Operating System Principal Engineer

Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI


Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced TS/SCI cleared OS Principal Engineer position to join our team in Sterling, VA.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive a competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.


We are seeking an OS Principal Engineer who will be responsible for design and implementation of OS Builds. This position will analyze and evaluate major system project requirements of considerable complexity requiring a thorough understanding of all parameters affecting and interfacing with the system. Review user requirements and provide direction in the identification of problem and potential resolution. Provide analytical support in the conceptualization, development and implementation of complex, multiple inter-linked systems. Define system objectives and prepare system design specifications to meet user requirements and satisfy interface problems. 




  • Bachelor’s Degree (or the equivalent years of relevant experience) and a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience.
  • An Active in-scope TS/SCI clearance with CI polygraph (or the ability to obtain a CI polygraph)
  • DOD 8570.01 compliant at IAT level II or higher e.g. CompTIA Security+ CE (or the ability to obtain the certificate within 90 days of hire)



  • Must have experience working with Window 7 and Windows 10
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience with SCCM
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience with Active Directory, DCs, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP networking in enterprise environment.



  • Experience and understanding of Citrix/XenApps and Citrix receiver

  • Experience and understanding Windows Server 2012

  • Understanding of PowerShell environment

  • Understanding of Skype for business

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Broad working knowledge of Microsoft platforms and technologies.

Working Conditions

The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Sterling, VA supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.   


The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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