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Network Specialist, Senior in Quantico, VA at ManTech

Date Posted: 6/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Group:



MCIS

Clearance Level Needed:



Top Secret

Shift:



Day

Category:



Networks & Telecommunication Services





Entering ManTech&s 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a “Top 100 Global Technology Company” by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this and many other accolades over the years for our dedication to serving the missions of our nation&s most important customers: U.S. Intelligence, Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. All know us as a trusted partner offering best-in-class solutions in cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, and systems and software engineering tailored to meet their specific requirements.

Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Sr. Network Specialist, in the Quantico, VA area, with strong Customer relationships. At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The DIVISION NAME (ABRV.) Division provides cyber solutions to a wide range of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. This division consists of a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced technical solutions to government organizations. Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security. Our contributions to our customer&s success is driving our growth.

The Senior Network Specialist: Designs, installs, maintains and coordinates the use of the network system. Evaluates hardware, software and peripheral equipment. Manages network performance to maintain high quality transmission service on the network. Maintains, create/deletes user accounts, maintains and updates system security plans on all platforms. Implements and coordinates network policies, procedures and standards. Enforces security procedures. Supervises and schedules the network technician staff and trains users.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations. Designs, builds, and implements network systems.
  • Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance. Troubleshoots network performance issues. Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.
  • Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
  • Manages the purchase, testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems.
  • Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.
  • Plans large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.
  • Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.
  • Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products.
  • Provides assistance and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.
  • Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.
  • Coordinates the operation and support of network facilities, including all communications equipment on various platforms in large scale or multi-shift operations.
  • Supervises complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support, and production support activities.
  • Monitors and responds to hardware, software, and network problems.
  • Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems, and terminals).
  • Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance.
  • Troubleshoots network systems when necessary and makes improvements to the network
  • Network performance tuning, Network component upgrades, Network component patching to all COTS Network products.
  • Network interfaces, external network interfaces, and other systems network interfacing.

Position Requirements:

• Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. Plans and leads major technology assignments. Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others.

• BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field; or equivalent preferred.

• 8 - 15 years of directly related work experience preferred.

• Experience with COMPS a major plus


Security Requirements: U.S. Citizenship and an active Top Secret clearance required.

Job Requirements

Requires Bachelor's degree (in Computer Science or Management Information Systems) or equivalent, and ten to twelve years of related (data center environment) experience.