SGT, Inc. Associate Hardware Engineer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT) has an immediate need for an energetic and dynamic Associate Hardware Engineer in support of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center ( near Sioux Falls, SD ( The EROS Information Technology Services Division (ITSD) has an opening for an Associate Hardware Engineer. This position is an integral part of a diverse team, with primary responsibilities for the coordination, installation, and troubleshooting support for IT hardware within the EROS Center computer rooms. The candidate must be able to work independently and join a team of highly skilled EROS Center ITSD staff. The Data Center Hardware technician is responsible for: * Install and decommission Data Center IT hardware components (i.e., racks, servers, storage, etc.) * Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair IT hardware-related issues * Assists with cable management and troubleshooting * Track maintain and report on asset management repository Education: Minimum of an AA in a technical related field. Education may be substituted for experience at the manager s discretion. Experience: Minimum of one to two years of directly related technical, professional experience required. Required Skills: * Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. * Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. * Basic knowledge and understanding of electrical and mechanical components * Basic knowledge of repair and understanding of diagramming electronic circuits to component level * Ability to lift 50+ pounds * Experience with MS Office Suite * Experience with MS Visio or other diagramming software Desired Skills: * Microsoft personal desktop equipment troubleshooting * Unix/Linux/Microsoft knowledge. * Willingness to learn. * Must be organized. * DCIM software The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a national agency check and background investigation after hire to obtain a badge for facility access and user accounts. This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the SGT website (Http:// This position may be filled by a SGT teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on line.SGT is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the SGT is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. SGT hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. SGT believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables them to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.Employer's Job# oljR8fwnPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.