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Network Laboratory Specialist

Location: Crystal City, VA
Job # 1572316
Date Posted: 08-31-2012
We are looking for a Network Laboratory Specialist. Based in the Crystal City area. You will be responsible for working along side the enterprise laboratory lead in the testing environment that supports innovation, piloting, testing, and quality control of existing systems.  The enterprise laboratory facilitates evaluation of new capabilities, testing of existing capabilities, and load/scale testing of agency solutions. Responsibilities also include conceiving an enterprise laboratory environment, assisting with the transitioning from the existing environment to the target state, establishing laboratory procedures and processes, building out the laboratory, and running the day-to-day operations of the laboratory.
Essential Functions:
  • Performs the evaluation of new capabilities, testing of existing capabilities, and load/scale testing of agency solutions.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and recommend lifecycle replacement of physical equipment in the laboratory.
  • Perform technology pilots, test evaluations, and analysis of alternatives supporting agency quality assurance testing, interoperability and load testing, product evaluations, and product configuration.
  • Perform the work according to the schedule of events, pilots, and other laboratory activities.
  • Assist with Identifying new and emerging technologies that are relevant to the agency and recommend appropriate technologies to the Lead Lab Manager.
  • Participates in configuring, operating, and  maintaining one or more local networks including those found in instructional laboratories.  Tasks include, but are not limited to operations, moves, adds, changes, trouble detection/correction, path testing, and general maintenance. 
  • Perform testing to ensure compatibility with the current operating environment and to equipment capability.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other unrelated discipline OR equivalent experience in a technical or business discipline.
  • At least 5 or more years of experience in Lab environment and 7 plus years in the IT field.
Jaineen Brown
Crossroads Employment Services, LLC
Director of Recruiting

Please contact me with any questions, email is best!


(w) 301-442-9652

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