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Systems Engineer (Windows)

Information Technology
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Top Secret
Travel Requirement




Bowhead is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our growing team in Dahlgren, VA. The System Engineer will provide Operation & Maintenance (O&M) support to Windows servers used at NSWC Dahlgren Division for corporate solutions and Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation (RDT&E) organizational needs. This environment includes support for Windows Active Directory. O&M support includes patch management, and information assurance/security for the Research Development Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) network. 


  • Provide engineering support for initiatives including, but not limited to, VMware, IBM Endpoint Manager, Splunk, and NetApp enterprise storage system. 
  • Responsible for the configuration and maintenance of domain backup solutions using Symantec NetBackup. 
  • Administer and maintain endpoint solutions on supported RDT&E networks. Develop, maintain and deploy automated Windows 2016/2019 Servers. Assist with Windows server migration. 
  • 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. 
  • Address requirements for maintaining system security as defined by the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) package. 
  • Work independently as well as in a support environment to meet deadlines while simultaneously performing multiple tasks. 
  • Work with the Help Desk; but also with various Department Points of contacts as needed to resolve customer problems.


  • Must have demonstrated ability to produce system specifications, design requirements, test evaluation planning documents, and technical publications and reports. 
  • Requires strong understanding of current Microsoft supported Windows operating systems. Must be experienced in Windows Active Directory infrastructure administration to include Group Policy Objects management. 
  • Must have an understanding of SAN fundamentals to include but not limited to virtual machine and LUN provisioning, snapshots, and zoning. 
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Must have the ability to multi-task while being meticulous. DOD 8570 IAT level II certification is required (i.e., CompTIA Security+ce). 
  • Experience with Splunk, IBM Endpoint Manager and WSUS are highly desirable. 
  • Scripting knowledge is a plus, with Powershell, PowerCLI or another language. Knowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) networking and security accreditation requirements such as Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). 
  • Familiarity with Host Based Security System (HBSS) and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) is a plus

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 10-15 pounds (confirm amount with Manager) 
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time 
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Top Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.




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