System Engineer at MetroStar (Remote)

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MetroStar Systems is looking for a System Engineer that has a deep passion for leading application development projects for a mission critical contract. If you want to join a company that values your strategic analysis and are open to hybrid remote and on-site support in Washington, DC, we want you to work for MetroStar.


Our Health IT business is responsible for enabling transformative improvements in healthcare for our clients and the general public. Come be a game changer and join our team!


You're a great fit if you:

  • fearlessly work with clients, users, and team members to build the best products possible.
  • are passionate about designing and creating highly automated, self-service products and blueprints to help meet mission-critical objectives.
  • are detailed oriented and can work independently in troubleshooting issues.

You'll love our role if you have: (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

  • 5+ years of experience in establishing processes and tool sets to identify, manage and optimize system requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems.
  • experience in understanding the full product lifecycle from design to deployment to decommissioning.
  • experience in system and application troubleshooting methodologies to address reliability, performance, and scalability issues.
  • experience in facilitation and coordination of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews.
  • experience identifying and implementing production environment monitoring and notification strategy to ensure reliability.
  • experience working in Agile environments and applying automation techniques with multiple teams operating in parallel to accomplish large initiative deployments.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (General work experience may be substituted for education. The requirement for education levels can be substituted at the rate of 1½ years of experience for every year of education)

We'll REALLY love you if you have: (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

  • experience with automation/configuration management.
  • proficiency in at least one programming language.
  • a demonstrated ability to use a wide variety of open-source technologies and cloud services.
  • knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service.
  • Agile software design experience, System Administrator skills, Coding/Scripting, and Software Development.

What your day will look like:

  • You will manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s)
  • You will coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination
  • You will derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable
  • You will define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan
  • You will develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis

The Admin Stuff: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

The Legal Stuff: MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.

More Information on MetroStar
MetroStar operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Washington, DC, Stafford, VA, Albany, GA and Bloomington, IN. MetroStar was founded in 1999. It has 250 total employees. To see all 35 open jobs at MetroStar, click here.
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