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Systems Engineer, Associate 


FoxGuard Solutions delivers industry-leading solutions and services to critical infrastructure customers including power, oil and gas, and manufacturing. We feature an exciting and dynamic workplace environment and are currently seeking a Systems Engineer, Associate. The candidate will work with a strong team to create, document, and produce custom solution offerings for the industrial controls and critical infrastructure market.

At FoxGuard Solutions, we develop customized cyber security, compliance, and industrial computing solutions to protect and optimize the world's critical infrastructure. Headquartered in Christiansburg, Virginia, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Virginia Tech and Radford University, we meet the cybersecurity needs of customers all over the world. Recognized as 2021 Company of the Year by the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council, our passion is advancing the technology available to our customers and the skills of our team members. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Framatome, we are built for security and have big plans for growth. The world needs what we do, and we need you. Apply Now!

What will you be doing?

  • Work on a collaborative team that develops comprehensive technical solutions developing integrated hardware and software product solutions to meet customer and market needs.
  • Perform research tasks to identify and evaluate potential solutions including hardware and software.
  • Test solutions against defined set of requirements.
  • Document build instructions for solutions based on testing and engineering notes.
  • Participate in test builds to help transition solutions from pilot to production.
  • Develop an understanding of the design and Bill of Materials (BOM) maintenance process.
  • Maintain technical understanding of current simulation product offerings.
  • Work with software and hardware vendors to identify solutions for specific problems with current products and components uncovered by both the customer base and other members of the engineering team.
  • Continually improve product line of company, suggesting new product development ideas to engineering and product management as applicable.
  • Participate in the continuous improvement process at FoxGuard Solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned and/or required.

What will you bring to the table?

  • Associates degree (A.S.) in a related field or two years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems.
  • Passionate about gaming, VR/AR, HPC, and industrial computer hardware
  • Knowledge and experience with consumer gaming hardware brands and products (examples include corsair, noctua, cooler master, EVGA, PNY, MSI, Gigabyte, Seasonic, Zotac, Fractal Design)

The ideal candidate will have...

  • Bachelors degree (B.A. or B.S.) in a related field or actively pursuing a Bachelors degree with 2 years of related experience.
  • Completed or actively pursuing A+, Security+, Network+, or equivalent certification
  • Experience building computers, preferably gaming/simulation systems
  • Experience designing and configuring BOMs (PCPartPicker, NZXT system builder, PCGaming reddit, etc., common tools people use for their DIY builds)
  • Experience with stress testing (Prime95, Cinebench, FurMark, Unigen, AIDA64), validation testing (Memtest, PCDoctor), monitoring (HWInfo, HWMonitor, CPUID), and benchmarking (3DMark / PCMark)
  • Experience with overclocking, extreme overclocking (water cooling)

What we can offer you...

FoxGuard Solutions offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package, which includes dental, medical and vision insurance, as well as 401k, wellness programs, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, educational assistance and paid-time-off.

FoxGuard Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of Framatome, an international leader in nuclear energy. As its Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity, FoxGuard Solutions strengthens Framatome's cybersecurity offering for the energy industry to include consulting services, implementation, managed solutions, and specific secruity hardware and control system equipment. 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
EOE Statement EOE/AA: Females/Minorities/Disability/Veterans  
Open Date 4/5/2022  
About the Organization Qualified applicants can apply at No in-person applications will be accepted, and please no phone calls.

FoxGuard Solutions develops customized cyber security, compliance, and industrial computing solutions. As a leading operational technology company we deliver reliable, secure and configurable solutions that include:

FoxGuard provides several cyber security solutions, including Patch & Update Management Services, including asset analysis and monthly patch reporting, Security Services, Hardware/Software Solutions and Field Services.

Turnkey computing solutions for mission-critical applications designed to fit a customer's intended use, expected life-cycle and desired price point. In addition to providing hardware platforms, we provide a host of value-added services that truly make our computer products 'plug and play' ready.

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