Network Installation Technician, Fort Meade, MD

Responsibilities/Expectations: 

  • Participates in network survey, design, and installations under direction of the team lead
  • Conducts Site Surveys of customer premise networks in CONUS and OCONUS locations
  • Creates detailed Site Survey reports detailing a site’s current infrastructure, NIST and TEMPEST compliance, along with design recommendations
  • Configures, installs, tests, certifies, and troubleshoots network infrastructure cabling
  • Ensures Network cabling infrastructure is compliant with current NIST and TEMPEST standards
  • Builds and installs equipment racks, installs, dresses, labels, and terminates Cat6 and Fiber cable in telecommunications rooms
  • Tests and troubleshoot network infrastructure issues on SIPR and NIPR networks.
  • Developing Bills of Material (BOM) for network plant design requirements
  • Arranges scheduled upgrades
  • Investigating faults in the network
  • Reports network infrastructure deployment status to key stakeholders
  • Have flexible working hours to be available to support off hour work when needed
  • Performs preventative maintenance
  • Understanding of ANSI/TIA-568 and 569 standards
  • Requirements of Protective Distribution Systems (PDS) for Classified Systems as directed by Security and/or the Certified Tempest Technical Authority (CTTA)
  • National Security Telecommunication & Information Systems Security Instruction (NTISSI) 7003.
  • DISA network topologies and standards
  • Topology and rack elevations using Visio
  • Experience with various OTDR, cable testers, and network sniffers and report generation for infrastructure certification documentation

Required Qualifications/Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Sciences or 5+ years related experience
  • Successful completion of a certified technical/vocational school, and 2 years related experience OR a combination of applicable training and experience
  • IAT Level I (A+ CE, CCNA Security, CND, SSCP, Network+ CE)

Required Security Clearance:  Top Secret

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