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IP Network Controller - Tier I

IP Network Controller - Tier I

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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 Title:  IP Network Controller - Tier I


Job Location:  Scott AFB, Illinois


Security Clearance:  Secret


Required Certification: DoD 8570 IAT Level II (Security+, CCNA-Security, etc.)


Shifts: Rotations (1st, 2nd, 3rd and weekends)

Job Responsibilities

  • Supports the IP Desk within DISA’s 24x7 Network Operations Center on Scott AFB. 
  • Rotating shift work to include nights and weekend duty is required.
  • Serves as technical specialist responsible for the monitoring, operating and managing, troubleshooting and restoring to service any of the components comprising the DoD Information Network (DoDIN) and associated IP networks. These include data/voice communications equipment, routers, crypto devices (KG-340, KG-175A/D/G, KIV-7, KIV-19), routing, network appliances (CSU, DSU, etc).
  • Performs pro-active monitoring of network elements alarms and alerts to identify those components/elements that may lead to or already are causing network degradation or failure. Accomplishes this through use of network management system(s) and associated assets on a continuous (rotating shifts) basis. Performs fault isolation, diagnostic, and assessment functions to include determination and execution of corrective action(s) on real-time basis.
  • Interfaces with functional users as well as remote operations centers in both routine and reactive monitoring situations.
  • Maintains logs and records associated with reported problems or situations.
  • Executes all reporting functions and data input associated with network management.
  • Monitors security posture of network(s); reports suspected violations to designated authority.
  • Coordinates with configuration management and implementation entities to ensure optimum dissemination of information and network efficiency.
  • Performs operator level maintenance on all components and assets associated with network management systems.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of three years’ experience working with transport/networking technologies.
  • Must meet IAT Level II requirements of 8570 (Security+, CCNA Security, etc.).
  • Strong in reporting, communication and presentations.

Desired Qualifications

  • Prior Military preferred or experience working in a Government contracting environment. 
  • Remedy GTMS/ITSM experience is a plus. Network+, CCNA, CCENT, JNCIA, CCNP are also desirable.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Preferred course of study in: IT field or cyber security or other technical discipline but not required.

Security Clearance

  • Position requires an active, in-scope US Goverment issued Secret clearance



To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:      #jointracesystems


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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.


Keyword: Military, DoD, army, navy, air force, cyber transport,  25b, 25s,25n, information technology, marines, cisco, junipers, Sec+, Comptia, 8570, Security + , Security Plus,  CCNA,  CCNA Security,

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