• Junior Unified Communications Engineer

    Job ID 2019-3175
    Job Locations
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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.



    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


    • 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. 


    Physical Requirements:


    This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

    • Sitting for long periods
    • Standing for long periods
    • Ambulate throughout an office
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required
    • Repeatedly lift and carry weight up to 10 pounds



    It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulationsNCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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