• AFNCR - Sr. Cisco Networking WAN / MAN

    Job Locations US-MD-Camp Springs
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    Bachelor's Degree
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  • Overview

    SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


    We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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    The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR, missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites. The major support areas required are: IT Operations and Maintenance; Plans, Projects, and Engineering (PP&E); and National Military Command Center (NMCC). The senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported require that the AFNCR operations never fail, resulting in a fast-paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Analyzes organization’s needs, conducts technical research, and implements appropriate solutions to meet Government needs and comply with established standards
    • Provides Enterprise network administration, configuration, and infrastructure management for servers, CISCO switches, CISCO routers, to include; wireless infrastructure, and Uninterruptible Power Supplies.
    • Ensures high availability of critical applications and servers while meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements (SLA).
    • Recommends to the leadership new infrastructure technologies.
    • Administers and configures Cisco based network infrastructure.
    • Designs, plans, manages, maintains, and supports network-related infrastructure.
    • Supports efforts with network design and technical direction.
    • Ensures environment is properly maintained and designed to support the AFNCR mission.

    Supports development and integration of applications and infrastructure services

    • Assists with network coordination, identify flaws and resolve system integration issues.
    • Identify improvements and introduce automation to improve processes and procedures.
    • Establishes, configures, administers, and manages authentication and load balancing servers.
    • Monitors security of devices and implement new configurations and upgrades for Enterprise devices.
    • Monitors and reports Enterprise WAN bandwidth utilization and circuit latency.
    • Plans and executes Enterprise software and hardware upgrades and revisions.
    • Conducts system analyses to resolve configuration and equipment problems.
    • Interfaces with third party vendors to assist with problem resolution.
    • Serves as focal point for problem resolution for AFNCR Enterprise network issues.


    Basic Qualifications:

    - Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 8+ years of related experience. Additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

    - Currently possess a DoD Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret in the future.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    - Experience working in a military command or operations center, particularly an Air Force Communications Focal Point (CFP)

    Experience working at the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB)

    Knowledge of Air Force, Pentagon, and/or AFNCR





    SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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