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BAE Systems Red Switch Systems Administrator in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

The selected candidate will maintain secure voice, data, message, and video telecommunications systems, equipment, and circuits for a government agency s communications command, supporting routine installations, periodic maintenance, and demand maintenance for the Secure Voice Division (SVD). Experience in the technical capacity with the Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN) nodal maintenance and associated secure communications instruments (i.e. MLP, STU-III, STE, IST-2, TXP, Omni, Sectera) is required. Will be responsible for providing technical expertise and input to ensure emerging telecommunications programs reach adequate functional requirements, proper security levels, technical compatibility, and compliance with Government and industry standards, Will document and report on a daily basis the status of the assigned responsibilities. Will be self-reliant and capable of performing essential technical maintenance activities without direct supervision, responsible for managing work orders and trouble tickets.

This position is located in Washington DC. There is no relocation assistance available for this position. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate self to Washington DC or surrounding areas.

Please be sure to address all requirements of posted requisition in resume. Only resumes that include all requirements will be considered.

Required Skills and Education

High school diploma and a minimum of 8 years of direct experience with telecommunications, integration design, installation and support

Active clearance with a current SSBI adjudicated within the past three years (must be able to pass additional access screenings)

Experience with Wide Area Networks

Strong troubleshooting and problem isolation techniques for solving complex troubles with telecommunication instruments, equipment, circuits, channels, and trunk troubles where limited standardization exists

Considerable knowledge base of secure communications instruments associated with the Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN) and secure communications (MLP, STU-III, STE, IST-2, TXP, Omni, Sectera)

Capable of performing telecommunications equipment installations and de-installations IAW applicable published standards with minimal guidance

Preferred Skills and Education

Experience using test equipment such as O-scope, Fireberd, and transmission test sets

Capable of systems analysis with highly complex technologies

Familiarity with patch panels

Knowledge of telecommunications fundamentals

Ability to be self-reliant

Capability to perform essential technical maintenance activities without direct supervision

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to professionally interact with high level military officers and civilian officials on a daily basis

Quality assurance experience with both new and upgraded telecommunications systems

Trainer / training experience

Positive service oriented attitude

Military experience / knowledge of customs and courtesies

Experience with larger enterprise IP networks and related networking equipment

Knowledge of DoD policies and procedures with regard to the installation, configuration, and management of Cisco IP Systems

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Red Switch Systems Administrator


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