Systems Engineer

Employer: FoxGuard Solutions
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, IT/Computers/Networking, Manufacturing/Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 1/20/2020
Closing Date: 4/20/2020
FoxGuard Solutions
FoxGuard Solutions develops customized cyber security, compliance, and industrial computing solutions. As a leading operational technology company we deliver reliable, secure and configurable solutions that include: several cyber security solutions, including Patch & Update Management Services as well as turnkey computing solutions for mission-critical applications designed to fit a customer’s intended use, expected life-cycle and desired price point.
Job Description

FoxGuard Solutions is looking for a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual to join our team as a Systems Engineer for the Industrial Computing Unit. In this role, one would be responsible for serving as a technical lead on new projects while working closely with the systems engineering team. A love for computers and a basic understanding of hardware and software knowledge are a must. If you are looking for the next step in your security career, apply today!

Technical lead on new projects. Maintain constant communication and tracking of all activities and progress with appropriate teams. Use effective project management skills to complete projects in a timely, efficient, and productive manner.

What you will be doing …. 

  • Collaborate with Sales, Customers, and Vendors to identify components to meet or exceed customer requirements
  • Design and test complete computer systems to work at the customer site, taking compatibility, environmental, and functionality issues into account
  • Test peripherals and system components with the complete computer system and software they will be shipped with to ensure compatibility
  • Test new software configurations for new or changed product
  • Provide practical solutions for designs by considering cost compared to quality so as to provide customer with a high-quality product at a reasonable cost
  • Research and specify hardware, software and other technologies based on given requirements
  • Evaluate, test and qualify hardware and software and prepare technical reports detailing results
  • Build prototype systems as needed to ensure prototype meets requirements
  • Prepare technical documentation of build procedures used to aid with transition to manufacturing
  • Work with outside manufacturers and vendors to provide solutions for specific problems encountered with products and components
  • Collaborate with Engineering Specialists and other team members to prepare electrical, mechanical and system designs as needed
  • Act as escalation point for the Fulfillment Engineering team
  • Assist with training of new hires and other teams when appropriate

What you will bring to the table… 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and a minimum of two years of related experience; or high school diploma or GED and a minimum of five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, Microsoft MCP Certification
  • Needs to be current on run rate Microsoft desktop operating system

The ideal candidate will have:

  • CCNA
  • Microsoft MCTS on mainstream server operating system

What we can offer you… 

FoxGuard Solutions offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package, which includes dental, medical and vision insurance, as well as 401k, wellness programs, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, educational assistance and paid-time-off – and don’t forget Ice Cream Fridays! That’s right ice-cream every Friday!

EOE/AA: Females/Minorities/Disability/Veterans

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