US BICES - Junior Systems Engineer

Springfield, Virginia

Job Number: 915




Springfield, Virginia

Essential Role and Responsibilities

  • Create, configure, and maintain Cisco ISE authentication policies.
  • Troubleshoot device authentication on the network.
  • May perform systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to retirement.
  • Securely configure supplicant, authenticator, and authentication servers.
  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Performs continual maintenance of security, including backup and redundancy strategies.
  • Prepares and maintains documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering and operations projects.
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology.
  • May be required to work outside of “normal” work hours to include weekends and holidays.
  • May be required to support operations in austere and/or remote locations.



  • Bachelors degree


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have hands-on experience with Cisco ISE policy servers.
  • Must understand 802.1X ports and protocols.
  • Must understand systems and networks authentication protocols and how they work together.
  • Must understand ICAM principles and enforcement techniques.
  • Must understand certificate services with regard to user and device authentication.
  • Must understand connectivity between devices and be able to troubleshoot problems as they arise.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in systems analysis and support.

Desired Qualifications:

  • CCNA/CCNP Security certification(s).
  • Experience with authentication principles, methods, and techniques used in Microsoft Server 2016and above along with RHEL 7 and above.
  • Experience with tools such as Sailpoint, CyberArk, and SecureAuth.
  • Experience with PKI and HSM. 


  • IAT Level II

Active Clearance

  • Secret
  • May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment

Skills, Knowledge and Competencies

  • Communication skills - able to communicate in a clear, articulate, and professional manner on a daily basis via written and oral communications with customer contracting representatives, Silotech employees, and subcontract/teaming partner contracting organizations.
  • Interpersonal and Customer Relations skills - able to maintain a professional and courteous attitude with employees and third-party individuals at all times to resolve conflicts and address any issues within the contractual structure and regulations.
  • Planning/Organizational skills - able to prioritize work activities, use time efficiently and work through projects in a self-motivated manner balancing efforts between contracts, vendor agreements, and pricing requests.
  • Adaptability - able to adapt to rapid changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Problem-solving skills - able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; able to apply independent judgment on a regular basis in making decisions.                   
  • Time Management skills - able to use time effectively in a semi-supervised fashion, pursuing other activities when regular duties have reduced in volume; able to complete projects in a timely manner. Will work with occasional supervision over repetitive tasks. New duties or project type tasks may receive strict or direct supervision, depending upon the nature of the task(s).

Working Conditions

General office environment. Lighting and temperature are adequate.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

With reasonable accommodation, individual should be capable of performing the essential duties listed above.

Silotech Group is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Silotech Group is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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

Modified: 11/5/2021, 3:49 PM