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NCDOT- Technical Specialist
Ref No.: 17-04944
Location: raleigh, North Carolina
Start Date / End Date: 09/02/2017 to 08/31/2018
Short Description: The primary purpose of this position is to provide senior level expertise in LAN/WAN network capacity & cost monitoring and planning. Provide detailed reports from data to show critical outages, WAN capacity and Network IP space availability.

Complete Description: This position is for a senior LAN/WAN engineer, and will support the data network infrastructure serving NCDOT across 530+ locations. The primary purpose of this position is to provide senior level expertise in LAN/WAN network capacity & cost monitoring and planning. This support will also include designing, documenting, deploying and supporting LAN and WAN network equipment, and services. Senior experience with network availability and capacity planning tools and techniques is required. This staff must be a senior network engineer with operational experience deploying and supporting data networking in a large and complex environment. Experience with WAN services, Cisco Systems access and distribution LAN switching products supporting data and VOIP, as well as data center class products such as Nexus are required. This staff will be part of a team of network engineers supporting a mixed environment of Ayaya (formerly Nortel Enterprise) LAN equipment, Riverbed, Cisco Systems and Meraki products.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:
Required:
* Extensive experience with data network capacity planning techniques and tools, for LAN and WAN services.
* Hands on senior knowledge of and experience with implementing & supporting current Cisco LAN switching products for access, distribution, core and data center solutions.
* A minimum of 10 years experience in IT including demonstrated experience in various technical disciplines.
* A minimum of 5 years experience with Cisco LAN switching products.
* Senior level knowledge of TCP/IP networking, IP subnetting, and networking technologies.
* Senior level troubleshooting skillset related to LAN and WAN technologies, such as data capture and analysis.
* Ability to professionally document proposals and as-built network solutions.

Preferred:
- Experience designing, implementing and supporting Cisco Nexus products in a data center environment.
- Experience designing, implementing and supporting "Flexpod " solutions using Cisco Nexus and NetApp.
- Experience designing, implementing and supporting networking components of Cisco UCS implementations.
- Experience designing, implementing and supporting network segmentation in a data center environment using Cisco ASA firewall solutions
- Experience designing, implementing and supporting Avaya (formerly Nortel Enterprise) LAN products.
- Experience designing, implementing and supporting Meraki products.
- CCNA, CCNP, CCIE

Required / Desired Skills
Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
network availability and capacity planning tool experience
Required
7
Years
Documentation using power point, Visio, Excel or other methods to present availability and capacity findings
Highly desired
7
Years
Configure, implement and support Meraki wireless products.
Desired
1
Years
Cisco access and distribution LAN switching
Nice to have
3
Years
Questions
Description
Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
All work must be completed on site. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 3
Candidate must be able to attend an interview in person. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4
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Question 5
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Question 6
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Question 7
Vendor must notify the agency if any portion of the requirements listed in this task order are to be outsourced to other countries. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 8
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Question 9
Please note – that if your candidate is selected for hire, the Iran Divestment Act Certification form must be completed and uploaded to the Compliance tab as a part of the onboarding process. This form must be received within a timely manner (expectation 1 business day). Without this form, the Purchase Order cannot be generated and your candidate cannot begin work. Do you accept this requirement?