IT Engineering Manager

Job Locations US-IL-Rock Island
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 year ago(11/17/2020 2:32 PM)
Information Technology
Location : Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is seeking an IT Engineering Manager in Rock Island, Illinois to be responsible for all technical operations of a Network Operations Center.  The Engineering Manager will be responsible for the oversight and technical direction of the Systems, Networking, and Cybersecurity teams supporting a global communications network for the Department of Defense.


  • Provide leadership, guidance and direction to Network, System and Cybersecurity teams supporting a global communications network for the Department of Defense.
  • Oversee end-to-end lifecycle technology and engineering projects across multiple teams, including developing, planning, and executing project plans.
  • Maximize team performance by effectively communicating strategic project plans, direction and performance expectations as well as operations and project objectives.
  • Evaluate project performance by aligning engineering resources to support the goals and requirements of each project.
  • Place a strategic focus on maintaining maximum uptime while simultaneously prioritizing cyber security, technology, and engineering efforts.
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders, including directly with the customers, to develop the proper scope for each project.
  • Develops functional requirements for integrated telecommunications systems.
  • Analyzes task requirements to determine functional and cross-functional requirements.
  • Applies a wide range of analytical techniques, assessments, and other measures in evaluating data to reach appropriate conclusions.
  • Translates/recommends processes and procedures to ensure proper consideration of programmatic, technical, and management factors for overall program management successes. Identifies resources required for each task.
  • Ensures design compliance with all project requirements.
  • Reviews customer specifications, requirements, and budget and leads a project team to develop designs/solutions to best support the requirements
  • Provides cost and schedule input for design assignments.
  • Represent the program in technical discussions with the government.
  • Provide technical direction, daily supervision, and mentorship to engineering staff.


  • In scope active Secret security clearance required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field. Additional experience can qualify in lieu of degree.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • 6+ years of experience in Network Engineering, Systems Engineering, Information Assurance, or Systems Integration in a DoD environment.
  • IAT-II certification (Security+).
  • At least one computing environment certification (CCNA preferred).
  • Experience leading multiple teams with competing priorities.
  • Experience with the operational and technical skills below:
    • SolarWinds
    • Ticketing systems such as Heat, Remedy, or Service Now
    • CISCO Routers, Switches, and ASAs
    • Palo Alto Firewalls
    • STIGs
    • IAVAs
    • Active Directory
    • Microsoft SCCM
    • SIEM tools such as Splunk or Elastic Endgame
    • iDirect
    • Project Management

Preferred Qualifications

  • IAM-II certification (CAP, CASP, CISM, CISSP, GSLC, CCISO)
  • Fluency in a foreign language desired but not required.

Working Conditions

  • Normal office conditions with possible requirement to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.


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