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Senior IT Specialist
Ref No.: 18-05204
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 01/17/2018
My direct client in Cambridge, MA is hiring a Senior IT Specialist.

Location: Cambridge, MA
Duration: Permanent placement
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Start Date: ASAP

My direct client is a growing company in need of a versatile Senior IT specialist. While they have a solid IT infrastructure serving its current size, they foresee the need to revamp as the company continues to grow and add specialized IT requirements. You will perform daily IT management tasks, and eventually take the lead on designing and implementing an infrastructure upgrade. This infrastructure also includes integration and deployment tools to support software development, tools such as Bamboo and Jenkins. You will be responsible for setting up and managing these tools, as well as joining project teams and contributing to software development on a project-specific basis.


The candidate will have a proven record of successfully designing, implementing, and maintaining IT systems for growing small companies. The ideal candidate will also have software development experience, including a working knowledge of test-driven development.

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED or the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance

• Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining development-centric IT infrastructure
• Expertise with modern IT security and data protection techniques
• Experience setting up reliable technical infrastructure including servers, virtual machines, perodic backups, complex networks, and anticipating and addressing security concerns
• Experience setting up and maintaining project collaboration software such as the Atlassian suite and/or open source equivalents
• Experience with Citrix XenServer or VMware ESXi
• Experience with version control systems Git and Subversion
• Experience with C++, C, C#, Java, and/or Python software development and best practices is a plus
• Experience with *nix scripting
• BS in computer science or equivalent degree, and at least 5 years of professional IT Management experience

If interested and qualified, please send updated resume to