• Senior Network Engineer

    Job ID 2019-3178
    Job Locations
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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.



    • 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.
    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


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Connect With Us!

    Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.