Engility Sr. Systems Engineer in Chesapeake, Virginia

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility Corporation is seeking a Systems Engineer to support our Consolidated Afloat Networks & Enterprise Services (CANES) program in Chesapeake, VA.

The Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services program is the Navy’s next generation tactical afloat network. CANES represents the consolidation and enhancement of five shipboard legacy network programs to provide the common computing environment for more than 40 command, control, intelligence and logistics applications.

The candidate shall have technical credentials to provide system architecture designs and define key capabilities and performance requirements for U.S. Navy CANES and ISNS Family of Systems.

The Systems Engineer plans for, designs, and oversees the integration of operating systems including server software modules, security levels, utilities, and third party products. They will participate in and oversee development of network topologies, physical layout, and communications configurations. The Systems Engineer reviews system growth rates and capacity requirements and recommends software, hardware, and information processing options. They will also be responsible for developing procedures and policies governing IT operations as well as participating in and overseeing installation, configuration, and management of monitoring diagnostic utilities, bridges, routers, and gateways to optimize network efficiency. The SE oversees and conducts analyses and verification procedures for existing and proposed IT applications

The Systems Engineer shall follow software installation experience and C4ISR system documentation experience in accordance to Configuration Management policies for SPAWAR. This includes but is not limited to all CANES/ISNS/GCCS engineering support, technical documents and technical drawings. The Systems Engineer plans, evaluates, and coordinates installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, switches, multiplexers, firewalls, bridges, gateways, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Active Secret Security Clearance

  • U.S. Citizen with an Active U.S. Passport

  • HS Diploma is required

  • Candidate should have at least ten (3) years of experience in process analysis, technical problem solving, and analytical/logical thinking

  • Have a high degree of independence in the implementation and support of integrated applications.

  • Must have experience providing continuing oversight, technical guidance, long-range and capacity planning, consultation, and leadership to Unified Services Facility (USF)) personnel on a broad range of IT issues.

  • Experience in maintaining operation of local area, worldwide and virtual private networks (VPN).

  • Experience in proposing solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.

  • Experience collecting and providing appropriate network documentation and configuration, including operational instructions. Experience in monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house and customer off-site systems.

  • Have working knowledge of supporting Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, VMWare vSphere, etc. and familiar with Microsoft Office suite of applications, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.

  • Must have Security + certifications

  • Must be able to work well in a team environment and yet be productive working independently.

  • Must be a strong communicator, capable of building effective, productive working relationships with clients and co-workers. Able to meet task order schedule deadlines, which includes weekends and Holidays.

Desired Qualifications

  • IT Industry certifications: CompTIA Security+, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or equivalent, VMWare, MS HyperV and CCNA. CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCSE are a plus.

Requisition ID2017-27522

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Minimum ClearanceSecret

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Relocation EligibleNo