Senior Systems Engineer

Position available in san diego, california

What is Beacon Cloud Solutions?
Beacon Cloud Solutions, Inc. (BCS) was formed based on the belief an Internet connection and a web browser is all you need to fully run and operate a business.  It is our mission and passion to develop and deliver cloud-based solutions that change the way data is processed and how our customer do business.  We are a family oriented company and believe that it’s OK to have fun at work.  We believe our customers should be able to work from anywhere with an Internet connection and a web browser, so that’s how we operate.  Also, we love our customers because they keep us in business, so when they call us we are happy and do everything we can to solve their issue. 

Position Description
Beacon Cloud Solutions, Inc is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team of talented individuals.  In this role, you will implement, configure and administer linux based servers as well as network infrastructure of an enterprise level information system.

Required Qualifications

  • NON-NEGOTIABLE: Current/Active SECRET security clearance required with the ability to obtain a TOP SECRET clearance

  • Certifications: CompTIA Security+ or equivalent required; CCNA, PCNSA, or JNCIP-ENT also preferred.

  • Minimum 10 years of demonstrated experience with RMF for DoD IT

  • 10 Years experience with, but not limited to, the following:

    • Installation and administration of RHEL and Linux based appliances/systems (e.g. Ubuntu, Kali) in an enterprise environment;

    • Ability to make cables following 586 a/b wiring standards;

    • Configuration/administration of Host-based Security System (HBSS);

    • Administration of ACAS Security Center and Nessus scanner;

    • Fleet Readiness Certification Board (FRCB);

    • Setup, configuration, and administration of Splunk;

    • Navy RMF for DoD IT Process;

    • Configuration and administration of Junos OS, Arista EOS, and other networks OS;


    • Networking layers 1 - 4;

    • Pearl scripting;

    • Bash scripting;

    • Puppet;

    • Kickstarter/Jump files

Core Functions

  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with DOD / NIST standards.

  • Develop computer or information security operational policies or procedures.

  • Implement and monitor security measures for computer or information systems, and digital information.

  • Test computer system operations to ensure proper functioning.

  • Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.

  • Knowledge of Remedy in support of ITSM database requests.

  • Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status.

  • Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures.

  • Train users and promote security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency.

  • Coordinate implementation of computer system plan with establishment personnel and outside vendors.

  • Document computer security and emergency measures policies, procedures, and tests.

  • Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface and subsurface operations.

  • Perform risk analyses which also includes risk assessment.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance (Employee / Family Plans)

    • BCS covers 100% employee and 100% Employee + Family, on qualifying plans

  • 401K Retirement Plan with company match

  • Employee Purchase Stock Options

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) - manager approvals required

  • Personal Internet Reimbursement (up to $50.00 per month)

  • Fun Stuff Fund (up to $100.00 per fiscal quarter)

    ALL benefits subject to a 90-day new hire evaluation