Jr. System Engineer ***Secret Clearance***

Cybersecurity Fairmont, West Virginia Silver Spring, Maryland Boulder, Colorado


Title:              Jr. Systems Engineer

Location:      Silver Spring, MD, Boulder CO, or Fairmont, WV

Clearance:   Secret or higher

Job Description

IBSS is seeking Junior System Engineers to support a federal agency Enterprise Security Operations Center (ESOC) team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical planning, system design reviews, development and integration oversight, verification and validation assistance
  • Duties include performing systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance.


  • Knowledge of management of classified systems and the required security guidelines associated with secure facilities
  • Must be able to support the daily maintenance, configuration, and security servers, workstations, and other network peripherals in a mixed Linux and Windows environment
  • Must be able to support current and upcoming engineering projects as set by the Program Management staff
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with other system administrators, system engineers, and network engineers in a team environment
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with constituents and articulately speak regarding technical engagements
  • Must be able to efficiently learn and solve problems without constant oversight
  • Must have an understanding of how web applications work and basic troubleshooting skills
  • Must have an understanding of TCP/UDP and common ports
  • Knowledge of RHEL 5/6/7
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (PERL, Jscript, Unix Shell, Python, etc.)

Desired qualifications/certifications
  • Security Certification (CISSP, Security+, CEH, etc.)
  • Linux administration certification (RHCSA, RHSE, LFCS, or greater)
  • Knowledge of Windows 7/10 and Server 2008/2012/2012 R2/2016
  • System/Network Monitoring experience
  • GitHub experience
  • Tenable, RSA Archer, Palo Alto XSoar, FireEye experience
  • Ansible Experience
  • Software engineering experience
  • Familiarity with task automation
  • Familiarity in remote administration (SCCM, SSLVPN, SSH, Remote Desktop)

 Clearance Requirement:

  • Must be US Citizen
  • Minimum Secret or higher

About IBSS Corp.
IBSS is a Woman-Owned business. Since 1992, IBSS has provided specialized professional and technical, scientific, cybersecurity, IT, and software engineering solutions to the Federal sector. Our clients include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Department of Justice (DOJ). We are committed to serving our clients and employees by delivering service excellence, creating value through technology, and continually improving our skills, services, and processes. Moreover, we maintain an ISO 9001:2015 certification which allows us to optimize current industry best practices to enhance delivery outcomes for our clients.

IBSS offers a competitive benefits package including paid vacation, medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage with company-paid deductible, matching 401K plan, tuition/training reimbursement, and Flex-Spending (FSA)/Dependent Care Account (DCA) options.

IBSS 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 applicable law.