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Network Specialist - Fort Riley

Business Line Government
Position Title Network Specialist - Fort Riley
United States of America - Kansas
Fort Riley
Job Summary
AECOM has an IMMEDIATE opportunity for full-time
Network Specialist at Fort Riley, KS. 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
Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Sciences and 3 years related experience - OR - successful completion of certified Tech/Voc school and/or comparable Department of Defense technical training , plus eight (8) years of directly related, progressively complex experience.
+ Current CCNA required.
+ Security+ CE certification required.
+ Requires a self-motivated individual possessing excellent people, verbal and written communication skills.
+ Must have strong network experience maintaining Cisco switches and routers, and trouble-shooting general LAN/WAN problems.
+ 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).
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.
_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:_
_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._
_Job Category_ _Information Technology_
_Business Group_ _Management Services Group (MS)_
_Country_ _United States of America_
_Position Status_ _Full-Time_
_Requisition/Vacancy No._ _189974BR_
_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._


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