Entry/Jr. Field Service Systems Engineer

Peraton in Rome, NY

  • Industry: Information Technology - System Engineer And Technician
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $115,490.00 - 170,130.00 / Year*
Peraton is seeking a Jr. Field Service Systems Engineer to support our US Air Force customer, based in in Rome, NY.
Under this program, members of the Peraton engineering team develop, test, and field network and data security products for a broad range of customers including US DoD, Intelligence, and Federal Government customers. Countries who are closely aligned with the US are also supported. These products enable customers to meet mission critical requirements for the secure transfer of data between networks operating at different security classification levels, such as Secret and Top Secret.
In this role, you will handle customer requirements for data transfer between networks operating at different security classifications. You will be responsible for installing cross domain suites at customer sites with integration into customer infrastructure. The position will occasionally require from 25% to 50% travel to customer sites and military bases in CONUS (95%) and OCONUS (5%) locations, based on customer installation and support requirements of the program. You will need to have an active fully adjudicated security clearance prior to your ability to travel.
What you will do
* Assist with specification of hardware suitable to meet customer specified SWAP, performance, and scalability requirements.
* Support the specification of Rule Sets defining data-specific security inspection and sanitization requirements.
* Coordinate with customer sites to ensure readiness for system installation, configuration, training, and security accreditation testing.
* Define tests to be executed on-site to ensure installed systems meet documented user requirements.
* Travel to customer sites worldwide to support activities including: site surveys, system installation, configuration, training, functional testing, and security testing, system upgrades, and technical support.
* During on-site system installation, integrate with site infrastructure components such as email servers, file servers, time servers, PKI servers, continuous monitoring systems, VM Servers, and KVM capabilities.
* Support installation and maintenance of systems/network environments to facilitate installation planning, customer training, and Help Desk operations.
* Provide remote Help Desk support to customer sites.
* Perform research on technologies to increase efficiency of system definition, site installation, and technical support operations. Technologies may include, but will not be limited to, system modeling tools, Virtual Machine capabilities, Identity and Access Management (IdAM), High Availability tools, performance optimization tools, and encryption technologies/standards.
You would be a great fit if you have...
* A BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related technical field with 0 - 2 years' related experience, an Associate's Degree and 3 years of experience, or a High School Diploma and 6 years' related experience.
* Basic working knowledge of UNIX OS (Linux, Solaris), Microsoft Windows, desktop applications (email, file transfer, browsers), computer networking, Virtual Machine technologies, and UNIX scripting.
* A background in systems and a desire/availability to "travel the world."
* An active Security clearance or the ability to obtain one, which requires a US citizen.
It would be even better if you
* Have advanced working knowledge of UNIX OSs (Linux, Solaris), Microsoft Windows, desktop applications (email, file transfer, browsers), computer networking, Virtual Machine technologies, UNIX scripting, XML technologies/tools, Active Directory, MS Exchange, and system integration, network troubleshooting, regular expressions, and system troubleshooting.
* Have familiarity with Cross Domain Solution (CDS) architectures, fielding, and approval policies.
* Have good understanding of software development processes sufficient to support collaboration with software engineering teams developing future product capabilities to better meet customer requirements.
* Have the ability to work well in a team environment as either a team member or team lead.
* Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
This position requires you to currently possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI level clearance. In order to have a clearance you must be a US Citizen, and show proof of citizenship.
What you will get
* An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
* Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays
* Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
* Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
* Paid maternity and paternity leave
* Company-paid infertility treatments
* Cross-training and professional development opportunities
* The ability to influence major initiatives
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, ip, maintenance, network, satcom, satellite, system engineer, system technician, technician

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