By Light Professional IT Services

  • Lead Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-O'Fallon
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Minimum Clearance
    Ability to Obtain Clearance
  • Overview

    Metova is seeking a talented Systems Engineer for our Design and Integration Team. This  position will perform related installation and upgrade functions at the customer site for Metova’s Cyber Operations Enhanced Network and Training Simulators (CENTS®).  The Systems Engineer will work with little supervision.  Performs system integration, product testing, attack and scenario configuration, and documentation for cyber range environment and developed scenarios. Install, configure, and test network security appliances and software, virtual machines, network operating systems, network services, domain and mail services, and workstation operating systems (Windows and Linux).


    • Performs cyber range installation and product upgrades at customer locations (mostly US), charged with the integration, system management and configuration, operation, and verification of customer-owned Training Simulators.
    • Maintain and update simulator designs, integrate hardware and software, determine baseline configurations.
    • Configures and tests existing/legacy images of virtualized enclaves for integration into the system.
    • Maintains and updates local design documents and configurations.
    • Works with engineers on the evolution of the system’s design and capabilities based on cyber training needs.
    • Trains the end-user on how to use and configure the system.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • 2-5 years experience in the following areas
      • Systems/Services: DNS, Active Directory, Exchange 2010-2016, IIS, SQL Server, SAN
      • Operating Systems: MS Server 2003-2016; Windows XP/Vista/7/10; Debian/Red Hat Linux
      • Virtualization: VM Ware ESXi, Kernel Virtual Manager (KVM)
      • Networking:  Basic knowledge of Proxies, Routing, Switching, VLANs, Firewalls
      • Office Applications:  MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Visio

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science preferred
    • Related field experience preferred
    • Interest in experimenting with open-source software

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • This positions does not require a clearance, but an active Secret clearance is highly desirable



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