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Job ID: 51374

Location: Reston, VA

Posted: 7/15/2017

Category: Other

Experience: At least 2 year(s)

Education: See Requirements

Job Description


We are currently seeking a dynamic Network Operation (NOC) Analyst I to join our team at our office in Reston, VA.  The Network Operation (NOC) Analyst I will ensure timely and professional execution of a broad range of responsibilities, while maintaining high levels of customer service within a highly diverse environment. This role includes monitoring and maintaining the network, servers, and services which are critical to our business. The NOC Analyst I provides alert escalations and effective communications to IT and Beacon’s user community. Additional duties include answering helpdesk calls and performing basic Tier I support for general end user issues. Process adherence and detailed documentation is vital.  Work schedule available is Saturday through Tuesday, 7am to 5:30pm EST.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and maintaining the network, servers and services 24/7/365.
  • Monitors and maintains the network, servers and services in a 24x7x365 environment
  • Maintains internal (NOC) documentation per process and procedures
  • Runs applicable jobs without error, in accordance with established production schedules and instructions
  • Maintains all applicable logs and journals and provides thorough review and hand-off to following shift Analysts
  • Responsible for basic troubleshooting of network routers and switches to isolate the trouble and take appropriate action to resolve
  • Answers helpdesk calls and provides Tier 1 end user support such as, but not limited to, password resets, access issue resolution, end point device issues, and ticket creation
  • Applies an understanding of current hardware, software and proprietary applications to independently troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve basic to intermediate technical issues within required response time, quality and productivity standards
  • Applies comprehensive customer service skills in all interactions with end users and colleagues, utilizing communication and collaboration best practices
  • Maintains one’s knowledge and skills in basic network and system administration, hardware, software applications, and operating systems through self-learning, in-house training, and/or applicable coursework
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned and required

Position Requirements:

Education : High school diploma or equivalent required. At least two years of technical coursework is required.  A combination of technical certifications and relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of the two years of technical coursework.    


  • Desired Certifications:
    • Cisco: CCNA
    • Microsoft: MCTS or MCSA
    • A+
    • Network+
    • ITIL v3
    • Help Desk Institute Certification(s)
    • COMPTA

Relevant Work Experience:    At least two years of progressively responsible experience in a multi-platform (i.e. IBM, Intel, Unix, Cisco or similar) Computer Operations environment or Computer Operations Help Desk is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :

  • Analytical and problem solving ability
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Group presentation and public speaking skills
  • Collaboration and team-oriented work philosophy
  • Customer service skills

Software, Hardware, Program Languages:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project)
  • AS400 – IBM I and/or Unix - (Basic level CLI)
  • Windows OS
  • Networking and System Administration


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Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled




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