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Specialist Senior High
Ref No.: 18-00028
Location: Albany, New York
Start Date: 01/24/2018
Information Technology Services (ITS)

Is this a Project or Program specific request (e.g., Connections, SFS)?
If yes, please list the Project or Program Name:
Electronic Medical Record Project (EMR) PRJ0012105 and various Health Cluster projects within the agency as needed.
Please provide a short description of the project:
Upgrade network components to support Meraki Wireless installations at OMH Psychiatric Centers and associated clinics.
Please provide a full listing of the day to day tasks to be performed by the Consultant (be descriptive and specific):
Consultant will serve as a high-level network engineer and is responsible for understanding the needs of NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) customers and providing technical solutions while conforming to ITS's policies and standards. Consultant performs advanced design and configuration on agency network equipment including Cisco, Juniper, and Avaya. Will be responsible for the design and implementation of complex customer solutions.  Provides assistance with troubleshooting and performs break/fix activities on Cisco and Juniper network equipment.
Which Service Group is required?
Service Group 1. STANDARD TITLES
What is the number of staff being requested?
(maximum of 5)
Which Job Title Category is required?
Which Skill Level is required?
Which Skill Demand is required?
How many Candidate Response Forms are being requested per Contractor per position?     (1 or 2)
When is the Target Start Date?
(30 Business Days minimum from date of request)
How long is the engagement? (in months)
When is the estimated completion date?
Is this a Full or Part-Time Position (Full time is considered 40 Hours Per Week)?
Full Time
If  Part-Time, enter approximate number of hours per week:
What are the daily work hours? (note if negotiable or list preferred start and end time):
8 hour days with start time at or after 7:30
Where is the Home Base Region?
Region 1 - Capital Area
Where is the work office located?  Enter Building Name (if known) Full Street Address, City, and ZIP
50 Wolf Road , Albany,  NY  , 12205
What type of software is typically used by the Agency?  (e.g., Agency is an "IBM shop.”)
What type of hardware is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is a "Client shop.”)
Cisco, Juniper
Position Mandatory Qualifications
- Experience in the usage and support of a collection of development platforms, technical architectures, or business applications and products that run on those platforms, beyond that of a Programmer- The Authorized User may seek Specialists in the following areas (list is not exhaustive):• Backup and Recovery• Security
60 - 84 Months: Candidate is able to work without assistance and can provide leadership for others; may have advanced education
Requested Qualifications 
Associates Degree.
60 Months Demonstrated hands-on experience with design, implementation, and support of Juniper/Netscreen Firewalls.
60 Months   Demonstrated hands-on experience with design, implementation, and support of Cisco routing and switching.
60 Months   Experience with design, implementation, and support of LAN/ WAN technologies.
60 Months   Experience with support of routing protocols.
36 Months   Experience designing end to end solutions which can traverse multiple paths and data centers.
36 Months   Experience with design, implementation, and support of VOIP technologies.
36 Months   Experience with MPLS
36 Months   Experience using syslog for troubleshooting network issues.
36 Months   Experience with support of Cisco Wireless solutions.
Additional Information Requests:
Are there additional security requirements for the Authorized User?
Yes: ITS-NDA, fingerprinting, background check, CJIS Security Requirements and Certification, FTI Appendix, HIPAA, DTF 202
Will additional training possibly be required during the Engagement?
If Yes, provide description of anticipated training.
Contractors are required to attend mandatory workplace training. Examples of currently included courses are: Security Awareness, Preventing Sexual Harassment, Preventing Workplace Violence, etc.
What type, or manner, of Knowledge Transfer is requested during the engagement?
During the term of this assignment, knowledge transfer from the consultant/project team to State employees will be mandated. The knowledge transfer plan will be a written plan with details determined by the State Project Manager in collaboration with the selected contractor according to the specific program needs.
Is travel anticipated during the Engagement?
If Yes, please list anticipated frequency and locations for travel: