LAN Logistics and Reference Facility Technician - Internal IT


Europa / Europe

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Job description: 

DURATION: End of this year
CONTRACT: Consultant
SALARY: Negotiable daily rate

• The LAN, Logistics and Reference Facility Technician for Internal CIS will be the link between the NCI Network Operations Manager and the Internal CIS team for day-to-day service delivery for NCI Agency personnel and external customers
• Perform cabling and cable management to maintain a clean and functional environment, in coordination with General Services Building & Facilities
• Perform patching and patch management
• Overall Reference Facility Management - track outbound / inbound equipment and materials to maintain positive accountability
• Inspect and evaluate equipment and materials to determine disposition
• Initiate transportation requests for inbound / outbound equipment
• Receive rack elevation diagrams from engineering staff and complete installation of racks and equipment within NATO and industry standards
• Performs changes to the Reference Facility documentation
• Directs the work undertaken by the site technicians
• Update facility and system documentation and engineering drawings
• Assists the NSII Engineers with coordinating with the facility’s services, standardization and best practices
• Creates and maintains of Standard Operating Procedures within the Reference Facility
• Ensures NSII Teams can performs and configures test scenarios within the NGCS Reference Facility, pertinent to that area
• Ensure a common understanding of the available toolsets and method of utilization within the centralized and distributed user base
• Investigating and proposing long term solutions to encountered equipment and configuration problems
• Advise Management on reliability and enhancements that are needed. Install and upgrade existing hardware/software

Job requirements: 

•  Vocational training at middle technical level in a relevant discipline or equivalent, or a good general secondary education in a communications related subject or an equivalent of work experience in the field of Communications Systems Engineering
• Over 3 years’ experience in Installation and configuration management of digital networks and associated transmission systems to include switching systems in support of data, voice and video transfer
• Intermediate knowledge of Logistics procedures to include inventory management, shipping and receiving
• Experience in Configuration Management, Change Management and Incident Management processes in an ITIL organization
• 3 years technician level experience installing information technology related facilities, such as server farms or technical control facilities, including equipment racks, equipment and cabling
• Proven Experience working within a Data Centre / Reference Facility
• Knowledge of bonding and grounding requirements for communications equipment racks
• Ability in utilizing power tools such as drills, electric screw drivers, metal cutting / grinding devices
• Strong knowledge of UTP, Fibre Optic, Serial and Coaxial cabling standards and limitations
• Extensive experience utilizing test devices; data, cable& optical testers (CAT cabling, Fiber Optic and Serial Data cabling)
• Proficiency building various customized cabling to include, but not limited to, CAT network cables, Fiber Optic network cables, serial cables, V.35 cables
• Experience installing, including LSA plus cabling systems, various types of patch panels to include but not limited to Cat V / VI, Fiber Optic
• Experience at installing and configuring Routers / Switches / Servers
• Knowledge of network routing and switching technologies
• Good knowledge of recent technological developments in communication management systems and LAN / WAN environment
• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team, experience of preparing technical documentation and Standard Operating Procedures
• Intermediate knowledge in troubleshooting TCP/IP related issues in a LAN and WAN environment
• Practical experience in the implementation, testing and maintenance of modern communications, or information systems in a LAN and WAN environment
• Sound knowledge of communications protocols and practical experience of using diagnostic test equipment (a plus)
• Commercial certifications; Fibre Optic, UTP Cabling, PRINCE, MCSA (a plus)
• Familiarity with military voice and data systems (a plus)
• Experience with DELL network equipment (a plus)
• Experience of preparing technical documentation and Standard Operating Procedures (a plus)
• Demonstrable evidence in maintaining knowledge of advances in Information Technology (a plus)