• Network Operations Engineer (Level III)

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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 Operations Engineer - Level III


    Job Location: San Antonio, TX


    Security Clearance: Secret 


    Required Certification: IAT Level II (Security+ce, CCNA-Security, etc) 


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

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Candidate will support the Secure Mobile Device Gateway service for the Department of Defense Mobility Classified Capability (DMCC) which provides IT repair, maintenance, operations, logistics, and engineering services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the DoD's secure mobile device capability gateway service.  
    • The ideal candidate will have broad experience in configuration, test, documentation, maintenance, administration, and operation of a variety of voice and data network protocol standards and a broad range of devices such as the Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE), Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), VMware/ESXi virtualization, F5 traffic management, Cisco ASA Firewalls, Cisco Routers and Switches, Juniper Firewalls and Linux servers along with other technologies.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A minimum of five (5) years of overall related experience
    • Advanced Networking techniques: port aggregation, IPSEC, L2TP/VPN. IPS route-maps and capture filters
    • Cisco ASA Firewall knowledge: STP, VLANS, Trunking, Static / Dynamic routing (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF)
    • Knowledge of F5 Big IP Devices, Juniper Firewalls, and Cisco switches
    • Knowledge of Linux scripting languages such as: Python, Perl, or Shell
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex network infrastructure problems or anomalies
    • Ability to troubleshoot all aspects of Cisco Voice and Data networks.
    • Must be organized, process oriented, possess skills in diagramming and a solid understanding of WAN principals
    • Experience with Cisco Voice platforms, Call Manager, Unity, VOIP gateway, SIP, PRI's, Dialing plans, and Cisco Unified Boundary Element (CUBE)
    • Experience operating or sustaining an Enterprise level architecture where users are located at multiple sites
    • Experience troubleshooting with customers at remote sites
    • Ability to work with customers, often with minimal skillsets, over the phone to execute commands
    • Must be a US Citizen.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Certifications with major network system vendors such as Cisco and Juniper are a strong plus.
    • The candidate should have experience with the use of network monitoring tools to identify problems or help customers requiring assistance with network hardware, software, or inquiries.


    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline

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    • Active, in-scope US Governmment 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  mschneegans@tracesystsems.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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