IT Systems Engineer
Posted on Jan 22, 2020 by SpaceX
IT Systems Engineer (Application Packaging)
Los Angeles, CA
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IT SYSTEMS ENGINEER (APPLICATION PACKAGING)
SpaceX is looking for an experienced IT Systems Engineer (Application Packaging) to test, create, and deploy critical software within the SpaceX Microsoft compute environment. Candidates should have experience working in diverse technology environments, supporting the installation and deployment of complex third-party and internally developed tools and applications to both servers and clients. Experience with the Microsoft SCCM suite, PowerShell, and common APIs and Windows Application frameworks is required. The ideal candidate will also be flexible and will flourish in a fast-paced and challenging environment. He or she should be a self-starter and have excellent motivation, leadership, and ingenuity to excel at this position.
Design, test, and build common application installation scripts and packages for deployment of internal and third-party applications to Windows desktops and servers
Work closely with internal software teams to provide automation and deployment support for internally developed software
Manage custom software deployments in Microsoft SCCM, integrating with third party tools and APIs
Evaluate external scripts and code for integration with existing tools
Create documentation and disseminate information about tools, methods, and best practices to other SpaceX IT and software groups
Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environmentBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Completed bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, information systems/IT, applied mathematics, physics, or similar technical discipline; or 5+ years of IT systems administration experience without a degree
3+ years of experience with application package engineering
Experience with scripting and programming languages such as PowerShell, Bash, Perl, Python, etc.PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience with the Microsoft SCCM Suite, with a particular focus on Configuration Manager
Knowledge of the .NET framework, along with its commonly used languages and libraries
Experience developing and deploying both 'thick' and web applications in enterprise environments
Knowledge of the Windows 10 client operating system, including registry, paths, and other common application relevant information
Must be comfortable working with mission critical and sensitive systems, with a sense of urgency appropriate to the responsibilities
Ability to address and resolve information technology issues promptly, effectively and independently
Ability to take a highly technical idea and communicate it in simple waysADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Provide after-hours or weekend support when necessary to perform high-risk or planned downtime of systems for upgrades and maintenanceITAR REQUIREMENTS:
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here ( ). SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at .
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