Network Specialist
NCW Resources LLC - Washington, DC

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Contract position for 5-6 months
Washington DC
Hourly Rate - depends on experience
Start Date - mid-march

We are seeking a Network Specialist to assist in rollout and deskside support activities. The selected individual will possess and apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. The Network Specialist will operate with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems and contribute to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.

Other Duties:
(a) Provide technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations; design, build, and implement network systems.
(b) Direct compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance; troubleshoot network performance issues; analyze network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.
(c) Monitor and respond to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems; interface with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
(d) Manage the purchase, testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems.
(e) Perform system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.
(f) Plan large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.
(g) Perform a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.

Education: Associate's Degree preferred.