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ITIP- 0249 Senior Technical Staff - UNIX/Applications Engineer Senior

Published: April 24, 2013 (over 8 years ago)
Job Type
Security Clearance
Secret Security Clearance


CSC is seeking an experienced Full Time Solaris 10.x Engineer to work in Arlington VA (Pentagon City), supporting the TSA.  This position requires applicants to successfully pass both a TSA - EOD and a minimum of a Secret Security Clearance investigation prior to starting.


Must have experience as Sun Solaris Engineer:

·       General proficiency with Solaris 10.x installation, configuration using command line tools, and day to day administrative tasks.

·       Ability to create shell scripts to automate routine tasks.

·       Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking and ability to troubleshoot connectivity issues at both host and port level.

·       Ability to manage both packages and patches using Live Upgrade.

·       Experience with Solaris 10 ZFS, Zones, and the SMF.


·       Administration of Java application servers, especially Sun Application and Portal servers.

·       LDAP administration


Essential Job Functions:

·       Develop a standard Solaris 10.x image to be used in Development, Test and Production environments.

·       Have the ability to add disks to storage groups

·       Creation, Mirroring and removal of PLEX’s

·       General understanding of VERITAS Storage foundations

·       Stand up new server environment

·       Install and Harden the Operating System

·       Configuration of Zone

·       Tuning the Operating System

·       Creation of a flash archive and test.

·       Work with Security team to have the new operating systems scanned

·       Correct any vulnerabilities / defects discovered in the security scan

·       Create a Jump Start Image for use in deployment of image

·       Stage Solaris images in the production environment

·       Consults with client(s) and internal engineering groups to create and/or review requirements, functional specifications and detailed designs.

·       Analyzes forecast numbers and models to forecast traffic requirements and capital costs for system.

·       Oversees testing of network(s) to evaluate architecture design, concepts performance and features of the design. Resolves issues as necessary.

·       Provides escalated technical support to management and customers to identify and resolve operational issues.

·       Researches and evaluates network technologies, new products, literature, patents and current practices to support business requirements and/or new industry technology.

·       Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

·       Directs cross-functional technical teams to design and implement effective network architectures for the client.

·       Develops and oversees the adherence to maintenance and performance standards of data, voice or video network hardware and systems.

·       Provides technical consultation on current and proposed Solaris-based systems to other organizations and clients.

·       Effective organizational, writing, and communication skills.

·       Participates in identifying business requirements; ensures delivered solutions meet performance expectations.

·       Recommends program/project release schedules based on knowledge of software development life cycle; delivers functionality and ensures the integrity of the overall system.

·       The candidate will be required to create Requests for Change (RFC’s) and defend the proposed solutions impact to the TSA Configuration Control Board (CCB).

·       Develops and implements guidelines for deployment of product.

·       Performs document reviews to ensure effective and appropriate environment changes and demonstrates ability to escalate needs when necessary.

·       Prepares IT vision and strategy work products, technology and product analysis, white papers, and responses to management queries on technology and product related topics.

·       Participates in system solution definition for proposal efforts, as needed, to ensure business requirements are satisfied.

·       This contract does not have the ability to cover relocation costs

·       Applicants must be able to have & maintain an active Secret security clearance

·       Applicants must be able to pass DHS EOD suitability clearance

·       Candidates proposed for this position resume must be accepted by the Government as acceptable as KEY personnel on the contract

·       A requirement of this position is that all candidates submit sanitized writing samples demonstrating previous exchange design and documentation experience as a part of the selection process.




Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
• Nine or more years of technical experience in a client-server environment
• Experience working with highly complex systems administration, database administration, and landscape maintenance
• Experience working with company products and services
• Experience working with company and client documentation and storage procedures
• Experience working with highly complex system implementations and organizational processes

Other Qualifications:
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
• Strong communication skills
• Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
• Strong ability to lead and work as part of a team
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