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Network Engineer Support - OCONUS - Afghanistan


DataPath is a global leader in remote satellite-based communications solutions that solve our customers’ toughest communications challenges in urgent time frames and under extreme conditions.  We specialize in enabling complex communication networks that are critical to the operations of the Department of Defense, Civilian Government and commercial markets.

Remote field communications and networking depend on reliable technology that performs in even the most extreme environments. DataPath specializes in designing, manufacturing and supporting both custom and commercial-off-the-shelf field communications and information technology products. All of our solutions are backed by industry leading management tools, customer care and field support. At DataPath we are passionate about developing easy-to-use top-quality products that help our clients achieve their mission objectives.  

The Network Engineer will be responsible for the management of the computer network.

  • Shall be familiar with the feature sets and capability enhancements installed on the core routers required to complete circuit connectivity and critical to maintenance of the theater network.
  • Shall have knowledge and understanding of existing circuit routing and voice capabilities in theater that are required to ensure that not only Voice over the SIPR (VOSIP), but all service connectivity is maintained.
  • Shall have other key facets of on-site technical support include conducting systems testing (e.g. Noise Figure Measurements, Phase Noise), technical guidance, network setup with routers, switches, and IP accelerators, VoIP, VoIP switched infrastructure, Call Manager configuration, system troubleshooting, establishing efficient procedures to resolve trouble tickets, and coordinating the deployment of software release and equipment training.
  • Shall have knowledge to installation, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of the RF/satellite, IP network, and fiber distribution systems. functions that includes designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting, and diagnosing of network infrastructure and its application components for CJTF, ARCENT, and collation partner networks.
  • Shall have knowledge of the functions involving administration and maintenance of following sample hardware list:  ASR, Nexus, 7200s, 3900s, 3800s, 6500s, 4500s, 3700s, 3500s, ASAs, and Net screens. 
  • Shall have knowledge but not limited to services, systems and applications:
  • O&M of GEM-X servers
  • Administration of ACS/TACACS servers, user accounts, and administrator accounts at RNOSC-A level and below
  • CiscoWorks Network Configuration Management (CWNCW) administration
  • IP management, validation, and identification and resolution of IP conflicts
  • Creation of network health reports for Tier 1, 1.2, and 1.3 devices
  • Administration of Tier 1.2/1.3 devices
  • O&M of Route Explorer
  • Application of CCNP level skills with CCIE knowledge (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, and DMVPN/NHRP)
  • Route Explorer/Packet Design
  • Cisco IOS 
  • NETQoS
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Candidate must possess DOD Secret or Top-Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred.  In lieu of degree, an associate’s degree plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; a major certification plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; 11 years of recent specialized experience.
  • 4 years of progressively complex experience in computer simulation, client-server architectures, advanced networking techniques and protocols, data bases (flat-file, relational, and object-oriented), high-order programming languages, and operating systems (e.g., UNIX/ULTRIX, HP-UX, SUN-OS, VAX/VMS, Harris VOS). 
  • In addition, must have two (2) years’ experience in design and development of advanced networking techniques and protocols, data base management systems, and programming in high order languages (e.g., C, C++, ADA, FORTRAN).


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