Computer System Product Technologist

  • Job Reference: 74305088-2
  • Date Posted: 1 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Parsons
  • Location: Centreville, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: AV, VC/UC & Networks
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Computer System Product Technologist

Centreville, VA

Parsons is seeking Computer System Product Technologist to support technically diverse and challenging systems that are evolving with the technology landscape. Your role will be essential to the design, implementation, validation, management, and delivery of these computing systems. This is your chance to help us with a vital mission.

Responsibilities
• Become the product expert for mini-cloud Computer System consisting of the following:
o Compute resources,
o Storage arrays,
o VMWare virtualization environment,
o Redhat Linux based VM's,
o Software Applications that combine data analysis with an intuitive user interface and data visualization.
o High speed data ingest,
o Network switching, and
o Network routing components
• Assess system functionality and performance
• Develop configuration control documentation
• Track configuration baselines
• Perform maintenance, upgrades and troubleshooting
• Coordinate manufacturing QA/QC testing
• Provide technical support and training to project team and customer

Required Qualifications
• A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Network Engineering, Computer Security, Information Technology or related discipline
• Must have 8+ years of relevant professional experience.
• Proof of US Citizenship is required
• Applicants selected for employment must have an active security clearance and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.

Required Skills

Understanding of computer system hardware components to include
o Compute servers,
o Storage array systems,
o Backplane architectures,
o Network switching equipment and
o Routing equipment.
Understanding of software system components to include
o VMWare vSphere, vSAN and ESXi virtualization technologies;
o Linux operating systems including RHEL, CentOS, and Ubuntu;
o Multithreading, parallel processing and containerization technologies;
o Custom application software
Understanding of Computer Networking to include
o Security protocols,
o Packet encryption,
o IPSec VPNs
o VLANs
o DNS
o DHCP
o Routing Protocols
Understanding of the process to attain an Authority to Operate certificate to include
o Security controls implemented through the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Secure Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) methods

Desired Skills

Network Device Administration
• Experience with Cisco and Juniper Routing equipment
• Router with Routing Protocols (RIP, BGP, OSPF)
• L2/3 Switches (VLAN and Routing Protocols)
• SOHO device configuration

IT Administration
• Windows OS Loading and Updates on a closed network
• Linux OS Loading and Repository on a closed network (Ubuntu, RHEL, Centos, Kali)
• Backup and Restore implementation
• Windows and Linux Software Repository and Build Machine Maintenance
• User Account administration
• Enforce IT equipment usage policy
• Server, Data Storage, Workstation, Laptop configuration and setup

Network Tool Experience
• Wireshark
• Netcat
• Nmap
• Traceroute
• nessus

Programming
• Unix shell programming
• Windows bat programming
• Python/Perl Scripting

Network Services Administration
• DNS
• DHCP
• Apache Web Server
• Firewall Configuration
• Access Control Lists and IP Table configuration