Trace Systems

  • Network Services Division Chief (+)

    Posted Date 11 months ago(11 months ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
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    US-AZ-Sierra Vista
  • Overview

    Overview: Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 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.


    Job Description: Network Services Division Chief


    Job Location:  Sierra Vista, AZ


    Security Clearance:  Top Secret (TS) 


    Certification: DOD 8570 IAT Level II- Any ONE of the following would qualify: GSEC, Security+CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security;

    Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), or Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS), or Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA)

    Job Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities


    The Network Services Division Chief will manage the group that remotely operates, monitors, sustains and secures the enterprise network infrastructure on multiple Department of Defense (DoD) networks at multiple locations.  Typical management duties will include:

    • Develop Intrusion Protection System/Intrusion Detection System (IPS/IDS) procedures; correlate and react to security events; perform first- and second-level triage; and forward suspicious activity to the next echelon of support.
    • Maintain and modify access control lists (ACL) on managed network devices with no disruption in service.
    • Maintain accurate and standardized network site diagrams that include all managed devices, active network interfaces, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, subnet masks, attached circuits with purchased bandwidth rates, Command Communications Service Designators (CCSDs), and routing information.
    • Create, add, delete, audit, and update Deny All/Permit by Exception (DAPE) security policies, including Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Guide (STIG) compliance.
    • Maintain accurate and complete ports, protocols, and services (PPS) for managed sites.
    • Operate, monitor, sustain, and secure such devices as routers, switches, firewalls, OOB management routers, virtual private network (VPN) concentrators, and access control servers.
    • Operate, monitor, sustain, and secure the dynamic multipoint virtual private network (DMVPN) between each installation and the regional tiered layer architectures (TLA).
    • Serve as the Registration Authority (RA), registering, issuing and revoking PKI-E certificates.


    Minimum Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum of 15 years professional experience
    • Minimum five (5) years demonstrated/practical hands-on experience working in a DoD enterprise network environment.
    • Familiarity with the DoD Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) architecture.
    • Working knowledge of network monitoring tools to include Spectrum, BMC Network Automation (BNA), Netscout, eHealth, DIRECTRON, and Access Control Servers (ACS).
    • Familiarization with the DoD Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).
    • This position supports a 24/7 watch section.  Must be willing to work shifts.


    Required Certifications:


    • DOD 8570 applicable certifications for IAT level II
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), or Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist, or Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate.



    Required Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    Security Clearance

    Security Clearance

    • Top Secret (TS)


    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact


    Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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