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Network Operations Specialist III

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space. At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves. This Network Operations Specialist III position provides leadership and network support to the Space Security and Defense Program (SSDP). This fast-paced organization is developing the next generation of capabilities to protect and defend US space systems in a multi-level classification environment. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with interagency, military, and civilian communities. As an integral member of the team this individual is responsible for managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Aerospace's resources on a classified government network to ensure optimal performance and timely analysis by engineers. This position is located at our Colorado Springs, Colorado office. Due to the classified nature of this position and necessary on-site actions, this position is not open to tele-commuting or remote work. The primary function will be to work with the government team organize, install, and support the government organization's computer systems. This includes local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems. This will also include helping to: Architect, design and analyze network models. Provide support to computer users to help solve problems. Support activities within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartment's efforts. Provide "day-to-day" support for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities. What You'll Be Doing Work closely with government network owners to ensure compliance with processes and standards Determine installation requirements for implementation in the User environment Utilize network management tools to monitor performance of networks Perform troubleshooting and problem resolution of network issues Analyze and resolve network compatibility issues Develop and maintain documentation What You'll Need to Be Successful Minimimum Requirements: Current TS/SCI clearance and the ability and willingness to obtain SAP/SAR accesses Five plus years of applicable relevant experience High school diploma or equivalent, bachelor's degree preferred Customer service perspective Accuracy, organization, dependability, promptness, and flexibility with assignments Self-starter and independent learner with strong desire to help others Ability to work under deadlines of multiple projects Ability to work under minimal supervision Ability to collaborate well and team with other government employees, FFRDC, and SETA staff Advanced technical competency in one or more of the following supported platforms: MS Hyper-V/VMWare/ESx/Xen Hypervisors, Microsoft Windows Server and Windows Server 2012r2/2016, Active Directory Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers, Enterprise networking/firewalls/intrusion detection/prevention systems, forensic analysis/vulnerability assessment Group Policy management and configuration, Scripting, BMC Footprints, WSUS, Lumension, Bitlocker, SQL Server 2012, TomCat, IIS, Win 10, Toolkits, SEIM, Logrhythm, ACAS/Nessus/SCAP, mandatory/role-based access control concepts, SE Linux extensions to RHE, Oracle/MS SQL database security, Apache/IIS Web server security How You Can Stand Out It would be impressive if you have one or more of the following: Ability to be assertive and take ownership of projects and lead to successful completion Current SAP/SAR accesses Comfort working with ambiguous direction Ability to anticipate needs Ability to communicate clearly Ability to problem solve autonomously Grade-Based Pay Range (Min - Mid - Max) $39 - $51 - $63 Ways We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits. Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include: Comprehensive health care and wellness plans Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire Flexible spending accounts Variable pay program for exceptional contributions Relocation assistance Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career Education assistance programs An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation. Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement . GROUP ID: 90970895

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