Deployment Engineer-Remote

Herndon, VA
Work Type: Remote
  • Job Category: Engineering/Design
  • Travel: Yes, 50% of the time
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret
  • Req ID: 2024-8400


Job Summary:

Akima Data Management (ADM), an Akima company, is looking to hire a Deployment Engineer that is willing to travel to different client locations; primarily CONUS with some OCONUS site. Position is remote; however, this position will be required to travel.

Fundamental skills to configure, and manage modern, open standards-based networking solutions for small-to-midsized camps, posts, and stations. Able to implement, configure, and manage advanced Aruba WLAN enterprise solutions. Includes an understanding of: Device hardening, implementation of security at the edge with AAA, basic roles and firewall policies, dynamic segmentation, endpoint classification, basic threat detection technologies, and collecting logs and alarms.

The Field Installer will work as part of a crew performing various tasks such as pulling, terminating and testing copper or fiber cabling, site surveys, rack-n-stack and documentation. Working knowledge in the use of hand tools, including various punch tools, test equipment, and various power tools such as hammer drills and saws.  Must have a working knowledge of the various types of copper and/or fiber cable and termination hardware as well as termination and testing procedures used on a day-to-day basis.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Extensive Travel (primarily CONUS with some OCONUS).

  • Flexibility working with team members in different time zones.

  • Supports site teleconferences, readiness reviews, site assessments.

  • Develops implementation documentation and drawings.

  • Installs server rack, mount equipment, dress and label cables.

  • Provides In-Brief, Out-Brief and informal training to site customer.

  • Solid problem-solving skills and the ability to work efficiently and independently as required.

  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications including MS VISIO for generating documentation.

  • Provides various reporting information to corporate and customer as requested.

  • Must be able to work in military structured environment.

  • Ability to climb ladders and work in high spaces.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work in construction environment.

  • Ability to differentiate color, for termination color coding.

  • Must be able to stay on feet for long periods of time.

  • Responsible for the overall systems infrastructure including engineering, implementation and integration, and technical services and support. Designs, implements, installs, maintains, and administers infrastructures including hardware, software, and various configurations.

  • Monitors overall performance to proactively identify potential issues and tune appropriately.

  • Performs root cause analysis on failed components and implements corrective measures.

  • Works with others to establish and improve processes and procedures.

  • Performs work under minimal supervision.

  • Handles complex issues and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff. May act as lead.

  • Typically requires BA and 5-7 years.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have 3+ years of experience in DoD communication.

  • Experience/knowledge of/with Wiring and Cabling.

  • Must be willing and able to learn and retain information.

  • Must be able to work independently and in team environments.

  • Able to read construction drawings and other project documents.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Secret Clearance preferred.

  • Lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds required. 

  • 50% travel.

  • Experience with fiber terminations and with Fluke test equipment.

  • Able to obtain Secret Level Clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • BICIS Certification.

  • DODi 8140.01 IAT Level 2 certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP).


Job: Engineering/Design

Travel: Yes, 50% of the time

Organization: ADM - Akima Data Management

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-8400