Network Specialist- Edison, NJ

Location: Edison, NJ

Department: Telecommunications and Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Marine Spill Response Corporation has an opening for a Field Network System Specialist (FNSS) in Edison NJ, who is ready to start their career with the leader in the oil spill response industry


The Field Network System Specialist provides computer network and communication services in support of regional and corporate activities. The individual needs to be quality-oriented, independent self-starter and able to deliver installation/ operation/ troubleshooting with minimal supervision.


  • Install, operate, and maintain:
    • LAN/WAN networks
    • Cisco routing, switching, wireless and VoIP
    • Firewalls
    • End Point Security
    • VoIP phone systems and associated equipment
  • Provide secondary radio, satellite transmission equipment, and desktop support
  • Experience in a multidiscipline Information System Department, including network administration and computer data infrastructure would be preferred
  • Ability to design/install/monitor a temporary network for 800 - 1000 endpoints, including power distribution. Ability to communicate/coordinate installation and operation of the network with a team of 5-10 personnel.
  • During response operations, the FNSS will be required to set up, operate, and maintain a mobile communications van housing satellite, network, and radio equipment
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • CISCO hardware (router/switch/AP/wireless controller) and IOS familiarity
  • 4+ years of field experience
  • Ability to explain technical issues to non-technical personnel in layman’s terms
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to remain current with changing technology
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to travel as needed, including oil spill/drill responses as described above.
  • Ability to report to the work location within a 2-hour recall notice and potentially travel to emergency response locations for an extended period of time.  Occasionally employees will be required to work during weekends and holidays.
  • Successful completion of an 8 Hour HAZWOPER training course.
  • Travel as required by business need; travel is estimated at least 20%.   
  • Employment is contingent upon: 
    • a successful background check,  
    • drug screen and pre-hire medical exam.  
    • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. 
    • Possess or obtain a Passport, and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). 
  • Preferred:
    • Fortinet experience a plus
    • Network + and CCNA certification preferred
    • CCNA Voice, Security Plus, CCNA Cloud preferred


  • Among a number of other physical requirements, this position requires standing, ability to see, and lifting up to 45lbs. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. Required to work indoor and outdoor in excessive weather conditions such as heat, humidity or cold. Performing duties in confined spaces, slippery or uneven surfaces, ladders or scaffolds for extended periods of time. May include unpredictable, short notice air and vehicle travel throughout the US. 


  • MSRC offers a strong compensation package with competitive benefits, Paid major Holidays, Sick time, Generous paid time off/Vacation, tuition reimbursement plan, employee wellness benefits, an employer matching 401(k) plan and so much more. 


Join our team today! To learn more about our company, visit us at


Internal Applicants:

To facilitate this process, internal applicants are encouraged to speak with their supervisor and/or their HRA about their interest in, and application for, this position.


Marine Spill Response Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MSRC prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or because an employee or applicant is a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, or other protected veteran.


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