Circuit Actions Coordinator

The U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) Gateway at Wahiawa, Hawaii utilizes the STEP System and DoD Teleport capability enhancements to provide additional SATCOM systems coverage and robust GIG/DIS services. Accesses to DISN services are via multi-media Radio Frequency (RF) connections. This multi-media RF includes existing SATCOM systems (i.e., Super High Frequency (SHF) (DSCS X-Band), UHF, and EHF), future Ka, as well as commercial SHF Wideband systems in the C and Ku bands. The Gateway consists of the Service Delivery Node (SDN) providing connections to the Defense Switched Network (DSN), DISN Video Services (DVS), Defense Red Switched Network (DRSN), and the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS). Unclassified but Sensitive Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET) and Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) services are provided via the ITSDN.

In addition to providing tactical and strategic forces with a point of entrance into the DoDIN and legacy tactical C4I services with reliable high-throughput telecommunications, the site supports all frequency spectrums to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Western Hemisphere, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Pacific Command, Commander U.S, Pacific Fleet, Commander Seventh Fleet, Commander Marine Forces Pacific, Commander Pacific Air Forces, Special Operations Command, National Security Agency, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Australian Defense Forces. DoD Gateway Wahiawa provides direct support Joint Communication Control Centers (JCCC) of deployed Joint Task forces (JTF) or Combined/Coalition task forces (CTF) providing satellite integration capabilities to connect tactical terminals intra/inter theater to other deployed terminals, for a seamless interoperability with the DoDIN.

Additionally, the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) program provides the war-fighter with 3G cellular capabilities in the field. There are four MUOS sites {NCTAMS PAC Wahiawa, Hawaii; Geraldton, Australia; Niscemi, Italy; & Northwest, Virginia} which consist of Ground Transport, Ground Infrastructure, Network Management, and Satellite Control Systems.

The selected candidate will work directly on a U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) contract for the NCTAMS-PAC BAE Systems Inc. Program Manager. As the Circuit Actions Coordinator, on a 8×5 flexible work schedule, the candidate must be available during other than normal working hours to assist with system restoration, resolve challenges, and plan unscheduled operational tasking and must possess the ability to work for extended periods of time under considerable mental and emotional stress. Additionally, will serve as the SATCOM Local Element Custodian.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Report to the SATCOM Manager of BAE Systems
  • Manage and install crypto keying materials: HAIPE, Secure Socket Layer (SSL), Selective Availability / Anti Spoofing Module) SAASM, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP v3), Thales Datacryptors, DoD Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certs, and Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP).
  • Manage and account for the local Tier 3 fill devices
  • Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that typically cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturer’s manuals or similar documents.
  • Exercises independent judgment in performing tasks, such as conducting circuit analyses and resolving difficult and complex telecommunications problems.
  • Performs moderate to complex cable fabrication duties, including (multi-pin, fiber optic, RF/coaxial, Cat 5/twisted pair, etc.) and technical support to install and maintain telecommunication systems.
  • Supports rack building and assist with systems integration, installation, modification, and upgrades in support of telecommunication circuits and systems.
  • Create and maintain circuit history folders per mission requirements in both electronic and hard copy format.
  • Complete documentation of new circuitry.
  • Cleansing equipment air filters and equipment cabinets of dust and leftover installation materials.
  • Conducting quality checks on circuits as required.
  • Installing new circuitry and removal of old circuit equipment, cables, and wiring as required.
  • Coordinating and scheduling Authorized Service Interruptions (ASI) and interfacing with customers when necessary.
  • Assist in developing, and administering security programs and procedures for classified/proprietary materials, documents, and equipment.
  • Implements federal security regulations that apply to company operations.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and accounting of the COMSEC material received from the parent or servicing EKMS account.
  • Provide monthly training to all COMSEC users or as required by the EKMS Manager.
  • Prepares manuals outlining regulations, and for granting personnel and visitors access to restricted areas, records and materials.
  • Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken.
  • Adheres to the procedures in the EKMS 1 (series) and written instructions issued by the EKMS Manager.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education

  • Successful completion of either the U.S. Navy Electronics Technician “A” and “C” or equivalent training in electronics from documented degree from an accredited college, junior college or technical school which included a formal curriculum in electronics technology or communication technology or equivalent that provided the skills and knowledge necessary to program and install multiplexers, modems, and other telecommunication network elements. Documentation of successful completion of training must be provided with resume and must include course content.
  • Knowledge of technical control procedures to include various technical equipment, test equipment, and ancillary devices to provide quality communications, regulation and guides pertinent to facilities control operations including the following publications: DISAC 310-70-1, DISAC 310-65-1, and DoD circuit and trunk data bases.
  • Position requires a highly skilled specialist who can solve difficult long-haul Department of Defense Information Network, Navy Telecommunication Services, and other special communications problems.
  • Ten years in-depth technical and functional expertise on matters concerning overall communications circuit/network operations and pursues coordination and actions necessary to accomplish broad responsibilities in terms of scope, complexity, and mission requirements; progressively responsible technical or craft experience in electronics, electricity, engineering, communications, physics, or similar field that provides technical knowledge and background that could be applied in the testing, evaluation, installation, maintenance of multiplexers, modems, and other ancillary communications equipment.
  • Experience in the technology and systems required for the modernization of facilities support to include networking (wired and wireless) upgrades and implementations on OSI Layer 1, 2, & 3 wide area network designs (e.g., IP network topologies and network management support).
  • Experienced in voice technologies such as Time Division Multiplexing (TDM), Voice over IP (VoIP), and other technologies with Voice Systems supporting the Department of Defense (DoD), Specialized work experience in the operation, maintenance and installation of digital and analog communication systems and equipment to include, but not limited to personal and main frame computers and associated peripheral equipment, cryptographic equipment, multiplexers and modems, and patch and test facilities,
  • Experience should reflect the full level of technical expertise and equipment familiarity necessary to ensure the efficient and timely completion of any work assignment.
  • Experience should also reflect the ability to interpret and work from blue prints, drawings, manuals, handbooks and technical specifications and be able to work without technical supervision.
  • Within the last six (6) years, four (4) years knowledge of a wide range of telecommunications concepts, principles, and practices with an in-depth knowledge in functional areas of telecommunications including transmission media, switching systems, long-haul telecommunications circuit management. This experience must have included the use of schematic diagrams, a variety of test equipment in duties as programming, testing, troubleshooting, operation, calibrating, aligning, maintaining, repairing or instructing on communications equipment or similar functions; knowledge of complex telecommunications operating techniques, local and wide area circuit and system networking.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Working knowledge of the functional and operational requirements and capabilities of one or more types of military communications systems or experience in operation and supervising DoD communications activities, compiling test data and operational reports, scheduling and controlling circuit actions or providing and controlling military communications and maintenance services.

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