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Job #: R-00091554
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Telecommunications
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Voice and Data Communications Analyst in support of the AFNCR IT Services program at the National Military Command Center (NMCC).  The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites. The senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported require that the AFNCR operations never fail, resulting in a fast paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment.  The successful candidate will support engineering and maintenance of NMCC Telecommunication systems.  Systems include Defense Red Switch Network and C4 Computer Systems and Tech Control. The Position requires deep understanding of and the ability to apply principles, theories and concepts of technical domain and has broad understanding of other related specialty areas.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Engineering telecom circuits and systems from local equipment through distant end locations.

  • Configure cryptographic equipment ensuring proper signal flow through circuits.

  • Provide engineering support to installation and configuration projects.

  • Provide support for Cyber and Risk Management validation and controls.

  • Develop engineering solutions and remediate system security issues and concerns.

  • Work to influence team members regarding solution design, process and/or approaches.

  • Work independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverable's.

  • Be responsible for entire projects or processes within a technical area.

  • Develop technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution.

  • Develop solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require deep technical knowledge.

  • Communicate with internal and client project team members.


Basic Qualifications

  • Requires Bachelors degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience, additional years of experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree. 

  • Must have an up to date Security+ CE. 

  • Must have excellent communications skills

  • Successful completion of technical training associated with operations and maintenance of a Tech Control Facility equivalent to that required for US military AFSC 3C2X1, MOS 31P, or EC2318, Communications-Computer Systems Control Technician or the equivalent civilian training and work experience in a similar civilian or military systems control facility is required.

  • Successful completion of military/civilian communications electrons courses such as Radio Relay Maintenance, Computer Switching Systems Maintenance, and Cryptographic Maintenance along with operation experience associated with technical control or patch and test facility will be considered in lieu of formal technical controller training. 

  • Must have an active DoD TS/SCI clearance. 

  • Required Cert-DOD 8570 Level II Security+ Required

  • Must have strong background and working knowledge of the DISA Operational Circulars.

  • Must be familiar with various encryption devices, e.g. KG-84, KIV-7, KG-194, KG-95, KG-94, etc, including device substitution, key and re-keying.

  • Candidate must have a background in maintenance of TCF equipment and excellent understanding of digital and analog test equipment, multiplexers and modems, maintenance of circuit, equipment and systems records, files, and diagrams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with technical control operating records such as circuit history folders, master station logs, trouble tickets, outage and restoration records, and DISA reports is highly desirable. 

  • Experience implementing and operating under the auspices of DoD exercise and communications operations contingency plans is highly desirable. 

  • Experience conducting performance/quality monitoring and testing, and trend analysis is high desirable. 

  • Experience writing technical control operating procedure is desirable. 

  • Experience developing, testing, implementing and maintaining communications operations contingency, exercise and restoral plans is desirable. 

  • Circuit restoration, fault isolation, quality control testing, trend analysis, performance monitoring, and status reporting experience is highly desired. 

  • Also desirable is background in implementing physical connections on frames, patch panels, cabling, and equipment by making cross connects. 

  • Experience with COMSEC is preferred.

    
 

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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