• DCIANS - Remote Server Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    8570 IAT II, Security +
    Experience Level
    8570 Compliant
    IAT 2
  • Overview

    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. 


    The Remote Server Engineer will develop and maintain policies and procedures, including instructions, for the installation, operation, backup, data recovery, configuration, administration, hardening, system maintenance, and troubleshooting of remote servers. These servers perform firewall, Virtual private network, data aggregation, data filtration, and store forward functions. In concert with the call for engineering change proposals, the Remote Server Engineer supports requirement analysis, design, and implementation of new functionality.

    SMS has strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 43 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. 


    Submit your resume and join the team!


    • Assist in development and design of architecture, policies and procedures using a variety of networking TCP/IP layers, protocols, operating systems and applications such as, but not limited to, various Microsoft ® products, Linux variants, and others used to support the hardware component of the gateway and boundary protection devices
    • Assist in performing requirements analysis, design, and implementation of new functionality called for by engineering change proposals
    • Work with virtualized applications, VMware vSphere, vCenter, ESXi, other products, etc.
    • Provide dev operations on larger networks and AF Gateways and DoD GiG
    • Build, configure, and utilize traffic generation software/appliances to model real-time traffic


    • Must have a active  DoD Top Secret clearance
    • Must possess an information assurance level II (IAT II) certification or higher network certification (e.g., CompTIA Security+CE)
    • Must have working knowledge of *nix, Windows operating systems and network administration
    • Must have experience in configuring nodes, subnets, domains, and network security
    • Must be able to meet all contract deliverables, project meetings, milestones, reviews, inspections, base configuration timelines, status of applicable Air Force (AF) Forms, all required permits, quality assurance inspections and unique tasks and events requests
    • Must be able to provide network discovery tool maintenance on Government provided hosting equipment by applying vendor release patches, and operating system security patches. Produce monthly release IAW CM plan
    • Must have experience with virtual applications, VMware vSphere, vCenter, and ESXi
    • Must be familiar with DISA Applications Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG)
    • Must be able to operate and meet imposed deadlines
    • Must be able to research and help develop solutions for cybersecurity requirements
    • Must be able to work with minimal supervision or detailed direction              


    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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