NOSC Sr Systems Administrator

Job Description
The selected candidate will maintain, monitor and control a large enterprise information technology (IT) network and all associated network devices across multiple classification levels. Monitor Local and Wide Area Networks to include transport links, layer 1 and layer 2 network devices. Will also monitor and report the status of synchronous optical networks (SONET) and the Promina node network. Will coordinate with commercial vendors for troubleshooting efforts to restore outages of MB lines, T-1 primary rate interfaces, and Optical Carriers up to 10Gbps. Will perform trend analysis on circuits, network devices and server infrastructure and will use a ticketing system to report network outages to local work centers and track status of the outage until restoration has occurred. Monitor and report status of Defense Red Switch Network and attached devices. Serve as the primary Satellite communications hub and controller and coordinate satellite access with customers at remote locations. Troubleshoot end connectivity to distant end remote satellite locations and attached network devices. Report critical network outages to organizational leadership. Plan, coordinate and de-conflict Authorized Service Interruptions between DISA, Commercial Vendors, internal customers and external agencies. Will provide reports to senior level executives and brief senior leadership weekly. Responsible for providing technical expertise and input to ensure emerging telecommunications programs reach adequate functional requirements, proper security levels, technical compatibility, compliance with Government and industry standards; document and report on a daily basis the status of the assigned responsibilities. Must be self-reliant and capable of performing essential technical maintenance activities without direct supervision.

Typical Education & Experience
High school diploma and a minimum of 11 years of direct experience with telecommunications, integration design, installation and support

Required Skills and Education
Active security clearance with a current SSBI adjudicated within the past three years (must be able to pass additional access screenings)

High school diploma and a minimum of 11 years of direct experience with telecommunications, integration design, installation and support

Experience with Wide Area Networks, iDirect Software, iBulder, iMonitor, Promina, Solarwinds, SharePoint, Netsmart 1500

Strong troubleshooting and problem isolation techniques for solving complex troubles with telecommunication instruments, equipment, circuits, channels, and trunk troubles where limited standardization exists

Considerable knowledge base of secure communications instruments, MB lines, T-1 primary rate interfaces, and Optical Carriers up to 10Gbps

Capable of performing essential technical maintenance activities without direct supervision

Capable of performing telecommunications equipment installations and de-installations IAW applicable published standards with minimal guidance

Preferred Skills and Education
Experience using Test Equipment: O-scope, Fireberd, transmission test sets
Capable of systems analysis with highly complex technologies
Familiarity with patch panels
Knowledge of telecommunications fundamentals
Ability to be self-reliant
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to professionally interact with high level military officers and civilian officials on a daily basis
Quality assurance experience with both new and upgraded telecommunications systems
Trainer / training experience
Positive service oriented attitude
Military experience / knowledge of customs and courtesies
Experience with larger enterprise IP networks and related networking equipment
Knowledge of DoD policies and procedures with regard to the installation, configuration, and management of Cisco IP Systems

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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