Center for Internet Security, Inc.

Systems Engineer

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


The System Engineer (SE) will be responsible for installation, configuration and management of server infrastructure. The Systems Engineer will ensure the security and configuration of our enterprise devices meet all required CIS standards and approved levels of compliance.


The Center for Internet Security (CIS) makes the connected world a safer place for people, businesses, and governments through our core competencies of collaboration and innovation. We are a community-driven nonprofit responsible for industry leading best practices for securing IT systems and data. We lead a global community of IT professionals to continuously evolve these standards and provide products and services to proactively safeguard against emerging threats.

What You'll Do

  • Setup, administration, upgrades and patching of on-prem and cloud server infrastructure
  • Provide technical support and maintenance for on-prem and cloud server infrastructure
  • Implement security controls and adhere to the organization’s security policies and procedures
  • Prevent, detect, and resolve security threats to the organization
  • Conduct periodic reviews of the infrastructure and propose upgrades as appropriate
  • Maintain server infrastructure in accordance with industry best practices and standards
  • Participate in periodic on-call rotation
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

What You'll Need

  • 2+ years of experience as a Systems Administrator
  • 2+ years managing VMware vCenter environment
  • 1+ years of Cloud experience (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience working in a hybrid Cloud environment
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office 365
  • Strong Windows or Linux experience
  • Must demonstrate an ability for detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be a United States citizen

It's a plus if you have:

  • VMWare Certifications (VCP, VCA)
  • An Associate’s degree in Computer Science or related field

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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