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

Published: April 7, 2013 (over 8 years ago)
Job Type
Security Clearance
Secret Security Clearance


C&C International 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 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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