Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Job ID
Information Technology


The Foreign Affairs Practice at Buchanan & Edwards is a trusted advisor to our government customer whom we have served proudly for over a decade.


If you are a Senior Infrastructure Engineer who gets excited by mission-focused and collaborative program teams, we would like to hear from you.


In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for operating systems, workstations and servers. Conducting, documenting and providing system security, risk or vulnerability assessments and reports are going to be critical tasks for the Senior Infrastructure Engineer. Work Location is Washington, DC.


Additionally, you will grow your skills and experience through routine program team cross training that is done to provide the optimal client experience and to keep your skillset strong.


Active Secret Clearance and then upgrade to a Top Secret after hire



Responsibilities include:

  • Software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. 
  • Monitor and tune the system to achieve optimum performance levels
  • Ensure workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities
  • Ensure data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations. Plans and implements the modernization of servers
  • Develop, implement and promote standard operating procedures and schedules
  • Conduct hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure


Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Level Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least 5 years of experience implementing security controls and securing systems, applications, and infrastructure
  • At least 5 years of experience with general concepts of system security in Windows Server environments
  • At least 5 years of experience with general system administration in Windows Server environments
  • At least 3 years of experience with VMware vSphere, vCenter and ESXi
  • At least 5 years of experience in working with and understanding of security concepts, protocols, and methodologies
  • At least 3 years of experience working with storage technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience with general Network Security
  • At least 3 years of experience with server consolidation
  • At least 3 years of experience with in the design and implementation of ESX Clusters, HA, DRS, vSwitches and Distributed Switches. 
  • At least 3 years of experience with SQL Server/Database Administration

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


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