Associate Systems Engineer in Hauppauge, NY at Custom Computer Specialists, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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 but requires a vehicle and travel into the 5 boroughs 75% of the time.


  • 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 a plus
  • 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 advance your IT career!

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.