Senior Systems Engineer

Applied Network Solutions Annapolis Junction , MD 20701

Posted 2 months ago



Why Applied Network Solutions (ANS)?

At ANS, you will have access to a variety of experts in today's innovative technologies with opportunities to enhance your skills in our on-site Technology Innovation Center. Members of our team design and develop the next generation of enterprise networks, creating solutions that protect our National assets, critical systems, and our way of life. We are looking for thinkers, people who aspire to realize all of their potential, achievers who are dedicated to the mission and strive to create innovative solutions and real outcomes that exceed the expectations of our customers and clients. If you are tired of being just a number and want to work for a company that values your skill set, let's have a conversation!

The Role

ANS is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer in Annapolis Junction, MD. This person will define requirements from a project's inception to its conclusion for a particular IT subject matter area. He/she will further analyse and evaluate recommendations for system improvements, optimization, development, and maintenance efforts in the following specialties: information systems architecture; networking; telecommunications; automation; communications protocols; risk management/electronic analysis; software; life-cycle management; software development methodologies; and modeling and simulation.


  • Manages schedules to meet Government requirements. Meets with the clients, stakeholders, and customers to define technical project scope. Gathers Government requirements, and performs analyses of technology improvement, optimization, development, maintenance and software applicability plans.

  • Reviews and provides system engineering resources to meet customer mission requirements, coordinates optimization activities to ensure customer technical goals are considered.

  • Designs, develops, and modifies Threat software using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and consequences of design as required in response to expanding mission, changes in objectives or upgrades in Agency networks and systems.

  • Formulates training objectives, scenarios, and procedures to develop training course content for Government personnel on the Insider Threat Analysis Software.

  • Modifies existing software to correct errors, adapt to new hardware, or improve threat software performance

  • Builds and Deploys software enhancements to resolve issues with Windows and Linux operating systems, and TCP/IP network software.

  • Coordinates and performs research and engineering to identify and incorporate new data sources, produce new processing and reporting capabilities, integrate with other Government systems and/or processes, or upgraded or reconfigured government systems.

  • Investigates and implements innovative solutions to threat-monitoring challenges. Implements enterprise-level networking or security products or similar projects.

  • Uses software utilities and hardware functionalities to resolve analogous operating issues.

  • Collaborates with Government to discuss/resolve emerging threats, issues and changes in operating scope. Documents and briefs Government technical and management staff

  • Provides end-to-end research implementation, test, deployment, debugging, operation and analysis of insider threat data and software.

  • Applies TCP/IP networking and advanced packet analysis tools to support software customization.

  • Builds implementations of analysis techniques into the tool per customer request and performs analysis to determine the security and effectiveness of existing and proposed customizations.

  • Provides cause and effect analysis of new/potential sources of unauthorized access to networks, databases and systems and potential mitigation strategies.

  • Collaborates with Government to discuss/resolve technical issues and/or changes in operating scope. Documents and briefs Government technical and management staff.

  • Provides documentation for, and briefs to Senior level Government Officials.

  • Identifies project risks and determines the administrative or engineering means to mitigate the risk.Provides the overall technical direction of the project.

  • Coordinates and performs research and engineering to identify/resolve issues, develop new capabilities, and innovate new technologies.


  • Twelve (12) years' experience and a Bachelor's degree in Network systems engineering, programming languages, scientific computing, high-performance computing, or related fields is required.

  • Four (4) years of additional of experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph


ANS offers excellent compensation along with a generous benefits package to include:

  • Family medical, dental and vision coverage

  • PTO (Paid Time Off)

  • Paid holidays

  • 401K plan with Company match

  • Generous Professional Development program

  • 100% Employer paid Short and Long Term Disability

  • 100% Employer paid life insurance

  • Lucrative Referral Bonus'

  • Potential for Paid overtime

  • Flexible Work Schedules

Applied Network Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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