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Linux/Windows Systems Engineer at Tallon Recruiting and Staffing in McLean, Virginia

Posted in Military/Defense 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Linux/Windows Systems Engineer
McLean, VA

Security Clearance Requirement: Current TS/SCI with polygraph

Travel Requirement: This position will support technical and mission requirements that require domestic and international travel.

We are recruiting for a senior level Systems Engineer to support a high visibility position working in support of a federal government program.  The System Engineer will work as part of a small team providing operations and engineering support through design, development, and execution of networks for Windows and Linux systems.  Qualified candidates will have experience supporting dynamic mission-focused environments.

Role and responsibilities include:


  • Work with a small team administering Windows/Linux stems in operational environments.

  • Support the organization’s efforts to maintain a repository of network documentation on a shared drive. 

  • Support configuration and operational maintenance of VMWare and Virtual Box in operational environments. 

  • Support deploying data and voice networks to conduct phone calls via VoIP and PBXs technologies. 

  • Maintain working knowledge of industry standards for information security systems and devices and stay abreast of emerging technologies to keep skills relevant.

  • Take meeting minutes and draft technical reports to capture interactions with SMEs, stakeholders, and partners, as required.

  • Support domestic and international travel up to ten days in duration (estimated 1-2 trip per quarter).

Requirements include:


  • U.S. citizenship.

  • Current TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph us required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical discipline is preferred and will consider additional years of related experience in lieu of a degree.

  • 5+ years of Systems Engineering experience supporting development, deployment, and operations of information security systems and devices.

  • Expertise administering Windows and Linux systems.

  • Experience designing and deploying data and voice networks.

  • Experience securing networks in a dynamic mission-focused work environment.

  • Experience deploying mobile solutions in operational environments.

  • Prior work experience with a variety of VoIP PBXs and technologies and ability to quickly get up-to-speed.

  • Experience supporting low-level hardware for mobile and low-power devices.

  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Perl, etc.)

  • Experience working with CISCO and Juniper routers.

  • Experience with VMWare and VirtualBox virtualization software.

  • Ability to travel up to two trips per quarter that are expected to range from 3-10 days.

  • Ability to support surge requirements and technical events to meet mission needs, as required.

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