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Network Support Specialist

Computer Office Work

Network Support Specialist

Bahrain

IT/Cyber Security

Job Title: Network Support Specialsit (Terrestrial and Long-Haul/RF)

Job ID: 0703019

Date Posted: 9/17/2023

Location: Bahrain

Category: IT/Cyber Security

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Top Secret SCI (SSBI) (Tier 5)

Job Type: Full Time

Travel: Local

*Position contingent upon contract award

*The position description is subject to change to meet the requirements of the program

 

Job Description:

We are seeking a Network Support Specialist to join our growing team for an upcoming IT/Cyber Security contract based out of Bahrain. The position is contingent upon contract award.

As the Network Support Specialist (Terrestrial and Long-Haul/RF), you will provide subject matter expertise to NAVCENT N6 in support of unclassified, classified and SCI network hardware (Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, Media Converters), configure / troubleshoot cryptographic devices (e.g., KG-175, KG-250, KG-250X KG-175D, and KV7/SV-7) to include carrying and managing cryptographic keying material (keymat) and associated devices as needed during travel and while at the assigned work locations, conduct device scanning / patching / updating / remediation for all network devices and support the Inside plant for NSA Bahrain Building 260 and various other Government-owned buildings on NSA Bahrain or outlying annexes, including the movement of data boxes and troubleshooting / repair of fiber optic and copper cable infrastructure for network classifications ranging from UNCLASSIFIED to SCI.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Configure, maintain and troubleshoot NAVCENT network hardware (Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, Media Converters) and cryptographic devices

  • Provide network device scanning / patching / updating / remediation for all network devices

  • Provide monitoring, management, installation, upgrading, troubleshooting, and administration of the Government’s mobile communications / fly-away kits and OC12 devices and underlying infrastructure

  • Support Terrestrial circuits – Several leased-line commercial circuits provide data connectivity between NSA Bahrain and Isa Air Base. This footprint includes several Optical Carrier 12 (OC12) transport routers and layer-two/three data switches at Isa Air Base

  • Support and maintain 8 PACSTAR 400/4500 communications suites and (2) DISN Enterprise Classified Travel Kit Gateway (DECTK-GW) Secure Flyaway Kits (SFK)

 

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

  • Navy classified and unclassified C4ISR computer systems and ONE-NET

 

Working Environment:

  • Candidate will work primarily in computer facilities at Naval commands in an office or computer equipment room environment

  • Work outside of normal work week hours will be required to participate in meetings, troubleshooting efforts, and installations or upgrades

 

Physical Activities:

  • Personnel may be required to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time

  • Individual must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. unassisted

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection of installed computer and network equipment

 

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Pre-employment drug screening

  • Active DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance

  • IAT Level II Certification (per DoD Inst 8750.1 and Navy guidance) required. CCNA-Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND or SSCP with IA and CE required

  • 5+ years’ experience with Navy or DoD Networks (SIPRNET, NIPRNET, SCI)

  • 5+ years’ experience with Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, Media Converters

  • 5+ years’ experience Optical Carrier 12 (OC12) transport routers and layer-two / three data switches

  • 5+ years’ experience with Managing and transporting cryptographic equipment and keying material

  • Configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting network hardware (Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, Media Converters) and cryptographic devices

  • Conducting network device scanning / patching / updating and remediation

  • Provide monitoring, management, installation, upgrading, troubleshooting, and administration of the Government’s mobile communications / fly-away kits and OC12 devices and underlying infrastructure

  • Knowledge of military C2 architectures

  • Must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing

  • Must be able to communicate clearly with senior Navy / DoD officials and technical personnel

  • Candidate must be able to provide training as needed

Required Education:

  • BS in Information Technology (or equivalent technical degree) or 5+ years technical experience in related discipline required

 

To apply:​

  • Send a copy of your resume to careers@gieslerllc.com.

  • “Subject" line of the email should include your name and the Job ID for the position you are applying for.

 

 

Giesler, LLC is a private corporation established in the State of Georgia, is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. This commitment affirms Giesler LLC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations to all employees and qualified applicants

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