System Engineer (GA5-18-1065 SE1 Cleared)

System Engineer (GA5-18-1065 SE1 Cleared)

Req #: GA5-18-1065 SE1

About the job:

Work with team lead to understand tasking and deliver system to required specifications. Candidate will work closely with customers to understand system requirements and features. Implement system interfaces, features, dataflow, reports, configuration additions and changes. Monitor dataflows, systems and logs. Troubleshoot system issues, investigate user issues, respond to questions from customers/users, and assist other system owners with configuration changes. Update documentation as needed.


  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity within the Federal Government is required
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in planning, maintaining, and supporting production applications environments that are built on Linux. Experience with AJAX Single Page Interface technologies such as Angular, Ember, EXT-JS, or JQuery
  • Must be comfortable working Linux based environments
  • Experience working within a team of engineers in the support of critical mission applications
  • Experience in rational databases, SQL, and scripting languages across multiple system environments
  • Experience working closely with software development teams
  • Requires excellent communications skills within a fast pace collaborative support environment
  • Experience with Windows and Linux commands
  • Bachelor’s Degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional system engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Clearance:  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens possessing an active TS/SCI security clearance with a Full Scope Polygraph.

Additional Desired Experience:

  • Experience with Jira/Confluence suite
  • Experience with Graph, NoSQL, or SQL databases
  • Neo4j or MongoDB experience a plus
  • Experience with Angular JS
  • Experience with Git or other DVCS
  • Spring (Spring Data, Spring Integration, Spring MVC), Apache Camel, OSGi
  • Good working knowledge of Linux/Unix and scripting (sh, bash, perl, and other scripting tools/language)
  • SIGINT experience a plus
  • Agile/Scrum methodology a plus

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD area.


About us:

Collaboration is the fusion of people and ideas toward a common goal; and at CollabraSpace it’s part of everything we do.  It’s the foundation upon which Collabraspace was created, at the core of our corporate philosophy, and even represented in our logo where different pieces of one circle work together.  As a technical services and product company, Collabraspace supports the critical mission of our nation’s security through ongoing collaboration with our team members, customers, and partners.

Across our 20+ programs we provide enterprise software development solutions and real-time collaboration to both government and private industry.  CollabraSpace is headquartered in Annapolis Junction, MD, close to the majority of our work and therefore, close to you.

CollabraSpace Facts:

  • Team.  At CollabraSpace, we truly believe in the team.  We’ll always do our best to find a position that makes you happy to go to work every day, support the charitable causes that are important to you, and encourage your involvement with the company by providing events for the whole family.
  • Security.  We offer competitive salaries but more than that, we make sure the salary we are offering you can be supported by multiple programs.  Why is that important?  See bullet #1; if you’re not happy we will do our best to find something that does make you happy.
  • Benefits.  Our comprehensive benefits package means you pay very little for a full suite of coverage.
    • 100% company paid premiums for Health and Dental plans for employees and eligible dependents.
    • 100% company paid Life & Disability plans.
    • 401(k) & Roth plan with company contribution immediately vested.
    • Annual bonus plan, spot bonuses for a job well done, and referral bonuses.
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) allowing you to use your time off as you see fit.
    • Formal education and training benefits.
  • Transparency.  You have heard it before but here you’ll truly experience it.  The management team “puts it all on the table” and always has an open door.
  • Training and Education.  It’s part of our collaborative environment.  Besides the traditional off-site training which we pay for upfront, CollabraSpace offers in-house Technical Exchanges on a range of topics presented by our own technical staff or industry partners.
  • Honors.  We earned the Alliance for Workplace Excellence Award for 4 years running and have been named to the Baltimore Sun’s Top 100 Workplaces 2013,  2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017; an award given based on survey responses from our team members.  We are consistently ranked as one of the Top IT Firms in Baltimore by the Baltimore Business Journal.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

CollabraSpace is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. 

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