iDirect Satellite Network Engineer

Location Redmond, WA
Skills/Experience Required:
iDirect Satellite Network Planning and Design
Satellite Link Budget design and analysis
IP Network Planning and Design
Satellite Networks Capacity Planning
Product Development of Satellite Systems
3-5 Years Experience with iDirect satellite networking platform required
Knowledge and hands on experience of iDirect technology, servers, protocol processors, line cards, modems, and Evolution software
Knowledge and hands on experience with routers, switches, and firewalls
Knowledge and experience with IP networks using BGP, OSPF, VLANs, VRFs, RIP, EIGRP, Netflow, VoIP, SSH, and SNMP.
Cisco Certifications a plus (CCENT, CCT, CCNA)
Experience with Comtech EF Data Satellite equipment a plus
Valid US Driver’s License
Job Description Description:
Manage Vanguard Satellite and Cellular infrastructure
Support iDirect & Comtech network planning, implementation, and optimization
Provide satellite & IP network support for monitoring and troubleshooting customer networks
Support satellite network modifications and upgrades
Configure satellite network hubs, modems, servers, firewalls, and routers
Provide on-call technical support to end users and technicians
Support business development and RFP activity with RF & Satellite Network capacity calculations
Work with teleports and operators to maintain and grow satellite network

IT Support & Network Engineer – 100% REMOTE

Position: IT Support & Network Engineer – 100% REMOTE

Location: 100% remote


Job Description

· Seeking an experienced IT Network Engineer to support the management of global network infrastructure.

· Must have the hands-on working experience to administer, troubleshoot, upgrade and/or replace technologies including VPN, Wi-Fi, NAC, RADIUS, 802.1X, firewalls, load balancers, switches, routing, and cloud technologies.

· Provides expertise in defining/reviewing requirements with IT departments, information security, or business units to ensure the appropriate architecture is approved, deployment of solution is successful, and efficient operations are established.

· Monitor, maintain, and continuously improve assigned technologies.

· Proficient in creating/updating IT documentation for effective operations.

· Provide cross-functional team support to applications, systems, and security administrators for day-to-day procedures and project implementations.

· Capable of managing IT projects following defined processes.


· 5-7 years of experience demonstrating competence in IT network engineering.

· Worked on or have a technical understanding of applications, databases, infrastructure, data centers, and facilitating technologies.

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

· Applicable network certifications.

· Strong communication and coordination skills (written and verbal).

Maintenance Technician PLC third- shift

Davenport, IA


direct hire with benefits

Relocation assistance

Our Davenport, Iowa, client is looking to hire a Maintenance Technician for its third- shift operations. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintenance of the building, all production equipment, molds, production support equipment and machinery. The Maintenance Tech is also responsible for the effectiveness of the preventive maintenance program and timely repair of items on the maintenance log.

Key Responsibilities

Conduct all machine maintenance and repairs in a timely and satisfactory manner to keep the facility running effectively.
Conduct special request repairs.
Search for and order parts as needed.
Perform identified preventive maintenance.
Support equipment maintenance and repairs, including but not limited to tools, hoists and the test and cleaning of equipment.
Conduct all building repairs and maintenance as needed.
Assist in the tool room as needed.
Assist with production issues. Conduct training as needed.
Assist technicians in machine upgrades.
Problem solve and identify equipment/facility maintenance improvements.
Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

High School Diploma/GED or equivalent, Trade School in mechanical repair, welding, basic machining, electrical, PLC’s highly desired.
Basic machining, mechanical repairs, welding, PLC’s and fabrication skills.
3+ years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
Proven ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
Effective knowledge of mechanics, motors, gas fired ovens, electricity and electronics, plumbing and hydraulics.
Valid driver’s license required. Forklift certification.

IT Admin

Role: IT Admin

Location: NYC NYW2- Contract RoleDirect Clientonsite

The candidate will ensure appropriate backup jobs are run according to schedule using technologies such as BackupExec, NetBackup, and Veeam as well as work with the Storage Administrators to ensure that data snapshots are occurring, maintained, and healthy.

The candidate will also be responsible for ensuring that backups are tested regularly to ensure paramount data integrity across all systems and will conduct research and provide recommendations for innovative and improved backup methods.


