Information Systems Engineer - Smyrna, GA - ELSYS

Georgia Institute of Technology
April 14, 2023
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Information Systems Engineer - Smyrna, GA - ELSYS

Submit Resume ID: 498429 Type: Researchers Location: Smyrna, GA Categories: System Architecture, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Networking, Software Development/Design, System Engineering

Project/Unit Description

This position is for an Information Systems Engineer in the Electronics Systems Laboratory Information Technology (IT) department. This department provides critical IT infrastructure for both operations and sponsored research. The ELSYS IT department designs, builds, and maintains information systems used to conduct sponsored research.

Job Purpose

The Information Systems Engineer leads the technical design and support of our end-user computing environment. This engineer is responsible for the day-to- day operational activities of the end-user computing environment, including but not limited to Windows, Mac, and Linux workstation provisioning, deployment, and maintenance. The Information Systems Engineer leverages configuration management tools to effectively manage a fleet of heterogeneous systems to conduct compliance auditing, and vulnerability and patch remediation. The Information Systems Engineer also works closely with leadership, stakeholders, and Project/Process Management authorities to effectively translate business strategy and objectives into technological capabilities. This position interacts, advises and counsels on a regular basis with staff, third party vendors, and service providers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct end-user IT device(s) life-cycle management (provisioning, deploying, patching, maintaining, backups, security, networking).
  • Conduct IT and security assurance systems research and integrate technologies into complex electronic systems.
  • Design and maintain IT systems to support various sponsored research projects.
  • Implement and maintain client and server software used to support project management and software development.
  • Conduct cross domain data exchange and systems integration.
  • Serve as implementer of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for configuration management solutions.
  • Conduct virtual machine management.
  • Deploy security control configuration to systems using configuration management tools.
  • Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience with developing scripts using languages such as Bash, PowerShell, VBScript, and/or Python
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, IP configuration, peer-to-peer networking, and IP addressing and subnetting
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting computer networks
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory (AD), Microsoft Group Policy Objects (GPOs), Domain Name System (DNS), and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Experience with enterprise virtualization technologies (i.e. Hyper-V, VMware, Harvester)
  • Experience managing enterprise storage devices
  • Familiarity with Cybersecurity principles and protection methods
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) practices
  • Experience with applying Windows and Linux (RHEL) security patches
  • Experience configuring server equipment for production use (installing hardware components, iLO, troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Travel Requirements

    <10% travel

    Education and Length of Experience

    This position vacancy is an open-rank announcement. The final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Research Faculty Extension Professional ranks as outlined in section 3.2.1 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook

  • 0 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Information Security, Information Systems or Information Technology
  • U.S. Citizenship Requirements

    Due to our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position must be U.S. Citizens.

    Clearance Type Required

    Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

    Benefits at GTRI

    Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits, including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https: //

    Diversity & Inclusion

    Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute's mission of solving the world's most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

    Posted: 02/15/2023 Closes: 04/14/2023

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