Network Engineer

Grafenwoehr, Germany /
Mission Support Services – Mission Support Services /
OCONUS FT
/ On-site
CSA+Capstone is seeking a Network Engineer to support the overall communications architecture for the JMSC and spoke sites, with coordination responsibility with outside agencies and stakeholders. The Network Engineer supports development of communications architectures, coordination of communications plans, configuration of communications equipment, implementation of Network Information Assurance processes, and assists in installing equipment and circuitry in support of distributed exercises. The Network Engineer supports the coordination all aspects of the communications architecture and exercise support plans with communications planners at other simulation facilities, Network Enterprise Center (NEC), theater signal assets, and participating tactical units. Plans include distribution of data, voice, and VTC over both LAN and WAN in both classified and unclassified modes for simulations/stimulation networks; NIPRNET, SIPRNET, and tactical networks.  More than 80% of the duties associated with position are technical in nature.

This position is located in Grafenwoehr, Germany

Responsibilities

    • Develops Enterprise Network Architecture to include LAN/WAN, encryption, DNS, DHCP, Firewall, security, software defined network (SDN), voice, video, data, collaboration and Cloud components.-
    • Maintains network architecture and infrastructure for multiple networks.
    • Develops and implements network and service monitoring capabilities, with a focus on managing capacity and performance and diagnosing and resolving network problems while ensuring secure operations.
    • Manages configuration and optimization for all network devices (to include but not limited to firewalls, Cross Domain Solution (CDS), Virtual Infrastructure, servers, hubs, routers, and switches.
    • Monitors changing network technology and deliver a technology update to the executive team each quarter.
    • Installs, tests, maintains, and upgrades operating systems software.
    • Works with JMSC Government and contract staff, and outside stakeholders to determine the maintenance and growth needs of the network.
    • Ensures the rigorous application of information security/ information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of network services.
    • -Supports the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, and implementation. Ensures security analysis and integration throughout the life-cycle.
    • Secures network system by enforcing Government policies; develops and executes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Best Business Practices (BBPs) for EOPM&D assigned Government Information Systems and associated networks.
    • Maintains necessary information assurance protocols and services on stimulation/simulation information systems and associated network enclaves that includes but not limited to: system lock-down procedures, operating system patches, and stimulation/simulation software patches.
    • Creates and administers Continuity of Operation Plans (COOP) and Disaster Recovery (DR) plans that ensure the availability of Government Information Systems and associated network enclaves.
    • Manages and implements compliance with Ports, Protocols, and Services Management (PPSM) as defined/required by RMF Security Controls and Defense Information System Agency (DISA) requirements/BBPs.
    • Manages/Coordinates/Executes incident response and handling procedures according to Government regulations, policies, procedures, and associated RMF Security Controls.

Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree plus three (3) years of recent specialized experience;
    • OR associate’s degree plus seven (7) years of recent specialized experience;
    • OR a major certification plus seven (7) years of recent specialized experience;
    • OR eleven (11) years of recent specialized experience.
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • Ability to speak, read, write and understand the
    • Ability to perform tasks under deadlines.
    • Ability to work with senior Government and Industry leaders.
    • Possess a very high degree of attention to detail.
    • Capable of working at a computer terminal for extended periods.  
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II and the ability to obtain IAT Level III within six months of starting.
    • Outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills.
    • Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret/SCI access.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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