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Systems Engineer

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Contract

A HireStrategy Client is looking for a Systems Engineer to join their growing team. Below is a list for the responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in building the data analytics platform.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and other technical documentation for operational tasks.
  • Provide day-to-day operational support of our secure data analytics platform.
  • Follow security best practices that will assist in maintaining a stable and highly secure IT environment.
  • Work directly and effectively with other teams in troubleshooting problems and finding solutions.
  • Utilize ticketing system ticket queue to address all server and application issues in a timely manner, recording solutions, and escalating tickets as required.
  • Manage complex problems through to a successful conclusion.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline and 5+ years of relevant experience in the IT industry, or a Master’s degree with 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Hands-on experience operating AWS-based applications (2-3 years preferred)
  • Experience designing, architecting, provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running on AWS
  • Strong knowledge and work experience with Citrix technologies, including Netscaler and XenApp
  • Strong knowledge and experience with installation, administration, troubleshooting of Windows Operating Systems and Linux (Red Hat, Suse)
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex issues and information relating to database management.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills, a proactive and detail-oriented approach, a strong team-oriented attitude, and the ability to establish work priorities are required.
  • Passion for the craft with a demonstrated ability to learn and understand the technology both at a high level and at a detailed level.