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Network Deployment Specialist--Vermont

Req #: 239552
Location: Williston, VT US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

Team CACI has an exciting and challenging opportunity available for a Network Deployment Specialist supporting a DHS customer’s wide-area (WAN), local-area (LAN) and campus-area (CAN) networks across multiple security domains. The candidate will be supporting USCIS Network Infrastructure which will include routers, switches, Load Balancers, riverbed, firewalls, wireless access points, ISE and wireless concentrators and IDS/IPS devices. Working closely with the USCIS Networking Engineer, Networking Operations and Architect team, the candidate is expected to assist in design and implementation to scale network automation and manage complex deployment via automation and increase the productivity using the Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Testing (CI/CD/CT) workflow.  The candidate will work cooperatively, collaboratively and transparently with all associated organizations to support Network. This role necessarily deals with highly confidential and sensitive information, and the role is expected to confirm to best handling practices.

What You’ll Get to Do:

Experienced technical individual contributor will work independently with limited supervision and manage projects/processes, coaches and reviews the work of lower level professionals. Influences others regarding system design, solutions and procedures when faced with difficult and complex problems. The Network Deployment Specialist will be actively involved with other technical staff through explanation of facts, policies and practices.  Solving difficult and complex problems.  Communicates and influences project/team leaders within and outside of the job function at project/program regarding solution design, processes and/or approaches.

More About the Role:

  • DMZ Network infrastructure knowledge including topology, security policies, firewalls and the L2/L3 switch and router infrastructure is required
  • Willing to travel 25-35% of the time.
  • Inventory management across multiple regions.
  • Handle ad-hoc incoming inquiries and problems to ensure the construction programs continue schedule
  • Creation of project scope and equipment requirements assist with request for proposals, and capital requests.
  • Understand the mechanisms used to operate and maintain one of the world’s most complex networks.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to work across multiple time zones
  • Evolve agency’s vision by delivering a rigorous approach to IT modernization and transformations across the program
  • Support and strengthen agency’s governance, enterprise architecture, and cloud migration frameworks
  • Evaluate and prioritize modernization initiatives with agency
  • Network deployment travel is required to regional and national sites
  • Assists with network designs, floor designs, analyses, tests and implementation of state-of-the-art secure network devices.
  • Plans and implements tech refreshes, upgrades and new equipment installs
  • Manages project for decommissioning, equipment retirement and obsolescence
  • Collaborate with field support facing teams to define technology migration strategies and approaches
  • Solid understanding of network fundamentals, experience implementing local area networks and internet connectivity, experience managing network device security, experience implementing WAN and basic IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity
  • Experience operating, maintaining, configuring, making changes to, and troubleshooting Cisco devices:
    • ASA firewall
    • routers
    • switches
    • VPN
  • Interface with key internal stakeholders (e.g. Networking, Data Center Engineering, PMs, Data Center Management, security, etc.) to obtain their requirements and drive vendors to adhere to these key elements.
  • Interface with data center providers to drive equipment and circuit installations.
  • Understand the technical requirements of our engineering teams and ensure the completed project meets these requirements.
  • Create detailed network planning packs to build scalable and future proof infrastructure.
  • Understand fiber deployment types and insure that diversity requirements that are required are met.
  • Experience in TCP/IP, ACLs, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, NAT, QoS, SNMP, and VoIP.
  • Experience with Solarwinds monitoring and IP Address Management (IPAM)
  • Experience with network protocol analyzers
  • Experience with IPSS, MPLS and MTIPs
  • Evaluates modern technologies to optimize network efficiency
  • In depth knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols
  • Functional understanding of network Layer 2 /3 switching and routing protocols
  • Functional understanding of diverse set of networked applications and terms requiring application traffic management solutions, including HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, FTP, DHCP, DNS, NTP, ANYCAST services, NAT and others
  • Inform management in a clear, concise, and timely manner of any customer or network related issues

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Willingness to travel 25-35% of time doing scheduled network deployments as directed by the Government
  • A minimum of three (3) years of subject matter experience in network architecture around WAN/LAN, Routing, Switching, Optimization and extensive exposure with Cloud Service Providers
  • Required Certification: CCNA (in one of the following Data Center, Routing & Switching, Service Provider, Voice, Storage Networking, etc.)
  • College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline.  15 years of experience is acceptable in lieu of degree
  • An active Entrance on Duty (EOD) is required to begin employment and must be maintained as a requirement of continued employment
  • Proven experience with Agile, sprints and DevOps concepts
  • Experience working with a Scrum Master, Daily Scrum meetings, sprints and written deliverables
  • Familiarity with the following technologies: Cisco 95xx and 6509-E, Cisco C7010/C5596 Nexus Switches, Cisco 55xx ASA Firewalls, DHS Compliance Checks, Software Defined Networking, SD WAN, and Network Monitoring Tools
  • Developing IT Solutions in collaboration with engineering teams
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment and decision-making skills
  • Proven communicator and leader. Must be able to work well in an environment facilitating a large group of government and other contractor personnel to achieve a common goal
  • Using scrum development methodology with JIRA
  • Writing process requirements, technical design documents, and standard operating procedures
  • Collaborating with cross functional global and remote teams with diverse backgrounds
  • Understanding the motivations and interests of stakeholders and tailor discussions and presentations accordingly
  • Discovering, understanding, documenting, and communicating both quantitative and qualitative value and costs of alternative solutions
  • Producing cross-functional process flows with tools such as PowerPoint or Visio Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Proven communicator and leader. Must be able to work well in an environment facilitating a large group of government and other contractor personnel to achieve a common goal
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible – The environment is highly dynamic. You will be expected to keep up with the changing environment while ensuring a high-level of operational effectiveness along with sprint work items and deliverables due the end of each sprint
  • Detail oriented
  • Team Player – This role is part of a much larger team

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Relevant DHS focused experience
  • CCNP certifications preferred
  • Cisco Prime, Cisco ISE, SolarWinds, Infoblox, Equinix, Riverbed, New Relic and Splunk experience preferred

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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