By Light Professional IT Services

  • Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2019 3:19 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    By Light is hiring a Systems Engineer to join our team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore, MD. This position will integrate disparate Java, SharePoint, and IBM Cognos IT systems and databases in the Government Health Research Domain. You will provide leadership and work closely with Developers, DBA’s, and Testers although your role will be to guide decisions throughout the software engineering life cycle to integrate systems and databases.


    • Define the scope and boundaries of each system
    • Develop detailed interface documents
    • Ability to see potential issues and proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure accessibility
    • Monitor and test performance of applications, foreseeing potential bottlenecks and identifying possible solutions
    • Continual maintenance of security, including backup and redundancy strategies
    • Maintain thorough documentation of systems and applications
    • Mentor, encourage, and motivate team members
    • Oversee architectural approaches from conception to installation

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Experience with Windows 10, Windows Server 2012, Red Hat Linux v6.1, Java, IBM Cognos, Delphi, SharePoint, ObjectView, SQL Server 2012, Oracle 12 and Secure FTP based VPN integration
    • Experience with Rational Team Concert including Rational Clear Case and Rational Quality Manager
    • Experience integrating Java, Delphi and IBM Cognos applications with Single-Sign on
    • Ability to integrate all installed systems and interfaces
    • Expertise in installing, configuring, testing and maintaining Government Health Research operating systems, application software and system management tools
    • Ability to work with developers and testers to implement those fixes
    • Competency in writing and maintaining custom scripts to test system interfaces and data transfer
    • Detailed knowledge of Section 508 standards.
    • Detailed knowledge of HIPAA software standards and their integration into IT systems
    • Detailed knowledge of Federal Government Security Standards and their their integration into IT systems
    • Desire to work alongside the team to help design and integrate information and operational support systems
    • Excellence in communication as a liaison with Business customers and other IT personnel to resolve issues

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • Experience with VA authority to operate (ATO) process preferred
    • Experience working with IBM InfoSphere Data Architect preferred
    • Experience interfacing with NIH ERA preferred

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • All candidates must be able to successfully complete a Government background investigation


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed