IT Systems Engineer

Las Vegas, Nevada

RESPEC Inc. (RESPEC) seeks a qualified Information Technologies (IT) Systems Engineer for the Corporate IT Support Team (CITS).  RESPEC is an integrated consulting and service firm providing clients with high-quality technical and advisory services covering a variety of industries. 

This resource provides IT systems support for corporate users across RESPEC including related company locations and activities.  This position requires working both independently and with other team members to troubleshoot and correct issues with software and hardware. 

 A strong candidate will focus on customer service and relationships while demonstrating the ability to identify and resolve issues that are preventing internal and external resources from performing their job functions.  The IT Systems Engineer will obtain and maintain required certifications for partnership with key vendors.

 Technical Requirements:

  • Ability to manage and monitor all installed systems an infrastructure
  • Ensure constant availability of technical resources
  • Oversight of infrastructure including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Ability to see potential issues and proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure accessibility
  • Continual maintenance of security, including backup and redundancy strategies
  • Familiarity with navigation and configuration of Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Exchange, etc.
  • Knowledge of IT support processes and use of remote monitoring/ticketing software
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs
  • Experience with a broad range of IT system infrastructure technologies, including but not limited to: Nutanix, VMWare, Hyper-V, SAN, ESX, Commvault and VDI

 Personal Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work with all levels of clients, vendors and/or other IT staff
  • Ability to work both as part of a team, or independently as required
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to absorb and retain information
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Exceptional customer service orientation
  • Willingness to take on new and diverse challenges and issues
  • Able to present ideas in a manner easily understood by non-technical resources
  • Ability to lift, carry and move all components of PC workstations, servers, network equipment, peripherals and any other ancillary equipment
  • Must be able to travel (up to 20%) to corporate and/or client sites as needed

 Qualifications and Desirable Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field, or equivalent combination of 8 years directly applicable experience required
  • Certifications or experience with any of the following preferred:
    • Nutanix
    • VMWare
    • VDI
    • Cisco VoIP
    • Cloud (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Box)
    • Hyper-V

 Compensation: Salary depends on experience and expertise. Compensation includes a comprehensive fringe-benefits package that consists of medical, vision, dental, holidays, paid leave, 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), continuing education, and professional societies. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the ESOP after a qualifying period.

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only. RESPEC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Closing Date: 

Reference:  R18-1333

Contact Information:           RESPEC

                                                        Human Resources Department

                                                        3824 Jet Drive

                                                        Rapid City, SD 57703

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