Please send your resume in WORD format should you be interested in the following Systems Engineer position. Our client is based out of the Merrifield, VA 22082. This is a contract to hire role with a salary range of $50/HR to $65/HR (dependent on experience) for the initial contract period and convert at an annual salary of $98K to $108K after 6 months. If you are not interested in this position, please pass onto colleagues/associates as we do offer referral fees should they be hired.This role will be onsite for the initial orientation period before moving to a hybrid work week.Due to the required clearance with our government client, only US Citizens, Green Card and Green Card EAD holders may be considered. Clearance requires that the candidates have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.Job Title: Systems EngineerLocation: Merrifield, VA 22082Salary: $50/HR to $65/HR to $98K - $108KTerm: Contract to hire3rd Party/Transfer: No Referral Fee: $500 - refer qualified colleague, friends, or family. AMS Staffing is currently seeking a Systems Engineer to work out of their client's Merrifield, VA office.Roles and Responsibilities (to include but not limited to):· Will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design equipment· Will have a hands-on role designing, engineering and exploring prototypes, test solutions and new innovations that support inventory processing· Will continually find new and better ways to solve complex problems within constrained environments· Will demonstrate cross-functional expertise to accomplish your goals· Will play a role in defining the approaches and solutions being developed by the entire team· You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment· Will need to travel occasionally to support testing/deployment/installation for software and hardware at inventory processing center or vendor facility within United States Required Skills/Abilities:· Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of professional service· Experience with Cloud-based systems (AWS, Azure, etc.)· Experience with Geospatial Technology· Knowledge in Hardware and software architecture/system interfaces on automation equipment· Quick learner and willing to go through extensive training/learning· Travel at inventory processing center and vendor location within United States Preferred Skills/Abilities· Experience in 24x7 production environments· Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment methodologies· Ability to perform deep, technical troubleshooting· Strong documentation skills· Strong knowledge of networking technologies· Ability to understand Operational processes and hands-on experience· Show good judgement making technical trade-offs between your groups short term and long term business needs, and the needs of the company as a whole· Able to communicate project status, drive and elevate decision making and help requests· Ability to conduct multiple weekly/bi-weekly/monthly standing meetings with internal teams and vendors to plan and track deliverables· Support development of technical specifications with engineered solutions Security Requirements
- Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
- Must be able to obtain and keep a Sensitive Clearance
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder and have been living in the U.S. for at least the last five years
- Must not have traveled outside of the United States for more than 180 days in the last five years
- All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per client's requirements.