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The Computer Merchant, Ltd. IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Engineer (LAA) in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Reference # : 21-00084 Title : IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Engineer (LAA) Category: Information Technology Location :
Pittsfield, MA Position Type : Right to Hire Experience Level : 3 Years Start Date : 01/14/2021 Description

Job Title: IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Engineer (LAA) Location: Pittsfield, MA 12 Month Contract

Must have an Active Secret Clearance Job Description: Our client, a large defense contractor, has an immediate opening for an IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Engineer to work from their Pittsfield, MA facility. The Limited Access Area (LAA) - Advanced IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Engineer is the link between our customers and engineering teams. In this role you will help define requirements, architectures, and engineer for our sub-surface, and surface IT systems.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense active Secret clearance is required at time of hire. Top-Secret security clearance is required within 24 months of hire. Applicants selected for the LAA-IT Sr. Infrastructure & Systems Engineer position will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

  • Applicant must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-I or higher. You must complete CompTIA Security+ certification minimum within 60 days of hire.

What you bring to our team:

  • A Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. You may also bring equivalent relevant experience and certifications.

  • An advanced knowledge of RedHat Linux, VMware vSphere, application environments and related technologies.

  • Working knowledge of SunOS / Solaris administration.

  • An ability to architect, deploy and continuously maintain secure, reliable and flexible best practice infrastructures and systems.

  • Subject Matter Expert in researching and troubleshooting complex technical issues.

What sets you apart:

  • Ability to engineer with system security as number one priority.

  • Ability to quickly grasp and adopt new technologies while continuously developing yourself.

  • Handle all levels of support with ability to collaborate and communicate with those of varying levels of technical skill.

  • Ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and strong motivational skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills from a variety of viewpoints.

What you'll experience:

  • Opportunities to work on many engineering programs.

  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next.

  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled.