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Senior Systems Engineer in McLean, VA at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    McLean, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    SP 2901-585

Job Description

SPEAR, A CALIBRE COMPANY is seeking Systems Engineer – SME to join our team in McLean, VA! The Systems Engineer will provide day-to-day support of the storage area network infrastructure, monitor and install new storage systems, establish and troubleshoot host connectivity, network cabling, FCoE and Fibre Channel including the implementation and administration of zoning and VSANs. As a Systems Engineer – SME, the candidate will demonstrate customer service, teaming skills, and collaborate within a cross functional team. They shall explain technical issues clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences, exhibit excellent written and oral communication skills, work independently in an agile environment and adjust to changing priorities. 

Required Skills


  • Active Top-Secret SCI clearance with CI polygraph.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 11 years experience specific to the occupation or skill. 
  • Designing, installing testing, implementing storage area network technologies including iSCSI, FCoE, and Fibre Channel SANs 
  •  Working knowledge of theory and practice underlying storage network operations 
  •  Configuring and trouble-shooting both Windows and UNIX/LINUX based system connectivity 
  •  Ability to utilize basic analysis tools to resolve routine network performance problems 
  •  Experience deploying and managing network attached storage (NAS) systems and network file systems including NFS and CIFS 
  •  Ability to provide basic explanation of technical procedures and processes clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences 
  •  Communication skills, both written and oral 
  •  Demonstrated ability to be a quick learner who can work independently 
  •  Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing priorities 
  •  Knowledge of Windows, Linux operating environments 
  •  Operating storage networks and networking technologies, particularly identification and solution of problems, restart I recovery, additions, deletions, and modifications of network switches, and servers 
  •  Analyzing network and storage characteristics (e.g. traffic time, connect time, transmission speeds, utilization, packet size, and throughput), performance, and recommending procurement, removals, and modification to network components.  
  •  Broad based technical knowledge in the subject of expertise. 
  •  Ability to design, test, field systems, and/or processes necessary for the optimization of ongoing mission activities and priorities within the subject of expertise. 
  •  Ability to identify trends and forecast possible shifts in technology relevant to the subject of expertise. 
  •  Ability to translate requirements into end-to-end designs for systems within the subject of expertise. 

Equivalent Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 6 years experience specific to the occupation or skill.

SPEAR, A CALIBRE COMPANY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

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