NOC Technical Lead - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Job Description

• Provide technical leadership for the operations of a 24/7/365 Network Operations Center (NOC).

• The position is responsible for overseeing the monitoring and operational support of several thousand virtual and physical network components and systems for health and performance issues.

• Acts as primary technical resource for the installation, operation and troubleshooting of switches, routers, firewalls, and remote access devices.

• Provides technical oversite of a team of Tier 2 engineers for all operational issues including network, server, and operating system issues for the enterprise infrastructure.

• Uses monitoring, performance analysis, network management, software and hardware equipment to troubleshoot and isolate problems; gauge performance and activity.

• Creates reports on up time, bandwidth usage, server utilization, and other key metrics.

• Monitors automated and end user incident and outage reporting, troubleshoot, and resolve problems.

• Provide direct customer support when required.

• Strong belief in ownership, from identification, through resolution and validation of Operational issues.

• Follow defined escalation paths to ensure proper resolution.


Required Education/Skills:

• Bachelors degree and 9 years experience. A High School diploma and additional years experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree
• Must be eligible to obtain a valid US Public Trust clearance
Desired Skills:

• Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) highly desired

• Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification

• Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MSCE)
• Microsoft Certified Systems Expert (MSCE)
• ITIL® Foundation Level Certification Previous experience supporting and troubleshooting IOS, network and appliance issues reported through monitoring or customer submittals

• Cisco CCENT or Network +, CCNA, Security+ Familiarity with Enterprise IT environments (data and voice networks, IT security systems, policies and procedures)

• Experience with Cisco/Tandberg VTC, Cisco ISE, Juniper L2 switches Experience and certifications on Microsoft or Linux server, data center storage

• Experience with implementation of IT service management best practices such as change, problem, incident, configuration and service level management is strongly preferred.

• Ability to drive efficient resolution of all incidents through analytical and structured approaches to problem solving

• Experience in the development and refinement of processes and procedures to ensure efficient, repeatable and effective monitoring and troubleshooting of network and systems