The Squires Group

  • Network & Systems Specialist

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    IT Infrastructure
  • Overview

    Is free and unlimited IT training important to you? Our client offers great professional growth through hard work and plenty of training. Their educational training facility, based in Columbia, MD, is looking for a Network & Systems Specialist to work in their fast-paced team environment.  They offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, access to free, unlimited IT training, and tuition reimbursement. This is the perfect position for someone with a strong technical aptitude and a desire to learn new technologies. Per our client contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens.



    • Support all laptops, desktops, servers, virtual machines, firewalls, routers, switches, access points, other hardware, and software to maintain 24/7 access for teammates and training operations
    • Troubleshoot network, system performance, and security issues
    • Assist in maintaining a network and system disaster recovery plan and the ability to execute it when necessary
    • Provide technical support as needed and on-call
    • Work with the IT team on tasks and projects to improve operational efficiency and enhance the customer experience
    • Build, deploy, and support lab environments for a wide variety of technical courses


    • Minimum of 3 years hands-on experience configuring routers and/or switches, and firewall configuration experience; JNCIS (Juniper Networks Certification Program) is preferred
    • Strong Linux system administration skills; RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer) or equivalent experience is preferred along with TCP/IP networking in a production environment
    • User-centric mentality with superior customer relationship and communication skills
    • Superior problem-solving abilities
    • Experience with virtualization (g., KVM), cloud platforms (e.g., OpenStack and AWS), and configuration management tools (e.g., SaltStack) is a plus
    • Per our client contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens

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      The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer




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