The Squires Group

  • Network & Systems Specialist

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Job ID
    2018-8875
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    IT Infrastructure
  • Overview

    Are you passionate, hardworking, and well organized?  Are you looking for a company where there is professional growth through free unlimited training?  Then look no further! Our client, an educational training facility based in Columbia, MD, is looking for a Network & Systems Specialist to work in their fast-paced team environment.  Offering a competitive salary, excellent benefits, access to free, unlimited 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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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

    Qualifications

    • 3+ years of recent experience in Linux systems administration and TCP/IP networking in a production environment
    • Strong TCP/IP switching and routing skills; JNCIS (Juniper Networks Certification Program) or equivalent experience is preferred
    • Strong Linux system administration skills; RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer) or equivalent experience is preferred
    • 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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