Network Deployment Engineer – HQ Support

Position Description

The successful candidate is responsible for introducing changes and/or new architecture to the operational environment of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, both unclassified and classified networks. Support the day-to-day deployment efforts as a member of the Network Deployment Team.  Tasking includes preparation, installation and configuration of network equipment (such as routers and switches) and related software, primarily in a Cisco-based environment. Analysis and troubleshooting to resolve network issues is also a core element of this position. The incumbent will work with other teams, such as Network Engineering and the Operations/Maintenance Team to perform these services for end users. 

Responsibilities:

  • Providing router configurations.
  • Installing/Upgrading software.
  • Configuring VLANS, ports, and protocols.
  • Perform troubleshooting analysis of network infrastructure and associated systems.
  • Provide installation/configuration coordination at customer sites.
  • Manage customer installation timelines and deliverables to help facilitate successful deployments.
  • Work with internal teams to fill information gaps and communicate architecture and technical solutions.
  • Provide escalation support to Customer Support personnel.
  • Ensure a smooth transition from Deployment to the Network Operations Team.
  • Provide weekly reports on tasks accomplished, issues and status
  • Continued knowledge and certifications will be expected to be acquired and maintained particularly on the Cisco equipment.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, IT or Science.  Strong non-degree candidates with solid experience in Cisco-based networks will also be considered.
  • Minimum of 5+ years experience with LAN/WAN/MAN Network administration
  • CCNA required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Visio, Project, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel experience is required.
  • Position requires a high level of project coordination skills to manage the execution of deployment activities.
  • Other skills:  Strong communications, writing and editing skills needed.  Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Must be able to operate in a close-knit team environment and work with technical and non-technical staff at all levels.
  • Ability to be effective in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and to push forward on projects with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility and availability for rotational on-call and after-hour support.
  • Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain SCI access, which will require additional background scrutiny and passing of a CI Poly.
  • Technical experience must include network design, operational support, and/or configuration of network devices such as servers, routers, hubs, switches, taclanes, and associated software tools.
  • Configuring CISCO switches in one or more of the following series’: 2800,3500, 3800, and 6500  
  • Configuring CISCO routers in one or more of the following series’: 3800, 6500, and 7200
  • Configuring  CISCO ACL’s on Routers and Firewalls
  • Configuring CISCO devices using HSRP, Trunking, VTP, and Spanning Tree
  • Configuring  CISCO routers to user protocols such as BGP, EIGRP, and IP
  • Configuring CISCO FWSM, ASA, IDSM, and IDSM Appliance
  • Knowledge of network protocols such as OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, MPLS, and ATM

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • CCNP preferred
  • ITIL certification a plus
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • Network Security experience
  • Experience working on federal government contracts

Submit your resume at jobs@accsys-inc.com

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