Deployment Engineer

Information Technology Arlington, Virginia


Description

Deployment Engineer

Join STG, Inc. and watch your career soar as a Deployment Engineer located in Rosslyn, VA.  This position will support the Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs - Office of Consular Systems and Technology (CST) Task Order contract for Passport Services Support.

 

This job requires that you are a US Citizen, have a Secret clearance or be eligible for a DoD government Secret security clearance.


Responsibilities:

The Deployment Engineer ensures the successful implementation of applications in the production environment and their transition to full operational support. The Deployment Engineer is responsible for planning and executing the deployment of software improvements in the client’s production environment.

 

The Deployment Engineer to standup software patches to improve existing application performance. The DE will draw on formal education and past experience to plan and install and configure the software changes. Job related responsibilities include creating deployment plans, performing software installs and server configurations and creating user test plans. The successful candidate must demonstrate proficiency with .Net applications, Windows operating systems, SQL data tier environment, networking and appropriate security concepts. The Engineer will be accountable for creating and maintaining standards, policies, procedures and documentation and coordinating with various stakeholders teams; end-user, software development, configuration management, Independent Verification and Validation and production support to ensure deployed systems meet program compliance.


Qualifications:

  • Degree (2 or 4 year) and 5 years of IT experience. 
  • Minimum of 3 years' overall experience interacting face to face with customers in a professional setting
  • Experience installing, configuring, upgrading and migrating Microsoft Windows servers, Windows desktops, .Net applications, routers, PC hardware, printers and computer networking equipment
  • Problem solving, conceptual thinking, and analytical abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to solve technical issues, involving internal and external resources to achieve corporate goals and objectives

The successful candidate will be:

  • Dependable: meets commitments, can work independently, understands what it means to be accountable for actions, can work in a changing environment, stays focused under pressure, and meets attendance/punctuality requirements.
  • An effective communicator: to do so one needs to listens actively to others, build effective relationships, keep an open-mind (be flexible), seek out performance feedback and deal with constructive criticism. Communicates well both verbally and in writing (e-mail and collaboration tools).
  • Motivated: Seeks out and accepts feedback, is a proactive learner, takes on tough assignments to improve skills, keeps knowledge and skills up-to-date, turns mistakes into learning opportunities. A candidate is honest, open, and passionate, is positive “can-do”, and demonstrates the right amount of self-sufficiency.
  • A team player: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.

Other desired characteristics:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Timeliness