Senior Systems Infrastructure Engineer

Job Locations US
Job ID 2022-2706
# of Openings


REI Systems provides reliable, effective, and innovative technology solutions that advance federal, state, local, and nonprofit missions. Our technologists and consultants are passionate about solving complex challenges that impact millions of lives. We take a Mindful Modernization approach in delivering our application modernization, grants management systems, government data analytics, and advisory services. Mindful Modernization is the REI Way of delivering mission impact by aligning our government customers’ strategic objectives to measurable outcomes through people, processes, and technology.

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The Systems for Inspections, Recalls, Compliance Enforcement (SIRCE) and Imports program supports the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Regulatory Affairs’ (ORA) critical work to safeguard the foods, drugs, devices, biologics, and veterinary products that the Agency regulates. These systems continue to evolve to meet emerging business needs and to support new mandates and initiatives. It is important to respond to customer needs and issues. The is a highly technical and visible position that requires a strong mix of communications skills and hands on technical trouble shooting to support application issues and application of preventative measures.


Specific roles & responsibilities for the position include but not limited to the following:

  • Technical leadership of projects with skills in coordination, trouble shooting, identification of issues, risks, and schedules
  • Familiar with Middleware and infrastructure tools (e.g. WebLogic, Web servers, Oracle Forms, load balancers, Directory services, Authentication services) Trouble shooting applications, interfaces, and server OS issues (LINUX, Windows, Exadata, Exalogic, Oracle databases)
  • Communication with internal team members and with external customers to communicate preventative measures, status, updates on risks and schedules Lead various infrastructure projects to maximize software development environment efficiencies – planning for cloud migration, AppDynamics configuration, DevOps implementation
  • Software development and Test experience Windows, LINUX systems administration experience
  • Oracle DBA experience with related DB products (TOAD, SQL Developer) Experience with SW deployment tools (Example Puppet)
  • Experience with Security scan software/tools and resolution techniques Experience with Application Migration to cloud solutions


Minimum Qualifications

  • 7 years hands on technical experience and oversight of complex IT projects on multiple platforms
  • General knowledge of firewall rules, networking configurations and access Working across multiple stakeholders including other contractors to solve challenging IT issues
  • Minimum 5 years system configuration with applications, Must have LINUX, Oracle fusion Middleware/Weblogic application server, CI/CD, AWS, Windows servers, troubleshooting firewall issues, NW issues, application integration issues
  • Minimum 5 years of enterprise level system and application trouble shooting for Database applications, Web applications, and client/server applications Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate key technical concepts and ideas.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment spanning multiple locations.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team

Desired skills:

  • FDA Customer experience
  • Experience with large-scale datacenter applications LINUX/Windows certification(s)
  • Cloud Computing experience with AWS, Azure, and VM Ware and related certifications
  • LINUX, Windows certifications


Education: Bachelors Degree  in Computer Science or similar required


Clearance: Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.


Location:Remote USA



Covid Policy Disclosure:  Should the essential functions of this position require that the employee performing this role work on-site at REI’s Sterling location the following requirements will apply:  the individual holding this position must be fully vaccinated, as defined in CDC guidance, as a condition of continued employment.  REI will consider requests to be excused from this policy whenever necessary to comply with legal requirements and will consider any requests for reasonable accommodations due to a disability, religion, or other exemptions on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements. Employees and applicants requesting accommodations should request the accommodation in writing and should explain in detail the reasons why they are seeking an accommodation. REI will request additional information or documentation it deems necessary to inform its decision on an employee’s or applicant’s accommodation request.


REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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