• Network Analyst (MDA/GCN)

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  • 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 Title: Network Analyst - MDA/GCN


    Job Location:  Ogden, UT


    Security Clearance:  Secret

    Job Responsibilities:

    The Network Analyst provides 24/7 monitoring and troubleshooting of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense Communications Network (GCN) in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) for the Defense Information Systems Agency.  The supported network is essential to the integrated, layered, ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) used to defend the United States, its deployed forces, allies, and friends against all ranges of enemy ballistic missiles in all phases of flight.


    Job Responsibilities

    This position provides support in the following areas as part of the MDA/GCN Desk within DISA’s 24x7 Network Operations Center, which will include the following:

    • Rotating shift work to include nights and weekend duty will be 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).  These include data communications equipment, multiplexers (such as modems, circuit switching units, and data switching units), data terminal equipment, (such as front-end processors, routers, 3270/SNA devices) and transmission media (such as coaxial and twisted pair cables, satellite, microwave, and fiber optics both vendor-provided and government owned). 
    • 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.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Experience with one or more of the following: alarm surveillance, fault management, LAN maintenance, performance management.
    • Experience with the following highly desired - ODXC, MSPP, Promina, OTS, and SONET.
    • Understanding of Satellite Communications (SATCOM) architecture and signal flow.
    • Expertise in one or more of the following: routers, switches, crypto devices, routing, Promina, CISCO (multiplexers), Juniper, ADTRAN, MSPP, DWDM, Optical Switching, SATCOM/MILSATCOM.
    • General understanding of network topologies, both transport and IP.
    • Familiarity with the operation of trunk (bulk), MILSATCOM, and data encryption devices.
    • Ability to work in a 24/7 operation.
    • Must be a US Citizen.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Prior Military preferred or experience working in a military govt. environment. 
    • Remedy GTMS/ITSM experience is a plus.

    Trace Systems

    • Position requires an active, in-scope US Government 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: www.tracesystems.com.      #jointracesystems


    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact rrobertson@tracesystems.com

    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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