·         Ensuring backups of all data across multiple offices and datacenters worldwide contained within different formats (CIFS, SQL, etc.) utilizing different backup technologies (disk-to-disk, tape, etc.)

·         Performing regular recovery tests to ensure that data integrity is maintained across different formats

·         Work and coordinate with outside tape storage facilities such as Iron Mountain and others

·         Ensure stability of all backup services by monitoring for trends of issues and growth

·         Interface with other technical staff regarding availability of the infrastructure, health of the hardware, technical considerations for planning and managing hardware replacements

·         Provide in-depth diagnosis for system software/hardware failures and develops solutions

·         Identify when platform software and OS upgrades are needed; coordinate upgrades to ensure timely scheduling and completion; ensure that appropriate documentation exists prior to implementation

·         Monitor end-user feedback in order to recommend future support and product enhancements

·         Ability to work calmly in high pressure situations and manage multiple ongoing daily tasks


·         5+ years’ experience in backup technologies administration and best practice procedures using technologies including Symantec BackupExec & NetBackup, Veeam, etc.

·         5+ years’ experience with Microsoft Server Operating Systems, Linux, VMware, Enterprise Storage and related technologies in an enterprise environment

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

·         Must have a strong understanding of monitoring, capacity management and provisioning as related to supporting and enhancing large Windows and Linux hosted applications and virtualized infrastructures

·         Excellent written and verbal communications skills and problem-solving skills

Title: L3 Veeam Backup & Recovery Administrator

Location: Remote

Long term contract

Job Description :

Role & Responsibilities

•             Lead a team of Backup & Recovery Administrators and provide 24×7 Production Support.

•             Handle escalated incidents and critical tickets.

•             Anticipate and Predict Risks/Impact on Production Environment and handle Major Changes.

•             Manage and Report Performance Dashboards with Capacity Planning.

•             Design, Migration and upgradation of existing Backup Infrastructure.

•             Includes integrated best-of-breed hardware and software products.

•             Create suggested target backup schedules and operational plans.

•             Design Media retention plans and media management process.

•             Ensure all backup jobs are scheduled appropriately and expediently.

Required Candidate Profile

(Job Requirements/Descriptions)


•             Level-3 Backup & Recovery SME and Administrator.

•             Expert on Veeam.

•             L2 or L2+ Skills on EMC DataDomain & Microsoft DPM

•             Good knowledge on Data duplication, deduplication and replication concepts.

•             Well versed with Backup and Recovery planning and implementation.

•             Media Management & Vendor Coordination.

•             Troubleshooting complex problems.

•             Candidate is expected to have complex production support experience.

•             Backup Solution Server / Client installations.

•             Patching & Upgradation.

•             Advanced documentation skills.

•             Recovery of Backup Server from failure.

•             Change Management Planning and Implementation.

•             Disaster Recovery Support (plan & participate).

•             Backup tool migration.

•             Expert in design, configuration and implementation of Veeam.

•             Knowledge on EMC DataDomain.

•             High Availability Configurations.

•             Custom Design.

•             Performance Management of Backup Infrastructure.

•             Tape Library / Data Domain / VTL configuration.

•             Disk to Disk and Disk to Disk to Tape configurations.

•             Recovery experience with specific backup modules like Oracle, MSSQL, MS Exchange and SharePoint.

•             Knowledge on BMR backup configuration and recovery.

•             Knowledge on backup reporting.

•             Exposure on VMWare / Citrix Virtualized Environment.

•             Strong troubleshooting skills in Backup Infrastructure environment and advanced problem solving skills.

•             Proactive measures and preventive measure for problems/errors.

•             Management of Backup SLAs and KPIs.

•             Liaise with vendors & OEMs for the technical issues / escalations.

•             Drive major incidents and resolutions.

•             Documentation & Operational performance reporting.

•             People management and skills development.

•             Own and Drive Service Improvement plans.

•             Identify, own and mitigate risks.

•             Ensure compliance to client and organization processes and policies.

•             Perform backup performance tuning.

•             Should have relevant scripting knowledge.

•             Preparing scripting tools for automation.

•             Exposure to mid-range & high-end servers and backup appliances.

•             Exposure on clustering & High Availability.

•             License Management.

•             Enable and support the team in resolving day-to-day production issues, disaster recovery exercise, capacity planning and other activities as may be necessary.

•             ITIL Certified preferred.