GDIT is supporting EPAs Office of Environmental Information under the Infrastructure Support and Applications Hosting task order. The purpose of this contract is to develop and operate EPAs infrastructure and application platforms to be reliable, secure, and technologically advanced. The services obtained under this contract support the entirety of EPA at all geographic locations and numerous research facilities across the United States. The services consist of data center management, application hosting, application deployment/maintenance, geospatial service support, network security, cyber security, cloud computing, COOP support, and Enterprise Identity and Access Management (EIAM) and Active Directory (AD). The primary work location is in Research Triangle Park, NC.
We are currently seeking a Network Specialist (Journeyman) with a focus area of Cisco Wireless and ISE support and Network routing and switching to join our team supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Networks and Security Operations Division. The role will involve support of the agencies Wireless NAC implementation consisting of Cisco ISE, MSE and PRIME. The team member in this position should also have a strong understanding of networking (switch and Router) operations (mostly Cisco) in a data center environment. Normal tasks will include (but not limited to): maintaining and upgrading the Cisco ISE, MSE and PRIME implementation, troubleshooting NAC authentication issues and outages; potentially expanding the Cisco ISE implementation to provide NAC services for wired connections; and interface with the firewall, network and NOC teams to resolve end to end issues.
The candidate for this position will perform the following duties and tasks:
Update the Cisco ISE, MSE and PRIME platforms as required
Support the establishment of new SSIDs as new wireless networks are rolled out
Work with Wireless Engineers to support and troubleshoot the EPAs wireless infrastructure
Update diagrams for network architecture using Microsoft Visio
Troubleshoot various types of issues with the NAC platforms (authentication, authorization, SNMP access, interfacing with various network devices)
Review Cisco router and switch configuration using CLI commands to identify why NAC is not properly communicating
Submit and respond to tickets using a central ticketing system such as Remedy
Provide reports as needed using the Microsoft Office Suite
Submit and perform changes in the agency system
Provide outage notifications and update outage reports
Perform network traces to analyze traffic issues
Provides specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.
May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.
Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.
Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems.
May coordinate third-party maintenance for NAC equipment.
Other duties may include, packet capture and analysis, change management, and support of inventory management processes.
Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects.
Has frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts.
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.
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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.