• Network Controller

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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 Controller


    Job Location: Ogden, Utah


    Security Clearance:  Secret


    Required Certification: A current IAT Level II certification (Security+ce, CCNA-Security, etc.) is required


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

    Job Responsibilities:

    The role of the Network Controller directly supports the DISA-provided GIG capabilities and services in our 24x7 Global Network Support Center (GNSC) working in our Transport, IP, and / or Unified Capabilities (UC) NOC.


    Duties and responsibilities include the following: 

    • Responsible for overall network engineering support for customer programs including planning, designing, and evaluating various components of the DISA Enterprise Network.
    • Partner with Engineering team to provide specifications for network architecture, evaluating and recommending new technologies to enhance current capabilities, and performing needs assessments.
    • Analyze user requirements, concept of operations documents, and system architectures to develop solutions for network outages or other systems issues.
    • Provide advanced troubleshooting and problem resolution of complex network problems.
    • Interacts with customer and/or senior leadership regarding Network Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts.
    • May be required to troubleshoot issues utilizing established procedures.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline with a minimum of 1 year of overall related experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
    • Must be able to obtain a DoD-8570 IAT Level II baseline certification (Security+ CE, CCNA Security, etc.) within ninety (90) days of employment.
    • Ability to work in a 24/7 operation center.
    • Experience with one or more of the following: alarm surveillance, fault management, LAN maintenance, performance management.
    • Expertise in one or more of the following: routers, switches, crypto devices, routing, DSN/DRSN, Video Services, ATM, Promina, CISCO, Juniper, MSPP, DWDM, Optical Switching.
    • General understanding of network topologies, both transport and IP.
    • Must be a US Citizen and possess an active Secret security clearance and be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Prior Military preferred or experience working in a Government contracting environment supporting the US Military. 
    • 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.

    Trace Systems

    • 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.


    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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