SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Lead Systems Engineer in Seaside, California

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Secret (NACLC)

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret SCI


No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Engineering & Sciences

Job Description:

CSRA is seeking a Systems Engineering Lead. The Lead Systems Engineer shall serve as the senior technical adviser to the DMDC, serving as the subject-matter expert on sustainment issues involving Defense Manpower Database Center (DMDC)’s IT environments.

The Defense Manpower Database Center (DMDC) supports major programs and initiatives within the Department of Defense (DoD) and maintains the largest archive of personnel, manpower, training, security and financial data within the DoD. The scope of this effort, Enterprise Management Information Technology Services (EMITS), is to provide a full range of Information Technology (IT) related services and technical solutions. This effort will provide support to DMDC to consolidate legacy data centers into a single operational and fail-over site as well as streamline its functions in support of its future operations. Lastly, the contractor shall remain abreast of emerging technologies in the marketplace and recommend changes, modifications, and upgrades and industry best practices. Overall Program tasks are expected to include: (1) Provide Program Management; (2) Provide Transition Support (3) Policy, Procedures, and Operations Support; (4) IT Core Services Support; (5) Customer Services Support; and (6) Transformational IT Support.

Job Description:

  • Serve as Senior technical advisor to DMDC,

  • Serve as the subject-matter expert on sustainment issues involving DMDC’s IT environments.

Position Qualifications:

  • Experience providing enterprise-level IT architecture and engineering services similar in scope to this Task Order, including supporting environment with over 500 servers

  • Experience briefing and presenting to senior organizational managers

  • Experience in one or more computer environments (e.g., EMC (storage), Microsoft, Juniper (firewall/routers), Cisco, VMware, IBM, Oracle, etc.).

  • Significant experience in detailed practices for IT service management (ITSM) that focuses on aligning IT services with the needs of business.

  • Experience providing systems engineering to DoD organizations in both the NIPRNet and SIPRNet environments.

  • Clearance Required: Minimum: Position of Trust; Highly Desirable: Secret SSBI or Interim TS


Minimum 15 years IT experience.

  • Minimum 5 years supporting large-scale enterprise-level services.

  • Minimum education BS/BA, however MS/MA is desirable.

Minimum Lead Systems Engineer Certifications:

  • DoDI 8570.01 Level III Information Assurance System Architect and Engineer (IASAE) certification.

  • One or more computer environment certifications (e.g., EMC (storage), Microsoft, Juniper (firewall/routers), Cisco, VMware, IBM, Oracle, etc.).

  • ITIL Foundation.

Highly Desirable Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in cloud computing technologies.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting automation of DevOps and Software defined data center.

  • Skills in cloud computing technologies.

  • Skills supporting automation of DevOps and Software defined data center.

  • Desirable Lead Systems Engineer Certifications: Two or more computer environment certifications (e.g., EMC, Microsoft, Juniper, Cisco, VMware, IBM, Oracle, etc.).

  • ITIL Expert

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA CA Seaside - 400 Gigling Rd (CAC001)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.