• Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-NC
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    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)


    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 7/10. and MS Outlook Mail products. Experience with, REMEDY, providing network development, administration, and support for TCP/IP local area networked for networked personal computer running Windows 7/10. 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.
    • Maintain distribution lists.
    • Install mail and gateway software upgrades.
    • Install communications software.
    • Maintain internet access (SMTP).
    • Back up E-Mail System.
    • Configure Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS).
    • Configure and maintain E-Mail bulletin boards and reflectors.
    • Configure, install and maintain other software adjunct to the mail system.
    • Create bulletin boards, public folders and distribution lists.
    • 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.
    • Provide technical and administrative support to IT working groups/activities as required. 
    • Maintain and assign IP addresses to network devices
    • Configure Cisco Switches.
    • Working experience handing Fiber, CAT 5/6 cables and networking tools.
    • Relocating computing/networking assets upon request.



    • BS or equivalent 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.
    • Cisco networking devices (CRITCAL), MS Windows 7/10, Server 2008, REMEDY.


    Desired Skills

    • Strong communications and customer service skills
    • Networking



    VariQ is an equal opportunity employer



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