Lead Systems Engineer (Vinton)


: $121,560.00 - $170,510.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Lead Systems Engineer

Position Description

TNS has an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer looking for a diverse and challenging opportunity to expand their skill set. In this role, you will function as a Lead Systems Engineer, mentoring a small team of technicians and accelerating the development of embedded systems and implementing key products in TNS Payments Portfolio!


-Systems level responsibility for hardware, operating systems, applications software and support utilities of TNS equipment consisting of custom, single board computer and PC systems

-Provide engineer level expertise and support and system level testing for many of the Customer Point-of-Sale produces, routers and management systems.These products include Cisco, Linux, OpenWRT and other embedded technologies

-Perform automated and manual Linux and Cisco router configurations and aid in order fulfillment insupport of TNS Point of Sale, Dial& IP-Based initiatives

-Coordinate between 1st Level Support, Development, Operations and Customer Technicians to resolve complex technical issues solutions

-Operational Quality Assurance Testing for internally developed software, hardware, operating systems and support utilities



Qualifications required:

4+ years of proven experience in quality assurance

4+ years of proven experience in hardware testing and integration

4+ years proven experience in operational and deployment support

Experience mentoring/developing junior technicians

Experience in Cisco Router IOS, Linux, OpenWRT & Microsoft Windows operating systems

Familiar with compliance and network security requirements such as OWASP, PCI, FIM and HIPAA.

Functional knowledge of Software Defined Life Cycle and associated tools such as JIRA, DevOps, GIT and Peer Review methods used in Continuous

Working knowledge of computer and scripting languages such as C++, JAVA, PHP, PERL, BATCH, PYTHON etc.

The ability to effectively express information verbally and in writing, in a clear and coherent manner

Excellent problematic debugging skills

Minimum of a BSEE/BSCS/equivalent

Desirable Skills:

Experience in Test automation, Agile and Waterfall

Experience with opensource hardware and software

Experience using Apache, Nygnx, Puppet and or Ansible

Knowledge of and ability to analyze network protocols and devices such as RS232, modems HDLC, SDLC/SNA, BISYNC, VISA II, X.25, PPP, TCP/IP, SNMP, SSL/TLS, IPSEC and OpenVPN communication protocols, etc. Cisco and/or Linux Certifications

Prior leadership experience a plus

We have been delivering industry-leading solutions for the payments, financial and telecommunications industries since 1990. We are the preferred supplier of networking, integrated data and voice services to many leading organizations in the global payments and financial communities, as well as a provider of extensive telecommunications network solutions to service providers.

We are a privately held company with a healthy balance sheet, secure assets and a loyal customer base that includes some of the largest global blue-chip companies in the world. Many of the worlds leadingcompaniescontinue to count on us as their primary provider of a range of networking and communication services, enabling them to expand regionally, nationally and globally. We provide services to customers in over 60 countries throughout the world.

We manage some of the largest real-time community networks in the world, enabling industry participants to simply and securely interact and transact with other businesses, to access the data and applications they need, over managed and secure communications platforms. Our existing footprint supports millions of connections and provide access to critical databases. Our network securely blends private and public networking to enable customers to utilize a single connection for "one-to-many" and "many-to-many"connections over a global platform.

Since our launch we have helped our customers and communities of interest, requiring secure and reliable communications solutions, to evolve from legacy to leading-edge technologies. Today the company provides a full range of services from dedicated connections to managed IP network solutions, providing local support and global reach to medium and large enterprises and service providers.

Application Instructions

Applicants are encouraged to submit an electronic resume when applying for our positions. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.

Associated topics: infrastructure, ip, maintain, maintenance, satellite, server, system engineer, system specialist, system technician, technician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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