Senior System Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
Job ID
Information Technology (Infrastructure)
Information Technology (Infrastructure) - Engineering
Job Status
Regular Full-Time

Role Summary

The Senior System Engineer engages in a broad range of complex, specialized network/system areas, such as the planning, engineering, requirements definition, provisioning, and implementation of telecommunications networks/information systems.  Support may include maintaining knowledge of current devices and systems, development of hardware and software interface criteria and protocols, operational testing and evaluation, performance of audits for compliance with engineering standards, and monitoring of network/system configuration management activities.  Working with detailed specifications presented by supervisors and other professionals, the incumbent is expected to show good judgment and initiative in performing assigned tasks and to complete assignments on schedule.  The individual typically works under the supervision of a senior or project engineer.  This employee regularly provides guidance and training to less experienced network engineers and technicians. 

What Will You Be Engaged In Day-To-Day?


  • Supporting Virtual VmWare based Infrastructure and AWS and Azure Infrastructure.
  • Engineering and implementing Encryption software.
  • Maintaining and supporting corporate monitoring software Orion SolarWinds, Veeam Backup solution and Symantec Endpoint Protection Software.
  • Deploying, maintaining and supporting Windows Active Directory Group Policy.
  • Leading management of on premise Active Directory and Azure/Office 365 Active Directory.
  • Maintaining Cloud Email Spam solution, Barracuda Cloud Control.
  • Supporting, developing and expanding AWS Virtual Machines and Microsoft Azure Infrastructure.
  • Recommending upgrades, modifications, and additions to the network/system so as not to duplicate existing capabilities or violate engineering standards.
  • Participating in developing hardware and software interface criteria and protocols.
  • Performing system operational tests and evaluations.
  • Supporting and maintaining corporate SAN, Dell Compellent.
  • Maintaining files, records and other operational data related to assigned work.
  • Providing technical guidance and support to more senior engineers as well as less experienced staff.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

What Qualifications Will Help You Succeed?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience/training preferred, plus a minimum of 6 years of related network engineering experience.
  • Proficient in communications protocols, hardware, software, and operating systems related to work assignments.
  • Specialized experience may include areas such as facility, switch, and network/system engineering; planning, provisioning, and implementation; network topology design and engineering; traffic planning and engineering; interfacing networks/systems to and from transmission media; analysis of queuing issues; analysis and problem-solving with respect to traffic routing and flow and transmissions/system sizing; and knowledge of protocols, standards, and interfaces.
  • The individual must have above average written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sound technical and business judgment is needed.
  • The position requires establishment and maintenance of effective working relationships with technical staff and management, as well as client representatives.
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016 required.
  • Solid understanding of the following:
    • VmWare ESX 6.5
    • Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 10
    • Symantec EndPoint Protection
    • Veeam Backup
    • Synology NAS
    • Dell Compellent SAN, SAN provisioning and deploying
    • Microsoft Windows Active Directory
    • Windows Group Policy
    • Amazon AWS
    • Microsoft Azure



Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.


IQ Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disabled/Veteran). IQ Solutions prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin or ancestry, marital status, status as a military veteran (including recently separated and other protected veterans), or status as a qualified handicapped or disabled individual, or as Vietnam-Era Veteran, in accordance with applicable law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please click here.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed