Successful candidate will provide EPASS Advisory and Assistance Services to the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate (AFLCMC/HN) at the AF Life-Cycle Management Center (previously the Electronic Systems Center). The C3I&N Directorate’s primary mission is: Connecting Warfighters with Affordable, Secure, and War-Winning Cyber, C3I and Network Systems. The Directorate provides C3I connectivity, network, and infrastructure between Joint, Coalition, AF, and Allied countries space, air, terrestrial, and cyber domains. The Directorate in headquartered at Hanscom AFB, MA with 11 other operating locations. This position will have to interface with a team of military, Government civilian, contractor project managers and FFRDC/A&AS support personnel in the day-to-day activities associated with management of HN’s projects, programs and initiatives.
Degree (BA/BS) and 10 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, or an AA/AS degree and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed. Additional courses in mathematics, computer science, or information technologies is desirable.
Network+ and Security+ certifications are highly desirable.
CCNA and CISSP certifications are desirable.
Position Location(s): Hanscom AFB, Lackland AFB.
Travel: Occasional CONUS/OCONUS travel may be required.
Secret, Top Secret clearance (depending on location); or as a minimum, the ability to obtain a clearance
The successful candidate must have experience with electronic and network principles, information assurance, telephony, copper and fiber-optic transmission principles, cryptographic techniques, network system installation practices, project and circuit diagram interpretation, test equipment, special tools, and management practices. The successful candidate must have knowledge of electricity and radio theory, including transistors, solid-state components, and digital techniques applying to ground RF communications and related equipment maintenance; and interpretation of management information data, technical orders, blueprints, wiring diagrams, and schematic drawings.
The candidate advises and supports activities for installing, maintaining, repairing, overhauling, deploying, and modifying cyberspace systems and equipment platforms, to include voice, data, video client devices, network infrastructure systems, radio, satellite, intrusion detection, space systems, telemetry, microwave, and cryptographic. Ensures cyber and communication equipment and components meet installation practices, technical orders, and accepted commercial installation specifications. Applies communications security program expertise to include physical, cryptographic, transmission, and emission security. Supports and ensures compliance with safety standards and instructions. Supports communication system implementation and project installation, and ensures architecture, configuration, and integration conformity. Serves as advisor for facility design, platform IT programs installation, minor construction planning, and coordinates with base communications systems as necessary. Determines adequacy and correctness of project packages and amendments for installation and integration of communication systems. Conducts site and equipment surveys and validates equipment systems interface.
The candidate should have experience with evaluating operational readiness of communications equipment, network devices, sensors, intrusion detection, and related support equipment, to include: 1) troubleshooting and repairing standard voice, data, and video network infrastructure systems, IP detection systems and cryptographic equipment; 2) maintaining, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing voice and network systems equipment and circuits utilizing tools and test equipment; 3) sustaining, troubleshooting, and repairing standard radio frequency wireless, line-of-sight, beyond line-of-sight, wideband, and ground-based satellite and encryption transmission devices in a fixed and deployed environment; and 4) establishing cyber tactics, techniques, and procedures.
The candidate should also have experience coordinating request for service orders, reviewing, recommending, and implementing changes to communications Computer Systems Installations Records (CSIR), technical data, engineering drawings, and equipment wiring diagrams, and updating and verifying entries on cyber system, facility, maintenance, and inspection records.