Qualcomm Linux IT Engineer - Clearance Required (Boulder, CO) in Boulder, Colorado
Job Id N1959202
Job Title Linux IT Engineer - Clearance Required (Boulder, CO)
Post Date 10/06/2017
Company-Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Government at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qgov
Job Area Information Technology
Location Colorado - Boulder
Job Overview QUALCOMM's Cyber Security Solutions (QCSS) division develops special products based on its wireless terrestrial and satellite communication technologies for the military, federal, local, and foreign governments. QCSS also does specialized work for the US government based on QUALCOMM's core technologies.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Must be a U.S. citizen and eligible for a U.S. Government Top Secret security clearance.
This position will reside in a team that provides comprehensive information technology support to our government programs. An ideal candidate will be a self-starter, customer service oriented, adaptable, great communicator, and have a desire to learn and implement information technology systems in various environments.
Provide comprehensive, multi-disciplined IT support to QCSS classified and unclassified networks
Recommend solutions in accordance with USG recommendations
Evaluate and implement new technologies
Perform upgrades, new installations, enhancements and configuration changes
Monitor daily operations and troubleshoot problems
Develop and maintain infrastructure documentation
Provide on-call or after hours support as needed
Must be detail oriented to work in classified environment
Must be able to interact with Engineering Leads and Engineers in meetings and individually for planning on-going supportSuccessful candidate will possess the following characteristics:
Ability to understand and continually optimize services from the infrastructure up to the application level
Data management skills
Focus on business outcomes
Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
3+ years of experience in IT in the high-tech or government contractor industries with experience supporting both unclassified and classified environments.
3+ years of experience in Linux administration, preferably with Ubuntu and RedHat Enterprise
3+ years of experience with CRM core concepts and development workflow: develop, code review, merge and integration, and release
3+ years of experience with core scripting languages (Python, Shell) used for task automation including an understanding of networking concepts and the OSI model
Preferred Qualifications Understanding and ability to continuously optimize systems and services from the infrastructure up to the application level
Splunk administration, query language, regex, dashboarding, reporting, etc
Working knowledge of Configuration Management tools (Puppet, Chef...)
Working knowledge of source control tools (git)
Ability to debug / optimize code and automate routine tasks
Ability to engineer solutions from conception to production
Working knowledge of incremental code testing and deployment methodologies/strategies
Network protocols (e.g., IPSec, SSL, HSRP, Spanning Tree, 802.11)
VLANs, VRFs, and subnetting
Application layer firewalls, preferably from Cisco and Palo Alto Networks Ideal/Preferred candidate has an active Top Secret clearance. Active Secret or previous security clearance also highly considered The ideal candidate will have the following HIGHLY DESIRED abilities:
Strong familiarity in administering Ubuntu based LAMP stacks
In-depth understanding of operational concepts related to alerting, monitoring, logging
Systematic problem-solving approach
Has a sense of ownership and drive
Has worked closely with development teams to optimize systems/services
Ability to approach problems in a flexible and creative manner
Ability to define and measure improvements by understanding usage patterns
Understanding of network ecosystems as a whole- how IT disciplines are tied together and their relative purpose
Strong desire to continuously improve (both themselves and the environments they support)
Ability to thrive and successfully work in a fun, fast-paced, dynamic environment
Understands the importance of documentation
Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills including personnel development
Effective time management skills
Hold a passion for automation and technology
Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
Education Requirements Preferred: Bachelor's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks & Systems, Information Technology or equivalent experience
EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.