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Network Specialist (DHS)

Req #: 126624
Location: Ashburn, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology Group
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Job Description

SENS3 addresses the operations and maintenance, security, optimization, enhancement, design, engineering, architecture, integration, configuration, testing, and deployment of the DHS HSDN and C-LAN, infrastructure (including hardware and software). SENS3 also supports other systems supporting the intelligence mission.   Description:   - Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations. Designs, builds, and implements network systems.  - Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance.  Troubleshoots network performance issues.  Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.  - Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance. - Manages the purchase, testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems. - Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications. - Plans large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies. - Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment. - Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products. - Provides assistance and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.  - Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.  - Supervises all personnel engaged in the operation and support of network facilities, including all communications equipment on various platforms in large scale or multi-shift operations.  - Supervises complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support, and production support activities. - Monitors and responds to hardware, software, and network problems. - Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems, and terminals). - Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance. - Troubleshoots network systems when necessary and makes improvements to the network   Requirements:   - Possess an active TS/SCI Security Clearance - Possess at least 2 years of experience supporting DHS or DHS Components - Ability to work in a dynamic and demanding work environment. - Ability to brief staff members to and contribute solutions to decisions. - Work cooperatively as a team member and provide recommendations to DHS building effective customer relationships. - Knowledge of ITIL principles. - Ability to work independently with minimal or no oversight.   Preferred - Current DHS Suitability - Entry on Duty (EOD) SENHP

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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