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IT Infrastructure Specialist in Albuquerque, NM at Strategic Staffing Solutions

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 142222


Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) prides itself on being an international IT Staffing and Solutions Company with 25 years’ experience recruiting and managing exceptional IT and Business consultants for customers in the Financial, Energy, Public Sector and Retail Distribution industries.  A privately held, financially strong, woman-owned company, S3 is a full service IT firm, with 24 major market locations in the U.S!

Contract Duration: 6 Months with the possibility of an extension

Position: IT Infrastructure Specialist

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Job Description:

  • Supports analysis of infrastructure needs and contributes to design, integration, and installation of present and future technology including communication with vendors regarding available products, enhancements and services.
  • Supports test and evaluation of hardware/software to determine efficiency, reliability, and compatibility with existing systems.
  • Monitors and maintains infrastructure stability while supporting root cause analysis related to malfunctioning or inoperative hardware/software and routine maintenance including scheduled maintenance and backups.
  • Supports analysis, planning, design, and execution of infrastructure projects including maintenance and creation of documentation related to all components.
  • Supports installation of hardware/software by third parties.
  • Ensure the reliability, integrity and usability of SCADA field, two-way radios and telecommunications equipment as directed.
  • Provides support and training to users relevant to all installed or future infrastructure.
  • Supports development of an emergency plan to deal with a catastrophic event and ensures plan is updated to meet current business needs.
  • Supports setup, configuration, moves, etc. to support new hires and movement of personnel and offices.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.


Key External: Vendors


Required:   High School Diploma

Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree

Licenses and Certifications


  • Must at all times possess a valid driver's license and meet the acceptable driving record requirements of the company.
  • Ability to obtain Tower Climbing Certification within six months.
  • Ability to obtain Advanced CPR (remote) certification within six months.


  • Cisco certifications

Related Experience


  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience in information technology or operations is required.


  • Utility information technology and/or Cisco experience.
  • Three to five years of SCADA experience.
  • Basic DC/AC experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)


  • General knowledge of data communications, radio frequency, and telecommunications principals and interfaces.
  • Developed knowledge of latest Windows operating system specifications and operation.
  • Developed knowledge of transmission control protocol and internet protocol (TCP/IP), simple network management protocol (SNMP) for management of network devices, and open systems interconnection reference model (OSI) with emphasis on the bottom three layers.
  • Developed knowledge of LAN topologies such as switching, fast Ethernet, and virtual LAN.
  • Ability to use network monitoring tools to gather network statistics and interpret into meaningful information.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate infrastructure needs to justify and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to support all phases of project management.

The S3 Difference

Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is the 6th largest Diversity Staffing Firm in the US and a global provider of Business and IT Services, including Staff Augmentation, Managed Staffing Programs, and Solutions, with 21 consecutive years of growth.  We have industry expertise in Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Services, Energy/Utility and Retail Distribution.  S3 has a domestic and international presence in 31 locations across the US and Europe (including the UK, Lithuania, and the Czech Republic).  Our highly trained and experienced staff is committed to not only helping you find a job but making sure that the job is the right fit for you!

At S3 you are eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance