Trace Systems is actively recruiting for an experienced Technical Control Facility (TCF) Supervisor to join our team on-site in Bahrain. The ideal candidate shall be the day-to-day supervisor of the TCF and ensure the equipment necessary for ensuring fast, reliable, and secure exchange of information.
• Plan, install, operate and maintain TCF for the communications network.
• Assess, evaluate, and re-engineer complex circuit/link restoration accommodating critical communication architectural requirements, in coordinate with systems engineering personnel.
• Address capabilities and limitations of communication equipment, troubleshooting procedures, security requirements, and technology to install, operate, maintain, and restore all links and circuits as required.
• Be capable of clearly articulating technical issues both in speech and writing to non-technical personnel.
• Be responsible for the appropriate management of the employment and proficiency of the Technical Control Technicians.
• Perform advanced corrective maintenance on TCFs to the chassis mounted component level.
• Capture and record technical data during installation and fault isolation in such forms as log book, trouble ticket or outage reports.
• Coordinate activation/deactivation and fault isolation of communications links and circuits connecting with different services and agencies across time zones and nationalities.
• Minimum of (7) years experience in a military environment related to tactical network systems
• Detailed knowledge of the operation and maintenance of Promina 400/800 multiplexors.
• Shall have detailed knowledge of GPS network timing schemes and devices, signal flow, wiring schematics, network timing, and signal conversion.
• Shall have detailed knowledge of testing, measurement, and diagnostic equipment to include but not limited to Fireberd 8000, T-Berd 6000, Fluke 199, O-scope, and spectrum analyzers.
• Shall have knowledge and familiarity with the different networks in use within Regional Command, and the ISAF IJC.
• Shall have knowledge and familiarity of encryption devices (KIV-19A, KIV-7 family, KG devices, TACLANE devices, and similar equipment) must know how to configure cryptographic devices to communicate with DISA, Marine Corps, and joint units.
• Shall have knowledge and familiarity of cryptographic fills, how to load an encryption device, how to verify the fill segments, and how to operate a Simple Key Loader (SKL).
• Shall have knowledge and familiarity with Cisco IOS-based routers 3900, 3800, and 2800 families; Cisco IOS based switches within the 6500, 4500, and 3700 families.
• Shall have knowledge and familiarity of IP communications, including packet analysis
• Shall have knowledge and familiarity with layer 3 technologies, such as EIGRP and HSRP and layer 2 technologies, such as Rapid Spanning-Tree.
• Shall utilize network management tools (Solarwinds) to monitor, evaluate, and report health statistics of WAN/LAN Networks.
• Shall possess familiarity with the employment and operation of Microwave Line-of-Sight (WPPL, Airaya, MRC-142C), Troposcatter, and Satellite (DKET, SWAN, SNAP) communications systems.
• Including the development of equipment programming records, and network architecture and equipment string diagrams.
• Shall provide on-site coordination of the installation, troubleshooting and restoration of WAN/LAN and special interest circuits.
• Shall maintain detailed record-keeping on circuit installation, maintenance, and termination while providing timely and accurate status updates to systems control and engineering personnel.
• Shall be familiar with Microsoft Visio, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
• Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US citizenship is required.
• An active, in-scope US Government issued Secret.
• An Associates Degree in Networking OR; 11 total years of recent specialized experience.
Position requires the following certifications or higher:
• Network , Security , and CCNA or CCNP.