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CyberRange Engineer

Champlain College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 18, 2022

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CyberRange Engineer

About Champlain College:
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, private, not-for-profit college in Burlington, Vermont overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack mountains, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Its career-driven approach to higher education prepares students for professional life from their very first semester. For the fifth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2020 regional rankings and listed among The Princeton Review's "The Best 385 Colleges" in 2020. Champlain is also featured in the 2021 Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain and is recognized as a 2020 College of Distinction for its "Engagement, Teaching, Community, and Outcomes. The College offers 30 undergraduate degrees as well as online undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.

Champlain's Centers of Experience provide students from across all majors with experiential learning environments that guide them in how to take their classroom knowledge and put it to the test in practical applications allowing them to gain real-world experience firsthand. Each Center connects Champlain to the local community and the world, turning theory into practice. The Centers entrust students with responsibility, engage them in ambitious goals and empower them to lead with creativity, confidence, insight, and integrity. At the helms of the Centers are cutting-edge industry professionals who share the goal of providing the most relevant, career-focused education, enriched with hands-on learning opportunities.

Job Description:
The CyberRange Engineer is a member of the Leahy Center team. This position is responsible for providing next-level support to Leahy Center CyberRange clients, faculty, and staff. This position will work to ensure the security and efficiency of the CyberRange environment. The CyberRange Engineer is required to perform occasional off-hours work during nights and weekends both for urgent issues as well as for maintenance that is required outside of business hours.

This position is responsible for the technical support of the CyberRange, responsible for the CyberRange network and system infrastructure including physical and logical topologies. Implements and maintains server operating systems for both special projects as well as critical infrastructure services such as DNS and DHCP. Develops scripts and other techniques to automate tasks. Analyzes and resolves problems that may arise during the course of normal operations. The CyberRange Engineer reports directly to the Manager of CyberRange Services.

Experience providing an infrastructure with high availability requirements beyond standard business hours is preferred. Knowledge of technology resiliency, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning is essential. Analyzes and resolves problems that may arise during the course of normal operations. Provides upper-level technical support for complex issues.

This position is a 1-year temporary position based on external funding.

Key Responsibilities

  • Senior Network Administration
    • Designs, implements and maintains physical and logical network topology.
  • Monitors internal network and internet connectivity performance and health. Establishes and maintains vendor relationships in support of local and outsourced services.
  • Researches new technologies, strengthens knowledge of existing technologies and conducts high level planning for technology platforms and paths.
  • Senior System Administration
    • Designs, implements, archives and maintains system infrastructures and services
    • Installs, configures and maintains mission-critical servers. Establishes and maintains vendor relationships in support of local and outsourced services.
  • Researches new technologies, strengthens knowledge of existing technologies, and conducts high-level planning for technology platforms and paths.
  • Develops technologies and processes to automate technical tasks. 
  • Provide advanced-level technical support for all CYberRange related work.
    • Provide advanced-level technical support on issues not resolved by student teams.
  • Establish policies and procedures for use by the CyberRange students
    • Create and implement policies and procedures for the CyberRange team.
    • Train CyberRange team.


  • Experience in Systems Administration, Cybersecurity, or Information Assurance. 
  • 2+ years of experience working in system or network administration role. 
  • Hands-on experience in networks, devices and protocols 
  • Proven success on research projects; ex blogs, publications, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience working in Systems Administration, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related fields. 
  • Working knowledge of security protocols and procedures. 
  • Solid Windows operating system and server application skills. 
  • Solid knowledge of virtualization technologies including either HyperV or VMWare 
  • Experience working with Linux. 
  • Ability to work well independently as well as on teams 
  • Strong knowledge in scripting and automation 
  • Skilled in server room operations; networking, cable management, ISCSi.
  • Employee must be able to lift 50 lbs.

 Additional Information:

The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.

Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications.

Champlain College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, veteran or military service status, HIV -positive status, qualified disability, or on the basis of any other status protected by law, and does not discriminate in the administration of its education and admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices or co-curricular and other College-administered programs. Champlain College will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified students, applicants for admission or employment, or employees. Please contact the People Center at 802.651.5800 with questions concerning the hiring process or future employment at Champlain College, or if auxiliary aids or services are needed to apply for employment at Champlain College.

Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community. Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we live and work. All members of the Champlain community are valued as individuals.

The College seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, teaching or research can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity and academic excellence of Champlain College. Please include information about how you would contribute to these efforts and help to further this goal in your letter of interest/cover letter.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for the position, you must upload a resume.

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