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CACI International Network Specialist (NOC) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Network Specialist (NOC)

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI’s Business and Information Technology Solutions (BITS) Sector, is seeking an experienced Network Specialist to support a large Department of Homeland Security (DHS) contract. If you are a motivated individual looking to be a part of critical mission, CACI would like to speak with you.

What You'll Get To Do:

The Network Operations Center for the DHS St. Elizabeths Campus is a 24x7 environment with the responsibility of monitoring and managing the Campus IT infrastructure to ensure campus infrastructure is operating normally and providing the required service availability and performance.

The organization is a very fast-paced, changing environment. Superior customer service skills are required. This position requires ability to work independently as well as within groups. Sensitivity to accuracy, timeliness, and professionalism in all areas of support activity is imperative.

More About the Role:

  • Perform Tier 2 network monitoring using enterprise network consoles and tool sets such as TrueSight; monitor bandwidth utilization and provide traffic analysis

  • Perform Tier 2 network event triage and remediation according to written playbook procedures

  • Escalate complex network issues to Tier 3

  • Maintain network maps and documentation

  • Manage a Remedy ticket queue

  • Perform scanning and network discovery

  • Provides information system solutions and technical support in one or more areas including personal computer/client server support, network infrastructure architecture, bandwidth utilization and planning, telecommunications and network support and administration in a 24x7x365 environment

  • Ability and flexibility to work on a varied shift rotation is expected

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship required

  • Current DHS HQ Entry on Duty (EOD) holders given preference. EOD is required to start

  • Active DoD SECRET clearance required

  • Bachelors Degree and 4-6 years' IT experience with minimum of 3 years in a Network or Security Operations role maintaining switches, routers, firewalls, or monitoring IDS

  • CCNA or CCNP required

  • ITIL Foundations required

  • Ability to read and maintain network maps; ability to trace fiber runs and detect issues

  • Experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment

  • Experience working in a process-oriented workflow environment

  • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple deadlines

  • Mature verbal and written communication skills required

  • Ability to maintain customer focus during difficult circumstances

  • Experience as a member in a team environment

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

  • Ability to communicate clearly with technical staff as well as less technical colleagues

  • Understanding of federal contracting environment, a plus

  • Hands on experience utilizing Panorama

  • Hands on experience monitoring and responding to alarmed fiber events

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Relevant DHS focused experience.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.