Senior Systems Engineer – Annapolis Junction, MD

Website TeamBelay Belay Technologies Inc.

Belay Technologies is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer with (15) years performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complex hardware/software systems.
 

Lead the Way-

 

Belay wants you to lead the way – push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay!  Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!

 

Our team leads:
  • Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions…Belay was built on ideas
  • Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate!  Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
  • Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
  • Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
  • Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
  • Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!

 

Make a difference and have fun with Team Belay!!
Work Requirements
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All candidates must possess an active DoD clearance at the highest level
  • At least fifteen (15) years performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to- end flow analysis. A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field is highly desired and will be considered equivalent to four (4) years experience.
  • At least seven (7) years leading, providing technical supervision, and guiding mid-level engineering personnel; solving varied technical/scientific problems; and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule.
  • Developing documentation required to support a program’s technical issues and training situations.
  • Experienced with Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies, networks, data storage, data modeling, data ontologies, security architectures and CASE tool selection and use.
  • Performing a variety of tasks related to knowledge/ technique dissemination to groups of analytic workforce and demonstrates an ability to convey new techniques and technologies to analytic workforce and facilitate transference of acquired knowledge from more experienced analysts to new analysts.
  • Experienced with system architectures in a service oriented and ESB environment.
  • Experienced in analytical environments/intelligence production organizations.
  • Applying agile and/or spiral development models.
  • Developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid-to- large-scale programs.
  • Integrating information systems into SOA or on to ESB architectures.
  • Experienced “wrapping” legacy systems or components as Web Services within a SOA framework.
  • Developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products.
  • Integrating FOSS, COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.
  • Implementing solutions with PKI-controlled access.
  • Developing and deploying integrated desktop applications.
Education Desired:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related Technical Field may be substitute for four (4) years’ experience.
Required Skills:
  • Strong Unix system administration skills, including configuration, troubleshooting, and automation
  • Passion for developing backend systems software that improves sustainability and operations
  •  Proven technical troubleshooting and performance tuning experience
  • Must have fluency in at least one scripting/coding language such as Ruby, Shell, Python, or Java
  • Experience writing software for configuration management systems (Puppet, Chef) in a production environment
  • Experience configuring and/or utilizing monitoring/logging solutions for operations such as; Nagios, Collectd, logstash, Kafka, Cassandra
  • Solid web infrastructure fundamentals: TCP/IP NDS, HTTP, caching REST, and scale out
  • Exceptional analytical abilities
  • Experience configuring java Application servers such as Tomcat, Netty
  • Experience configuring WWW servers such as apache, nginx, haproxy
  • Experience using distributed source code control such as Git, mercurial
  • Experience with noSQL databases: Cassandra, MongoDB, Berkeley DB
  • Conducting root cause analysis on production issues with other engineers and software developers
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with security accreditation process for our customer
  •  Knowledge of the Java development process and use of tools such as maven, Junit, SLF4J

Knowledge of the following

  • Apache Mesos, Linux cgroups
  •  Web development
  • JavaScript/JSON
  • Java SE 5+, java EE (Servlets, JSP)
  • REST/Web architecture
  • HTTP specification (methods, headers, response codes)
Network security experience:
  • Access and authorization – PKI, chain trusting, Central Authentication System
  • Threat model development
  • Vulnerability assessments
What We Do

 

Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.

 

Belay Technologies offers an extensive benefits package, including up to 8 weeks in paid leave (4 weeks of personal leave, 3 days of Yay! leave, 10 paid holidays, and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay’s volunteer program), 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one, $5,000 annual training/tuition or the option to use that money to pay off student loans, rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance, no copays) with a fully funded Health Savings Account with up to $3000 in annual contributions from Belay, dental coverage including orthodontia, vision, up to $420,000 in life insurance, life insurance and disability premiums covered 100% by Belay, pet insurance, generous referral bonus program, company sponsored lunches and events, and many more!

 

Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to Careers@BelayTech.com and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to  $10,000!

 

Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, Java developer, Software Engineer, Web design, web designer, Angular, React, Spring, Maven

 

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