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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: Network Technician

Responsibilities:
Consult and advise customers on their computer and network needs.
Help customers troubleshoot issues with workstations, servers and peripheral devices
Schedule service tickets and escalate issues as needed
Provide front end support in a wide array of technical areas from configuration of workstations to configuration and management of servers and network infrastructures
Travel in the DC Metropolitan area and after hours work as needed

Requirements:
Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
At least basic knowledge of TCP/IP networking and DNS
Working knowledge of Windows XP Pro, Windows 7 and Windows 8
Experience working with desktop and laptop hardware
Experience troubleshooting and resolving software, OS and application errors
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong work ethic and ability to contribute to the growth of a small company
Eager to learn about new hardware and software technologies
1-2 years of professional computer troubleshooting experience is required
Experience in an IT managed services role is preferred

Optional:
A+, Network+,

Location: 
Chantilly, VA

Summary:
This position will be helping business users solve a variety of 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: $16-$20 per hour (DOE) + Benefits

Hours: Full Time Only (40+ hours per week)

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: 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: Account Manager IT Managed Services

TCB, Inc. has an immediate opening for an IT sales professional to further develop the Northern Virginia, MD, and D.C. markets. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to delivering extraordinary customer service, is expert at selling IT services to small and medium-sized commercial businesses, and has a track record of performing above expectations. The objective of the position is to expand TCB’s sales of IT managed services and cloud solutions.

Responsibilities:
Generate leads and develop relationships with new customers
Manage and write proposals for new business services
Coordinate with Engineers and Technicians to deploy solutions
Network with partners and local business community to expand sales

Requirements:
-Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
-Willingness to actively canvass for lead generation
-Knowledge of basic IT network components, functions and architectures and ability to combine this knowledge with sales skills to generate revenue opportunities with new and existing clients.
-Adept at all facets of the sales process from lead generation through account management and development
-High energy, self-managed, hands-on, strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
-Strong work ethic and ability to contribute to the growth of a small company
-Experience in IT Sales and Business Development
-Valid Drivers License

Preferred:
-1+ Years’ Experience in IT Sales and Business Development in Small and Medium business sector
-Bachelor’s Degree

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

TCB's engineers are the best in the industry.  
Dan Barrett, IT Manager MBH Settlement Group