Join Our Crew

So Starfleet recruit, you’re interested in joining our team of hard working dedicated IT professionals who know how to get the job done and have a good time doing it? If so, we would love to hear from you. This is just a bit of what we offer:


  • Medical Insurance Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage

Company Culture

Here at Solar we value our employees. Our hiring process is rigorous but it is so for a reason. Once we take you in, you become part of our Enterprise; an exclusive team of professionals committed to supplying the best IT services in the industry. Simply put, everyone who is part of our team, wants to be part of our team. We take the time to nurture our employees so they can thrive professionally and personally. Our company culture includes:
  • A free to use brand spanking new gym on site
  • Once a week cooked lunches
  • An open door atmosphere to foster team communication and involvement
  • Domestic and International offices
  • With hard work and dedication, room for advancement
  • A staff jammed packed with excitement and passion for what we do

Bottom Line

In our exciting atmosphere of constant and explosive growth, the usual career advancement barriers no longer apply. People who share our excitement and passion — and do what it takes to build their skills and expertise — find advancement and rewards. Sure, you’ll work long and hard, but you’ll be part of a tight, solid team of committed and supportive associates — and you’ll get the satisfaction of watching your efforts pay off.

Our Current Opportunities

For you serious job seekers, here is a list of Our Current Opportunities:

» Web & Print Designer

Do you dream in pixels and live and breathe design? We’re looking for a talented and multi-faceted design expert to join our marketing team in New Jersey. The primary focus of this position will be to craft the visual and interactive experience that clients and prospects have with our brands. This position requires a high level of creativity with an emphasis on collaboration.This role challenges the designer to create a visual message that is consistent with our existing brands, while exploring new ideas and ways to communicate our message. The Web Developer will report to our Director of Marketing and be based in our New Jersey Headquarters.Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with marketing and development teams to meet team objectives.
  • Responsible for meeting expectations and delivering on time and in high quality.
  • Responsible for GUI design for web and mobile applications.
  • Creates engaging print design for presentations, proposals, brochures and tradeshow materials.
  • Responsible for website updates.
  • Responsible for the organization of web and print collateral.
  • Use best practice principles for GUI and conversions in web design.
  • Design email templates.
Required Skills
  • 4 years experience designing and developing websites.
  • 1 year design for mobile platforms.
  • A solid understanding of design principles for usability and conversions.
  • Practical experience in development of HTML, JavaScript and CSS.
  • Photoshop: 3 years experience.
  • Adobe Illustrator: 3 years experience.
  • Practical exposure and/or experience with some or all of the following: XML, PHP and MySQL.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • BS / BA university degree a plus but not required.
Job Location Clifton, NJ USA Position Type Full-Time/Regular To Apply: To apply for this position, please email

» Linux System Administrator

FortressITX / DedicatedNOW is looking to increase our NOS (Nerds on Site) count. We are currently looking for a Linux System Administrator to add to our staff. The positions are on-site at our Clifton, NJ Facility. Applicant would primarily be responsible for providing support to customers via phone and email as well as building and deploying new servers for orders. Salaries are negotiable based on experience. The shifts are 12 hours a day with 3 days on, 3 days off and 2 days on, 2 days off.Requirements:
  • Ability to research solutions to problems on his or her own using common support channels (Google, mailing lists, forums, etc.)
  • In-depth experience with Linux (Redhat and Debian variants) and FreeBSD
  • Expert experience: Apache (1.x, 2.x) / PHP (4.x, 5.x) / MySQL (4.x, 5.x) / Bind / Exim
  • Experience supporting and trouble shooting a large range of hardware
  • Core understanding of how the Internet and networks operate
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds to a height of 6 feet
  • Must be a self-motivated “hands on” type person that is able to multitask
  • Must play nicely with others, work solo, and manage his or her own time
  • Phone and Email customer support experience
  • Strong foundation in English grammar and business writing
Encouraged but not required:
  • BASH, Perl, or Python shell scripting
  • cPanel/WHM and Plesk support experience (System / OS level)
  • PHP / MySQL web development
  • Virtualization using XEN, VMWare ESX, Parallels Virtuozzo
Job Location Clifton, NJ USA Position Type Full-Time/Regular To Apply: To apply for this position, please email

» A/R Clerk

FortressITX is currently looking for experienced Billing-A/R Clerks to join our staff. The positions are at our Clifton, NJ Facility. You will be responsible for the processing of a high volume of invoices, liaising with outside clients, and reconciliation of billing accounts by maintain billing system, as well as other duties as assignedRequirements:
  • Minimum 2 years experience in billing/accounting/finance
  • Must have a courteous and can-do attitude. Must be a self-starter
  • Reliability, teamwork, professionalism, ability to multi-task and attention to detail are essential
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Office and computerized billing systems
The ideal candidate will also possess and be required to demonstrate the following abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to learn, think and adapt on your feet.
  • Ability to be a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Desire to learn and improve your current knowledge and continue to grow as an employee
Job Location Clifton, NJ USA Position Type Full-Time/Regular To Apply: To apply for this position, please email

