Solutions Integration Engineer at Apex Systems, Inc. in Chantilly, VA

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Title: Solutions Integration Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA

Length: Contract to HIRE

Schedule: Flexible

Clearance: EOD

If interested, please send an updated resume to Stephanie Scherder at and best times to discuss.


Job Description

Apex Systems is looking for a Solutions Integration Engineer to join a team responsible for enhancing the security, resilience, and reliability of the Nation’s cyber and communications infrastructure. The program's mission is to safeguard and secure cyberspace in an environment where the threat of cyber-attack is continuously growing and evolving. It defends the United States (U.S.) Federal Information Technology (IT) networks from cybersecurity threats by providing continuous monitoring sensors (tools), diagnosis, mitigation tools, and associated services to strengthen the security posture of Government networks.

Candidates must be US citizens able to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Homeland Security suitability as a condition of employment.

What You’ll Get to Do:

On our team, you’ll be responsible for integrating complex technical solutions using many different technologies to enhance and evolve the Cyber Security mission at DHS and its 13 “component agencies”. You’ll get to be flexible!

You won’t be living in a confined stovepipe or swim-lane. The varied, approximately six-month solution-integration projects which you will drive may be similar with others, or may be completely unique. Flexibility and adaptability are ways of life here on the team.

More About the Role:

  • A highly technical “Jack of all Trades”. You might be a SME in one or more things, but you’re able to learn and adapt to new challenges and technologies.
  • Communicates acceptably with both technical and non-technical colleagues, sharing knowledge and insight.
  • Work independently to integrate systems and solutions, triage issues, and prioritize tasks
  • In your specific integration lab, you might provision, install, configure, monitor and maintain operating systems hardware and software infrastructure (either or both of Windows and Linux)
  • Creates and manages scripts
  • Collaborates in administering databases and network infrastructure
  • Automates integration with patch management and security/reporting infrastructures.
  • Produces detailed documentation and diagrams regarding the solution being integrated.
  • Provides key input to the program and DHS Change Management processes.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • University Degree (BS), or equivalent years of related experience, and additionally 7+ years of related IT engineering experience required.
  • Experience integrating and troubleshooting systems in a Linux/Unix environment (CentOS/RHEL preferred)
  • Experience installing and configuring COTS software applications
  • Experience Creating and analyzing bash, Perl, Python, and/or PowerShell scripts
  • Experience with log management, network protocols and testing

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Technical degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related subject area.
  • Relevant Technical and/or Security Certifications (e.g. CISSP, et cetera)
  • Experience integrating and troubleshooting systems in Windows environment
  • Experience with any or all of these technologies: Splunk, AMQP (RabbitMQ), Nessus, SQL Server, PostGRE SQL, Red Hat Satellite, Nagios, McAfee ePO, Phantom, IPSEC, PKI, ForeScout, Qualys, CA PAM/Xceedium, CyberARK, SailPoint, Retina, Puppet, Chef, Ansible

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

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