Senior Technical Engineer



As a Senior Technical Engineer you will be a key part of the Pole Star Space Applications USA team. This position will report to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for delivery of all information security compliance activities. The role will also include working to deliver against government and commercial client’s IT needs as new opportunities and products emerge. You must be a highly competent Technical Engineer who is willing to go the extra mile to provide world class systems support. 


Required Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot difficult technical issues
  • Understanding of remote administration via SSH, SNMP, WMI, Powershell
  • Skilled at using serial console sessions to log into equipment, e.g. PuTTy
  • Skilled in performing Software and Firmware upgrades on Windows and Linux
  • Proficient with Linux
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate solutions to complex technical problems
  • Proficient at multi-tasking, setting priorities and managing time effectively
  • Experienced T1 and T2 technical support

Desired Skills (Not Required)

  • AWS experience (Elastic load balances, Cloud Front, Route 53)
  • Understanding of basic networking and system administration
  • Web Services (consuming or providing) (SOAP, REST)
  • Experience working on an implementation involving FedRAMP, or NIST 800-53 controls
  • Experience in one or more scripting languages: Python, Perl, Unix Shell, Windows Shell
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, ETL, Indexes, MSSQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Familiar with the operation and installation of Internet Protocol (IP) switches and routers

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