Systems Engineer

Columbia, MD /
Recruiting – Cyber Engineering /
Innovate, Break, Build, and Teach!! Do you enjoy working on the big picture of cutting-edge technology and innovation? Do you have an open-mind, a hungry attitude, and a desire to focus on technical excellence? Join our team of engineers on work that will span hardware and software systems engineering and solve complex problems in critical missions. At Fortego, you will embark on a journey of exciting, impactful & highly technical work with good people that treat you like family.

Be the most trusted, mission-enabling provider of technology and engineering protecting our way of life.

As an ideal candidate, you will have any of the following experience:

    • Significant experience in a technical role supporting government programs and customers
    • Systems architecture, requirements analysis, process execution and evaluation
    • Architecture of hardware and software solutions for large (cloud) environments such as Hadoop
    • Automation script development experience with languages such as Python, Perl and/or Ruby 
    • Implementation of network solutions for UNIX/Linux based systems
    • Knowledge of programming languages, methodologies and techniques as it related to the software development lifecycle
    • Experience with engineering and program processes, software development methodologies, planning, designing, and analyzing processing and storage retrieval systems

Required qualifications:

    • TS/SCI with a Polygraph
    • Senior level Systems Engineers (10 years+)
    • Systems integration using virtualization tools such as KVM, VMware and XenServer

Desired, but not required:

    • Design of document interfaces and standards for distributed cloud environments
    • Infrastructure as a Service implementation using platforms such as OpenStack and/or Eucalyptus
    • Firewall/Router configuration
    • Experience with distributed scalable Big Data Source tools such as HBase/CloudBase/Acumulo
    • BA/BS Degree in a technical discipline related to Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Information Systems

The benefits:

    • Rewarding your hard work: Referrals, sign on, profit sharing, quarterly awards… need we go on?
    • Generous training budget: Designed by you.  
    • PTO that has your back: For the families and the unbounded adventures, from furloughs to inclement weather, we are there.
    • Top-notch health care and 401k package: If these drive you, this is your stop.  
    • Something always going on: Team lunches, happy hours, fantasy leagues, game nights, homebrew competitions and monthly family events.  
    • We support innovation: Got an idea? Want to learn something new? Whatever it is we will help see it through.
About BlueHalo
BlueHalo is leading the transformation of modern warfare by inspiring engineering to develop, transition, and field next-generation capabilities to solve the most complex challenges of our customers' most critical missions. We are an end-to-end lifecycle partner, purpose-built to make weapon systems more effective, cyberspace safer, and national security more certain. We provide industry-leading capabilities in Space Superiority, Directed Energy, Air and Missile Defense and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), and Cyber and Intelligence mission solutions. 
The BlueHalo effect speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It's who are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe. Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured. 
BlueHalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Systems Engineer
This position is part of the heritage Fortego Business sector and will have benefits that correlate with this business sector.