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.