Metronome Sr. Systems Engineer (Active Directory) (I) in United States

Sr. Systems Engineer (Active Directory) (I)

  • Springfield, VA

  • Full-time

Company Description

We provide our federal customers with an exciting variety of IT and Intelligence services. In order to achieve our company growth goals, continually surpass our customer’s expectations and provide new opportunity for our employees, Metronome must attract the most professional and qualified employees.Metronome believes in a strong company culture rooted in its core values and belief in our overall mission. We believe in supporting one another, exceeding our customer’s expectations, executing with passion and celebrating all successes. We work hard and encourage one another to have fun doing it.Metronome is looking for individuals who also believe in these core set of values, those who yearn to support our nation’s vital projects and those who desire to work for a fast growing small business that appreciates each employees’ contributions and trusts them to make decisions while representing Metronome…those who Keep Projects Pulsing.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request.

Job Description

The Systems Engineer designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems and will work as part of an Active Directory Services team (6-personnel) responsible for managing user accounts, groups, Group Policies and Enterprise Level troubleshooting. Normal work hours are 8 hours per day, 5-days a week (Monday-Friday), with a scheduled start time from 6:00AM to 10:00AM. The start time is flexible with agreement by the Team Lead, to ensure the maximum amount of coverage for the client from 0600-1800 hours each day.

The candidate will be responsible for user ticket driven tasks related to Active Directory, Windows and/or NAS file shares. The candidate will also be exposed to Windows Server 2008, VMware's ESX Server and Virtual Center, Operating and troubleshooting user issues within a VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) environment, Support server platform - primarily Windows, some Linux, and UNIX operating systems.


  • Performs complex systems development and design work, which may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design and analog or digital systems engineering

  • Performs systems modeling, simulation and analysis

  • Participates in upgrading operating systems and designing systems enhancements

  • Provides input for documentation on new or existing systems

  • Develops and conducts tests to ensure that systems meet documented user requirements

  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system problems

  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance

  • Determines system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility

  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and participates in special projects as assigned


  • Government clearance required

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience

  • Must possess 5-8 years of related systems engineering experience

  • MSCE or MCITP with 3-5 years' minimum experience, as a Windows 2003/2008 and Active Directory services administrator

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2003/2008, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, DFS, DFS-R, File and Print Services and GPO validation, management and implementation

  • Experience and understanding of the IEC production environment, with respect to baseline dependencies on these activities

  • Knowledge of SCCM or other enterprise management tools (SMS and ISA) is a plus

  • Strong troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills

  • Knowledge of proper IT security procedures, positive customer interface skills and strong troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to conduct research into server issues and products as required

  • Experience working in a team-oriented collaborative environment

Additional Information

Core Values

Passion - We believe. We execute with all we have.Improving - We surpass our best efforts.Teammates - We respect and support one another.Mission - We align with our customers’ objectives.Celebrate Success - We reward all achievements.