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Convergence Infrastructure Engineer

Chandler, AZ
Information Technology

Job Description

Job ID: CKB20180404-44878

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Convergence Infrastructure Engineer to provide leadership to our Information Services team in our Chandler, AZ offices.


Role description & Responsibilities:

The Converged Infrastructure Engineer will work as part of a small team to manage a Unix/Microsoft-based DoD network (SIPRNet-Secret Internet Protocol Router Network), including all servers, workstations and laptops, network connectivity, and end user support.  This position will be responsible for the planning and execution of upgrades, installations, monitoring and management tools, security practices and overall corporate support architecture.  The Converged Infrastructure Engineer is also responsible for daily monitoring and maintenance of servers, backups, managing an inventory database (hardware and software assets).  Additional responsibilities include researching, developing and implementing solutions to maintain and enhance current systems, providing 3rd, 2nd and occasionally 1st tier support to user base and other IS staff.  The Converged Infrastructure Engineer will also work with the site IS Manager and ISSM (Information Systems Security Manager) and ISSO (Information Systems Security Officer), implementing and enforcing security and system policies in accordance with corporate requirements and Department of Defense requirements. 


Job Duties: 

  • Daily administration and operation of server, workstation, network and network storage environments (NAS/SAN).
  • Monitor and manage system backups
  • Assist with developing system specification and operating instruction documents, best practice guides and revises existing system documentation and procedures to correct deficiencies. 
  • Collect, correlate, and analyze system and application logs for more advanced troubleshooting of problems.
  • Manage several system security applications such as CLAMAV, Symantec, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, antivirus installation and scanning, endpoint security, vulnerability scanning and remediation.
  • Support installation and upgrades of Engineering Applications
  • Plan and coordinate upgrades, security patches and new technologies
  • Conduct maintenance on the network, systems and hardware
  • Perform software upgrades on the network, systems and hardware
  • Work with IS team to perform hardware refreshes.
  • Oversee configuration management (hardware and software) of assigned information systems
  • Coordinate and maintain relationship with Government Counterparts to ensure availability of extended networks
  • Other duties as assigned


Experience Requirements:  

  • Secret clearance required, Top Secret preferred.
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of experience supporting classified network environment.
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of advanced Windows OS (server/workstation/AD) administration
  • Ability to travel (if applicable):  Travel expectation of 0% – 10%


Skills & Qualifications:

  • DNS and DHCP experience
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in supporting and troubleshooting Solaris networking services and protocols: TCP/IP, NIS, DNS, NFS, LDAP, FTP, SSH, SMTP, SNMP, SSL, HTTP.
  • Experience in managing and maintaining Windows Active Directory, Domain Trusts and Group Policy implementation
  • Strong experience in the use of Windows workstation and server operating systems, in the physical and virtual environments.  (Windows 2008/2012 – Windows 7 / 10)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.


Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of UNIX server administration (RHEL6 and 7, Solaris)
  • Scripting skills Python, Bash and/or Perl experience



  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field required.
  • MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) preferred.
  • MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) preferred.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Information Technology
Group: Corporate