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Every individual has unique passions, career goals, and personal values. We are here to make the connection between those and the needs of our customers. When the stars align, we welcome our new employees - or Pulsers as we like to call them - to the family. We offer competitive benefits to ensure that our Pulsers are well taken care of for whatever comes their way.

Enterprise Management Systems (EMS) Engineer

Job Title
Enterprise Management Systems (EMS) Engineer
Requirement ID
Springfield,  VA
Other Location

The Enterprise Management Systems (EMS) Engineer candidate will design and define system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

Duties Include:

  • Install, administer, manage configure, test, and integrate tasks related to the Fault and Performance tools.
  • Configure EMS tools to provide up-to-date operational and performance status of servers and applications.
  • Develop, implement, and execute standard procedures for the administration, backup, disaster recovery, and operation of the EMS tools including operating system security hardening, backup management, capacity planning, change management, version/patch management, and lifecycle upgrade management.
  • Configure EMS tools to provide up-to-date operational and performance status of servers and applications.
  • Perform actions and activities on Solaris, Linux, and Windows operating systems as needed.
  • Interface with Customer Operations staff to adapt EMS tool capabilities to meet operational requirements.
  • Assist with analysis using EMS and other tools to detect and respond to IT events, incidents, and outages.
  • Perform systems hardening to DoD Standards
  • Apply vendor patches and new designs to keep products up-to-date and meet security requirements.
    • Patching occurs after 4pm for some systems and after 6pm for other system
  • Maintain up to date documentation of designs/configurations including diagrams in MS Visio and/or PowerPoint
  • Create shell and Perl scripts to facilitate automated tasks
  • Work with other Service Providers to support areas of common interest
  • Work with engineers to establish and modify thresholds to better monitor systems
  • Work with software and hardware vendors to resolve issues and share requirements
Required Skills

Education/Min Years Experience:
• BA / BS
• 8+ related experience
• 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.
• 3-6 years of experience with BMC specific tools

• Experience with BMC fault and performance management tools; including installation, configuration, and administration
• Fault event rules development, performance threshold management
• Experience with tools in an enterprise environment
• Experience with one or more of security hardening, backup management, capacity planning, change management, or patch management.
• Event analysis
• Strong background in Unix, Solaris, Linux, or Windows servers
• Scripting skills

• Must be able to support a large, complex server and network infrastructure
• Must possess a strong work ethic, be self-directed, and be a detail-oriented professional
• Must be willing to learn and adapt to new, cutting edge technologies
• Must be willing to document work and participate in customer change procedures
• Must possess excellent time management skills and the drive to work unsupervised
• Must be a team player; willing to both share knowledge and learn from others to ensure the team's success

Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
Optional Skills

• Specific experience with BMC tools including BPM, BPPM, BEM, and SIM including service modeling
• Experience with CA eHealth or other network performance tools
• Windows, Solaris, or Linux administration experience
• Storage and D
• Scripting (Perl, Python, Powershell)
• Service Model development

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