Network Administrator - TS/SCI w/Poly

Colorado, Aurora, USA
Sep 05, 2017
Oct 10, 2017
General Dynamics
Full Time

The Network Control Specialist (NCS) Level 1 Messaging POD Position is responsible for managing and maintenance of Secure Messaging Communications Computer Systems.

The NCS Messaging POD will be primarily responsible for the following:
  • Analyzes; administers and maintains secure messaging and data communications networks
  • Manages the usage and performance of messaging and or data communications networks
  • Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures
  • Evaluates hardware and software; including peripheral; output and related equipment consisting of large server farms; intricate communication systems; and other intelligence agencies systems
  • Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.
  • Participates in aspects of major network upgrades and detailed system acceptance testing.
  • Interfaces with vendors and critical customers to ensure appropriate restoration of systems during network outages or periods of reduced performance.
  • Develops; authors and implements testing strategies and documentation.
  • Provides advice and training to end-users for message related issues and anomalies.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex computer; hardware; software anomalies.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.
  • Researches and recommends technical solutions for system upgrades
  • Participates in special projects as required.

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

2-5 years of directly related experience in network administration and support.

Unique/Additional Requirements:

  • Manages Site Comms Processor (SCP); Automated Message Handling Systems Secure Message and routing Terminal; XML Information BUS; Information Transfer System; and the SMC Helpdesk customer message queues.
  • Manages error correction and troubleshooting for undelivered messages.
  • Responsible for managing SOCOMM and the Autodin Customer Information Database (CID)
  • Ensures customer information databases are up to date and synchronized. Oversees SOCOMM and AUTODIN Contingency Plans Update Master Lists; coordinate scheduled CCRP and COOP testing
  • Coordinates with users and other organizations to establish cause and result for after action reports for message anomalies Performs AUTODIN; AMHS backups; daily partial backups and weekly full backups.
  • Provides technical assistance to customers in support of complex secure message and data networks by managing message platform connections.
  • This position requires 12-hour rotating shifts on a 24x7 in a Network Operations Center

This position requires very little to no supervision As part of your role/function on the program; you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Please be aware that because of these critical duties; you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring; and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures. Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.

Must possess appropriate current DOD Information Assurance (IA) certification to be considered for employment; i.e.; CompTIA Security+; or CCNA-Security. CompTIA Security+ is the preferred certification. In addition; must have the required DOD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) certification prior to hire date.

Due to the sensitive nature of the work performed for this government customer; candidates must be willing to submit to and pass a polygraph.