Information Systems Installation Engineer - 26386 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description


Position Summary:

The NCTE Information Systems Installation Engineer is responsible for assisting in the installation of NCTE equipment at host sites throughout the United States and selected international locations, according to pre-determined configurations and plans.  The installation engineer will be required to interpret installation design plans (CAD drawings), and implement the installation according to those plans, making local modifications where required, appropriate and directed by the Team Leader. Additionally, the Installation engineer will ensure that NCTE Installations are completed in a timely, consistent, high quality, and professional manner.  This is a hands-on position; the Installation engineer is expected to work alongside the installation team leader to complete all tasking on time, and to take a primary role in terminating fiber optic and CAT 6 cable. Finally, the Installation engineer must ensure that all installations are completed in accordance with relevant Navy instructions and security directives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.      Develop and submit travel plans and requests to the team leader, according to NSWC/NCTE policy.

2.      At times, travel independently for cable and cable management installations.

3.      Conduct NCTE Installations, to include rack, network, and computer equipment installation, power connection, and cable fabrication, as assigned by the installation Team Leader.

4.      Assist in conducting System Operational Verification Testing (SOVT) and quality control testing for completed installations.

5.      Assist in the return shipment of retrograde NCTE Equipment and tools to NCAMS, RHR or other warehouse, in collaboration with NCTE Logisticians.

6.      Assist in revising/red-lining Installation Design Plan drawings to reflect minor changes made during actual construction (i.e., provide as-built information to NCTE Draftsman).

Education and Experience:

1.      High School Diploma + 4 years of related experience OR Associate's degree in related discipline + 2 years of experience.  (Bachelor’s in a related discipline acceptable but not required).

2.      3 years of experience installing complex Information Technology (IT) systems, to include network installation.

3.      3 years of IT installation experience within a military or government context (can be concurrent with number 2 above).

4.      Experience with conducting IT system installations in classified environments.

5.      Experience with Protected Distribution System installation is a significant benefit.

6.      Familiarity with USN EKMS Devices is a significant benefit.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

1.      Ability to read, understand, and implement IT system installations based upon engineering level installation design plan drawings.

2.      An understanding of electrical and HVAC concepts, specifically related to systems required to support IT installations. This includes the concepts of electrical grounding, heat/power conversion, and IT System cooling principles and best practices.

3.      Ability to correctly and successfully terminate fiber optic and copper Category 6 Ethernet cables.

4.      Basic knowledge of SECNAV INST M5510.36

5.      Familiarity with SPAWAR Shore Installation Process Handbook.

6.      Ability to lift 30 pounds, and work on ladders.

7.      Ability to spend significant portions of the year in a travel status, away from home base.

Security:  Must be a US Citizen, able to obtain a Secret security clearance.  Preference given to candidates with an active DoD Secret Clearance.



Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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