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Network Engineer

at Trace Systems Inc.

Posted: 11/1/2018
Job Reference #: 2705

Job Description

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    Job Title: Network Engineer

    Job Location: Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickum, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

    Security Clearance: Secret

    Certification: DoD 8570 IAT Level II

    Job Responsibilities:

    Analyzes local and wide area network systems, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices. Resolves interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including email, file transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing, and the like; configures systems to user requirements. Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed; performs various tests and documents results. Administers and maintains local and wide area networks; provides technical support and troubleshooting to users. Plans network layout design; may administer network security.


    • Manage usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks
    • Maintain network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures
    • Evaluate hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment
    • Participate in developing and implementing network-related procedures and standards
    • Participate in, and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades
    • Interface with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance
    • Develop and implement testing strategies and document results
    • Provide advice and training to end-users
    • Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems
    • May provide work leadership to less-experienced network personnel
    • Maintain current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned
    • Participate in special projects as required
    • Manage the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems
    • Maintain integrity and security of network devices and systems
    • Set up administrator and service accounts
    • Maintain system documentation
    • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products
    • Patch and update network device operating systems to Department of Defense guidelines
    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with Cisco IOS and NxOS based network devices
    • Develop scripts and tools to automate and improve user support activities
    • Monitor overall network health and troubleshoots reported events
    • Understanding of IAVAs and STIGs and applies updates to routers, switches, firewalls, & etc.
    • Support/configure KG175D and CSfC devices (Cisco ASA and 4300)
    • Configure, install, and support Cisco Call Managers for voice and video services
    • Build BOMs for the installation and support of site connectivity
    • Onsite support (field service) for customers
    • Work on tickets that the Network Admins (Tier 2) can’t solve
    • Perform other duties as required

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in a related field (or the equivalent years of experience) AND a minimum of twenty (20) years of IT experience including fifteen (15) years related to network administration and analysis experience
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support
    • Comprehensive knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and related network hardware and software
    • Comprehensive knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications
    • May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment
    • Ability to support 24/7 operations
    • An Active in-scope SECRET clearance
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II
    • Must be a US Citizen

    Desired Qualifications:

    • CCNA Certification
    • VOIP, Video Phones, VTC, Voice Bridge Cisco support
    • Support Secret REL, FVEY, or transport networks


    • Master's degree in a related field (or the equivalent years of experience) AND a minimum of twenty (20) years of IT experience including fifteen (15) years related to network administration and analysis experience

    Trace Systems

    To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: #jointracesystems

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    Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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