job offer Senior Solutions Engineer Washington, DC

Blog Post created by TMACUL Champion on May 4, 2017

Career Opportunities 



Senior Solutions Engineer
Planned Systems International 11 reviews - Washington, DC
Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate's core responsibilities will include, but not to be limited to:
  • Assisting project leadership in designing project approach, establishing a technical direction and plan, and directing developers.
  • Writing specifications that will meet business needs and legal requirements, and comply with applicable standards.
  • Building and managing implementation plans for projects.
  • Responding to questions from clients and analyzing what-if scenarios.
  • Writing and reviewing technical and design documents.
  • Providing change management procedures and standards to define and implement various types of security (hardware, software, OS level, etc.).
  • Collaborating with IT infrastructure specialists to leverage infrastructure capabilities and expertise in optimizing designs and applications.
  • Screening and mentoring team members.
  • Creating test quality assurance plans.
  • Managing change requests and problem reports.
  • Managing Business Process Management implementation.
  • Supporting .NET Framework preferably in C+/C++.
  • Managing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and web service design and implementation; XML technologies: XSD, XSL; T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services; BizTalk Implementation; SharePoint Implementation; Web Security Experience: SAMC, Federated ID Management; JavaScript; DHTML; AJAX and HTML/CSS.
  • Performing daily monitoring, maintenance, and troubleshooting of backup jobs on various applications and platforms (MS Active Directory, Exchange, Oracle, SQL Server, Windows, VMware, and UNIX servers).
  • Providing TSM supports to database administrators, application analysts, and other system administrators.
  • Analyzing TSM performance and design appropriate solutions to meet client needs and monitoring of scheduled backups to ensure success or take remedial action for failures.
  • Performing installations and upgrades of TSM software.
  • Providing backup system data statistics to management Perform periodic restores as requested by end users and other team members Installation and maintenance of IBM LPAR configuration software.
  • Tuning TSM applications, tape libraries and host Operating Systems Troubleshoot TSM application issues as well as issues with backups and/or restores.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years’ experience in relevant field. An equivalent combination of education, certification, and relevant experience may be considered.
  • 5+ years of enterprise backup experience.
  • 2+ years of working experience of SEPATON VTL.
  • 2+ years of working experience of Scalar 2K/6K tape libraries.
  • Certification in network operating system(s) (MCSE) and messaging systems.
  • Experience supporting users in Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft Exchange Server environments.
  • Systems and network support experience.
  • Background in financial systems support.
  • Experience with the following:
    • EMC storage VPLEX and VNX
    • TSM 6.3 and latest version
    • EMC PowerPaths devices
    • CA tools
    • CMDB, Service Desk and SOY
    • NEXUS 2K and 7K
  • Excellent knowledge of RedHat Linux Knowledge of IBM EndPoint Manager.
  • Knowledge of TSM Knowledge of Guardium and STAP.
  • Knowledge of IBM Blade Center power4 and 7.
  • Strong, proactive client-service ethic.
  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Intermediate skills in computer technology, including network infrastructure, security, telecommunications, software applications, IP operations, PC and laptop hardware and peripherals.
  • Advanced and refined computer and software troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong time management and detail-oriented organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrable experience making nontechnical users comfortable with technology concepts.
  • U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residency is required. Candidates selected must be able to successfully pass a client background investigation.
Planned Systems International provides our customers with value-added management consulting and information technology services that consistently deliver success, and we are recognized as a world-class provider of innovative solutions that benefit mankind. From Systems Lifecycle Support and Healthcare IT Solutions to Network and Desktop Solutions and e-Business, PSI is focused on making our clients’ businesses run smoother and better. With a highly trained technical staff, we apply state-of-the-art information technologies, the industry's most advanced methodologies, and broad-based support services to clients in U.S. Government agencies and the commercial sector.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, including:
Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Protected Veterans.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referrals of Protected Veterans.