This position supports a single-award IDIQ contract worth over $1 billion. This contract delivers full lifecycle development and sustainment for the Department of Homeland Securitys (DHS) National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS). The NCPS assists more than 100 federal civilian government agencies with the protection of their networks against advanced cyber threats. Under this contract, Raytheon will support the government in the design, development, operations and maintenance services for the NCPS. Raytheon will build the mission critical cybersecurity solutions that will enable the timely dissemination of threat warnings and improve information sharing across DHS's stakeholder community.
The position maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and coordinates/supports installation.
The hired candidate will work first shift, but availability to rotate shifts would be helpful.
Installation of network and cabling infrastructure, e.g. Data center environment, including but not limited to PDU's, computers, switches, routers, optics, wireless access points, and other transport equipment
Establish Cabling standards
Reporting current status via ticketing system, status reports, and email
Manages multiple concurrent interdisciplinary projects and ability to work in a team
Exhibit quality workmanship on all work and maintain collocation space cleanliness
Inventory, track and manage project related materials throughout project lifecycle
Follow all production, safety and quality standards, codes and industry best practices
Provides daily feedback on project progress to Network Manager
Manage, check and coordinate all materials to be delivered to site daily
Open to all shifts and potential weekend work
This is a role where the tech could be pulling the cable, installing, terminating, repairing, and maintaining. This also involves equipment installation such as network devices and patch panels, building out racks, and troubleshooting existing issues.
MANDATORY SKILLS: A current Secret clerance with SCI eligibilty. Must have ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance Must obtain DHS suitability prior to starting employment.
Structured cabling experience
?Backbone and distribution cabling
?Environmental factors (Building and power codes)
Complete understanding of industry cable test procedures and equipment for a variety of different cabling systems (Wire mapping, Copper/Fiber test equipment, OTDR, Network analyzer, Visual Fault Locator etc.)
Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and building documentation/redline work
Possession of problem solving skills, critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s)
Thorough understanding of Cat 5e, Cat 6 and OM3/4 OS2 fiber optic cabling systems, patch panels and wire management systems.
Certify installed cable utilizing industry standards including end to end attenuation testing, OTDR, OLTS, TIA/EIA-526-7, TIA/EIA-526-14 as well as additional standards and methods not mentioned herein.
Create design layout records (D.L.R.) for all installations within a web based environment.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and priorities
Ability to work at heights, off of a ladder and in confined spaces, lift up to 40 pounds and move up to 50 pounds
Ability to travel as needed
Ability to work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions
Occasional work in tight and/or narrow spaces, such as under raised floors
Fiber Tray Installation
Running pre-terminated Fiber optic cables
Rack & Stack Equipment
Pulling, termination, testing, and labeling
Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math with 6 years of related experience.
Professional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
OPTIONAL SKILLS: 4-5 years experience with data center structured cabling infrastructure
General comprehension of the various components and sub-components of data center infrastructure
Ability to read and understand Visio/CAD drawings
BICSI Certification preferred
About Avid Technology Professionals
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
Competitive Hourly Salary
Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
Progressive Overtime Policy
Flexible Spending Account benefit
Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
Short and Long Term Disability
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