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Job #: R-00051282
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is hiring for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Center for Information Technology (CIT)’s Network Services (NS) and Unified Communications & Collaboration (UCC) contracts in the Bethesda/Rockville areas of MD.

This program provides operations and maintenance (O&M) support for network systems and devices required to provide secure and always-on infrastructure services in a 24x7 environment including, change management, Unified Communication and cybersecurity.

CIT provides cost effective computer services, technical advice and collaboration in the computational sciences in support of the research and management programs of NIH. CIT operates and maintains the Enterprise Network that provides network services for more than 45,000 users in NIH, HHS, and other Government agencies.

The Enterprise Network Service is supported by systems from Cisco, Palo Alto, F5, Science Logic and a variety of other vendors. Additionally, CIT provides the following services Hosting, Business Application, Facilities, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Desktop Support, Helpdesk, Identity and Access Management services needed to provide comprehensive Information Technology (IT) services.

Network Services (NS) is a Service Area within the CIT that operates and manages the state-of-the art network infrastructure 24 hours per day 7 days a week for the NIH community. NS is comprised of the following four sections – Operations, Architecture, Security and Program Management.

CIT Unified Communications & Collaboration (UCC) Service directs the engineering, design, implementation, and operation support of NIH enterprise UCC infrastructure including voice, IM/Presence, video streaming, conferencing, web conferencing and collaboration, and messaging infrastructure services for the NIH to facilitate the use of scientific, administrative, and other business applications.

Technology Tools:

  • Science Logic One
  • RedSeal
  • LiveNX
  • AlgoSec
  • NetLine Dancer
  • Graphana
  • StealthWatch
  • ZEN (Government-Off-The-Shelf)
  • PerSonar
  • Cisco ISE
  • Cisco APIC/ACI Cluster Management
  • Cisco AnyConnect
  • Cisco DNA
  • SecureCRT
  • Infoblox
  • Riverbed
  • Gigamon
  • VMWare VSphere
  • Struxerware
  • xMatters
  • NetScout Air Magnet
  • Cisco Sourcefire
  • Palo Alto Wildfire
  • F5 Big IP
  • RedHat
  • Radware DDOS
  • Tenable
  • Active Directory
  • Splunk
  • MS Exchange
  • MS Team
  • WebEx
  • Skype
  • Polycom
  • AMX
  • Biamp
  • Extron
  • EMC
  • Adobe
  • ServiceNow

Roles available:

  • Program Manager
  • Deputy Program Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Deputy Project Manager
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Operations Section Manager
  • Deputy Operations Section Manager
  • Network Operations Team Lead
  • Data Center Operations Team Lead
  • Change Manager
  • Security Section Manager
  • Deputy Security Manager
  • Security Team Lead
  • Application Delivery Team Lead
  • Tools Team Lead
  • Security ISSO
  • Architecture Section Manager
  • Deputy Architecture Manager
  • Senior Network Architect
  • Network Architect
  • Senior Network Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Senior AV Engineer
  • AV Engineer
  • Application GUI Designer
  • Telecom Specialist
  • UCC Installation Technician
  • Sr Software Engineer

Candidates should have the ability to obtain a Public Trust level Clearance.

Minimum Qualifications:
Various levels of roles will be filled, all roles require the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical field and at least 5 to 8 years related technical experience

Positions are contingent upon contract award


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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Network Administration and Ops

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