USSOCOM's mission is to Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.
As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-
class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.
Shift work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work 12 hours per day, 6 days per week on one of two daily shifts (days and evenings).
It is important to be available to work any shift / designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays.
The Network Engineer (NE) performs tier three network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Network Engineers must be detail-
oriented and have in-depth knowledge of networking hardware and software. Extensive experience in areas such as network design and implementation, LAN / WAN interfacing, security, Internet protocols and TCP / IP, as well as server and network infrastructure is required.
Candidates for the NE tests and analyzes elements of network facilities, including power, software, security features, communications devices, communications lines, modems, and terminals and is responsible for the overall integration of the enterprise network.
The NE is also responsible for planning, modeling, simulation, design, installation, maintenance, management and coordination of the network.
The NE monitors and controls the performance and status of network resources by using software and hardware tools, as well as by identifying and diagnosing complex problems and factors affecting network performance.
The NE keeps his or her technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine those which best meet the Government’s needs.
The NE provides guidance and direction for junior network support technicians. Candidate must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (2013 / 2016)
build Tactics, Techniques and Processes (TTPs) and Standard Operating Processes (SOPs) associated with service checklists
Associate of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or related field or equivalent experience plus eight year of directly related experience in computer systems and network engineering
Required Certification :
CCNP Routing and Switching
DOD 8570 IAT Level II or higher
Clearance : TS / SCI
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Experience : 3-5 years managing technical personnel
Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates. Work assignments vary based on client requirements.
These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment.
Extended periods of sitting while on PC / laptop or phone.
Equipment and Machines
Servers, switches and other computer equipment used to support network operations.
however, customer needs may require modification to this schedule. It is important to be able to work any shift / designated hours required.
Position will require night and weekend work.
Must maintain a current passport and applicable visa’s in good standing.
Other Essential Functions
Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of foreign national, government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.
Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards.
e., citizen of the US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.