Job Title : Network Engineering Support*
Job Location : Bahrain
Security Clearance : An active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance
Certification : IAT Level II, Network+ or Higher
Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US citizenship is required.
Job Responsibilities :
The Network Engineering Support :
Shall perform network design and evaluation, circuit planning, and network operations support to ensure the availability of a theater network.
Shall function as a key advisor to staff organizations tasked to manage the network.
Shall provide critical RF and IP network engineering knowledge of all connectivity into and out of a theater, to include, reach back connectivity to Regional Hub Nodes and redistribution of services (RF, IP, and Fiber) within the theater.
Shall provide technical support to troubleshoot and resolve network outages.
Shall provide oversight of the satellite transmission plans, bandwidth usage and optimization, and IP network configurations as necessary to ensure the best possible service to the end customer.
Shall provide functions involving one or more of the following network assets :
CENTCOM Partner Networks
Shall provide functions to support installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of variety of routing and switching protocols, network management tools, and services.
These may include but are not limited to :
Routing protocols : BGP, BGP VPNv4, EIGRP OSPF, ISIS, RIP, MPLS and VRF) and Multicast protocols (PIM, MSDP and MBGP).
Switching protocols (spanning tree, CST, MISTP, PVST, RPVST+, VTP, DTP, GVRP, MAB, VLAN and private VLAN).
DMVPN technologies (NHRP phase 3, per tunnel QOS, IKE, IPSEC, EZVPN and site-to-site VPN).
IP services (WCCP, AAA, QOS, IP SLA, EEM, Syslog, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP and NTP).
Network management tools and protocols (TDMA, NetFlow, SNMP, Cisco Works, SNMPc, ACS, ASDM and CSM).
Minimum Qualifications :
Shall be familiar with the feature sets and capability enhancements installed on the core router’s required to complete circuit connectivity and critical to maintenance of the theater network.
Shall have knowledge and understanding of existing circuit routing and voice capabilities in theater that are required to ensure that not only Voice over the SIPR (VOSIP), but all service connectivity is maintained.
Shall have other key facets of on-site technical support include conducting systems testing (e.g. Noise Figure Measurements, Phase Noise), technical guidance, network setup with routers, switches, and IP accelerators, VoIP, VoIP switched infrastructure, Call Manager configuration, system troubleshooting, establishing efficient procedures to resolve trouble tickets, and coordinating the deployment of software release and equipment training.
Shall have knowledge to installation, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of the RF / satellite, IP network, and fiber distribution systems.
functions that includes designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting, and diagnosing of network infrastructure and its application components for CJTF, ARCENT, and collation partner networks.
Shall have knowledge of the functions involving administration and maintenance of following sample hardware list.
ASR, Nexus, 7200s, 3900s, 3800s, 6500s, 4500s, 3700s, 3500s, ASAs, and Netscreens.
Shall have knowledge but not limited to services, systems and applications :
O&M of GEM-X servers
Administration of ACS / TACACS servers, user accounts, and administrator accounts at RNOSC-A level and below
CiscoWorks Network Configuration Management (CWNCW) administration
IP management, validation, and identification and resolution of IP conflicts
Creation of network health reports for Tier 1, 1.2, and 1.3 devices
Administration of Tier 1.2 / 1.3 devices
O&M of Route Explorer
Application of CCNP level skills with CCIE knowledge (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, and DMVPN / NHRP)
Route Explorer / Packet Design
Shall have the experience in writing technical documentation and doing amendments.
4 years of progressively complex experience in computer simulation, client-server architectures, advanced networking techniques and protocols, data bases (flat-file, relational, and object-oriented), high-order programming languages, and operating systems (e.
g., UNIX / ULTRIX, HP-UX, SUN-OS, VAX / VMS, Harris VOS). In addition must have two (2) years experience in design and development of advanced networking techniques and protocols, data base management systems, and programming in high order languages (e.
g., C, C++, ADA, FORTRAN)
Shall meet DOD 8570 IAT Level II
Shall have Network+ or higher
11 years of recent specialized experience.
Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad whenever and wherever.
We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.
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