inter-processing of packet and circuit-based HW & SW solutions to include configuring, changing, and optimizing solutions.
    • Within the last 10 years, a minimum of 5 years development, integration, testing, and/or installation experience.
    • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a leadership position providing technical supervision to other engineering personnel.
    • Strong LINUX experience is required.
    • Virtualization Experience with VMWare ESXi required.
    • Dataflow background (NIFI) experience.
    • XKEYSCORE knowledge.
    • This position may require occasional after hours (on-call) support.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • System Administration background for RHEL and CENTOS
    • Networking Experience
    • BASH scripting experience
    • Knowledge of Security and IAVA patching

    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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