Center for Internet Security, Inc.

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Locations US
Software Development, Tools and Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


CIS (Center for Internet Security) is the trusted guide to confidence in the connected world. CIS collaborates with the global security community to lead both government and private-sector entities to security solutions and resources. CIS is an independent, not-for-profit organization. 


The Systems Engineer is assigned to the Information Technology Team at the Center for Internet Security. The primary purpose of this position is to support the network infrastructure needs of the organization, with a focus on reliability and performance of systems.

What You'll Do

  • Design, setup, administer and perform upgrades and patching of Windows and Linux server environments
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations and propose solutions to improve availability, reliability and performance
  • Manage and track a variety of ongoing projects
  • Ensure high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical systems
  • Analyze, propose and implement security controls
  • Architect environments in cloud or on-prem with focus on creating redundant systems
  • Participate in periodic on-call rotation
  • Act as subject matter expert on Windows and Linux security related issues
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

What You'll Need

  • 4+ years’ experience as a system/network administrator
  • Demonstrated knowledge and growth of responsibilities in a Linux/Windows environment
  • Experience in at least one scripting language (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills as well as project management experience
  • Experience with distributed version control systems such as Git or Github
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

It's a Plus if You Have:

  • Experience working with cloud providers or cloud-based applications
  • Experience architecting or creating disaster recovery and backup solutions

At CIS, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment in which the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and views of our employees, members, and customers are valued and respected. It is through this commitment that we are able to work together towards our common mission: to make the connected world a safer place.


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