Senior Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (Solarwinds) 1287

Senior Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (Solarwinds) 1287 | Wiesbaden, 65205, Wiesbaden, Hessen, DE


Referral Eligible  



Zapata Technology is seeking TS/SCI cleared person to become a Senior Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (SolarWinds) in Wiesbaden, Germany. Check out the details below and our awesome benefits here. 


Essential Qualifications: 

Ten (10) years of experience performing a combination of systems design, architecture, and engineering SolarWinds implementations. Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Shell Scripting, and Python. A technical field bachelor's degree, certification as a Cisco Certified Network Professional or SolarWinds Certified ProfessionalIAT II Baseline Certification Such as Security+, CCNA-Security, GICSP. An active TS/SCI security clearance is required. 


Full Job Description 


Essential Functions: 

  • Design a SolarWinds architecture and deployment plan.  

  • Design and deploy IT infrastructures and protection 

  • Analyze organizational business needs in terms of information technology  

  • Evaluate a multitude of factors to determine hardware configurations 

  • Analyzes information to determine, recommend, and plan layout for proposed project or workload, efficient operation, and effective use of space  

  • Support escalated issues and requests from team members  

  • Analyze, design, develop, document, and test of client network operations 

  • Perform quality assurance activities to ensure standardization of best practices. 

  • Provide technical escalation for other Systems Engineers  

  • Automate vulnerability and configuration management  

  • Assist in the Configuration Management, Documentation, and Network Administration  

  • Integrate COTS products 

  • Create network diagrams, topologies, traffic flow, and procedures  

  • Assist with the submission of C&A artifacts for Site Accreditation 

  • Install, Configure, and Customize Network Monitoring tools (SolarWinds Orion) 

  • Update, integrate, and migrate the SolarWinds architecture 

  • Interact with clients to receive requests, request clarifications, triage, troubleshoot, and resolve issues. 

  • Develop Compliance Templates and update STIG  

  • Develop customized node properties  

  • Standardize SNMP trap configuration and alerting  

  • Create automated compliance reports  

  • Install, configure, and administer SolarWinds Modules on all networks 

  • Provide service and monitoring of PM/POR systems on Customer networks. 

  • Integrate mission critical assets into networking monitoring dashboards 

  • Develop a Disaster Recovery plan and perform corrective actions to restore SolarWinds if operational failure occurrence/notification. 


Job Qualifications: 

Required Qualifications and Skills include: 

  • Requires minimum 10 years of experience performing a combination of systems design, architecture, and engineering SolarWinds implementations.  

  • Experience engineering and designing SolarWinds deployments for a geographically dispersed enterprise. 

  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Shell Scripting, and Python. 

  • Team leadership and technical execution  

  • Professional hands-on experience in systems engineering tools 

  • Experience developing detailed models and simulations of electronic circuits or systems for design verification 

  • Experience with analysis, design, or test of superconducting electronics, system architecture study or design 

  • Written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to think critically and problem-solve 

  • Advanced skillset in time management and task prioritization  


Education/Experience include: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related field or 10 years of related experience 

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional or SolarWinds Certified Professional 

  • IAT II Baseline Certification (Sec+, CCNA-Security, GICSP) 



Working Conditions: 

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Use of standard office equipment such as scanners and printers, phones, and laptops.  


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: 

This is a regular full-time position. 



 Little to none 


Clearance Type: 

Requires an Active TS/SCI clearance. Employment is contingent on having or obtaining the required active security clearance or successfully passing the required background check, as well as other factors, including, but not limited to, drug screens. 


AAP/EEO Statement: 

Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran 

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. 


Zapata Technology, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation to applicants who are veterans or who have disabilities and are unable to fully use our company application system. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Christina Hall, EEO Coordinator at 


**This position is contingent upon contract or task order award.