Vykin Corporation

  • Network Engineer

    Job Locations DE-Stuttgart
    Clearance Requirement
  • Overview

    Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced Secret cleared Network Engineer to join our team in Stuttgart, Germany.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.


    Network/Systems Administrator performing incident troubleshooting, root cause analysis and support to Level 1 support personnel.  They will determine solutions to mid-level network and systems problems and develop workarounds and fixes.


    Primary duties include;

    • Perform troubleshooting and determine resolution of network equipment failures, link issues, network capacity and other network related problems.
    • Perform troubleshooting and determine resolution of server, desktop, mobile devices and other systems related problems.
    • Provide escalated support to Level 1 for network and systems related issues.
    • Create knowledge base articles for workarounds and fixes.
    • Perform root cause analysis on re-occurring incidents
    • Other duties as requested


    Minimum Educational Requirement:

    • High School Diploma with eleven (11) years of IT related experience, OR Associate's degree in with seven (7) plus years of IT related experience, OR Bachelor's degree in with 5 (five) plus years of IT related experience


    • Mid-level support experience with Cisco network switches and routers, firewalls, and end user networking devices.  
    • Mid-level support experience with servers, desktop, laptops, and printers 
    • Active In Scope SECRET clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI.
    • Must be able to obtain certification as a Technical Expert by the German Government under the Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) process
    • DoD 8570 IAT level III compliance (e.g CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, and GCIH
    • CCNA (or higher level) certification 
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

     Desired Skills:

    • Knowledge/experience with Information Security
    • Experience with Microsoft AD, Exchange, System Center Configuration Manager 2007, VMWare vSphere / ESX, Microsoft Windows 7
    • The following certifications and technologies are desired; CCNP, Cisco, Microsoft MCITP - Server Administration, VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) 4, Microsoft Server 2008, DNS, WINS, DHCP, Print Services, VMWare vSphere / ESX

    Working Conditions

    The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Stuttgart, Germany supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.   


    The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


    Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.



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