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Associate Systems Programmer

Location : Danbury, CT
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Ridgefield One has been contracted to help fill a number of new positions with a growing Cyber Defense company in Fairfield County, CT.


Job Summary:

This position will help to support the Systems Engineer with current and future products within our security product landscape.  Successful candidates must be experienced with Linux systems with a focus on building systems utilizing system and security best practices.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create RPMs of software

  • Setup and Test new hardware platforms that are developed

  • Build user interfaces

  • Configure systems to meet security best practices

  • Scripting using Python and/or Bash

  • Configure company Applications and define tests plans to match system requirements

  • Ability to work with customers to understand problems and define solutions

  • Work effectively within a team environment

  • Other duties as management may so direct

Required Qualifications :


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Any previous security clearances a plus

  • 3-7 years’ experience

  • College degree in a relevant field of study. i.e. engineering, computer science, physics, etc. (advanced degree a plus)

  • Limited travel may be required


Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of relevant software/systems as follows:

    • Unix/Red Hat Enterprise, CentOS Linux

    • Development skills and overall knowledge of Linux systems

    • Systems administration background

    • Strong Networking skills (TCP/UDP)

  • Experience building and configuring Linux for custom hardware platforms

  • Experience debugging system level problems

  • Experience with Android and/or building applications for mobile devices a plus

  • Experience with PHP is a plus

  • Experience with Bash and Python scripting

  • Experience with Web-servers (Apache)

  • Knowledge of Kickstart

  • Experience with auditing and remediating systems for security reviews a plus

  • Experience with version control software (i.e. Git, Subversion, CVS) a plus

  • Experience with software development and testing

  • Overall coordination, development and execution of product development

  • Able to work in a fast-paced start-up environment



Ridgefield One provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ridgefield One complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities or client worksites. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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