UIC Alaska

Systems Engineer - Lead

Program/Project Management
Location : Location
USD $95,000.00/Yr.
USD $125,000.00/Yr.
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Bowhead seeks to network with a Systems Engineer - Lead to support an upcoming effort in Corona, CA. 


  • Ability to function as a lead systems analyst, network engineer who can also program, or a software engineer who can also manage networks, as an IT professional who oversees the creation of hybrid software, web, and hardware products from initial specifications to final rollout and maintenance.
  • Responsible for sophisticated systems that run on the web and integrate various network operating systems, application programs and hardware devices.
  • Support the development cycle associated with producing resilient software, hardware, and web applications, including specification, design, coding, testing, and maintenance.
  • Monitor the "big picture" of technical aspects and manage costs, schedules, and various complex issues associated with projects.
  • Provide engineering support for initiatives including, but not limited to, VMware, IBM Endpoint Manager, Splunk, and NetApp enterprise storage system.
  • Provide O&M support for various Department transition initiatives to Corporate Services. Provide Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for designs and implementation strategies of new hardware and software deployments.


• Master’s degree in an Engineering discipline, or related field.
• At least ten (10) years’ experience leading and mentoring a system engineering team in design, development, virtualization, network protocols, cyber security integration, test evaluation planning documents, technical publications, and reports.
• Microsoft Windows operating systems and Active Directory infrastructure administration to include Group Policy Objects management.
• SAN fundamentals to include virtual machine and LUN provisioning, snapshots, and zoning.
• Minimum DOD 8570 IAT level II certification required (i.e., CompTIA Security+ CE).
• Splunk, IBM Endpoint Manager, WSUS, Powershell, PowerCLI, Bash or Python.
• Department of Defense (DoD) networking and security accreditation requirements: Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).
• Familiarity with Host Based Security System (HBSS) and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS). ServiceNow a plus.
• DevOps management practices and tools such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet.
• Cloud-Based technologies such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
• Containerization tools such as Oracle, SQL Server, or MySQL

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.


Physical Demands:

• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

• Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time

• Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically 




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