Systems Engineer / System Adminstrator

Flashpoint Informatics is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our dynamic team in State College, PA.

The role of the Systems Engineer is to manage the systems that support our multi-thousand seat desktop infrastructure, and assist our helpdesk technicians with issues that are escalated.

What We’re Seeking

You must have a strong technical background and be a quick learner. You must be friendly, assertive and knowledgeable. You must be able to handle escalated customer issues via phone or email in a friendly, non-confrontational way.

  • Preferred Experience

    • Experience building PC hardware from components

    • Virtualization Tech such as: Xen, XenServer, or VMWare

    • Scripting in VBS, Powershell, bash, etc

    • Experience managing linux boxes

    • MySQL experience

    • Terminal Server Environments

    • Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP and FSRM

    • MS Exchange 2010 or 2013

    • Sharepoint Server 2010 or 2013

    • Citrix XenApp, XenServer (or others)

    • 1-3 years helpdesk experience with a focus on remote support (via phone)

    • Windows Server 2008R2 or newer

    • Windows XP, 7 and 8

    • MacOS X


About Flashpoint

Flashpoint is a growth-oriented small business, located in State College, PA, focused on customer support and product development. We operate a very large Citrix XenApp cluster supported by other very large clusters including: VMWare, Xen Server, Gluster and CentOS Linux, among other systems.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and able to acquire new skills quickly. We are looking for team members to grow with our company and have fun in the process. The successful candidate *must* be self-motivated and able to attain goals independent of oversight.

Are you ready to make a measurable impact on our ongoing success every day? We’ve been waiting for you.

Please send your brief cover letter detailing your tech support experience and tech support ideals to Please also include your recently updated resume.