About the Employer :
Our Client supports U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives by delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy, and international development.
Our broad international expertise and over 60 years of working in remote, dangerous and austere environments allows us to provide expertly conceived and professionally executed services to meet the complex demands of today's world.
Manages and implements HQ / Field Infrastructure Networking and Telecommunications services in terms of deploying, monitoring, operating and documenting adequate and reliable service, in line with established Agency Infrastructure Strategy, policies and technical instructions;
Is responsible for implementing and administering all operational tasks of the systems required for delivering the HQ / Field infrastructure networking services, which include :
Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) Switches and Routers;
WAN Bandwidth Hardware (HW) / Software (SW) Monitoring Tools;
Satellite wide area network (SWAN) Data & Voice Connectivity;
Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) Data Connectivity (Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), Leased Lines, Frame Relay, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS);
Converged Data, Voice and Video Internet Protocol (IP) Connectivity;
Remote Access Services (Dial-up, Virtual Private Network (VPN);
Provides first level infrastructure technical support to the HQ / Field staff on issues related to LAN, WAN, HW, SW, PSTN, ISDN, MPLS, IP and VPN;
makes necessary technical changes as a result of support issues;
Provides input on projected and new telecom and network infrastructure hardware, software and licenses capacity requirements, sharing the Field's specific needs;
participates in implementation design plans, tests and rolling out;
Introduces configuration changes with minimal disruption including the following :
Applying Operating System (OS) updates;
Modifying and applying changes to device configuration;
Adding new devices for new sites;
Processing scripts used to administer devices;
Changing IP Schema and Routing Configurations;
Configure VPN connectivity;
Configure Bandwidth Quality of Service (QoS)
Advises, contributes and provides recommendations on Infrastructure hardware, software and licenses systems and policies;
Keeps abreast of latest technology developments for deploying telecommunications network systems; makes relevant recommendations;
Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
A university degree in telecommunications, computer or electrical engineering or other related discipline;
Five years of telecommunications network systems experience;
CISCO Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification.
nCP (nGenius Certifed Professional)
CCNP Route (Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
CCNP Switch (Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)
CCNP TSHOOT (Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)
Knowledge and experience in CISCO (Switches, Routers and Wireless) systems including centralized monitoring and management in large scale, high availability environments;
Knowledge and experience of large scale LAN / WAN switching and routing implementation and operation;
Experience in installing and maintaining secure network communications (VPN), firewalls, intrusion detection / prevention systems and secure remote authentication solutions;
An Equal Opportunity Employer : Our Client is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Our Client is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.