IT Sys Engineer Principal at SAIC (Washington DC)

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We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Systems Engineer to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC. This contract position is part of a geographically dispersed team that supports the Office of the Inspector General at a large agency of the United States government. The team operates within the agency's Office of Information Technology.

Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers. Primary responsibilities involve using MECM/SCCM to build and maintain software and update deployments, perform reporting on compliance, maintain MECM system and perform upgrades to it. Ability to configure and troubleshoot all components of an enterprise MECM/SCCM deployment along with evaluating client logs to identify and resolve problems. This role will require application packaging customization using a combination of msi/exe switches, bat files, and PowerShell to achieve specific install requirements.
Duties will include tier 3 troubleshooting of application related support issues that cover a variety of applications used including but not limited to MS Office, MS Teams, Adobe Acrobat, SAS, and CFIS. Incumbent develops and implements new standards, policies and procedures. Incumbent in this job works closely with Network and Systems Analysts to help determine and develop the systems that will be implemented. Additional duties include assisting in other areas so experience with McAfee ePO, O365, Defender, Active Directory, Server Administration, and VMware would be beneficial.

Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives. Provides guidance to subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with established policies. Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules. Establishes and recommends changes to policies, which affect subordinate organization(s). Develops technical solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.


Required experience and skills:
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience or equivalent, Masters 3 years of experience.
Proven working experience with Microsoft MECM/SCCM; Operating System image creation and maintenance, Microsoft server and end user computer OS patching, application packaging and deployment, and application support for Adobe, MS Office, and MS Teams.

Desired experience and skills:
Familiarity with DISA OS STIGs, McAfee ePO, O/M365, Microsoft Defender, Active Directory, Microsoft Server Administration, and VMware.

Must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.
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SAIC operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. SAIC was founded in 2013. It has 34621 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 657 open jobs at SAIC, click here.
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