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Network Technician – Telecommuter/Travel

Posted by on June 9, 2021

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Wanted:  A mission driven professional with 3-5 years of experience and a secret clearance to become our next Network Technician.

As a Network Technician you will:

  • Provide technical and operational support in the installation of network, LANs/WANs, and telecommunications equipment and systems.
  • Work with a team of driven, supportive and highly skilled professionals.
  • Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.

A week in the life of Network Technician:

  • Test and analyze elements of network facilities (power, communications equipment, software lines, modems, and terminals).
  • Conduct various surveys such as electronic/electrical, mechanical and environment systems, space and weight, maintainability, and logistic support to determine feasibility of installations.
  • Activate/deactivate network lines according to established schedules.
  • Provide technical support to end-users and perform first/second-level troubleshooting.
  • Provide on-site end-user training on system operations and maintenance.
  • Interface with network vendors and maintain overall functionality of networks.
  • Monitor systems, advise senior staff of network failures or degradation, and assist in arranging for corrective actions plans.
  • Experience/Knowledge with router and switch configurations
  • Track and coordinate individual tasks for labor utilization, job performance quality, and scheduling
  • Provide training and/or guidance for junior technicians

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.

Company Awards:

•    Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021
•    Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021
•    Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021

Veteran Hiring Awards:

•    U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
•    BEST FOR VETS by Military Times
•    TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY COMPANY by MilitaryFriendly.com

  • HS Diploma (or equivalent)
  • Must be will to travel extensively (60% – 70%), CONUS and OCONUS
  • Training in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Computer Science or related field
  • Secret Clearance
  • CompTia A+, Network+, and/or Security+ Certification
  • Extensive knowledge of network industry standard principles
  • SIPRNET Familiarity is a strong plus
  • Ability to develop technical solutions to problems with limited supervision
  • Highly motivated, self-starter and team player with a high energy level and willingness to aggressively take on responsibility
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to approach job responsibilities with a focus on process improvement
  • Able to work and effectively communicate with all levels of management, including executive management
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Unconditional integrity and commitment to achieving goal

% Travel

50 – 60%

Clearance Required?

Secret

Info

  • Location:
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: Yes
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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