JT4 provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the US Air Force and US Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. We develop and maintain realistic integrated test and training environments, and prepare our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems and air crews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.
JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES
Maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environments including systems software, applications software, hardware, and configurations
Performing disaster recovery operations and data backups when required
Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures
Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems
Replacing faulty network hardware components when required
Maintaining, configuring, and monitoring virus protection software and email applications
Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made
Conferring with network users about solving existing system problems
Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of networks and computer systems
Coordinating computer network access and use
Designing, configuring and testing networking software, computer hardware, and operating system software
Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to his/her job.
Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware
Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions
Ability to implement; administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches, controllers
Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure
Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems
Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software
Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources
Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization
A self-starter able to work independently but comfortable working in a team environment
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Dependable and flexible when necessary
Network security experience
This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards. There is occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting with occasional use of a computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness. Routine travel to remote Company work locations may be required.
REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE
The incumbent must have a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET-accredited academic institution and 8 years of related engineering experience, or have an accredited Master of Science in Engineering with at least 6 years of related engineering experience, or have an accredited doctoral degree in Engineering with at least 4 years of related engineering experience. The incumbent must have comprehensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices of engineering to provide consultative services on development programs and in the design and development of systems and components. The position requires knowledge and skill sufficient to apply the latest developments in engineering to solve complex problems in the specialty area. The incumbent must have excellent communication and analytical skills and must possess effective planning/organizing skills. The incumbent must have a working knowledge of computer systems and computer-based engineering tools. The incumbent must possess well-developed leadership skills and have the ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems from a broad prospective. Incumbent will be required to qualify for and maintain a government security clearance and must have a valid, current state driver's license.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified.