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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Senior Network Engineer/Administrator in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Tracking Code SPT-21-1317-W

Job Code 21-1317

Posting Title Senior Network Engineer/Administrator

Post Date 9/27/2021

Full Time / Part-Time Full Time

Travel Negligible

City Colorado Springs

State CO

Country US


Bowhead seeks a Senior Network Engineer/Administrator for a potential forthcoming contract at Peterson SFB Colorado Springs, CO.

The 319 CTS operates from the Moorman Space Education and Training Center (SETC) on Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado. The 319 CTS expands space system understanding by providing world-class, in-depth instruction of space systems, capabilities, requirements, acquisition, strategies and policies to support Joint military operations and U.S. National Security. The mission of 319 CTS is to provide responsive training in support of tactical, operational, and strategic joint and coalition space operations. Annually, 319 CTS educates more than 2800 students from all branches of the United States military, other Government departments, and select allied nations. 319 CTS requires specialized instructors and critical support personnel capable of successfully executing the 319 CTS mission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Information Technology (IT) Support:

 Manage, operate, sustain, and provide logistical and general support for IT Services. Meet all 319 CTS IT requirements for the entire life-cycle of each IT service to include steady-state day-to-day operations. Provide IT services to the Moorman Space Education and Training Center (SETC) based on the Industry Best Practices framework that allows for high-quality, measurable performance of IT services. Perform all tasks associated with Systems Engineering and IT System Admin and maintenance in support of the following existing and future SETC networks: NIPR, SIPR, SSEL, STSSEL, commercial internet and other IT initiatives as determined by the 319 CTS Commander, and coordinated through the COR. Tasks in support of this requirement include, but are not limited to:

o Networks; Servers (physical & virtual unclas, S, TS); Towers/laptops (physical, unclas, S, TS, JWICS); VTCs; Other peripherals (projectors, wyse clients, switches, back-up drives); 6 Networks: NIPR, SSEL (secret closed), STSSEL (Top Secret closed), SIPR, JWICS, and commercial internet; 23 Physical Servers; 310 Virtual Machines; 165 Laptops; 80 Towers; Video Teleconference Systems; 410 Peripherals (projectors, Wyse clients, switches, back-up drives, monitors)

 Maintain network designs, to include all relevant documentation.

 Troubleshoot, fix failures, and document them in a maintenance log.

 Develop reliability system upgrades for 319 CTS Government personnel review.

 Perform preventative maintenance, which includes but is not limited to installation of: new software releases, system upgrades, and patches.

 Create/maintain server support documentation and operational guides for instructors and operators.

 Test and evaluate new network hardware and software to determine compatibility with current systems. Perform equipment reviews, development of technical refresh maintenance requirements and histories, and management and maintenance of hardware inventories. Work closely with vendors and manufactures to facilitate technical refresh upgrades on equipment. Procure technical refresh equipment

 Maintain a Government provided trouble ticket system and track and report customer survey results.

 Provide engineering, operations, management, maintenance and general support for SETC networks, stand-alone systems and any specialized systems within or used by SETC. This includes any associated network/backbone/infrastructure hardware/software.

 Provide IT support for basic development of modeling and simulation capabilities on closed networks.

 Provide IT support for advanced development of modeling and simulation capabilities (JWICS emulator, ISSA, GIANT, STK modeling and simulation support, PDS-M, SBM trainer, OW mod/sim capability, virtual EW lab, and automated testing software) on closed networks.

 HTML extraction of gov’t directed websites including all resources and code; Create scripts necessary to translate web menus to local hyperlinks; Establish a web application enterprise on the TSSEL closed network; Modify extracted website to utilize Microsoft IIS framework; Implement Microsoft SQL virtual server and integrate into application enterprise to allow for dynamic content; Verify JWICS emulator websites are current 30 days prior to SWIFTU course start and update as necessary; Provide support to transfer documents between networks (NIPRNet, SIPRNet, JWICS, and SETC closed networks) IAW established security policies and procedures.

 Perform client support administrator duties.

 Provide consolidated help desk function/serve as SETC IT focal point for customer support. The consolidated help desk function shall be capable of handling the full range of IT-related issues.

 Provide System and Network Security functions

 Provide Computer Systems Acquisition, Management and Accountability

Requirements • CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) required

• Security Plus (+) Certification required

• 3 years of experience with Office, Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec Endpoint Protection Suite, Symantec Ghost, WSUS (Windows Server Update Services), eRetina, WASP (Web Application Security Project), Windows 2003, 2008 and/or 2012 Servers, Windows XP and/or 7 client PCs, Active Directory, and/or DNS (Domain Name System)/DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)

• Travel: 10%

Education requirements: Bachelors Degree in engineering or information technology

Estimated salary range: $80,000 - $110,000

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Top Secret/SCI level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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