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:
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).
Implement campus VLAN and subnet IP addressing migrations.
Enforce DoD Cybersecurity requirements for all installed components.
Participate in data collection and documentation of all on-site activities.
Write implementation plans and after-action reports.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or relevant experience
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification
CompTIA Security+ certification (within 30 days)
7+ years experience with enterprise scale network operations
3+ years hands-on experience with LAN/WLAN design, implementation, and administration
Experience with troubleshooting OSI Layer 1-4 technologies
Experience with subnetting and network addressing
Experience with VOIP is a plus
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio
Valid U.S. Passport (within 30 days)
Must be able to obtain and maintain an Active Secret Clearance
Must be able to pass a technical interview
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 regulations. NCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor