• Network Engineer

    Job ID 2018-2739
    Job Locations
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics


    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 


    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.


    NCI is currently expanding our team of traveling Network Engineers to provide services related to the expansion and modernization of the Military Health System (MHS). The work is a combination of network life-cycle upgrades and capability enhancements for MHS sites around the world. The position is 100% remote. Your time will be split between working from home and traveling with teams of other engineers to customer sites. On-site travel is up to 80%. Work locations are throughout USA, and some international. All travel expenses are paid, and you will receive a “per diem” stipend for meals and incidentals. You will gain experience with several different makes/models of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) hardware. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.


    Highlight of Responsibilities:

    • Survey and assessment of existing campus network components (LAN and WLAN).
    • Configuration and installation of LAN electronics: network routers and switches.
    • Configuration and installation of WLAN electronics: wireless controllers and access points.
    • Design LAN network upgrades for port capacity, speed, and redundancy requirements.
    • Design WLAN network upgrades for desired signal strength and device placement for Real Time Location Systems (RTLS).
    • Implement campus VLAN and subnet IP addressing migrations.
    • Enforce DoD Cybersecurity requirements for all installed components.
    • Participate in data collection and documentation of all on-site activities.
    • Write implementation plans and after-action reports.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or relevant experience
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification
    • CompTIA Security+ certification (within 30 days)
    • 7+ years experience with enterprise scale network operations
    • 3+ years hands-on experience with LAN/WLAN design, implementation, and administration
    • Experience with troubleshooting OSI Layer 1-4 technologies
    • Experience with subnetting and network addressing
    • Experience with VOIP is a plus
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio
    • Valid U.S. Passport (within 30 days)
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain an Active Secret Clearance
    • Must be able to pass a technical interview


    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to both stand and ambulate on hard surfaces for an entire work shift.
    • Ability to repetitively climb and descend ladders throughout a work shift.
    • Ability to lift arms above one's head, and perform repetitive work tasks on ceiling-mounted electronics and cabling infrastructure.
    • Ability to repetitively lift up to 50lbs throughout a work shift.
    • Ability to work extended periods in confined spaces.


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