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Network Specialist (Network Administration Specialty)

DCCA is a veteran-owned high-technology company specializing in providing information technology services to a variety of government agencies and commercial enterprises since 1982. DCCA is proud to offer a strong, competitive compensation and benefits package. Visit our website at: www.dcca.com.


Network Specialist (Network Administrator Specialty)


CANDIDATES MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED


Responsibilities:


The Network Specialist/Administrator Specialty will work with a team of Systems and Network Engineers to upgrade the Communications Subsystem (CMSS) for the Western Launch Range located at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), CA. The upgraded network architecture includes transport equipment (routers, switches, microwave), Range Interface Units (RIUs), security and encryption devices, and Network Management System (NMS) and services (e.g., Network Device Manager, Element Managers, IP Address Manager, Archive Manager, Authentication service, Software Update Service (SUS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) service, Domain Name System (DNS) service, Network Timing Protocol (NTP) service). Specific responsibilities include:


• Analyze, design, configure, deploy, test, maintain and administer networks and related computing environments, including computer and network hardware, network services, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
• Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
• Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes.
• Perform network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshoot and diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components.
• Participate in cross-functional customer facing product teams (IPT).
• Support Range Deployment Team to configure facilities for developmental testing.
• Support Cyber/IA team to ensure network is hardened to meet security needs.
• Support Software Development Team to ensure code specifications meet CMSS needs.
• Support Program Management Office (PMO) in estimating, reporting, and planning network engineering tasks.
• Participate in Risk Management Boards (RMB) and identify network design risks.


Required:


• Bachelor degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering, Networking, Telecommunications, or related field
• Experience in network administration
• Experience in network design and implementation
• Experience in network performance analysis and testing
• Must have a current SECRET clearance
• US Citizenship


Desired:
• Experience designing, configuring, installing, integrating and testing an IPv6 network
• Experience performing network engineering on a Government/DoD project
• Experience with system hardening to DIACAP or RMF specifications
• Experience with network accreditation
• Experience working on Vandenberg Air Force Base

Experience with any of the following technologies is a plus:

  • VMware vCenter and Hypervisor (ESXi 6.x)
  • Windows Server 2012/2016 Active Directory
  • DNS, RADIUS, IPAM, Network Policy Server (NPS), etc.
  • Windows 7/10
  • Linux Red Hat/CentOS
  • SQL Server DBA
  • Server and workstation software installation and maintenance
  • Network familiarity with Cisco, Juniper, cabling, testing, etc.


CANDIDATES MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED
DCCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.





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