• Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-NC
    Job ID
    2018-3216
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    Clearance
    Public Trust
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    Our Government Services Division is currently looking for a Network Engineer to join our team at our client sites, US Coast Guard in Elizabeth City NC. The Network Engineer must possess a strong understanding of Active Directory and will diagnose system failure to isolate the source of problems between equipment, network, system software, and application programs.

    Additional Information:

    • Salary: Dependent upon experience
    • Security Clearance: ability to attain a public trust required
    • Location: Elizabeth City, NC (100% onsite work)

    Responsibilities

    The Network Engineer will provide technical assistance to Information Resource Management support staffs and other Coast Guard personnel and provide technical support in the area of USCG Standard Workstation (CGSW) connectivity/interoperability with other computer platforms.
    Must have specialized experience with TCP/IP local area networks for networked personal computer running Windows NT or Windows XP/.NET and MS Exchange or Outlook Mail products. Experience with Active Directory, REMEDY, providing network development, administration, and support for TCP/IP local area networked for networked personal computer running Windows NT or Windows XP/. NET. Experience providing user with informal training and advanced technical support as well as guidance for further technical evaluation, implementation, and advance training.

     

    • Install system upgrades upon receipt.
    • Set up and use disaster recovery procedures in accordance with appropriate plans.
    • Monitor system performance & recommended changes.
    • Perform a selective and/or full system backup.
    • Restore the system using a backup.
    • Install bundled software on the system.
    • Restore system to normal operations after software application failures.
    • Provide training on use of Standard Workstation.
    • Manage mail center and MS Exchange server on a daily basis
    • Maintain distribution lists.
    • Install mail and gateway software upgrades.
    • Install communications software.
    • Maintain internet access (SMTP).
    • Maintain X.400 Message Handling System (MHS).
    • Back up E-Mail System.
    • Configure Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS).
    • Configure and maintain E-Mail bulletin boards and reflectors.
    • Create a local mail center to use E-Mail.
    • Configure, install and maintain other software adjunct to the mail system.
    • Create bulletin boards, public folders and distribution lists.
    • Replicate public folders.
    • Prepare technical recommendations/solutions for Coast Guard use.
    • Installation/De-installation of equipment (including routers, hubs, network cords).
    • Provide user support for Remote Access software.
    • Plan and implement network upgrades on all system upgrades
    • Monitor network performance.
    • Recommend configuration changes and network upgrades.
    • Work with remote sites to establish and maintain WAN connectivity.
    • Design LANs for remote sites.
    • Perform diagnostic testing between network components.
    • Maintain network security.
    • Install, configure, and maintain FTP server(s).
    • Provide technical and administrative support to IT working groups/activities as required. 
    • Maintain and assign IP addresses to network devices.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • BS or equivalent experience.

     
    Experience

    • 6+ years experience without a degree; 2+ years experience with undergraduate degree; less than 5 years experience with graduate degree.

     
    Specific Skills

    • Applicant must successfully process a NACL.
    • Active Directory (CRITCAL), Exchange 2003, MS Windows XP, Server 2003, REMEDY.

     

    Desired Skills

    • Strong communications and customer service skills

     

     

    VariQ is an equal opportunity employer

     

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