AECOM Network Specialist - Nellis AFB, NV in Nellis AFB, Nevada

United States of America - Nevada, Nellis AFB

Job Summary

AECOM has an opportunity for a Network Specialist at Nellis AFB, NV. You will provide overall network infrastructure support to routing and switching equipment, firewalls and IDS/IPS, and associated cabling.

The Network Specialist ensures that the LAN/WAN is capable of providing required services by supporting the network infrastructure through the use of troubleshooting and problem resolution in a production environment.

Provides daily operational support for LAN/WAN networks, including firewalls.

Plans, installs and supports hardware and software upgrades; resolves technical issues associated with network and routing protocols at all levels of the OSI model through the use of diagnostics and network administration tools such as Hewlett Packard (HP) OpenView, Cisco Works and Tivoli. An understanding of Management

Information Blocks (MIB) and MRTG to measure, plan and execute methodologies to ensure high performance levels and minimum downtime.

Responsible for maintaining LAN – WAN barrier systems to prevent unauthorized access to MTF systems. In order to meet these requirements, the Network Specialist must be familiar with Cisco firewalls, Cisco, Alcatel, Hewlett-Packard, Nortel and NetScreen VPN devices and IDSs.

Uses diagnostic utilities to identify and isolate problems encountered on different mediums and network protocols, gather latency statistics and find specific network bottlenecks, evaluate problems and implement fix actions through device reconfiguration or replacement depending on the circumstances.

Minimum Requirements

  • 3-4 years minimum of recent experience maintaining LAN switches and routers (Cisco, Ruckus/Brocade, Juniper), and trouble-shooting general LAN/WAN problems.

  • Prior to starting, must have one of the following IA certifications:

  • Approved Baseline Certifications IAT Level II: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSP

  • Within 3 months of starting, must obtain one of the following network vendor certifications:

  • CCNA or equivalent Brocade/Ruckus or Juniper certification

  • Requires a self-motivated individual possessing excellent people, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have good knowledge on general security methodologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS and access control lists.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to pass a National Agency Check for Position of Trust (ADPII).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous or current Position of Trust (ADPII)

  • 3 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree in a technical field; or 8 years of experience with vocational schooling is desired.

  • DOD or medical network experience strongly preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201655BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.