Network Communications Operator/Technician SME - 33497 in Augusta, GA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Network Engineer Functions as a senior technical expert engineer in systems development involving extremely complex computer network or electronic systems for assigned cyber programs.  The level of effort associated with this work role is two CMEs at San Antonio TX.

Provides technical and operation support in the installation for network, LANs/WANs and telecommunications equipment and systems. May perform work at client site. Conducts various surveys such as electronic/electrical, mechanical and environment systems, space and weight, maintainability, and logistic support to determine the feasibility of installations.   Provides technical support to end users and maintains overall functionality of and other networks. Activates/deactivates network lines according to established schedules. Performs first- and/or second-level problem determination (first level is help desk). Interfaces with users and/or network vendors.  Tests and analyzes elements of network facilities (power, communication machinery, software lines, modems, and terminals).  Monitors systems and advises senior members of network staff of network failures or degradation and assists in arranging for corrective actions plans.  Performs the site network proposal walk-through, creates and proofs network plant proposals for participating sites utilizing software that creates graphical representations of communications networks. Provides on-site end-user training on system operation, maintenance and limited troubleshooting. Tracks and coordinates individual tasks for labor utilization, job performance quality and scheduling. May have responsibility for training and guidance of more junior technicians.

Performance shall include:

  • Provides direction on program development of software architectures and designs concepts, hardware development such as electronic circuits, electronic devices or equipment for purposes such as communications, computation, sensing, and control.
  • Provides overall technical direction and guidance for performing requirements definition, development, modification, integration, validation, testing, redesign, when necessary, and special investigations associated with development and sustainment support activities for all assigned systems, to include performance analyses, modeling and simulation, hardware/software investigations and reliability or maintainability studies.
  • Determines logical solutions to major problems and develops or initiates changes to system architecture and/or hardware and software designs to resolve said problems.
  • Determines compatibility and interoperability issues of assigned systems and other related integrated systems and notifies appropriate managerial, engineering, and operational organizations of possible impacts to system mission effectiveness.
  • Reviews systems documentation including plans, specifications, design data, procedures and other associated documents in support of assigned systems and for systems that interface with assigned systems. Develops comprehensive technical documentation for engineering forecasts, status reporting, and detailed planning of projects.

Experience:

  • 10 - 12 years related experience

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent experience (4 years)

Certifications:

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire

Security Clearance:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate DCIDs/JAFANs and other guiding policy documents
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision

Requires travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience

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Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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