Systems Engineer

Job Locations DE-Stuttgart
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(8/18/2021 11:19 AM)
Information Technology
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOS International LLC (SOSi) is currently looking for a Systems Engineer to work at Kelley Barracks, Germany. The candidate will be responsible for working with multiple members of systems and network teams around the globe and supporting information sharing with our international partners. In support of our customers, the Systems Engineer provides systems expertise, hardware/software installation, and network troubleshooting.


  • Establish, research and validate IT requirements in the development of enterprise-wide/medium-scale, client/server infrastructures (CAN, MAN, WAN)
  • Design and validate architectures to include operating systems, applications and hardware to support total customer requirements as well as to provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces
  • Perform troubleshooting analysis of servers, workstations and associated systems.
  • Account creation and Active Directory management (e.g. group policy, privilege management)
  • Creation of secure host baseline client images for both manual and automated deployment
  • Validate and test all server and workstation updates, patches, and upgrades prior to implementing on the enterprise
  • Apply and enforce patches, updates, and DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Install, configure and maintain servers and services (i.e. VMware, Domain Controllers, SharePoint, WSUS, SQL and SCCM) as needed
  • Install, configure and update application software
  • Update and maintain anti-virus software
  • Monitor and report on system performance (i.e. issues with CPU activity, drive space, temperature)
  • Perform back up and restoration procedures
  • Participate in special projects as required


  • An active in-scope SECRET clearance and with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI eligibility
  • Must be able to obtain certification as a Technical Expert by the German Government under the Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) process
  • High School Diploma with eleven (11) years IT experience OR, Associate's degree with seven (7) plus years of IT experience OR, a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of five (5) years of related experience
  • DoD 8570 IAT level II compliant (Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP)
  • MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, VCP or higher technical certification
  • In-depth knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, Microsoft servers, Microsoft Exchange, and digital certificates
  • Experience with creating secure host baseline images for workstations and knowledge of DISA STIGS
  • Experience with VMWare infrastructure and desktop delivery

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Information Technology or related discipline
  • ITIL-F v3/v4
  • Experience with Cross Domain Solutions (CDS)
  • Experience with PowerShell scripting
  • Interaction with SQL Databases
  • Knowledge of SharePoint 2013 backend
  • Knowledge of US Mission Command Systems (MCS), and NATO Functional Area Services (FAS) applications is a plus
  • Recent experience supporting MNIS networks/systems
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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