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Sr. System Engineer- NiFi - Python - Linux

Company: Farfield Systems, Inc
Location: Laurel
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About Farfield Systems, Inc.

At Farfield we are committed to delivering trusted expertise to our government clients. As we grow, our focus is on increasing opportunities for you to grow with us while still delivering the same excellence customers have grown to expect from us. We continually evaluate our environment to provide a place where your career is packed with opportunities to grow and you have the ability to demonstrate your passion to our customers. We focus on building a Team where each employee is a valued member.

Farfield provides support to multiple agencies across the United States Government in many locations. That means many different opportunities to follow your career path without changing companies every few years.

"Employee driven...customer focused." We build, operate and secure networks and infrastructure.

*** Requires a Top Secret/SCI clearance with a polygraph and U.S. Citizenship***

The System Engineer (SE) duties include but are not limited to:

  • Developing comprehensive SOA solutions
  • Developing operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using applicable DoDAF standards
  • Conducting and/or approving end-to-end system trade analyses to optimize system operations over its life-cycle through the proper balance of non-functional system performance areas
  • Using validated models, simulations, and prototyping to mitigate risk and reduce cost of system development
  • Ensuring effective, periodic review and control of the evolving configuration of a system, both hardware and software components and associated documentation, during the life of the system

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Twenty (20) years' experience as a System Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity
    • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university
    • Active DoD8570 IAT Level 2 security certification (e.g.: Security +)
    • 5+ years Linux system administration experience
    • Apache NiFi proficiency. Ability to navigate, configure dataflows, and use dataflow information with the NiFi User Interface. Ability to use key features, including FlowFiles, processors, process groups, controllers, and connections, to define a NiFi dataflow
    • Advance Python scripting experience
    • Experience deploying, managing, and maintaining a VMware virtual environment to include ESXi hosts, vCenter Server, and virtual machines
    • Minimum basic understanding of networking principles and configuration

      Desired Qualifications:
      • Experience using Salt for automation and configuration management
      • Ability to document the infrastructure configuration and topology using Microsoft Visio or
      • equivalent drawing tool
      • Experience managing the installation and removal of hardware
      • Understanding of NiFi's architecture configuration is a plus

        Farfield Systems will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants who are unable to utilize our online application system due to a disability. Please send your request to or call us for assistance at 410-874-9363.

        Farfield Systems is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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