• Sr. Systems Architect

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/14/2018 6:35 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview


    Tyto Athene (formerly Black Box Government Solutions) is a full-service integrator focused on helping clients accelerate their ability to make decisions by providing ubiquitous and secure access to enterprise information throughout their operating environment.  Tyto Athene uses a myriad of technologies, innovative thinking, and proven processes to deliver successful outcomes for its clients worldwide. 

    We are looking for a qualified person that will help develop, test, and perform pre-sales demonstrate of our new Acuity Micro Data Center product. A successful candidate will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise, configuration, and customer support while working with best in breed and home grown solutions for integration and deployment.  The position requires an individual that has a proven track record of creativity with R&D projects while implementing the infrastructure and methods needed to productize and deploy a solution with a goal oriented mentality.


    Primarily Roles & Responsibilities

    • Guide the continuing development of our products by integrating with new software and hardware to meet customer demands.
    • Act as the technical face of the Edge Data Solution products to our customers by supporting pre-sales pilots, demonstrations, proofs of concepts (POC), evaluation, and benchmarks.
    • Demonstrate a “can-do” attitude to meet milestones and deadlines with the understanding that communication is key to success when schedules change.
    • Conduct system administration of Linux and Windows based environments.
    • Work with software/hardware developers and DevOps to evaluate and integrate IT systems and development tools.
    • Configure and install software and OSs utilizing virtual and bare metal environments.
    • Evaluate solutions in a multiple vendor environment to determine best overall value.
    • Help design and evolve data networks and solutions within the product and connected to customer’s networks.
    • Deploy software utilizing containerization technology, such as Docker, to small and large scale products.


    Education/Experience Requirements

    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in engineering field preferred. Significant work experience may be considered an acceptable substitute for degree.
    • Minimum 5-7 years pre and post sales engineering experience designing and implementing database and data network solutions.
    • Must have a strong customer focus, and capable of technical deep-dives into servers, databases, load balancers, operating systems, and networks.
    • Hands on system administration experience with Linux, Windows Servers, Apache, and Oracle
    • Experienced in the design and operation of large scale Virtualization, Utility Computing and Cloud based platforms in a SaaS environment.
    • Knowledge of Unified Messaging, Automated Call Distribution, Telephony Firewall, Passive Optical Networking (PON), Conference Bridge and Infrastructure design is desired.
    • Ability to prepare written documents describing technical features and capabilities of solutions including equipment hardware, software, applications, etc.
    • Works well under pressure and in time constrained environments.
    • Self-starter, independent thinker; ability to learn and adapt to new technologies
    • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment or independently as needed
    • Must be able to work at our Herndon, VA office daily (cleared facility)
    • Must have a Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain a clearance





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