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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Applied Research Associates, Inc. Albuquerque, NM

Company
Applied Research Associates, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
SWD-2016-015
Location
Albuquerque, NM
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
576202439

JOB DESCRIPTION

IT Systems Manager
SWD-2016-015



The Southwest Division (SWD) of Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has an opportunity for an IT Systems Manager to join our team in the Albuquerque, New Mexico office. The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day IT operations and IT projects as well as evaluating, recommending, installing, and supporting the division's local area network (LAN) hardware and software.



Major Duties


- administer and maintain PC and server equipment

- work with users and Corporate IT department to evaluate and define hardware and software network needs

- supervise IT Assistants

- design, develop, implement and coordinate systems and procedures

- ensure security of data and network access

- oversee labor, maintenance, and equipment budget

- procure, install, and maintain PCs, servers, software licenses, and service contracts

- conduct technical assessments, audits, inspections, and continuous monitoring of Information Systems.




Company Information

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,000 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.



At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is one where innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company's success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, 'Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit' sums up the ARA experience.



ARA offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits including medical and dental coverage, 401(k) profit sharing, life and long-term disability insurance, performance bonuses, and professional development.



For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please visit our website at www.ara.com.



To apply, go to http://careers.ara.com and search by Job Reference # SWD-2016-015.

EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran



- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field (2 years of experience can be substituted for each year of college)

- In-depth knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and security configuration

- Advanced Linux system administration

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Ability to obtain a security clearance, which includes US citizenship



Required Qualifications:


- 7-9 years of IT systems experience with a Bachelor's degree; 15-17 years of experience without a Bachelor's degree




Desired Skills and Experience:


- Familiar with Cisco Unified Communications Solutions and Cisco Unity Connection

- Experience maintaining computational clusters for scientific computing

- Current DoD Secret security clearance or active within the last two years




Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States


Full-Time/Regular

Overview

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is an international research and engineering company recognized for providing innovative technical solutions to complex and challenging problems that are making our world safer, more secure and a difference in our daily lives.

Founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, ARA has 62 offices throughout the United States and Canada and provides a broad range of technical expertise in defense and aerospace technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. ARA also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and specialized robotic vehicles.

As an employee-owned company, we never forget that our employees are our greatest asset. This is the foundation of our business philosophy and influences everything we do from recruiting to benefits to professional development. At ARA, the challenges are great but the rewards are greater. At ARA, you receive the benefits of working for a recognized industry leader with a personal and employee-centric culture.

Come join the team that sets the standard for excellence and makes a difference in our country's future! ARA is an EEO/AA company.

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
Industry
Technology
Founded:
1978
Headquarters:
4300 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Suite A-220
Albuquerque, NM 87110

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