Proven processes. Proven people. Proven performance by a trusted, award-winning solutions provider and partner.
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Dumfries, Virginia, ALEX – Alternative Experts is an ISO 9001:2015-certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) that's changing the way government does business by delivering a powerful, industry-leading array of core services to help its clients achieve mission-critical objectives.
Job Title: Network Engineer
Job Location: Dumfries VA
Description: Provide the technical expertise to implement strategies, evaluate products, and build upon an infrastructure that supports our current and future customers. In this role, you will work with complex systems, designing, developing, and integrating them at every stage of its life cycle. We are looking for reliable Engineer to deliver mission-critical infrastructure with an eye toward accessibility, optimization, and security.
Manage and monitor all infrastructure and system installations, including configurations, testing, and maintenance
Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools.
Identify potential issues and integrate possible solutions
Craft custom scripts, reducing requirement of human interaction
Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
Provide 2nd and 3rd level support
Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
Education and Experience Requirements:
BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline
0-2 years of related experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments.
Solid Cloud experience, preferably in AWS, GCP, or IBM
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to allow employees to meet the essential functions of the job, unless those accommodations cause undue hardships on the employer. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Human Resources at HumanResources@alexinc.com.
Woman-Owned Small Business
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Affirmative Action Employer
Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are highly encouraged to apply