IT Network Technician

Posted on 04/20/18 by Michael Stapinski
Confidential Company
Champaign, IL
Less than 5 years experience
Posted on 04/20/18 Michael Stapinski

IT NetworkTechnician


Ready To Hire! Urgent Need! Multiple Openings!


Qualified candidates must possess an active DoD Secret security clearance at minimum along with an active IAT Level II Certification (CompTIA Security+, SSCP, CCNA-Security, GSEC and/or Security+ CE). Multiple opportunities available in Belleville, IL! Military (Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines) experience is a big plus.


Prior experience working in a Network Operations Center (NOC) required.


Serve as the technical expert responsible for the monitoring, operating and managing, trouble-shooting and restoring to service any of the components comprising the DISN or DRSN networks. These include data/voice communications equipment, multiplexers (such as modems, circuit switching units, data switching units, secure telephone switches and PBX?s), data terminal equipment, (such as front-end processors, routers, 3270/SNA devices) and transmission media (such as coaxial and twisted pair cables, satellite, microwave, and fiber optics both vendor-provided and government owned).


-Perform pro-active monitoring of network elements alarms and alerts to identify those components/elements that may lead to or already are causing network degradation or failure.

-Accomplish this through use of network management system(s) and associated assets on a continuous (rotating shifts) basis.

-Perform fault isolation and diagnostic/assessment functions to include determination and execution of corrective action(s) on real-time basis.

-Interface with functional users as well as remote operations centers in both routine and reactive monitoring situations.

-Maintain logs and records associated with reported problems or situations.

-Execute all reporting functions and data input associated with network management.

-Monitor security posture of network(s); report suspected violations to designated authority.

-Coordinate with configuration management and implementation entities to ensure optimum dissemination of information and network efficiency.

-Perform operator level maintenance on all components/assets associated with network management systems.

-Senior levels provide functional guidance, supervision, technical support, training and quality assurance/quality control to junior personnel.

-Support senior staff as required and ensure customer requirements and project milestones are met.




-Associate's degree or equivalent

-DoD security clearance required

-Certifications: IAT Level ll Security (SSCP, CCNA-Security, GSEC and/or Security+ CE)

-3-5 years of relevant experience

-Experience with data/voice communications equipment is highly preferred

-Experience with multiplexers (modems, circuit switching units, data switching units, secure telephone switches and PBX?s) highly preferred

-Experience with data terminal equipment (front-end processors, Cisco and Juniper routers, 3270/SNA devices) highly preferred

-Experience with transmission media (coaxial and twisted pair cables, satellite, microwave, and fiber optics both vendor-provided and government owned) highly preferred


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