• Senior Network Engineer

    Job ID 2019-3178
    Job Locations
    US-Remote
    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

    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:

    • Serve as on-site manager, interfacing between the customer and our engineering teams.
    • Manage the on-site schedule, and set daily work goals for the team.
    • Provide guidance and leadership to junior engineers
    • 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).
    • Design, coordinate, and implement campus VLAN and subnet IP addressing migrations.
    • Implement and troubleshoot multi-factor authentication for network management.
    • Enforce DoD Cybersecurity requirements for all installed components.
    • Oversee and participate in data collection and documentation of all on-site activities.
    • Write implementation plans and after-action reports.

    Qualifications

     Requirements:

    • Active Secret Clearance or must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or relevant experience
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification preferred
    • CompTIA Security+ certification
    • 10+ years experience with enterprise scale network operations
    • 5+ years hands-on experience with LAN/WLAN design, implementation, and administration
    • Proficiency with troubleshooting OSI Layer 1-4 technologies
    • Proficiency with subnetting and network addressing
    • Familiarity with both hardware-based networking and virtualized platforms
    • Experience with VOIP is a plus
    • Ability to read, understand, and modify CAD building floorplans and network diagrams
    • Experience with multiple network vendors is preferred: Cisco, Brocade, Aruba, Juniper
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio
    • Valid U.S. Passport (within 30 days)
    • 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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