Dulles, VA


Required: TS/SCI Full Scope Poly Clearance


We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer you will architect high level technical solutions based upon customer requirements. In addition this role will involve technical planning, system integration, analyzing cost and risk, etc.

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Ensuring designs are consistent with the architecture
  • Allocating requirements into the segments based on the architecture
  • Automation and/or improvement of existing systems by analyzing the following:
    • User requirements
    • User procedures
    • Technical roadblocks
  • Analyzing system capabilities and limitations
  • Producing  total system solutions  from requirements while taking the following into account:
    • Schedule
    • Cost Constraints
    • Technical Expertise etc.
  • Performing the following in order to translate requirements into hardware and software specifications:
    • Functional Analysis
    • Timeline Analysis
    • Cost Estimation
    • Trade Studies etc.
  • Providing technical support to staff and users
  • O&M of existing systems with the inclusion of testing and coordination of installing software
  • Expansion or modification of systems to serve a new purpose or to improve the overall workflow
  • Assistance in the establishment of standards for a software system
  • Providing guidance on new and existing commercially available technology
  • Preparation of technical documentation at both the program level and user level
  • Occasionally serving as a SME in the resolution of user tickets as they occur

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience with Windows OS’s and services such as:
    • Windows Server 2008, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
    • Windows 10
    • Active Directory
    • Configuration Manager
  • Demonstrated experience with any of the following:
    • PowerShell
    • Ruby on Rails
    • Python
  • Demonstrated experience with automated unit and regression testing
  • Experience with DevOps tools such as:
    • Jira
    • Jenkins
    • GitHub
    • Packer
    • Terraform
  • Significant experience with PowerPoint, Visio, Microsft Word, etc. in order to complete the following:
    • Technical presentations
    • Engineering diargrams
    • Technical documentaiton related to requirments and design
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Candidate must have one of the following:

  • 10 Years of job related experience and High School/GED diploma
  • 8 Years of job related experience and Associate’s degree
  • 4-7 Years of job related experience and Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 Years of job related experience and Master’s degree
  • 2 Years of job related experience and Doctorate

Desired Skills: 

  • Experience with AWS/C2S
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with Microsoft Center Configuraiton Manager (SCCM)

Desired Certifications: 

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certifed IT Professional (MCITP)
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate
  • AWS Certified Developer Associate

About Us

Restless Software is an equal opportunity employer that provides highly skilled technologists and creative solutions to clients in both the private and public sectors.