Huntington Ingalls Industries Principal Systems Engineer in Fort Meade, Maryland
Principal System Engineer:
Provide team leadership for a for large-scale IT program with the mission to unify software development with operational and infrastructure support.
Customer-facing operational support position that requires identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving both internal system problems, as well as external customer-related IT issues.
Extensive interaction and collaboration with multi-disciplined Integrated Product Teams and infrastructure system administrators.
Experience supporting fast-paced development programs with aggressive release cycles.
Technical expertise for incident response and the ability to triage problems to ensure continuous system operations.
Coordinate hardware acquisition planning; interface with data center services and various support organizations for installation, provisioning, integration, and acceptance.
Support software release planning and deployment installations; communicate important information about system maintenance, changes, events, and address concerns regarding any aspect of operational services.
Ability to quickly assess an issue and provide management with comprehensive long or short-term actions for restoration of service(s) required.
Must be able to prepare procedural documentation for troubleshooting, escalation procedures, standard operating procedures and service-level agreements.
Follows organizational practices in regard to Incident, Problem, and Change Management along with the creation of tracking records for monitoring and reporting.
Eventually implementing an on-call service support model requiring rotational and/or working alternate shifts.
Knowledge of agile software development methodologies.
Familiarity with continuous integration strategies and automated deployment approaches.
Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, enterprise system monitoring tools, event messaging services, and NiagaraFiles (NiFi) technologies.
At least nineteen (19) years experience as a Systems Engineer performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration and testing of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting system requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/nontechnical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis; A Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field is highly desired and will be considered equivalent to four (4) years’ experience.