Unisys Federal Systems

Network Specialist-Journeyman

US-VA-Springfield
Req ID
2017-3263
Industry
Federal Systems
FT/PT
Full-Time
Category
Information Technology
Clearance
Public Trust
Travel Percentage
0-25%

Summary / Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Network Specialist to join our team in Springfield, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations. Designs, builds, and implements network systems.
  • Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance. Troubleshoots network performance issues. Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.
  • Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
  • Manages the purchase, testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems.
  • Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.
  • Plans large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.
  • Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.
  • Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products.
  • Provides assistance and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.
  • Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.
  • Supervises all personnel engaged in the operation and support of network facilities, including all communications equipment on various platforms in large scale or multi-shift operations.
  • Supervises complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support, and production support activities.
  • Monitors and responds to hardware, software, and network problems.
  • Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems, and terminals).
  • Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance.
  • Troubleshoots network systems when necessary and makes improvements to the network
  • Successful provisioning as well as supervision of, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and related infrastructure. Installation of new systems, rebuilding existing systems, configuration of hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with customer/ government standards. 
  • Configuration management of Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), network segments, and Internet and Intranet systems to ensure operability. Installation and maintenance, network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor networks to ensure their availability to users. 
  • Maintains, monitors and troubleshoots within the roles of Incident Management (Return-to-Service) and/or Problem Management (Reason for Outage). 
  • Evaluates a system’s performance and identifies user needs based on approved software per customer specifications. 
  • Supports acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed. 
  • Works independently on specific projects or may act as lead or Project Manager or a technical consultant where experience and knowledge span multiple projects. 
  • Ensures all design decisions are evaluated analytically and in a systematic manner in accordance with approved technical approaches, processes and procedures. 
  • May provide supervision and guidance for one or more team members including task and work product deliverables. 
  • Works closely with network operations, systems and other groups on business projects, assignments, problems, etc. 
  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development to a final product or solution. 
  • Ensures user environments are configured per requirements or baselines. 
  • Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired outputs, whether solutions or products, which may include baseline performance (SLA’s, etc.), Incident management and Problem Management. 
  • Ensures proper documentation for the corporate knowledgebase, including design, procedural and lessons learned. This also includes maintaining and updating existing documentation. 
  • Monitors the Network and System Enterprise with provided tools to ensure the health of the critical client solutions. 
  • Maintains on-call availability to respond to network issues and up-time; must be flexible and available with the scheduling. 
  • Contributes to technical artifacts through team/program sharepoints and/or communities of practice. 
  • Staffs projects and maintain the resource plan. 
  • Assigns and reviews tasks, provides mentoring, manages performance feedback, training and professional development opportunities to help individuals reach their full potential. 
  • Manages the performance of internal and external service providers in order to ensure the implementation of deliverables and resulting client satisfaction. Interfaces with sub-contractors.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree and mininimum 8 years of related experience or equivalent blend of education and experience.
  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems.
  • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • CBP-BI clearable

About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?


Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.


Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.


Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.


Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.


Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.
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