Network Specialist/Network Engineer - CBP Experience Required

Employer
CGI
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Network Specialist/Network Engineer - CBP Experience Required Position Description CGI Federal is seeking a Network Specialist/Network Engineer for a long-term federal project with CBP. Your future duties and responsibilities - Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations. Designs, builds and implements network systems. - Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance. Troubleshoots network performance issues. Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions. - Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance. - Manages the purchase, testing, installation and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems. - Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS and other platform specifications. - Plans large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies. - Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary and support facilities and/or equipment. - Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products. - Provides assistance and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures and/or web strategy and operations. - Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints. - Supervises all personnel engaged in the operation and support of network facilities, including all communications equipment on various platforms in large scale or multi-shift operations. - Supervises complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support and production support activities. - Monitors and responds to hardware, software and network problems. - Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems and terminals). - Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance. - Troubleshoots network systems when necessary and makes improvements to the network Required qualifications to be successful in this role - Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required. - Must have prior CBP experience. - Bachelor's degree. - Minimum of 5 years of experience. At CGI, we're a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at . This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 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