Network Manager II*

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Job Title:  Network Manager II*

Job Location: Qatar

Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship required.

Job Responsibilities:

Trace Systems is seeking an experienced Network Manager II to support our on-site team based in Qatar. The candidate shall perform engineering, installation, operations, and maintenance of different type of IP-based routers and switches as directed. The ideal candidate will use Government approved operating systems on these devices. The candidate shall configure Tier 2 routing and switching devices for optimal operations IAW NOSC standards.

The Network Manager II will install, and maintain network equipment to support new and emerging requirements. The candidate shall provide responsive services to include real-time network-level configuration control, network restoration, quality control and performance standards, status reporting, MSL, and other actions required by policies, responsibilities, and operational procedures IAW the SPIN-C, and support all NOSC-deployed projects. Network management responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Network Management, monitoring, and sustainment.
  • Maintain compliance with all associated guidance and directives.
  • Maintain compliance with guidance and directives issued in CTOs and NOTAMs.
  • Maintain compliance with all associated DoD, AF, USCENTCOM and local Instructions.
  • Report and track, utilizing Remedy, all local and enterprise issues associated with network and systems operations.

The candidate shall only use standard Government provided network management tools to monitor and sustain network operations. Current tools include CiscoWorks, and SolarWinds. Toolsets are subject to change. The candidate shall be responsible for encryption equipment used on the network. This includes control and safe- guarding, configuration, and “user-level” maintenance of Ethernet and serial encryption devices. The candidate shall coordinate with the manager to ensure approved encryption keys are available for encryption equipment used on the network.

Primary and auxiliary network operations equipment/software supported includes:

  • CiscoWorks
  • Cisco Call Manager
  • Cisco WebEx
  • Cisco Router and Switches
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA)
  • Cisco Access Control Server
  • Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • TO-Specific Equipment
  • SolarWinds

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in design, maintenance, and operation of medium to large networks.
  • Must have experience in systems management, monitoring and sustainment
  • Must have experience on military networks as specified in the task order to include:
    • Crisco routing and switching technologies
    • Managing networks with industry standard platforms, Network Performance Analysis, Cisco IOS Network Configuration, and Network Troubleshooting
    • Establishing new circuit requirements
    • Documenting network enterprise, developing continuity folders, and as built drawings
  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance


  • High School Diploma

Certification Requirements:

  • Position requires a current DoD 8570 IAT Level-I Baseline certificate (Network +, CCNA-Security etc.)
  • Position requires one of the following DoD 8570 IAT Level-I Computing Environment certification:
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Routing and Switching or Data Center
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Security
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Collaboration

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:      #jointracesystems


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 (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older), genetic information, disability or veteran status. 


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