POSITION SUMMARY :
Operates, monitors, secures, and controls the physical, data link, network, and transport layers of strategic and tactical communications including connectivity to local and wide area networks, end-
to-end telecommunications and circuit switching systems, long-haul transmission, and the global information grid.Performs, coordinates, and supervises their design, configuration, operation, restoration, and improvements to include organizing and ordering of proper equipment necessary.
Analyzes their capabilities and performance, identifies problems, and takes corrective action.Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots various cryptographic equipment.
Fabricates and installs various cable assemblies when needed. Performs facility self inspections to ensure safety within the workplace as well as organization of equipment and cabling.
Directs troubleshooting and makes operational adjustments to technical control and telecommunication transmission equipmentto include but not limited to Promina systems (200 / 800), various modems (Canoga Perkins and PairGain), and various patch panels (DSX and ADC K-
Patch).Works in conjunction directly with various other sections to include, but not limited to, Network / Systems Administrators, Outside Plant, and SL-100 personnel.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES :
1.Operates processor assisted diagnostic and control equipment and software to perform network, technical, and configuration control, surveillance, and security.
2.Monitors status and performance of transmission and switching systems, local and wide area networks, and subscriber equipment.
3.Operates test equipment to verify end-to-end circuit, system, and network signals meet minimum standards.
4.Operates and monitors various network management hardware and software to ensure compliance with security standards and service levels.
5.Configures circuits, trunks, links, and systems based on standards, traffic patterns, and results of quality assurance tests IAW with DISA regulations.
6.Performs circuit, trunk, link, and system patching and cross connecting to establish, sustain, and restore service.
7.Isolatesfailures and outages, performs operational adjustments, and troubleshoots circuit, trunks, links, and system equipment.
8.Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots various cryptographic equipment to test, reset, and rekey.
9.Directs and coordinates TCF configuration, operation, security, restoration, andimprovements. Communicates with subscribers, contractors, lateral agencies, and higher headquarters using secure and unsecure voice, data, electronic mail, web, or facsimile communications to schedule down-
time and quality assurance tests, Configures circuits, systems, and networks based on standards, traffic patterns, and results of quality assurance tests.
10.Performs other duties and assignments as required.
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED :
Promina 200 / 800 Equipment
KIV-7 / 19 Encryption Devices
KG-95 / 175 Encryption Devices
Pair Gain Modems
Canoga Perkins Fiber Modem
FIREBERD 6000A / 8000 Test Equipment
ADC K-Patch Panels
WORKING ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES :
Individual should be able to lift up to 40 lbs unassisted.Working environment will be 96% Technical Control Facility (Tactical / Strategic), 2% outside and 2% on road.
The TCF exposes you to moderate noise levels due to cooling and other equipment. The outside work environment will also be very hot and dusty due to conditions within the region in.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
Education / Certifications : High school diploma required. Some college preferable.
Experience : Requires a minimum of 6 years operating experience in a military technical control
facility or civilian equivalent within the last 10 years.TCF controllers are required to have a minimum of three years of experience working with Integrated Digital Network Exchanges (IDNX), specifically the Promina 200 and 800 systems.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified
information. Must be able to work rotating shift schedules which provide 24 hour day / 7 day week coverage. Must be familiar with DISA operations circulars, DOD circuit actions and TSO / TSR
processing requirements. Must be familiar with Remedy Action Request System for trouble tickets reporting, and various encryption devices, i.
e. KG-84A, KIV-7, KG-175, KIV-19, etc., including device substitution, keying and re-keying.