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Senior IT Systems Engineer

Company: Rhombus
Location: California City
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Rhombus is purposefully transforming the nation's defense and national security enterprises with Guardian, its Artificial Intelligence platform for strategic, operational, and tactical decision-making at the speed of relevance.

We are looking for people who are driven by a sense of purpose. In this role, you will serve as a Senior IT Systems Engineer to enable solving our customer's uniquely complex problems. We expect you to be a systems-level thinker and a real doer. You will excel in this role if you are hungry to make a difference and are intellectually bold. And we sure hope that you smile when you hear our clients say, "If we can dream it, Rhombus can do it."

Come join our cross-disciplinary and world-class team of technologists who are working hard every day to deliver game-changing solutions to transform national security.

Job Title

Senior IT Systems Engineer

Job Description

We are looking to hiring a Senior IT Systems Engineer who will be responsible for (1) the creation, monitoring, testing, and implementation of security applications supporting Rhombus' infrastructure, processes, and operations, as well as (2) planning and conducting the analysis of security problems with automated systems solutions, and (3) setting up, maintaining, and repurposing physical compute assets.


  • Deploy and manage business-critical applications in cloud infrastructure like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Collaborate with engineering and security teams to coordinate on IT policies
  • Build policies and scripts to support company-owned devices
  • Develop and maintain documentation for supported applications, processes, and training material to internal employees and IT staff
  • Work with all teams to develop automated onboarding and offboarding processes
  • Develop tooling and processes to facilitate end-user asset management, provisioning and tracking
  • Participate in general IT operations and user support including account management, workflow, log analysis, troubleshooting and service optimization
  • Build and maintain cross-functional relationships with internal teams to drive initiatives
  • Plan and implement systems automation as required for better efficiency
  • Provide senior-level technical guidance and serve as an escalation point for engineering and security teams
  • Provide senior-level technical direction and guidance to the Information Technology team
  • Define, communicate, and manage the execution of infrastructure strategy, standards, and roadmaps based on the current state and short- and long-term needs of the enterprise
  • Participate in the enterprise-level IT planning process and ensure architectural designs and principles are incorporated in enterprise implementations

    • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's preferred
    • 5+ years of experience in user support in a cloud-first modern IT environment
    • Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) tools
    • 5+ years of experience in IT in a high growth SaaS environment
    • 5+ years of experience in user support in a cloud-first modern IT environment
    • Advanced knowledge of identity and access management
    • Advanced knowledge in one of the following scripting languages - Python or Ruby
    • Ability to use GitLab and Jira


      Mountain View, CA or Washington, DC

      About Rhombus

      Rhombus is a NASA Research Park startup located in the heart of Silicon Valley. We use cutting-edge cross-disciplinary approaches to solve pressing Big Data and Sensing problems in security, energy and healthcare. Our advisory board includes two Nobel Laureates and a Draper Prize winner.

      Rhombus compensates, motivates, and develops employees, who are trusted, empowered, and involved. Employees have clear roles and expectations - and their roles are flexible enough to move at the speed of innovation in order to meet and exceed client expectations. We have a unique culture of global purpose, rooted in the innovation and progress of Silicon Valley.

      Rhombus knows that diversity is a condition for success. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Keywords: Rhombus, Lancaster , Senior IT Systems Engineer, Other , California City, California

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