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Systems Engineer, Lead

Company: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Systems Engineer, Lead

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact on veterans' affairs? You understand your customer's environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications, makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution.

As a system engineer on our team, you have the chance to use your hardware and software skills to improve the technology supporting the VA. You'll work with the incident management, problem management, and DevOps teams to detect, investigate, and diagnose system problems and defects and evaluate and modernize VA enterprise systems. This is your chance to develop your skills in enterprise-level triage and incident resolution while gaining experience in VA system infrastructure. Grow your skills by merging system knowledge and the use of modern system monitoring tools to improve VA enterprise reliability and improve the quality of services provided to veterans. Join our team and help turn requirements into accomplishments that drive change.

With so much relying on complex systems, a skilled systems engineer can be the difference that makes a project successful. As a system engineer, you will be on the ground floor working with system and application owners to obtain existing design and functionality. You will leverage comprehension of workflow systems and applications processes within multiple system environments. As a technical SME, you will work with system and network administrators to troubleshoot performance issues and outages. This work may include shift work support during weekends, holidays, or off-hours, as required. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience with system engineering
  • 4+ years of experience with AppDynamics and Splunk, including installing agents, forwarders, APIs, performance monitoring tool alerts, dashboards, and data trend analysis in a monitoring tool
  • Experience in data engineering with AppDynamics for both ingestion and extraction
  • Experience with maintaining Splunk ITSI and AppDynamics and its underlying infrastructure
  • Experience with Windows and Linux Operating systems, services, daemons, containers, and VMs
  • Experience with troubleshooting and identifying root cause issues
  • Experience with Agile framework processes on a team
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with application teams to modernize applications where appropriate and support cloud integration efforts with Splunk and AppDynamics
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience in one or more technology fields, including Network, Windows, Desktop, Unix/Linux, AWS or Azure Cloud, WebSphere Middleware, Java/JS Development, or Microsoft or Oracle databases
  • Experience with test-driven development, distributed systems, microservices, and cloud-native application implementation
  • Experience with Oracle Enterprise Manager, Riverbed - Aternity, and ServiceNow
  • Experience with virtual team management
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent critical thinking and error assessment skills
  • Public Trust clearance


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you'll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You'll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We'll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We're an EOE that empowers our people-no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic-to fearlessly drive change.

Keywords: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., Anchorage , Systems Engineer, Lead, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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