• SATCOM Network Administrator

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  • Overview:

    Job Title:  SATCOM Network Administrator 

    Job Location: Hill AFBOgden, UT 

    Security Clearance: Secret to start (must meet Top Secret eligibility requirements)  

    Certification:  DoD 8570 IAT Level II (Security+ce, CCNA-Security, etc.) Must obtain within 90 days of hire

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


    Job Responsibilities:

    • The SATCOM Network Administrator position supports the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Enterprise SATCOM Gateway Services (ESGS) desk, providing 24/7/365 technical and operational support to tactical customers accessing DoD Gateway facilities.
    • Provide subject matter expertise to an extremely complex IP-Based SATCOM network.
    • Perform network configurations, system monitoring, remote terminal activation, customer problem tracking, and network problem resolution in all aspects of networking integral to our client's Baseband, IF, and RF Communications. Create modem configuration files, switch and router configuration files, and voice equipment configurations.
    • Responsible for remotely accessing and de-accessing users into the IP/SATCOM networks and assisting users with troubleshooting SATCOM and IP network problems.
    • Responsible for build-outs and maintenance of the IP infrastructure, using iDirect / Viasat technology and be familiar with a number of network application tools such as VX Builder, VX Watch, Cisco Call Manager (CCM), Linkway NMS, iDirect NMS and Tivoli NetCool.
    • This role is considered to be "mission essential" and must be able to support 12, 10, or 8hrs shifts based upon the requirement and resources available.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II (Security+ce or equivalent) – MANDATORY to start / obtain within 90 days of hire date
    • Advanced IP/Networking experience including routers, switches, firewalls, routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, RIP), VLANs, ACLs, and multicasting.
    • Advanced knowledge of voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateways, call managers, performance enhancing proxies (PEP), and telephony systems.
    • Knowledge and experience with satellite communications technology architectures.
    • Due to contract requirements, US citizenship is required.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • CCNA/CCNP - Skilled in Satellite Communications (SATCOM), earth station equipment, and associated terrestrial systems.
    • Experienced in the implementation and delivery of DISN services (VoIP, VoSIP, VTC, NIPR, SIPR) through SATCOM Gateways. 
    • Experience with iDirect/Linkway IP Modems.
    • Familiarity with the operation and maintenance of MILSATCOM earth terminal equipment (up/down converters, modems, high power amplifiers).
    • Familiarity with the operation and maintenance of MILSATCOM baseband equipment (EBEM, Promina, MIDAS, Convergence routers, IA Tools.).
    • Familiarity with the operation of MILSATCOM encryption devices (KG-250, KG-250x, KIV-7HS, KIV-7M, KG-175).
    • Utilization of SAA/GAAs as source documentation for network configuration.
    • Familiarity with trouble ticketing systems, troubleshooting methodologies, and service desk operations.

    Trace Systems

    Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded 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. 


    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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