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CIP Systems Specialist 1

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Location: Hammond, IN, United States
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Req ID: R00935097

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Job Title: CIP Systems Specialist 1

Job Code: 106251

Job Summary

This position will provide technical expertise in support of Windows and Linux based server systems. The position requires the ability to troubleshoot and resolve system issues

The System position will ensure the reliability, performance, integrity, and recoverability of the identified Cyber Asset (CA) server hardware, operating system, and associated applications. This position will require all levels of system support including: design, build, implementation, configuration, cross-functional coordination, daily operational maintenance, troubleshooting, usage monitoring, testing, and system upgrades.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the design and development of System implementations
  • Perform all required operational maintenance and troubleshooting of supported systems
  • Develop and implement standards and operating procedures
  • Perform daily backup and recovery operations for the supported systems
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning, development, exercises, and actual events
  • Evaluate and test software changes and updates supplied by vendors, prior to installation
  • Work with vendors, application developers, database administrators, corporate IT, and other technology groups to resolve any problems
  • Conduct routine hardware and software audits of all supported systems to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, procedures, and requirements
  • Maintain proper change management documentation for all hardware and software modifications
  • Provide reliable 24 x 7 support

Required Qualifications for Position

All CIP Systems Specialist 1, 2 and 3 are required to have the following:

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer and Information Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology. Experience will be considered.
  • Windows Server administration,
  • VMware Server / vSphere administration,
  • Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp administration,
  • Enterprise SAN administration,
  • Linux administration,
  • Directory server management.
  • Occasional travel, including air travel, ability to meet pressured deadlines and time constraints
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends, available for 24 x 7 on-call access
  • Must have the physical dexterity required to install heavy server equipment

CIP Systems Specialist 1:

  • Entry-level technical skill set
  • Capable of working under general supervision
  • Requires significant day-to-day direction
  • Some tactical break-fix responsibilities
  • Ability to satisfactorily complete technical training and related certifications
  • Contributes to a safe work environment
  • Understands compliance Standards and applicability to job role

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

  • Advanced degree.


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$65,900.00 - $99,000.00

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