Network Specialist (Master)

Location
MacDill AFB, FL
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
Jun 19, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Responsible for the analysis, administration and support of voice, video, and/or data communications networks.

 (a) Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations. Designs, builds, and implements network systems.

(b) Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance. Troubleshoots network performance issues. Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.

(c) Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.

(d) Manages the purchase, testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems.

(e) Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.

(f) Plans large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.

(g) Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.

(h) Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products.

(i) Provides assistance and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.

(j) Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.

(k) Supervises all personnel engaged in the operation and support of network facilities, including all communications equipment on various platforms in large scale or multi-shift operations.

(l) Supervises complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support, and production support activities.

(m) Monitors and responds to hardware, software, and network problems.

(n) Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems, and terminals).

(o) Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance.

(p) Troubleshoots network systems when necessary and makes improvements to the network

 1. Analyzes, administers and maintains voice, video, and/or data communications networks.

 2. Manages the usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks.

 3. Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security polices and procedures.

 4. Evaluates hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment.

 5. Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.

 6. Participates in and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades.

 7. Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.

 8. Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.

 9. Provides advice and training to end-users.

 10. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.

 11. Provides work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 12. May serve as a technical team or task leader.

 13. Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.

 14. Participates in special projects as required.

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

 

Security+ CE, Network+ CE and CCNA-Security required

Combatant Command experience required

Qualifications 8-10 years of directly related experience in network administration and support.

  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

 

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