Mgr Network Communications 1-19014743

Location: Fort Bliss
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman Technical Services is seeking an information technology professional eager to constructively influence the future of U.S. Army simulation-driven training; lead, train, challenge, and mentor software engineers and database administrators; and oversee all facets of training exercise technical operations at Fort Bliss, TX. He/ She will manage a team of IT professionals responsible for developing simulation and stimulation concepts and architectures to support training. Responsible for the successful design and development of Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability (JLCCTC) databases and the integration of Army Mission Command Systems into JLCCTC models used for constructive training events. He/ She will lead a team that designs and executes constructive training events in a federated simulation-based training environment. He/ She will ensure compliance with network security architecture and NIPR / SIPR policies. He/ She will manage Information Assurance (IA) controls and compliance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) policies and procedures. Provide LVC-IA integration support.
The Network Manager role focuses on two primary areas of responsibility; personnel leadership and technical performance. Manages, plans, coordinates, and maintains the physical network required for Mission Training Complex (MTC) exercises and classrooms. Resolves interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including email, file transfer, multimedia, voice over internet protocol (VoIP), Mission Command information Systems (MCIS), telephone and video conferencing.
Performs a supervisory role in the network and system administration duties that provides technical support and troubleshooting coverage to end users. Responsible for the oversight of the configuration and maintenance of the Cisco Call Manager and Cisco IP phone Network. Analyze voice, data, and multi-media communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and participate in special projects. Provides cross training for network administrators, system administrators, and other technicians. Maintains accountability and responsibility for all assigned equipment.
Must have a strong familiarity with DoD/Army security documentation, system security engineering designs, and network information assurance concepts. Technical skills and experience include fundamentals of network design and system engineering, security practices and awareness of resources to secure networks. The candidate should have technical skills related to documenting system security and network information assurance. The Network Manager is the conduit between the Mission Training Complex and the training unit technical teams at all levels (G6/S6) and will represent the MTC as the technical lead during planning sessions to include MEPs, FEPs, IPRs, TWIGs, and briefings related to training events.
Overall responsible for the Risk Management Framework (RMF) team that updates, reviews, and maintains required documentation (i.e. Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) for Servers, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) suites) and Network Devices. Establishes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), plans, and procedures to include emergency actions and storage. Implement and manage Authority to Operate, and Business Continuity memorandums. Assist the facility manager and security manager in updating facility and fire documentation. Provide oversight to System Administrators (SA), Network Administrators (NA) along with Cyber and Physical Security.


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in the Information Technology field.
Must have administrative knowledge of Microsoft Server 2012, Windows 10, Redhat Linux, and VMware. Must obtain MCIS training certs when required.
Minimum of 3 years experience DoD C4I systems experience to include, system administration, network architecture, security engineering, and network engineering. Experienced in problem solving and troubleshooting complex, distributed DoD systems. Hands-on experience with routers, layer 2 & 3 switches, firewalls, TACLANES, and COMSEC.
Fully understand the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) Certification and Accreditation process and Information Assurance requirements.
IAT level II Certified IAW DoD 8570.01. GSEC, Security+, SCNP, SSCP or higher or be able to obtain within 6 months of start and hold a TOP SECRET clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
: At least 2 years experience leading an IT team at a Mission Training Complex. . CCNA or GSNA Certification is highly desirable.

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Job ID: 19014743

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Top Secret Required