Senior Network Engineer

  • Rome, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

NCI is a worldwide provider of leading-edge enterprise services and solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Healthcare, and Civilian Government agencies.

Job Description

NCI: The Senior Network Engineer ( Network Engineer , Senior ) will provide support to the Air Force Research Lab.  You will become part of a multi-discipline team responsible for supporting Cisco network equipment and supporting ancillary equipment such as KVM switches, UPS units, and network based environmental monitors.


  • Perform Configuration Management tasks, such as data base updates, equipment verification, circuit inventory and network maps maintenance.
  • Support ancillary equipment such as KVM switches, UPS units, and network based environmental monitors.
  • Perform net flow analysis, network capacity planning and wireless site survey and planning.
  • Operate and maintain Cisco network equipment at the Access, Distribution and Core levels.
  • Work in a team environment providing both oral and written communication at a high level regarding technical concepts to both technical staff as well as the government customer.
  • Prioritize and direct the activities of Mid-Junior level network engineers.
  • Provide mentoring and career development support to team members.
  • Support the following networking technologies.
    • Cisco IOS at an expert level
    • UNIX/Linux at a user level
    • HP OpenView/Intermapper (SNMP Collection Station)
    • Wireshark or other protocol analyzers
    • Routing Protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP4)
    • Layer Two Switching
    • Port Security
    • 802.1x
    • Subnetting, Multicast
    • Quality of Service (QOS)
    • Cisco ACS
    • Cisco Nexus 7010 Series Switches
    • Cisco 1252 Wireless Access Points
    • Cisco Routers
    • Cisco Switches
    • Cisco Multi-service platforms
    • Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
    • Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
    • Wireless LAN Controller (WLC)
    • Call Manager Express (VOIP Management)
    • Ciscoworks



  • Active DoD Secret clearance and/or the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret.
  • CompTIA Security+ certification within 30 days of start date.
  • Cisco CCNA certification obtained within six (6) months of start date.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Ten (10) plus years experience operating and maintaining a Metropolitan or Campus Area Network.


  • Experience operating and maintaining an Air Force Base Area Network.
  • Experience with participating in a formalized Network Configuration Control Board (CCB) process.
  • Familiarity with DoD and US Air Force instructions and regulations on network security and operation.
  • Five (5)+ years experience operating and maintaining a DoD network.