• 02-Mar-2018 to 31-May-2019 (EST)
  • Professional Services
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Mercom Corporation is seeking qualified candidates for a Network Engineer in the Ft. Meade, MD area. This position will be directly supporting multiple agencies within Intelligence Community and requires an active TS/SCI clearance. The candidate will perform tasks in support of Mission Critical IT operations and will be tasked with the timely completion of assigned duties. Day to day tasks can and will have direct impact on warfighters stationed throughout the world. The ideal candidate for this position would be one that can work well under pressure and can also work in a team environment and/or on individual projects.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Performs services to enable all aspects of the network to include maintenance, sustainment of existing networks, and identification/correction of complex internetwork issues.
  2. Maintaining data, voice and/or video network hardware and systems;
  3. Investigating and resolving network and hardware matters of significance;
  4. Researches, analyzes, isolates and resolving errors;
  5. Assesses and updates older networks as needed and in accordance with specified plans.
  6. Providing escalated Tier-2 and Tier-3 technical support on data, voice or video networks;
  7. Answers technical questions; recommends and Implementing approved course of action.
  8. Installing network applications on network servers or voice equipment;
  9. Maintaining, tests, researches and resolving problems.
  10. Designing, implementing and maintaining various networks such as LAN, CAN, and voice systems in accordance with specified requirements.
  11. Preparing data or voice network diagrams and drawings to document and assist in communicating current operational status of networks.
  12. Performing data or voice network configurations and configuration changes of various voice or data equipment such as routers, switches, intelligent hubs, multi-function switches, end offices, signaling transfer points, PBX, voice mail, call management systems, etc. to enhance performance.
  13. Serves as a role model to less experienced personnel.

Basic Qualifications:  

  • Four (4) years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity are required.
  • Associate's degree in engineering technology from an accredited college is required (or equivalent experience).
  • An IAT level II baseline certification required CCNA, or equivalent, certification or higher required.
  • Experience with installation and configuration of any levels of network devices, such as firewalls, switches, routers, cabling, Cisco, Brocade, or Juniper devices is a plus.

Required Clearance:

Candidate must have a TS/SCI polygraph clearance


Mercom Corporation is a Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) and a Small Disadvantaged Business. With offices both Pawleys Island, SC and Fairfax, VA, Mercom provides our customers with unique solutions based on state of the art technologies for today and tomorrow. We pride ourselves in understanding our customer's requirements and assisting them in improving their network and security infrastructure while maintaining a high level of service and dedication to integrity. Our focus is combining the best technology with the best people, affording our clients the finest solution with first class customer service and dedication to excellence. Mercom is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. In addition to maintaining ISO 9001:2008, Mercom is CMMIDEV /3 certified.

Mercom Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, national origin, or any other legally protected status.

Mercom is a drug-free workplace.

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