System Engineer- Enterprise IT

Clear Ridge Defense - Laurel, MD

CRD is looking for a System Engineer to support a global enterprise-IT program.

Key Responsibilities:

Seeking a Windows/Linux Systems Engineer in support of infrastructure services comprised of Windows (40%), Linux (60%), Virtualization, Storage, Network, HW, and data center engineers that works as a team to deliver innovative and sustainable IT environments to our customers. Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems in a virtual environment using VMWare, including installing and maintaining operating systems, configuring, and installing hardware/software utilizing monitoring technologies, troubleshooting, and sustaining the operational health of the infrastructure. Provides Tier 1 through Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems. Candidate must be able to coordinate and partner with various work centers, network engineers/administrators, and customer organizations in the execution of daily tasks. Strong communication skills, as well as excellent teaming skills and a positive, customer focused attitude.


-Must be well versed in Advanced Windows system administration with a VMWare proficiency.

-Working with Centrify in a Linux environment.

-Experience loading ESXi hosts, Building/Upgrading/Patching VMWare clusters and VMWare performance tuning/troubleshooting

-Experience providing Tiers 1-3 help desk support working a ticketing queue.

-Familiarity with MacAfee EPO, and logging would be helpful.

-Virtualization and Netapp is a plus.


-Networking (Cisco/Brocade), is highly desired

-Working Knowledge of Networking Engineering


• Master's degree and 6 years’ experience, Bachelor's Degree and 8 years’ experience, Associate's Degree and 10years experience, or High School Grad and 12 years’ experience in System Administration.

• One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position. Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GSIH, or GCED. Training and Certification provided for applicants meeting the above requirements


Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Competitive and Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) / Leave
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military
  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.
  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement
  • Free financial advising from qualified experts
  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment
  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses
  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events

Posted On: Thursday, April 29, 2021

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