Infrastructure Designer


On Site
$90,000 - $120,000
Full Time
No Travel Required


Geographical Information System
Registered Communications Distribution Designer

Job Details

Are you ready to build a rewarding career and a better future? Venture Talent is always on the lookout for motivated, curious, and creative people to join our IT and Telecom programs.

Do you enjoy designing detailed cabling systems?

Are you a creative problem solver with strong analytical abilities?

Do you have the skills necessary to meet with customers to capture requirements and craft a targeted solution?

If so, we're looking for someone like you to assist our team!

We are currently seeking a Infrastructure Designer that will be a critical member of a U.S.-based global systems integrator providing technology solutions and services for commercial and government clients. This is a full-time permanent role supporting the Protected Distribution System (PDS) IT infrastructure program in Laurel, MD.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Assess existing PDS conduit pathways and make determinations to ensure they are compliant with current DoD requirements.
  • Assess, identify, and collect IT infrastructure requirements (pathways, spaces, cable, power, cooling, etc...) to support existing and new PDS installation requests.
  • Prepare floor plans, rack elevations, installation specifications, statement of work, budgetary cost estimates, schedules, and other design documents.
  • Present and review designs with the team and your customers.
  • Work with our Contracts, Plant Facilities, and onsite installation partners to implement your designs.
  • Conduct pre-construction design reviews, quality control checks, and post-construction code compliance inspections.
  • Coordinate the construction and implementation of telecommunications and technology systems that support our unclassified and classified network environments.
  • Coordinate site surveys, schedules, security escorts, and inspections with our customers and operation partners.
  • Collaborate with internal design team to identify projects to improve our infrastructure and services.
  • Periodically coordinate and assist internal IT teams and staff with day-to-day operations as assigned or needed to complete projects you are directly leading.

Required Skills and Qualifications
  • A Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD).
  • Minimum of five years' experience designing, planning, implementing, and maintaining high-speed network cabling systems and IT facilities.
  • Have 1-2 years of experience with Department of Defense (DoD) standards pertaining to the design and installation of IT infrastructure to support Protected Distribution Systems (PDS)
  • Are knowledgeable in telecommunications/electrical/fire codes, and industry standards (ANSI/EIA/TIA, CNSSI, IEEE, NEC/NFPA, OSHA, and BICSI standards and guidelines).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Proficient with a computer-aided design / drawing package such as AutoCAD, Visio, Revit, or Geographical Information System (GIS).
  • Able to identify and convey Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical, and Physical
  • Can provide sample documentation of a past design project that you personally led during the interview.
  • Are a highly motivated self-starter with good organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Are able to coordinate multiple projects and set priorities in order to meet schedules.
  • Have great interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to work with all levels of staff using tact and diplomacy.
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of working effectively both independently and in team environments
  • Are willing to work the occasional weekend and/or after hours as required to meet critical project/work-related business needs
  • Capable of lifting 50-75lbs.
  • Hold a valid driver s license and maintain a good driving record.
  • Can support occasional travel to support remote field offices
Special Skills (if applicable)
  • Must be able to lift 40lbs, move equipment, rack and un-rack host/servers and network hardware.

Education / Certifications
  • Associate or Bachelor s degree in one of the following disciplines: Construction Management, Civil / Electrical / Telecommunications Engineering, or other IT related field
  • AutoDesk certified in AutoCAD or Revit

Work Authorization
  • If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information.

Additional Perks/Benefits
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • 401K with Company Matching
  • Tuition & Training Reimbursement
  • Birthday off with pay
  • Leadership Development Training

Venture Talent Consulting is an AA/EOE/M/F/Disabled/VET Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual s race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability.