PDS Tech Inc Sr Computer System Technologist I - Secret Clearance in Aurora, Colorado

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Sr Computer System Technologist I, in Aurora, CO.

Job Description:

  • The Hardware and Infrastructure Engineering (HW&I) team has a professional Infrastructure Engineer opportunity available to support platform baseline management activities on the Earth Observing System (EOS) Mission Operations System (EMOS) program – NASA's earth science monitoring constellation.

  • This position will perform engineering tasks pertaining to the integration and administration of new and existing computer, network, and storage technologies.

  • Individual should possess knowledge and experience with computer and storage technologies, services, operations, and associated security practices.

  • US Citizenship is required due to the candidate needing to obtain a US Secret Security Clearance.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with deployment and integration of Windows Server (2012, 2016)

  • Experience with deployment and integration of Windows Desktop (Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows VDA)

  • Scripting skills (PowerShell, Python, Ruby, PERL, bash, etc.)

  • Experience with common network services such as DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP and troubleshooting

  • Experience administering backup infrastructure technologies

  • Familiarity with TCP, and secure protocols

  • Effective written and oral communication

  • Experience with deployment and integration of enterprise data storage architectures (NAS, SAN) including iSCSI and Fiber Channel technologies

  • Experience with deployment and integration of Active Directory including Group Policies, PKI, Replication architecture

  • Experience with hardening baselines such as DISA STIGs or CIS Benchmarks

  • Understanding of network technologies and associated services, management, and security practices/techniques

  • Ability to develop clear and concise documentation

  • 4 years of related work experience required

  • US Citizenship required

  • Ability to obtain a US Secret Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to work cooperatively with other engineering disciplines

  • Experience with Configuration Management

  • Experience with automation tools / DevOps such as Chef (preferred), Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, Fabric or similar products for O/S builds, software installation and configuration

  • Experience with deployment and integration of enterprise virtualization technologies (VMWare ESX/ESXi/vSphere/vCenter)

  • Experience with Linux System Administration including patch management and hardening

  • Experience with management of security technologies including Nessus, BigFix

Required Education (including Major):

  • Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 4 years of related work experience or 12 years of related work experience in lieu of a STEM degree

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.