Polaris Alpha LLC Systems Engineer, Mid Level in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Polaris Alpha LLC.Req # 2730FLSA Status ExemptSecurity Clearance Required SecretPosition Type Full TimeLocation Colorado Springs, COBenefitsIn addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellentbenefits: Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary 401k plan, 4% gifted contributions for all eligible employees - 100%vested in plan from date of enrollment 4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed Education Assistance Program Relocation programsJob DescriptionPolaris Alpha provides cutting edge solutions development based on the latestadvances in open software design and integration. The company is best knownfor not only understanding our customers' needs, but also consistentlyexceeding their expectations. Polaris Alpha develops sophisticated datavisualization, event analysis, pattern detection, mission planning andmobile software using net centric and enterprise architectures. No job is toolarge or too small. This position is for a mid-level Systems Engineer on Linuxbased workstations and servers using the latest virtualization environments.They will be assigned to a SAFe Agile development team and use the latest opensource software supporting development infrastructure as a member of theSystem Team. The candidate will be required to perform system analysis oncomplex and emergent behavioral systems that directly impact the developmentteams; identify and resolve issues that affect the operational users;support the analysis of the physical and virtual architectures, andrelentlessly improve system efficiency and effectiveness. The candidate mustbe able understand and support the customer's network designs,configuration, system maintenance, system installation, andtroubleshooting of web-based applications in addition to the individualcomponents. The candidate will be expected to understand and integratehardware and software technologies, poses the ability to think critically,solve problems, and engineer solutions across multiple technologies. Create and maintain the VMware vRA & Rancher developmentinfrastructures, supporting continuous integration, automated builds,and scripts to automate deployments Create and maintain the Team, System, and Solution demos, Create and maintain quality assurance and user acceptance testing(UAT) environments Lead infrastructure patching and coordination between Security andCorporate IT for their team Act as the Primary Liaison between the Agile development Team and theSystem Teams Participate in daily Agile Team Stand-ups, PI Planning, and in backlogrefinement to define integration backlog items Assist teams in defining inter-component interfaces Assist and participate in the preparation the technical environments, sothey adequately reflect the production environments and reliably demo the newsolution functionality Provide unique understanding and experience related to evolving thesolution at deployed sites. Ensure solutions Assist System and Solution Engineering in identifying site specific systemdeficiencies, requirement shortfalls and possible deployment blockers Monitor system performance and addressing any problems found Optimize various applications and infrastructures, adapting to thespecific environment Understand network topology, with the ability to communicatelocal/enterprise network issues with Communication organizations (J6,G6, Signal, Comms, DISA, etc.) Conduct various operating system maintenance; ensure that updates areapplied and problems addressed for servers using both Windows and Linuxoperating systems Monitor all backup solutions, ensuring that the site can quickly recoverfrom major problemsRequired Skills Candidate must be a US Citizen Security + Certification & a computing environment Certification Candidate must possess a current Secret Security clearance Bachelor's in technology related discipline or equivalent experience maybe accepted in place of degree 6 - 10 years' experience