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Federal - Senior Consulting Engineer - Electronic Classroomsat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 21000329
Updated: Feb 15, 2021
Location: Norfolk, VA, United States

Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) is one the largest IT services program for the Navy and U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), supporting approximately 400,000 seats around the world.  Under SMIT, the SMIT contractor will provide enterprise services to the Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN), Navy-Marine Corps Internet (NMCI), and OCONUS Navy Enterprise Network (ONE-Net) including transport, datacenter, network operations, service desk, cybersecurity, and managed services.  CDW-G will be supporting the SMIT contractor in several of these service areas.

CDW’s vision is to be the best national provider of Advanced Technology Solutions. We will achieve this reputation by continuing to delight our customers and being the employer of choice for Advanced Technology Solutions. Senior Consulting Engineers at CDW are smart, hard-working Engineers who enjoy teaming with other best and brightest Engineers on highly visible, technically challenging projects and offerings. We are looking for high-caliber, well-rounded professionals who are passionate about emerging technology, projects and consulting.

Electronic classrooms create new opportunities in teaching and learning by integrating computer, multimedia, audio-visual, and network technologies. These classrooms are equipped with ceiling-mounted video projectors, sound systems, computers, VCR/DVD combo units or Blu-ray players, and document cameras.

  • Provide client consultation: perform analyses of customer security needs and recommend, design, and implement secure learning environments.
  • Provide technology support: install, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot audio visual products, providing solutions to complex hardware/software problems.
  • Test new product configurations: implement test plans, evaluate test equipment and design test environments.
  • Effectively communicate technology issues and product capabilities through both high-quality written documents unstructured interviews to all levels of client.
  • Keep up to date with related products; develop and compete an education plan to grow your skills consistent with client needs.
  • Participate in various IT projects intended to continually improve/upgrade electronic classroom solutions.
  • Follow life-cycle oriented processes and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems.
  • Assist in the management of projects using CDW's project management methodology.
  • Regularly interface with technical and business staff of customers, including the project sponsor and stakeholders of projects in more complex engagements.
  • Serve as technical point of contact on customer engagements.
  • Create and execute test plans to meet project requirements for assigned components.
  • Identify and communicate potential opportunities for cross-selling to the sales team.
  • Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work.
  • Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates.
  • Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer’s satisfaction and approval.
  • Work with Professional Services Managers, ATAE's, Project Managers and customers to manage expectations and timelines to ensure expectations and commitments are being met.
  • Conducts/leads design workshops for complex designs to meet customer, business and technical objectives.
  • Proactively develops plans and activities to avoid problems.
  • Educates the customer on solution as appropriate throughout the life of the project or service life.

Required Qualifications

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance or higher
  • DoD 8570 level II IAT Certification
  • Bachelor degree in business, computer science, a related technical degree or equivalent
  • Five years’ experience delivering complex technical solutions including planning, development, implementation and support
  • Minimum 2 years consulting experience
  • Minimum of one year experience in programming or analytical work
  • Ability to work weekends and/or off hours as necessary to meet clients' needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders
  • Proven ability to maintain and create technical documentation for the enterprise-level customers
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to demonstrate solid attention to detail and a penchant for accuracy
  • History of balancing competing priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
  • Attention to detail on inventory and logistics is important
  • Physically able to push, pull or lift up to 50 pounds of equipment. The team lift system must be utilized for loads weighing more than 50 pounds
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% or as needed to other CDW locations or client sites
  • Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information. Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology. Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize. Ability to apply common sense in performing job. Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Consulting experience preferred
  • Experience implementing, migrating, and upgrading
Job Category: Engineering General
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 50%

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