IT Infrastructure Specialist in Raleigh, NC at WAKEFIELD-VETTE

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
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    Not Specified
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Job Description



Wakefield Vette is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, and well-versed IT Specialist to support its growing Raleigh, NC manufacturing facility. The main focus of this role is to build, maintain, and troubleshoot the company IT infrastructure delivering mission critical applications and data. Implement Department of Defense requirements, SP 800-171, and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) controls within our environments.  Managing/maintaining and navigating cyber security demands such as CMMC - NIST-ITAR for our valuable customers while ensuring the highest levels of availability and security is also a top priority. Support of business leaders and end users across all levels of the operation round out the demands of this role. This is an exciting & challenging - yet rewarding opportunity for the tech savvy IT professional with a desire to be a part of a fast paced, high growth organization.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and monitor all installed computer systems, server, storage, network and telephony infrastructure on premise and cloud based
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain network operating systems, application software, system management tools and systems integrations
  • Applying CMMC - NIST - ITAR Cybersecurity framework to the organization to establish effective and repeatable process for improving data security.
  • User environment management, including desktops/laptops, profile management, software delivery, etc.
  • Respond to the needs and questions of IT users concerning their access to resources on the network and the operation of various software programs
  • Provide 1st, 2nd, and 3rd level IT user support
  • Make recommendations regarding hardware and software acquisitions
  • Maintain, test, and improve backup and disaster recovery procedures
  • Vendor management and contract negotiation
  • Create documentation concerning IT systems and IT procedures
  • Must be a champion for pushing IT standards, procedures, policies, and best practices
  • Develop and communicate standards of use, operations and security of network, personal computers, and data
  • Communicate with other departments to report and resolve software, hardware, and operations problems
  • Consult with departments managers to develop system solutions consistent with organizational objectives
  • Must be very proactive in understanding and staying up-to-date on the current projects in progress, projects in pipeline and operational issues.


Minimum Experience:

  • Degree in Information Technology (IT) or comparable degree
  • 8+ years operational experience in IT Infrastructure (network, server, DB, storage administration)
  • Solid Information Security background, including information and cyber security assessment, risk analysis, privacy, data protection, regulatory frameworks, as well as risk and security architecture and demonstrated experience in leading cyber incident response
  • Proven experience with security industry standards and direct experience and exposure to CMMC – NIST – ITAR Cybersecurity Framework
  • Solid working knowledge in
    • Microsoft products (Microsoft certified preferred)
      • Microsoft server operating systems 2008 R2 through 2012 R2
      • Active Directory
      • SQL
      • Enterprise Office 365
      • Exchange
      • OneDrive
      • SharePoint
      • Skype for Business
      • Azure
    • Networking: switching and routing, layer 2 VLANS, layer 3 routing, TCP/IP, MPLS, VPN
      (Cisco and/ or HP certified preferred)
    • Firewall (SonicWall preferred)
    • Hyper-V and VMware virtualization
    • SAN technologies
    • Veam Software
    • Avaya IP phone system
    • Mobile Device Management
  • Strong knowledge of information security threats, vulnerability management, and countermeasures and associated operational best practices
  • IT security certification preferred
  • Service oriented approach in IT (ITIL certified is an advantage)
  • Customer orientation (e.g. short response times, appropriate communication and continuous information flow, adequate solutions)
  • Good analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Drive for excellence in own work and cooperation with customers/ colleagues/ employees
  • Efficient and resilient working style (e.g. priority setting, willingness to work overtime in peaks, absorb pressure)
  • Interest in continuous learning


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is frequently required to sit and to use a computer keyboard with mouse for long periods of time.



Office, plant, or warehouse locations:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job in the plant or warehouse, the employee is exposed to noise and aluminum particles. The noise level is usually moderate but hearing protection may be required in designated areas. The employee is required to wear safety glasses when in the plant.