System and Network Engineer

Who we are

DIESEC™ is a company based in Germany with a presence in the US, Germany, Ukraine and Australia.  We are consultants in IT-Governance, IT-Compliance, IT-Risk Management and Cyber-Security and have been in business since 2009. We are expanding our team and are looking for skilled Information Technology professionals as we grow our business in the US.
We offer an emphasis on work/life balance, opportunity to work from home with some time on site with our client in Jacksonville, Florida and opportunities for professional development. .
This is a US based full-time, exempt salary position.

Position Overview

As a System and Network Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting Red Team infrastructure and operations. Our client’s environment is mainly based on Debian/Centos and Windows Systems incl. VMware with a Cybercents based learning platform and some in-house developed applications. Our ideal candidate will have experience with laboratory support on a Red Team. This is a client facing position and you will be communicating regularly with the DIESEC team and client.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and maintain network configurations.
  • Install and administer server infrastructure with a focus Linux and Windows
  • Install, administer and optimize the existing network infrastructure.
  • Manage all aspects of the Red Team training Cybercents based infrastructure, including LAN, Local NAS, and virtual environments.
  • Harden and protect sensitive infrastructure components.
  • Trouble shoot performance issues and secure high availability of services.
  • Monitor and maintain networks, firewalls, software deployment, backup, archiving and recovery, user groups and custom-built training.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge of Linux (Debian/Centos) and Windows operating systems.
  • Experience with system hardening and corresponding security measures.
  • Able to work on the command line, and ability to automate tasks using (shell) scripting languages.
  • Direct experience with the majority of:
    • Debian/Centos
    • Windows Server
    • Network Architectures, especially with regards to distributed work environments relevant protocols across the different OSI layers.
    • Network-Services like DNS, DHCP, NTP, LDAP, etc.
    • Encryption technologies like TLS, OpenVPN, etc.
    • Services like Samba, ELK (Kibana, Logstash)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong team player attitude.
  • Organized and self-motivated.
  • Able to work from home or at our client site 5-10% of the time at the client’s discretion.

Minimum & Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience with Information Technology infrastructure, ideally within Cyber Security area.
  • College or Technical degree in Information Technology or equivalent direct work experience.
  • Preferred qualifications include certifications in the above-mentioned technology.
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