• Junior Unified Communications Engineer

    Job ID 2019-3175
    Job Locations
    US-NY-Rome
    Category
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    Type
    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

    MF18

    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.

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    NCI: As the Junior Unified Communications Engineer, you will assist Team Rome IT in the ongoing operation of a DoD Network Control Center. The successful candidate will work within a multi-discipline team responsible for supporting Cisco Unified Communications and other LAN, WAN equipment.

     

     

    Highlights of Responsibilities:

    • Operations will range from access to edge devices in a campus environment of AFRL with a primary focus on Unified Communications engineering.
    • Configure, install, administer, maintain, secure, upgrade, troubleshoot, and documentation of Unified Communications networking equipment, tools, ancillary support equipment, network management systems, networked based monitors, as well as network environmental monitors. Completion of escalated tickets, and network based environmental monitors.
    • Configuration Management tasks, network maps and system documentation are an important aspect of this position.

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    The candidate must have a strong familiarity with the operation and maintenance of Cisco and other networking equipment primarily the Access level but also can occur at the Core levels. Candidate is able to work well in a team environment with strong communication skills to communicate high level concepts to both technical staff as well as the customer. This candidate must have an entry level understanding of the following networking technologies and a strong willingness to learn. Core competencies should include:

     

    ·         Cisco IOS

    ·         Cisco Unified Communications Manager

    ·         SolarWinds Orion suite (SNMP Collection Station) (Preferred)

    ·         SNMP V3 configuration and MIB generation

    ·         Management of Access lists (Standard, Extended and Access Maps)

    ·         Protocol analysis via Wireshark or similar tools

    ·         Layer 2 Switching & Layer 3 Routing technologies and techniques

    ·         802.1x (Port Security) & Subnetting

    ·         Static NAT, IP summarization, Route-maps, Subnetting, Multicast, Quality of Service (QOS)

    ·         Cisco ISE

    ·         Cisco Catalysis 3800 Series Routers and 6500,3750, Series Switches (Preferred)

    ·         Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) & Vlan Pruning

    ·         Cisco Prime Infrastructure & Environmental monitors (Preferred)

    ·         Planning & Network Design

    ·         Introductory knowledge of Microsoft, UNIX, and Linux experience

    ·         1-3 years’ experience administering and maintaining the above or similar networking equipment at the Access, Distribution, and Core levels

    Mandatory:

    • Available to work an 8 hour shift Monday – Friday between the hours of 0700-1700. Overtime or additional hours may be required evening, nights and/or weekends on an as-needed basis
    • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

    • DoD 8570 IAT II certifications as required (CompTIA Security+)
    • Secret clearance or ability to obtain one
    • CCNA Route/Switch or CCNA Collaboration Certification within 6 months of hire
    • Microsoft Office tools to include Visio

     

     

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    Familiarity with DoD and US Air Force instructions and regulations on network security and operation a plus.

    Experience operating and maintaining a DoD or Air Force Cisco network environment highly desirable. 

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