NETCOM - Sr. System Engineer

US-AZ-Ft. Huachuca
Job ID
# of Openings
Clearance Requirement
Education Requirement
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Level
8570 Compliant


SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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Provides systems administration expertise for a physical and virtual server architecture with an array of Microsoft products, including SharePoint/SQL, that is geographically dispersed in support of the customer’s major mission areas. Performs common desktop support functions for workstations providing administrative access to enterprise applications. This includes installation of the host operating system and associated office and special purpose applications.  Provides, as necessary, the overarching operational installation, implementation and Tier-3 support in the deployment and sustainment of a survivable virtual server environment

Responsibilities include:

  • Formulating/defining system scope and objectives.
  • Devising or modifying procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results.
  • Preparing detailed specifications for programs
  • Assisting in the design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation of new software and enhancements of existing applications.
  • Working with project managers, developers, and end users to ensure application designs meet business requirements.
  • Formulating/defining specifications for complex operating software programming applications or modifies/maintains complex existing applications using engineering releases and utilities from the manufacturer.
  • Designing, coding, testing, debugging, and documenting programs.
  • Providing overall operating system, such as sophisticated file maintenance routines, large telecommunications networks, computer accounting, and advanced mathematical/scientific software packages.
  • Assisting all phases of software systems programming applications.
  • Evaluating new and existing software products.
  • Maintain and update the host workstation operating system.
  • Maintain required unique special purpose applications and general purpose office applications.


  • 5-8 years of progressively responsible IT security consulting experience including recent experience with RMF
  • Candidates should have technical experience in all of the following areas: network infrastructure (Cisco), Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, UNIX/Linux (SUN/Redhat) or database (Oracle/MS SQL 2012).
  • Individual must have high degree of skills with the MS Office toolsets
  • Applicant must possess refined critical thinking skills, should be a self-starter, may direct the activities of other team members, diplomatic, multi-task capable, adaptive to a dynamic environment, dependable and reliable.
  • Prior experience in a government consulting services environment is required

Bachelor’s degree in a Business Management or MIS related field. 



CompTia Security + CE, MCSE or MCSA



Must have and maintain an active DoD Secret security clearance



SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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