Sotera Defense Solutions

Senior Systems Engineer/Monitoring

3 months ago
Information Technology
TS/SCI with Polygraph


Be part of an exciting team dedicated to keeping America safe at home and abroad.  Sotera Defense Solutions is seeking candidates with experience as a Senior Systems Engineer/Monitoring in Reston, VA or Herndon, VA. 


Qualified candidates must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph.


Sotera Defense Solutions, a KeyW company, is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer/Monitoring for an enterprise wide solutions program managing large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services in the areas of systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training. 


The Senior Systems Engineer/Monitoring must have the ability to design, develop, deliver, and implement data solutions. The successful candidate must be able to manage day-to-day tasks/activities in coordination with a team of engineers and developers to effectively meet the deliverables and schedule for the project.


Successful candidate will:

  • Provide full integration support throughout the total system life cycle (including systems/applications/platforms, including a familiarity of relevant policies, standards, methodologies, and frameworks.


  • Bachelor's degree and 10 plus years of total experience; 5 plus years buidling and designing Enterprise monitorning systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with Enterprise monitoring tools (i.e., Splunk and Nagios).
  • Experience integrating non-enterprise monitoring and logging into an Enterprise monitoring strategy.
  • Knowledge of Big Data tools including Hadoop ecosystem, blur, etc.
  • Working knowledge of CDH5, Postgres, Pentaho, and experience with Jenkins, Chef and other automated deployment tools.
  • Use of automated deployment tools, packaged RPMs, Maven, and Jenkins Jobs.

Qualified candidates must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph.

About The Organization

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.


Sotera Defense Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera’s recruiting team at  


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