» Account Executive

The FortressITX Account Executive is responsible for uncovering opportunities to penetrate net new accounts within an assigned territory or vertical. The primary focus of the Account Executive is to develop a strong presence in a competitive landscape (ie: Cloud, ITO, Hosted Services, Colocation solution) while achieving profitability and performance standards.(Clifton, NJ for NY Metro area)Position Summary:
  • Prospects on a continual basis to identify, qualify, and close high quality net new business.
    • Achieve or exceed monthly revenue targets to achieve FortressITX profitability.
    • Ensure and maintain minimum funnel goals are met or exceeded.
    • Strategically leads internal resources to develop and execute successful pursuit plan.
Essential duties:
  • Lead all prospecting and sales-related activities within an assigned territory of prospective Enterprise accounts to grow net new revenue and new bookings.
  • Utilize professional networks, relationships within customers, and other industry forums to create new opportunities/prospects.
  • Build insightful and influential champions and coaches within accounts to help identify and qualify opportunities in complex environments.
  • Effectively qualify opportunities (in or out) to ensure greatest return on time and resource investment across territory (financial state/budget, propensity to outsource, etc.).
  • Use an effective consultative approach to create highly differentiated solutions that establish FortressITX as a strategic business partner.
  • Effectively leads and leverages internal resources at multiple levels within FortressITX and the customer to build the best solution for customer.
  • Fully understand the customer’s decision process and create a formal trial closing process to ensure deal closure in a complex environment.
  • Creates a methodical territory pursuit plan to achieve maximum profitability.
  • Provide accurate forecasting and effectively balance opportunity development with prospecting activities.
  • Provide thought leadership related to building a compelling set of IT solution offerings for the assigned territory.
  • Identify, understand and solve any obstacles or objections to the successful sale of FortressITX services.
  • Effectively transition newly acquired customers to post-sales internal organization.
  • Leverage the CRM tool and provide weekly feedback on prospects and opportunities.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in selling complex IT infrastructure solutions to C-level executives and senior management.
  • Demonstrated success in applying consultative selling techniques to opportunities.
  • Proven and verifiable track record in exceeding sales quotas.
  • Demonstrated level of success in the development of client relationships.
  • Advanced knowledge of FortressITX offerings, products and services.
  • Demonstrated success in having sold one or more of the following:
    • IT Infrastructure Services/ Outsourcing
    • Application solutions
    • Cloud solutions
    • Managed Hosting
    • Managed Security
    • CDN
    • Colocation
    • Consulting/Professional Services
    • Hosted Services (Email and Voice)
Candidate Profile:
  • Exudes high level of personal enthusiasm, energy and drive.
  • Opportunistic by nature.
  • Thrives on the quest for new business.
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Enjoys solving problems and keeps long term goals in mind throughout process.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Technical sales certifications (VCP, Cisco, etc.) a plus.
  • Consultative or solutions selling training (Miller Heiman, Sandler, etc.) a plus.
This position description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Job Location Dallas, TX USA Position Type Full-Time/Regular To Apply: To apply for this position, please email

» Software Engineer/Web Application Developer

We’re looking for a talented, full-stack LAMP developer who is ready to take ownership of entire features in our PHP code base. You’ll be part of a small, nimble development team where you will have direct and substantial impact on our customer-facing, web-based service. You will work with team leaders to firm up requirements, and use both front-end and back-end development skills to turn requirements into reality.You:
  • Strong experience with PHP, MVC frameworks and OO development
  • Strong experience with relational databases, preferably MySQL
  • Strong experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and AJAX
  • Strong experience working with REST APIs, JSON and XML
  • Experience using SVN, Git, or Mercurial for version control
  • Working knowledge of basic Linux system administration and Apache
  • You test and document your work with fervor
  • You enjoy working outside of your personal comfort zones and with new technologies
  • Bonus points for a knowledge and familiarity of Python, C/C++, Xen virtualization, OpenStack, or mobile application development
The Company: FortressITX is a privately owned, multi-million dollar corporation located in Clifton, New Jersey and founded in 1997. Since then, the company has grown by leaps and bounds providing managed and unmanaged web hosting services to thousands of satisfied customers. We have been delivering cutting-edge hosting solutions to meet the requirements of small and medium sized businesses, large scale corporations and individuals. Customers rely on FortressITX to provide reliable, secure and value rich services such as dedicated servers, e-commerce, application, reseller and collocation hosting for their business. We have a proven track record of over 15+ years as a company, while still maintaining a small, start-up like atmosphere in the office. We value quality over quantity.
Compensation & Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • 401K opportunities
  • Free lunch once a week :)
Candidate Profile:
  • Exudes high level of personal enthusiasm, energy and drive.
  • Opportunistic by nature.
  • Thrives on the quest for new business.
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Enjoys solving problems and keeps long term goals in mind throughout process.
Job Location Clifton, NJ Position Type Full-Time/Regular To Apply: To apply for this position, please email