1+ months

Deployment Engineer

Charleston, SC 29401


AbleVets, A Cerner Company, provides healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced Deployment Engineer to support information technology projects for our customers. The position will be based on site at our customers facility in Charleston, South Carolina.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

The candidate will be responsible for installing and troubleshooting Network Security Suite solutions at government sites.  Depending on the scope of the effort, there will be a mixture of remote installations and on-site government site support.  These installations will require the individual to work in a team setting and collaborate on installation methodology, device configuration, site training, and documentation.  The individual will also be responsible for ongoing support of the government sites Network Security Suite.  Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform pre-installation site surveys either desktop (remote) or on-site surveys
  • Configure, install, upgrade and maintain network hardware and software infrastructure including switches, routers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, and gateways
  • Ensure that all network equipment complies with various requirements such as STIGS
  • Analyze and resolve faults ranging from major system crashes to forgotten passwords
  • Undertake routine preventative measures and implement, maintain, and monitor network security
  • Ensure corporate security compliance
  • Work closely with other departments/organizations and collaborate with other IT staff on infrastructure activities
  • Plan and implement future IT development projects and undertake project work including project management


  • Bachelors degree and zero (0) years of experience. An additional three (3) years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirement
  • Must possess an active T5 (SSBI) investigation with current eligibility
  • Must possess one of the following or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire - DOD 8570 IAT Level II compliant certifications:
    • CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP
  • Experienced in implementing system security policies and providing security solutions
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter that can work under general direction in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • Must be a team player that can work under pressure with good written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to travel up to 25% - Domestically and Internationally

Preferred / Desired Skills:

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance preferred
  • Strong working knowledge with routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and virtual private Network devices. 
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP routing and subnetting
  • Good understanding of local and wide area networking and be able to troubleshoot network issues
  • Extensive knowledge of various Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, MRV and Cisco ONS 15454 devices and respective operating systems
  • General knowledge of LAN/WAN architectures
  • Experience with Windows, Linux, DNS, VMware, and DOD/DISA STIG requirements a plus
  • Must be able to train others on various computer software and hardware

EEO Statement

AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 


Posted: 2020-06-15 Expires: 2020-08-19

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