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Senior Systems Engineer



Engineering

San Diego, CA
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ID: 3786-317
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Part-Time

Cabrillo Technologies, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKean Defense.  Cabrillo scientists, engineers, technical staff, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms and shipboard systems, and develop computing and networking strategies to support the Warfighter.  Cabrillo employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations.

 

Cabrillo Technologies has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer.  This Job is part time at a Government Facility in Point Loma

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

(Note:  It is expected and required that all HW/SW configurations conform to vendor and industry best practices for performance and security)

 

 

Analyze Requirements

 

 

Create Component Specifications

 

 

Configure servers

  • BIOS
  • Drivers
  • Expansion cards
  • Networking

Install and configure ESXi

 

Configure storage arrays

  • Design storage topologies
  • Create storage templates

 

Install and configure Windows on workstations and desktops

  • Troubleshoot issues arising from OS configuration, device drivers, etc

 

Configure Printers and MFDs

 

Identify potential networking issues affecting all CI hardware and work with NI team to isolate/resolve

 

Create / modify Configuration Documents (CICDs) to ensure that production facilities are able to install a system in a clear and repeatable manner

 

Analyze security scan findings and modify configuration of any CI hardware to comply with relevant STIG(s)

 

Design Compute Resource based on requirements and input from the subsystems

 

Define minimum required compute node configurations based on resource requirements and implemented architecture defined by the subsystem

 

Define the backup storage footprint based on architecture decisions and subsystem direction

 

Assess the design to ensure all requirements are captured properly resourced and that the designed approach meets the SWAP constrained environment

 

Assess new technology and vendor offerings to drive alternative configurations of the compute infrastructure

 

Provide a comprehensive definition of all aspects of CRA/system development, from analysis of mission needs to the verification of system performance

 

Update documentation based on Subsystem input and understand the changes requested as it relates to the system requirements and design

 

Brief program Leadership and Customers

 

Analyze system performance to include quantifying performance parameters, identifying bottlenecks, and measuring throughput

 

Monitoring including monitoring disk space, utilization, capacity and availability

 

Understand and translate architectural solutions, developing a clear picture as to how each selected technology and subsequent implementation will impact the overall design and capacity of the system

 

Provide input to server design/configuration as it relates to the capacity and system based on power and vertical space

 

Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of technologies, planning, design, and analysis methodologies

 

Identify and manage risks related to IT infrastructure

 

Provide recommended improvements to the Environment

 

Align system designs and CRA configuration with CANES requirements

 

Understand and track present/future cross-functional requirements/interfaces


Required Skills

Strong knowledge of VMware

  • VCP certificate a definite plus
  • vSAN helpful but not required
  • Horizon View (VDI) helpful but not required

 

In depth experience with server hardware

  • BIOS configuration
  • Expansion cards (I/O, Graphics, Networking)
  • Disk technologies

 

Strong knowledge of storage I/O protocols (iSCSI / Fibre Channel) and best practices

 

In depth experience with storage arrays

  • EMC cert preferred but not required

 

In depth experience with workstations and laptops

 

Good conceptual knowledge of Ethernet networking

  • Best practices
  • VLANs
  • Troubleshooting

 

Some knowledge of non-Ethernet communication protocols helpful but not required

  • Serial
  • USB
  • Video (DisplayPort, DVI, HDMI, etc)

 

General OS experience (Install/Configure/Troubleshoot)

  • Windows
  • Linux

 

Security Experience

  • Sec+
  • STIG
  • Lockdowns

 

Some knowledge of scripting would be helpful

 

Some knowledge of Printers and Scanners (MFDs) would be helpful

 

Some knowledge of Tablet devices would be helpful

 

Strong Knowledge in system analysis and architecture

 

Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and/or Electrical Engineering is desired from an accredited university, or equivalent experience

 

IAT Il CSWF current compliance including IA and technical certifications

 

DOD Secret Security Clearance

 

U.S. Citizenship is required


Required Experience

Eight (8) years minimum technical experience in architecting and designing DoD data transport network system or Wide Area Networks

 

Five (5) years minimum of designing DoD data communication and network architecture and design

 

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Cabrillo Technologies is an E-Verify company.


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