2025975 Systems Engineer $260,000.00

  • Level 1 - Subject Matter Expert
  • Herndon VA


Position Requires a Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with a Polygraph.

Systems Engineers to join our technology-based program supporting a key government customer in a fast paced, challenging, and career rewarding experience.  This program delivers Enterprise Computing engineering services with modern technology solutions that function both on customer premise and via remote Cloud services. As a mission-focused Systems Engineer that solves problems on the program, you will be expected to: Recognize the issue(s), Identify the facts, Define additional data that would be helpful, Make assumptions as necessary, Determine alternative approaches, Evaluate alternatives, Make recommendations, Alter assumptions and rework solutions, and Reflect on lessons learned.


Labor Category: Systems Engineer
Position Level: Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert
Salary: Up to $260,000.00 per year
Core Hours: 9am to 4pm
Location: Herndon VA

Mandatory Requirements:

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:
Seeking a Systems Engineer to work with a team engaged in provided Engineering and technical support in a mission critical Linux-based environment to users world-wide. The candidates must be able to analyze requirements, understand the architecture, and troubleshoot other data processing problems for applications.
Responsibilities include:
Strong oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated aptitude for communicating effectively
Work constructively with the security, operations and development teams to ensure mission continuity
Participate in requirements gathering, the design process, product reviews and deployment activities
Apply Agile/Scrum project management model for a given development effort
Troubleshoot systems, hardware, and software when issues occur
Document standard operating procedures needed to perform maintenance, deployment and resolve more frequently encountered issues
Ability to reduce commonly encountered problems in development or deployment via Bash, Python, or PowerShell scripts
Demonstrated ability to orchestrate Amazon Web Services (AWS) via CloudFormation templates and stacks
Demonstrated ability in using the GitHub code repository
Administrative/Engineering experience with Apache, Tomcat, and Nginx web servers, including experience troubleshooting TLS issues
Knowledge of database configuration/management using PostgreSQL or MySQL
Ensuring system compliance with enterprise technical architecture and security directives
Assisting in keeping management apprised of project or program status
Assisting project and program teams in preparing for program management reviews

Optional Requirements:

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills:
In-depth knowledge of the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and security-related concepts, with experience in the administration and configuration of PKI software on Linux and Windows
Familiarity with configuring Hardware Security Modules (HSMs)
Experience in security review of applications and infrastructure and how to implement security hardening of hardware and software
Experience with cloud-based design, implementation and configuration
Experience with scripting languages like Perl, Bash, PowerShell and Python
Experience with infrastructure automation technologies like Kubernetes and Docker
Experience with build automation technologies like Maven and Jenkins
Experience with building/using APIs and services using REST and SOAP​

B4CORP Company Information

B4Corp is a small defense contracting company that focuses on providing an optimum environment for mission-focused, highly skilled consultants to support the United States of America’s intelligence community and other defense organizations.  B4Corp provides a low overhead, highly efficient, high salary environment that allows employees to excel at meeting the client’s needs.  B4Corp is looking for information technology professionals that have a high sense of personal responsibility, self-motivation, and mission drive.

B4Corp’s dedication and care for its employees is reflected in our outstanding compensation and benefits package.  B4Corp’s benefits reflect the company’s policy of putting the employees first.  B4Corp’s maximum flexibility comp / makeup time policy, along with the company’s cafeteria-style benefit plan that allows employees to maximize their Benefit Dollars, reflects B4Corp’s commitment to its employees.


  • Outstanding Salaries


  • Full Vanguard 401k Plan – Featuring a full scope of investment options
    –       100% employer matched contribution up to 6% of employee’s salary
    –       Ability to max out 401k savings $57k ($63.5k if over 50)
  • Employees receive B4Corp phantom stock each year (2-year vesting period)


  • Medical – United Health Care (UHC) (multiple plan options)
  • Dental – United Concordia (UC) Flex Plan
  • Vision – Vision Service Plan Insurance Co (VSP) Signature Plans
  • Mutual of Omaha short-term disability (60% of salary up to $2,000.00/week)
  • Mutual of Omaha long-term disability (60% of salary up to $10,000.00/month)
  • Mutual of Omaha life insurance ($200,000.00)

Employee Referral Bonus:

  • Refer a friend or a coworker and receive $3,000 per year for every year the person works for B4CORP

Paid Time Off (PTO):

  • Seven weeks of leave per year (including ten federal holidays)
  • Flexible work schedule with comp time (with customer approval)

Tuition and Training:

  • Free CBTNuggets Online Training Account
    –       More than 200 online IT courses on a large variety of topics, including networking, security, virtualization, and the cloud
    –       Cisco, Microsoft, and Google
    –       Virtual Labs
  • Free L inux Academy Online Training Account

Internal Tracking -BC-POS-3018

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