• Systems Engineer (MS Server, VMWare, Secret Clearance)

    Job Locations US-VA-Lorton
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    If you are a Systems Engineer with a VMWare background and an active Secret Clearance, who gets excited about the prospect of being part of a mission-focused, collaborative program team and interested in helping client organizations determine and execute IT strategy and goals, we would like to hear from you!


    In this role you will work as part of the team providing daily operations support to a Federal customer. The team consists of five highly skilled engineers and subject matter experts from many different disciplines such as SQL, SharePoint and Exchange, who along with the Task Lead, support several development and testing environments to install products and troubleshoot issues throughout the project lifecycle. 


    We are responsible for Tier 3 Production support and after-hours duty phone rotation.  In this role, you will install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools.


    In addition, we support an after-hours duty phone rotation, therefore, as a member of the team your role will include after hours and weekend support, as required.


    The Candidate Select will be a problem solver who enjoys working independently to find solutions and possesses a willingness to learn and implement new technologies. You will have a strong foundation with the MS Operating System which includes familiarity with building from bare metal and configuring and maintaining servers. You enjoy dynamic environments and adapt quickly in response to obstacles and changing demands.



    Active Secret Clearance with eligibility to upgrade to a Top Secret


    Responsibilities include:

    • Perform system/application troubleshooting and implement fix actions
    • Maintain security, backup and redundancy strategies
    • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency
    • Liaison with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
    • Evaluate systems and make recommendations for improvements


    Required Qualifications:

    • Active Secret clearance and eligibility for upgrade to Top Secret Clearance
    • 3+ years of experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows based environments
    • 3+ years of experience with virtualization (e.g., VMWare, Hyper-V)
    • 3+ years with Fundamental Networking – Cabling, basic Switch management and troubleshooting connectivity issues.
    • Working knowledge of one or more of the following: Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint, Biztalk
    • Working knowledge of Storage solutions

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Azure Cloud experience 
    • Bachelor's Degree

    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 –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.


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