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Intelligent Waves LLC Systems Analyst in Aurora, Colorado

Intelligent Waves, a rapidly growing Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), has an immediate need for a Systems Analyst to support our mission-critical work for our government customers. The ideal candidate will possess experience in multiple areas of Information Technology (IT) to troubleshoot core applications, servers, hardware, endpoints, databases, infrastructure, and enterprise services while leveraging DevSecOps tools, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), and Containerization capabilities. In addition, the candidate should have experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions. The candidate will join the Research and Integration Division (RaID) of Intelligent Waves (IW) and support DoD & Federal Government customers on long-term projects.

Location & Travel: This Systems Analyst position is based in Aurora, CO. Minimal travel is expected and will be reimbursed based on GSA Per Diem rates and DoD Joint Travel Regulations (JTR)

Security Clearance: This Systems Analyst position must be a United States Citizen and hold a current Top-Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility and must have an Active Counter-Intelligence (CI) polygraph.

  • Collect and interpret customer requirements into an overall infrastructure service design, including organizing requirement specifications, data mapping, creating diagrams, and flowcharts for developers and testers to follow.

  • Perform IT system administration using Windows (Server) and Linux (RedHat) systems, in addition to performing security hardening on all required components.

  • Deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot mission applications, including application servers, its associated hardware, databases, and interdependencies.

  • Perform system and network administration using both on-premise and cloud platform capabilities.

  • Perform any required assessment of infrastructure design artifacts and perform updates as required via the change management process.

  • Have experience and knowledge in all aspects of infrastructure services such as compute resources, storage appliances, networking, cybersecurity, and virtualization and cloud

  • Support requirements analysis, peer review, Engineering Review Boards (ERB) and Critical Design Review (CDR) boards

  • Work with development teams to help create automation scripts for infrastructure builds; this requires knowledge and experience working with Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

  • Leverage DevOps tools such as Chef and Ansible to help automate, deploy, and configure all respective hosts and applications.

  • Leverage Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) capabilities and provide integration support as deemed necessary.

  • Work in a dynamic, cross-functional, and multidiscipline technical team to plan, design, and implement hardware and/or capabilities that meet system and/or system sub-component requirements.

  • Develop documentation and perform integration and testing of hardware and software platforms to ensure proper functionality.

  • Perform Software Process and Code Peer Review.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related scientific or technical discipline

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, drug screening, and medical assessment

  • Ability to physically install and interconnect IT equipment in a customer datacenter

  • Must have minimum 4 years’ experience with Engineering Principles; Infrastructure, and Hardware Engineering (Deployment and Integration efforts)

  • DoD 8570 Certification (i.e. Security+ CE)

  • Expertise with Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer/Management Information Systems, Engineering Technology, General Engineering, Software Engineering

  • Experience working in large and dynamic server farms and networks

  • Knowledge of Agile principles (DevOps and Continuous Integration)

  • Must have Python programming experience.

  • Other desirable programming and scripting skills: Perl, Bash, XML, YML, PowerShell.

  • Should have Enterprise-Level Cloud Architecture/Implementation experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • Should have DevSecOps, IaC, and Containerization experience.

  • Must have experience working with Continuous Integration and Continuous Development (CI/CD) tools; specifically, but not limited to Kubernetes, Docker (DTR/UCP), and GIT.

  • Other desirable skills: Jenkins, Oracle WebLogic, TortoiseSVN.

  • Must have experience with applying NIST and DISA security controls based on US Government standards.

  • Must have LDAP, Network Administration, and Windows/Linux Scripting.

  • Experience with using the Microsoft Office suite of tools: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio.

  • Active DOD TS/SCI with Poly clearance.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Ability to communicate with executive-level staff, senior military leaders, and civilian government officials

  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses

  • High-level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and mission focus

  • Ability to multi-task and rapidly integrate and support new customers/environments

Since 2006, Intelligent Waves has remained committed to providing quality engineering, operations, and intelligence solutions to our clients and it all starts with YOU. Intelligent Waves provides a great and generous benefits package to include medical, dental, and vision paid PTO, life & disability packages. We also invest in our employees' futures by contributing with vesting starting from DAY 1, technical training, tuition bonuses, and much, much more.

Clearance Statement: Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, Intelligent Waves will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

Intelligent Waves LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity protected veteran status and individuals with disabilities, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

A Veteran Friendly Organization


Job ID: 2020-2642

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Street: 16800 E. Centre Tech Parkway

Travel: 10%

Telecommute: No

Contract Status: Immediate Hire