• Network Team Lead

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    ***** Please note... this position is pending contract award. *****


    Job Title:  Network Team Lead

    Job Location:  Ft Meade, MD / Ft Washington, MD

    Security Clearance: Current TS/SCI Eligibility

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Under general direction, Develops Fiscal Year (FY) cost models and site bills for the Mission Partner Environment (MPE).
    • Determines the number of non-users, equipment, and leased circuits at each site, as well as the workload factor for each level of MPE services (Blackbone ATM, Blackbone IP, CUE, 4 Eyes, 6 Eyes, Etc.) for Cost Model.
    • Develop cost recovery model for MPE based on number of existing and planned users for the FY for each MPE service and produce multiple models based on MPE planned requirements and fee recovery requirements.
    • Builds each FY site bill cost sheet based on unique, Government agreed requirements, and develop a FY site bill summary showing user site requirements, expected FY site revenue, and expected balance, based on projected bills.
    • Assist with new site customer development and installations. Required support specifications include developing and maintaining MPE overview briefings and topology diagrams.
    • Develops architectural design alternatives, equipment lists, and cost alternatives for new customer requirements.
    • Review all MPE user site security accreditation packages and assist MPE with any technical or policy questions related to the network architectures and security accreditations.
    • Issue all Telecommunications Service Requests (TSRs) for circuits/trunks/links required by each MPE classified network.
    • Tracks Telecommunications Service Requests (TSR) and telecommunications Service Orders (TSO), Network provisioning, and leased circuit order delivery.
    • Issue telecommunication services completion reports (In-Effect, Delayed Service, Exception) for all communication services.
    • Perform periodic reviews of existing MPE communication network requirements to determine validity of requirement and design solution as well as review all leased, MPE and Allied provided communications circuits and provide recommendations for changes to optimize network performance and minimize costs.
    • Develops FY architectural topology and equipment configuration designs for MPE classified networks.
    • Reviews and recommends new network equipment for use on MPE classified networks. Required to constantly obtain maintain and information on Allied and U.S. non-DISA networks and topologies to determine potential use in satisfying MPE requirements.
    • Assists in the development of future user network designs to support new and emerging MPE requirements. Support the development and maintenance of Internet Protocol (IP) and Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP) plans for MPE requirements. Reviews MPE security directives and make recommendations on potential changes.
    • Implement IT service management best practices and ensure all systems operations and projects are delivered to consistent cost, schedule and performance targets of multiple projects with matrixed resources and ‘agile’ priorities.
    • Coordinate requisite contract actions, modifications, quotes, Risk Management
    • Lead teams to define, optimize, standardize and follow operational processes and metrics based on best practices and ITIL framework
    • Develop & ensure efficient application of change, configuration & release management processes
    • Ensure that all changes to the baselines go through appropriate change boards, serve as a member of Change Control & Engineering Review Boards
    • Define and implement Document Management & version control processes (check-out/check-in, merge, build, re-lease, etc.)
    • Responsible for reviewing processes, and resources to make recommendations for improvements to increase productivity and reduce costs
    • Evaluate the portfolio of systems & solutions, assess functional requirements, develop and propose innovative solutions (processes, tools, alternatives, etc.)
    • Conducts inventory/procurement management, technical refresh, software update tracking, version control implementation and standardization across the supported environments
    • Ability to design technical release templates and to draft release notes in support of release process
    • Ability to write and update technical documents, procedures, TTP, SOPs, etc.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Fifteen years direct experience in the last 20 years supporting IT projects and initiatives as a project planner, manager, or comparable position. Must have demonstrated experience with the forecasting, planning, and resourcing technical projects with responsibility to deliver within cost, schedule and performance.
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
    • Minimum 1 year supporting MPE / MNIS network infrastructure and service deployments
    • ITIL-Foundations certified
    • DoD 8570 IAT II certified
    • Strong proficiency developing & presenting custom project reports, dashboards, metrics, visualization of concepts & processes using MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
    • Strong proficiency in developing, improving and establishing business processes and supporting tools
    • Proficient in use of SharePoint and fundamental Knowledge Management practices
    • Must be a US Citizen with an active TS clearance with SCI eligibility


    Desired Qualifications:

    • Advanced Networking Certification (CCIE)



    • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Engineering, Math) OR at least 18 years of general experience of which 15 years is directly related experience

    Trace Systems

    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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