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IT Systems Engineer


Parsons, Kansas (KS), US, 67357

Category:  IT
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  1226



About Day and Zimmermann

At our Day & Zimmermann Munitions Plants, we know the stakes and We do what we say! ® We’re the team working behind the scenes to make sure our nation’s front lines have safe, high-quality ammunition. As a trusted premier manufacturer of ammunition to the U.S. Military, some of our capabilities range from production of direct and indirect fire, components, to special projects and beyond. With more than 120 years of experience behind us, it’s no surprise that our teams consistently exceed expectations! Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

Position Description

We’re looking for a full-time, staff IT Systems Engineer to join our Day & Zimmermann team located in Parsons, KS. The IT Systems Engineer will independently or with minimal supervision complete his/her own tasks in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting/supporting the corporate infrastructure networks, servers, storage, and advanced applications. This position is responsible for supporting the security, availability, recoverability, and performance of many storage, server, network, and application IT infrastructure areas. The IT Systems Engineer should have familiarity with support of cybersecurity controls, technologies, tools, procedures, and adherence to policies.

As the IT Systems Engineer, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to provide technical support and guidance to users.
  • Sets up, configures, and supports internal and/or external networks. Develops and maintains all systems, applications, security, and network configurations.
  • Maintain and improve the availability, security, and performance of corporate IT networking systems including servers, storage, network devices, and applications.  Tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.
  • Work independently as well as assisting other infrastructure team and IT members to complete projects and tasks and individual, team and organizational goals.
  • Perform system upgrades and incorporate new technologies to the infrastructure minimizing effects on the user experience, working nights and weekends as necessary, and following all proper communications and change management practices.
  • Uses knowledge of network, server, and storage systems to help design and install internal and external server, storage, and local area networks.  Recommends upgrades, patches, and new applications and equipment.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • 3-5+ years’ experience designing, installing, configuring, and supporting Windows Server operating systems, Active Directory, Windows Domains, VMWare infrastructure, enterprise storage, and key infrastructure applications for the enterprise in on-premises and public cloud environments.
  • Good understanding, knowledge, and experience installing, configuring VMWare and its features including high-availability and VCenter.
  • Strong abilities and expertise in support of Windows server and domains administration and Active Directory, SQL Server Database Server, and advanced Microsoft and other third-party technologies including Cisco ISE, VMware and other applications.
  • Excellent documentation, communication, and organization skills and time management capabilities required.
  • Strong knowledge of industry best practices in IT infrastructure operations and support as well as cybersecurity tools and methodologies.

And if you have these qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • 3 to 5 or more years’ experience designing, installing, configuring, and supporting IT infrastructure.
  • Microsoft Server, Cisco, and other technology and cybersecurity related certifications preferred.
  • Experience or familiarity with compliance to NIST CSF, CIS, or other security control frameworks preferred.
  • Great attitude and team player.
  • Successful completion of background screening process.


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the wage range for this role is $75,120.00 - $112,680.00. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).


We care about our employees and it shows.  Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!

Position Description

To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
  • Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
  • Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 15 pounds
  • Walking
  • Repetitive motion of any part of the body
  • Pushing or pulling (e.g. using a part of your body to press against something in a downward or outward direction or in a dragging or hauling motion)
  • Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
  • Grasping (e.g. use of hand to apply pressure)
  • Hearing
  • Talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.
  • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.


SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Chelsea English

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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