Raytheon Sr Comp Network Technlgst I in Fort Irwin, California

Senior Computer Network Technologist I Position is full-time exempt (salaried) working with the Life Cycle Contractor Support for the Warfighter FOCUS (WFF) program under the Warrior Training Alliance (WTA) at the National Training Center (NTC). WTA brings to bear the full capabilities of many of the world’s best systems integration and engineering companies in the technical integration of live, virtual and constructive (LVC) training support. The WFF NTC is located at Fort Irwin, CA in the Mojave Desert approximately forty miles northeast of Barstow, CA. WTA operations support the NTC mission to provide realistic joint and combined arms training focused on developing soldiers, leaders, and units of the United States military for success on the 21st Century Battle Field. Base Responsibilities: Maintain smooth operation of data networks. Installs, tests, analyzes, and provides problem resolution for all hardware and software elements of the data communication network. Skill provides technical analysis in data network planning, engineering, and design. Monitors all hardware components to ensure terrestrial and possible satellite network communication facilities are operational at optimum levels, tracking throughput and response time of the data network to provide maximum availability and critical scheduling of data transfers. Maintain technical expertise in all areas of data networks hardware such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, and gateways, etc. May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings. Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions. Provide regular monitoring and network analysis. Applies relative knowledge of DOD networked systems, hosts, IP based networking, routers, and switches. Applies technical knowledge of computers, networks, and database principals in operations troubleshooting in accordance with (IAW) applicable U.S. Army and commercial Technical Manuals (TMs), Technical Bulletins (TBs), and publications (PUBs), and applies these skills in restoring operations. Ensures complete maintenance logs and other required documentation. Job Specific Responsibilities : Install, setup, initialize, configure, troubleshoot and perform Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) - in accordance with (IAW) applicable Technical Manuals (TMs), Technical Bulletins (TBs), and publications (PUBs) – of NTC Operations Group (OPSGRP) Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade-and-Below/Blue Force Tracker and Joint Capability Release (FBCB2/BFT/JCR) and Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS)Combat Trainers (CTs), Commanding General (CG), and Command Sergeant Major (CSM) vehicles FBCB2/BFT equipment and the EPLRS Networks Manager (ENM) to ensure proper rotational operations. Utilize the FBCB2/BFT/ JCR/Field Service Solution (FSS) component in the performance of troubleshooting and PMCS. Perform troubleshooting and PMCS - in accordance with (IAW) applicable TMs, TBs, and PUBs - of Fixed Tactical Internet (FTI) sites and vehicle-mounted EPLRS radio network equipment. Functional testing consisting of performing operational diagnostic checks, and unscheduled corrective actions of computer code and system functionality. Works with government customer, Project Manager, Tactical Radio Communications Systems (PM-TRCS) contractor FSRs (as needed), site management, and sub-contractors to ensure repair functions meet mission requirements at NTC. Familiar with the National Institute of Standard, Technology Computer Security Standard, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), DOD Directive 8500.1, 8500.2, Army Regulation 25-2. Ensures all maintenance, training, supply and property process/practices supporting site operations are implemented and documented in a maintenance tracking database. Adhere to the directives, memoranda, policies, procedures and practices implemented by the company, site manager, division manager, section, team leader. Required Experience : Four (4) years’ experience in networked systems, hosts, IP based networking, routers, and switches, database operations, DoD information security procedures (unclassified and classified) Desired Experience : Military experience at NTC is desired, and familiarity with FBCB2/BFT/JCR and Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS) instrumentation operations. Military experience as a Signal Officer or NCO. Required Education : B.S./B.A. in Engineering, Science, Information Systems or Mathematics. 8 additional years of related work experience may be considered in lieu of education requirement. Desired Education : FBCB2/BFT/JCR and Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS) operations and maintenance certification and FBCB2/BFT/JCR KOK-13, KOI-18, SKL encryption generators and Joint Capability Release (JCR) KGV- 72 programmable encryption device (PED) certification. Desired Physical Abilities : Able to work long hours on a 7-day a week scheduled days, nights, and swing shifts. Must be able work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wind), and climbing in or on military or commercial equipment. Special Requirements : Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License, and maintain Post driving privileges. Must be fluent in English, with ability to read, write, and comprehend technical documentation, schematics, and diagrams. Must be a U. S. citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. SECRET clearance. Must be able to lift a maximum of 50lbs and wear appropriate personal protective equipment. This position may require travel, CONUS/ OCONUS to support unit training for up to 180 days. 111472

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