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Cisco Associate Systems Engineer

Custom Computer Specialists Hauppauge Full-Time
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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. 


  • 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


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

Recommended skills

Information Security
Time Management
Local Area Networks
Decision Making
Server (Computer Science)
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Right People, Right Results is not just our tag line - it is our obsession. It drives our behavior, our culture and our work. It’s why business leaders continue to trust Custom Computer Specialists with their most important asset - their reputation. Since 1979, IT leaders with a commitment for leveraging technology to better serve their customers have partnered with Custom’s Right People to deliver the Right Results. Our “Clients for Life” approach to the marketplace has enabled Custom to maintain extremely high client retention rates.

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