Position Description

Associate Systems Engineer
Location Hauppauge, NY
Company Order Number 1978
# of openings 1
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Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. is the #1 Technical Consultant in the Northeast now celebrating 40 years in business!  We continue to successfully provide network integration, support services, products solutions, and applications services to our valued clients in the northeast.  Our focus is simple...our goal is to make technology easy and to help our clients use it as effectively as possible.

Custom is seeking a Cisco Systems Engineer to be a part of our growing team dedicated to providing an “unmatched client experience” in all areas of service delivery.

Custom’s engineering team is a close-knit, diverse group of qualified Systems Engineers, Associate System Engineers and Technicians dedicated to delivering quality IT projects. The team holds advance certifications in Cisco, Microsoft, Genetec, Microsoft, and VMware.

Our team of Systems Engineers are responsible for creating and delivering technology solutions for our clients.  This position involves significant customer interaction and requires strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills. We are looking for detailed oriented Engineers that take pride in their work, and look to grow within the organization. 

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ experience with a system integrator implementing  Cisco networks, general server knowledge and video surveillance experience a plus. 

This position is based in Hauppauge, NY and requires some travel to client sites. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside Custom’s engineering teams on implementation projects for our Education clients.

  • Configuring, installing and troubleshooting Infrastructure/Wireless/Video Surveillance Networks

  • Ability to read and update CAD floor plans

  • Clear understanding of network designs

  • Accurately understand and document client environment  pre and post project designs

  • Work directly with Clients during deployments to meet or exceed client satisfaction

  • Provide documented summations of work assignments including client sign off, punch lists and resolutions

Qualifications:

CCNA certification 

Understanding of fundamentals of networking concepts

Hands on experience with Local Area Network (LAN) & Wireless LAN

Basic knowledge of IP Networking Protocol

Knowledge and hands on experience with physical network connectivity

Knowledge of Cat 5/6 cable and fiber cable technologies and connections

Knowledge of Cisco network devices, including switches, PIX firewall/ASAs, wireless controllers, and access points

Knowledge and experience with installing and configuring of Cisco and or Aruba wireless controllers and access points

Experience installing and configuring Cisco Switches

Ability to identify and have hands on experience with Cisco network devices – Servers (IBM, HP, DELL), routers) etc.

Hands on experience in upgrading and downgrading IOS images on Cisco devices

Ability to create Cisco / network equipment list based on technical needs

Must be able to document network integration changes and updates

Effective communicator with the ability to effectively communicate with team mates and clients

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Skilled with organization, decision making and time management

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred (not required)

  • MCSE, or any other industry certifications

  • Hands on experience with Genetec Omnicast or Security Center 

  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems

Custom Computer Specialists Offers:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits including:
    • Medical and dental plans
    • Company Paid Vision and Short and long term disability plans
    • Flexible spending programs including Healthcare, Dependent Care, Transit and Parking
    • 401K with employer match
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Onsite Fitness Center (or gym membership reimbursement for client based employees)
    • Company paid life Insurance
    • Paid holidays and vacation
    • Technical certification gift card rewards program

Come experience our unique culture and see how our “right people, right results” philosophy has led to our outstanding success!  We are great place to start your IT career!

EEO Statement:

Custom Computer Specialists is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

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