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Network Operations Center Specialist

Job ID: 2116682
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Rotating
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an immediate need for a Network Operations Center Specialist to support the NASA Integrated Communications Services (NICS) contract at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Space Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The NICS contract provides high quality integrated communications services for secure voice, video and data solutions and services to NASA customers worldwide. This position supports ensuring that Telemetry and Command data flows for NASA’s spacecraft and aeronautical missions flow smoothly.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Use a variety of network management and diagnostic tools for monitoring, troubleshooting communications-related and node/application related problems for NASA’s Mission Network known as NASCOM.
  • Monitoring and some maintenance assistance will be required of Cisco Routers & Switches, Junipers Routers.
  • Operating NASA unique hardware items is also required.
  • Candidate will support the network’s operations and day-to-day activities in support of NASA missions.
  • Working directly with other NASA centers and customers to help resolve real-time network and dataflow problems which are unique to NASA.
  • Candidate will be involved in a number of activities including the testing and implementation of new network services.
  • Position is in the NASCOM Operations Management Center (NOMC), a 24X7 network operation center, and requires supporting non-standard shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Candidate must be able to pass both a written and practical certification test associated with the operations of the Mission Network within 180 days of hire.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS degree in a related field and 5 years experience or High School and 10 years experience.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP technology
  • Knowledge of IP Addressing and subnet masking
  • Knowledge of Help Desk Operations
  • Excellent writing and oral communications skills
  • Effective communicator and able to coordinate network and customer issues with other technical sections
  • Ability to multi-task and respond quickly to real-time dataflow issues
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours/shifts
  • Pleasant personality
  • Knowledge of Network Monitoring tools, eg. NNMi, Specturm, MRTG, CACTI
  • Experience in supporting Wide Area Networking connectivity

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of normal trouble ticket processes
  • Hands-on experience with standard industry products eg. Cisco, Juniper, and Ciena
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with data analyzers, network probes and other network diagnostic and performance measurement devices
  • Experience in performing traceroutes, executing ping test
  • Experience in WAN protocols such as SONET and MPLS
  • Experience working with Commercial Carrier service providers, eg, AT&T, Verizon
  • Knowledgeable of transmission principals including T1, T3, DS-3 &OC-3/48;
  • Knowledge of serial interfaces including RS232, V.35 and RS 449 preferred;
  • Knowledge of Linux

Clearance

  • Candidate must have a SECRET clearance of higher

Desired Certifications / Training

Current holders of either a CCNA, CCNP or JNCIA



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Overview

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