• Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1161

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: Tampa, FL (Currently remote due to COVID-19)

FalconTek is a rapidly growing IT modernization and integration company. Our employees are excited about the work that we do. We deliver and customize leading-edge agile solutions, services and products to mission critical organizations, primarily federal government agencies.


We are currently hiring a Systems Engineer to support our customer located in Tampa, FL (Currently remote due to Covid-19). Please review the requirements below and if you would like to be considered, we encourage you to apply!


Position overview:

Supporting our customer in Tampa, FL the selected candidate will be a part of a dynamic, multi-disciplined team, building, implementing, and maintaining customer systems/networks on our Virtualized Data Center Node for Combatant Commands.


The Systems Engineer is responsible for supporting the day-to-day server virtualization services. Provides support for Networking, Storage, and Configuration Management with ability to reach the enterprise SMEs in these areas.


Duties include:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day support of server, app, or desktop virtualization and VDC nodes
  • Responsible for documenting the configuration of VDC infrastructure
  • Perform routine audits and general health checks of systems and software
  • Responsible for Microsoft Windows Servers operating in a virtual environment
    Assessment and optimization of the virtualization systems
  • Work with Development Team to plan, install and configure new hardware and software for enterprise solutions
  • Maintains accurate and comprehensive documentation diagrams of the enterprise server infrastructure and communications flow and routing
  • Perform pro-active support functions and reporting to maintain the integrity of the enterprise virtual environment and business function
  • Verifying system security and Information Assurance (IA) posture and Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) compliance of systems on Coalition networks and in the Trace Dev Lab
  • Effectively communicate with customers, help desk support personnel and senior technicians
  • Identify trends and abnormalities and pro-actively take steps to prevent performance impacts to virtual environment and business function
  • Communicate accurate and useful status reports to management on a weekly basis and during outages
  • Support operations for a multi-site systems environment (geographically dispersed)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Position requires a minimum of fifteen (15) years of general experience of which ten years is directly related experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g., Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Engineering, Math). With at least 15 years of general experience of which 12 years is directly related experience, a degree is not required.
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Architecture and its supporting processes and tools
  • Knowledge of solutions such as server virtualization, and high-availability clustering
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification
  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret w/SSBI clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI Eligibility iis required
  • Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required
  • Must have the ability to travel up to 10% during times of implementation
  • Position requires the ability to available for on-call support

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in implementing and troubleshooting vCenter and Virtual Machine
  • Experience troubleshooting of Hypervisors and Resource pool related issues
    Experience in implementing and troubleshooting Virtual Networking configurations
  • Knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP in the virtual environment, including VLANs, routing and virtual switches
  • Experience in implementation of CENTRIXS networks and supporting infrastructure
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Windows Server (2012 R2, 2016, 2019) environments and be able to build, configure, and maintain
  • Ability to apply sound troubleshooting methodology to isolate and resolve root cause of reported issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Certified on Microsoft Professional 2012R2, 2016, or 2019 OS, or VMware Professional
  • PowerShell scripting experience
  • Experience with Cisco ASR/ASA, or virtual firewall appliances is a big plus
  • Experience in the implementation of cross domain solutions
  • Strong understanding of the technology as well as hands on experience deploying VMware NSX
  • Strong experience with Enterprise level VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure implementation and development
  • Knowledge of Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Scientific Linux) and be able to build, configure, and maintain via Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Excellent understanding of open-source frameworks, with experience deploying various open-source packages and/or application stacks into sponsor's production landscape
  • Understanding of configuration management systems (e.g., Puppet, Chef, vCM) and concepts behind mass configuration
  • ITIL Foundations Certification

Other Requirements:

Must be fully vaccinated with the COVID vaccine.


Required Security Clearance:

Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret/SSBI with the ability to obtain TS/SCI eligibility


Employment Type: Full Time / Permanent


Working Conditions:

Business work hours are from Monday through Friday, (day shift) 40-hour week – currently work from home due to COVID – will need to be prepared to go back on-site when needed.

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