Network/telecommunications Analyst Ii

Lorton, Virginia
$65,493.17 - $109,155.49 Annually
Oct 05, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

Lead support on maintenance of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for both Wastewater Treatment Division and Wastewater Collection Division. Performs PLC and VB programming and analysis tasks such as analysis, design, configuration, or upgrade of the SCADA process automation system. Maintains Noman M. Cole Plant telecommunications systems and network environment, consisting of Cisco network switches, router, servers, printers, workstations, and business applications. Provides data communications and network support to wastewater collection division through the installation and configuration of data communications hookups for network hardware. Provides second-line problem diagnosis and troubleshooting for wastewater collection pump stations SCADA system running on CoxMetro Ethernet; Responds to Wastewater management information technology service calls, and supports telecommunications equipment. Troubleshoots and resolves a variety of network, desktop, server, field device, hand held, and/or remote access issues.

Illustrative Duties

  • Provides support functions for assigned agencies;
  • Facilitates the installation of cabling and services;
  • Reviews, evaluates, and approves work order requests;
  • Analyzes and prioritizes agency requirements and designs, implements, and programs software changes accordingly;
  • Responds to customer service requests;
  • Evaluates systems problems, performs diagnostics on suspected problems, and recommends or implements solutions;
  • Assists the help desk in problem determination and solution;
  • Oversees network/telecommunications projects related to new construction, agency relocations, and similar actions;
  • Coordinates activities with planners, engineers, vendors, and agency management;
  • Reviews time frames and cost estimates of requirements and alternatives;
  • Schedules vendors and appropriate staff;
  • Evaluates projects for cost effectiveness and current and future usability;
  • Assists in the planning of distributed local area networks;
  • Administers local area networks;
  • Plans and implements system security;
  • Installs, configures;
  • Establishes backup and recovery procedures;
  • Installs, repairs, configures, maintains, troubleshoots, and upgrades PC's, LANs, and related equipment and software;
  • Performs site inspections to ensure adequate cabling, power and facilities;
  • Evaluates capacity, availability, and performance of existing facilities;
  • Evaluates the need for and implements migration from one network operating system to another.
  • Performs day-to-day network administration;
  • Installs and configures PC's and component parts;
  • Configures for network operation and proper communication;
  • Installs software;
  • Maintains system files, databases, and related programs;
  • Maintains network security;
  • Assures proper operation and maintenance of hardware and software;
  • Troubleshoots problems;
  • Develops and provides training for users;
  • Assesses agency business needs and recommends solutions;
  • Maintains system records and documentation;
  • Develops, schedules, and provides training for users;
  • Provides technical assistance and resources to other staff as needed.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of data and voice communications protocol and industry standards such as internet, intranet, internet security, frame relay, and data network;
  • Knowledge of communications network management and router configuration;
  • Knowledge of a variety of hardware and software, cabling, power requirements, ancillary equipment, etc. related to network operations and telecommunications systems;
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and coordinate special projects and assignments;
  • Ability to evaluate and make recommendations on different applications software packages;
  • Ability to oversee, monitor, and maintain network and telecommunications operations;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to assist users in solving systems problems;
  • Ability to translate technical terminology into terms understood by management and employees;
  • Ability to develop and provide training;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:

(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Possession of an associate degree in computer science, electrical engineering, electronics, or a related field; plus three years of network and/or telecommunications experience; or a bachelor's degree in such fields; plus one year of experience in network or telecommunications system design, analysis, installation, and troubleshooting.

Experience working with electronic controls (PLC programming) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System. Ability to work on multiple tasks. Experience with Active Directory, ODBC, MS Office 365, Windows 7/10, TCP/IP, Ethernet, and HW/SW troubleshooting. Excellent interpersonal skills. Possession of a valid driver's license. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and ability to translate technical terminology into terms understandable to management and employees. A good team player.

Good vision and hearing. Ability to lift 50 pounds in weight with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview may include an interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.