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System Engineer

BigBear, Inc. is an Information Technology enterprise with locations in Northern Virginia and Southern California.  Our mission is to provide cutting edge solutions through open innovation and industry collaboration.  We provide a unique offering of services focused within Big Data Analytics, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), and Cloud Computing to customers in the Department of Defense, Federal, and Commercial markets.  We currently have exciting and challenging career opportunities for talented, motivated individuals who want to be part of a fast growing company.


We currently have an immediate position for a talented and passionate System Engineer to scale-out and maintain high-performing, scalable, enterprise cloud system.  You will be responsible for scaling, installing, configuring, administrating BigBear operational cloud system. Additionally, will have a willingness and drive to learn new system architectures and continuously improve them.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter that demonstrates excellent communication and problem solving skills with a focus on customer service.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux based environments.
  • Experience in the administration and performance tuning of distributed systems.
  • Cloud experience, preferably in OpenStack and AWS
  • Experience with virtualization (KVM, QEMU)
  • Experience with monitoring systems (ELK, Ganglia)
  • Experience with automation software (Fabric, Ansible)
  • Solid scripting skills (Bash Shell, Python)
  • Knowledge of networking (OSI network layers, TCP/IP, TOR)
  • Willingness and drive to learn new system architectures and improve them
  • Hands-on experience with computer hardware
  • Must be US Citizen


  • Become an expert in BigBear products and technology.
  • Collaborate with project managers and engineer leads to implement innovative solutions.
  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications.
  • Work directly with team to ensure success with our products in production environments.
  • Perform system monitoring, optimization, and high performance tuning.
  • Requirements analysis, system design, and technical documentation.
  • Participate in research and development for system engineering and product advancement.
  • Domestic and International travel as needed.

If you are interested in this immediate opportunity, please submit your professional resume to

BigBear is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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