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Career Opportunities


At TCB, we are constantly looking for qualified individuals.  We only accept online applicants, but please be assured your resume and application will be reviewed.


+ Position Title: Entry level Computer and Network Technician

Responsibilities:
Consult and advise customers on their computer needs.
Help customers troubleshoot issues with the PCs and peripheral devices
Schedule work orders and escalate issues as needed
Provide front end support in a wide array of areas from configuring PCs to configuring
and management of servers and networks
Limited travel in the area and after hours work may be required from time to time
Eager to learn about new hardware and software releases.

Requirements:
Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
Knowledge of TCPIP networking and DNS
Knowledge of Windows XP Pro and Windows 7
Knowledge Desktop and Laptop hardware.
Excellent troubleshooting / problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong work ethic and ablility to contribute to the growth of a small company
Some experience preferred

Optional:
A+, Network+,

Location: 
Chantilly, VA

Summary:
This position will be helping users solve any IT problems that they encounter. These problems vary greatly, but are typically related to Windows, Windows Networking, and PC Hardware. The person who fills this position will be a person who enjoys working with people and solving problems. The ideal candidate will have a passion for solving problems and learning new skills. This position will provide great opportunity for the candidate to learn different skill sets and provide input to a growing company. The candidate will be able to see the direct impact of their actions and grow as the company grows.

Salary: $20K-25K

Hours: Full Time Only

Start Date: ASAP  

+ Position Title: Executive Sales and Business Development

Responsibilities:
Manage Sales and Business Development 
Follow up on leads that comes into the company
Work with existing clients to expand current relationships
Manage and write proposal for new business service 
Coordinate with Engineers and Technicians to deploy solutions
Represent TCB at corporate events

Requirements:
-Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
-Knowledge of TCPIP networking and DNS
-Knowledge Desktop and Laptop hardware.
-Excellent troubleshooting / problem solving skills
-Excellent communication skills
-Strong work ethic and ablility to contribute to the growth of a small company
-3+ Years Experience in IT Sales and Business Development
-Proven track record of IT Sales and Business Development for SMB

Preferred:
-5+ Years Experience in IT Sales and Business Development
-Experience IT Consulting Sales in SMB sector

Location: 
Chantilly, VA

Salary: $75K+ Commission 

Hours: Full Time 

Start Date: ASAP 

+ Position Title: Entry Level Sales and Business Development

Responsibilities:
Build leads and develop relationships with new customers
Manage and write proposal for new business service 
Coordinate with Engineers and Technicians to deploy solutions
Network with partners and local business community

Requirements:
-Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
-Knowledge of TCPIP networking and DNS
-Knowledge Desktop and Laptop hardware.
-Excellent customer service 
-Excellent communication skills
-Strong work ethic and ablility to contribute to the growth of a small company
- Experience in IT Sales and Business Development

Preferred:
-1+ Years Experience in IT Sales and Business Development
-Experience IT Consulting Sales in SMB sector

Location: 
Chantilly, VA

Salary: $30-35K +Commission

Hours: Full Time 

Start Date: ASAP 

+ Position Title: Senior Computer and Network Technician

Responsibilities:
Manage Projects and Deployments
Resolve Tier-2 Tickets when Tier-1 is unable to resolve.
Work with Tier-1 Technicians and provide support 
Provide front end support in a wide array of areas from configuring PCs to configuring
and management of servers and networks
Limited travel in the area and after hours work may be required from time to time
Eager to learn about new hardware and software releases.

Requirements:
Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
Expert Knowledge of TCPIP networking and DNS
Expert Knowledge of Server 2008/Exchange 2007/2010
Expert Knowledge Desktop and Laptop hardware.
Excellent troubleshooting / problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong work ethic and ablility to contribute to the growth of a small company
7+ Years Experience in Managed Services Business

Optional:
A+, Network+



Location: 
Chantilly, VA

Summary:
This position will be helping users solve any IT problems that they encounter. These problems vary greatly, but are typically related to Windows, Windows Networking, and PC Hardware. The person who fills this position will be a person who enjoys working with people and solving problems. The ideal candidate will have a passion for solving problems and learning new skills. This position will provide great opportunity for the candidate to learn different skill sets and provide input to a growing company. The candidate will be able to see the direct impact of their actions and grow as the company grows.
Salary: $60-85K

Hours: Full Time Only

Start Date: ASAP  

TCB

"I would like to thank you for providing us with such talent for our projects. We've never been disappointed."
Steven Gwensberg, Director of IT, NVT Corporation