Telecom. Analyst /VNOC Monitoring Specialist

Clearance Level
Baltimore, Maryland

REQ#: RQ75115 Telecom. Analyst /VNOC Monitoring Specialist (Open)

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

GDIT is looking for an experienced VNOC Monitoring Specialist to join our team.

You will be responsible for monitoring the NetIQ TSRP telephone monitoring system; following all VNOC policies, procedures and programs related to VNOC operations; including documenting critical system alarms, alerting appropriate NGS and SSA management of critical system issues and monitoring follow- up repairs and changes.

This role is currently offering remote work due to COVID restrictions; preference is given to candidates local to the facility.

Principle Duties

  • Analyzes and Clears Minor, Major Alarms - log Critical Alarms and Contact SDP engineers with information - report INI Alarms other than Midnight routine alarms to on-call SDP engineer
  • Answers Help Desk Phones, Create tickets, etc
  • Reviews, Analyzes, Categorizes, and reassigns or closes trouble tickets as necessary - all open tickets must be updated daily - open tickets range from 30-80 tickets per day - contacting the customer by phone or e-mail is required
  • Triages all new CAPRS/REMEDY tickets and closes tickets if possible - otherwise assign tickets to the proper group to complete
  • Maintain log of newly cut sites - information includes: site codes, location codes, and other pertinent information - log is used by the VNOC during outages to identify sites affected by the outage
  • Creates various activity reports on the phone system as required by SSA - reports include Morning Report documenting activities of the past 24 hours and for future weekly activities as well as outstanding problem ticket report
  • Update all outstanding MAC tickets over two weeks old - send updated to users
  • Open and monitor the NGS emergency maintenance bridge, maintain timeline for all catastrophic events that affect the phone system - update ticket information on all Catastrophic and SEV 1 tickets per contract requirements
  • Assist with the development and administration of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help the VNOC improve problem resolution and resolve NetIQ monitoring issues
  • Act as the TSRP Help Desk weekdays between 8:00 PM and 7:00 AM and all weekends and holidays - take calls from customers, create problem tickets and assign them to the proper group for resolution
  • Participates in shift hand-off updates at the beginning/end of shift to update critical events of the previous 8 hours

VNOC Specialist Requirements

  • General knowledge of NOC/VNOC activities
  • Hands on knowledge of  NetIQ monitoring tool preferred or other monitoring tools such as HP Open View
  • Demonstrated  knowledge of Nortel CS1K VOIP systems V 5.0 and above
  • Demonstrated  knowledge of Nortel Contact Center Manager, Call Pilot, NRS and UM2K applications
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment - must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • US Citizen

Education and Experience

  • BS preferred but not required
  • 3-5 years minimum VNOC/NOC or demonstrated military watch experience
  • 3 years minimum  of NetIQ or other network monitoring tool experience
  • 1-3 years of Remedy and/or Peregrine Ticket or similar tracking system experience
  • 2-4 years Nortel CS1K experience service or monitoring systems

Environmental Considerations

  • Dress Business Casual
  • Heated and air conditioned facility. VNOC new on 7-09
  • 6-8 hrs of multi-computer screen use
  • ADA compliant facility
  • 1/5 mile walk from parking lot to building unless SSA ADA parking is granted
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.