Zel Technologies
  • 06-Aug-2018 to 05-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • Patrick AFB, FL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

An Active Clearance Is Required To Be Considered For This Position

Contingent  _  / Noncontingent  X 

Job Summary / Responsibilities:  Support is required to assist the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) with creating and maintaining the United States Prompt Diagnostic System (USPDS), which falls under the National Technical Nuclear Forensics (NTNF) mission. The NTNF leverages AFTAC to detect, identify, and characterize nuclear events and to report nuclear forensic information to national authorities. The USPDS is a fully integrated, terrestrially based, geographically dispersed, centrally managed prompt detection and reporting system. It provides the ability to collect, process, transmit, and analyze forensic data phenomena. The Network Administrator must have experience in identifying network requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring network performance. The Network Administrator will be responsible for the following functions: device IOS updates, maintenance and configuration for routing, maintenance and coordination of commercial circuits from AFTAC to sensor or communications node locations, network availability monitoring, log monitoring and problem monitoring. Additionally, Network Administration personnel will accomplish documentation, including updating continuity folders with current network configuration and maintenance information. These devices will have to comply with CNDSP certification compliance. This candidate must hold an IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ or equivalent) IAW DoD-8570 requirements.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements
  • Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
  • Possess DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ or equivalent).
  • Upgrades network by coordinating with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
  • Writing clear, concise reports of findings and creating and delivering presentations to clients, often requiring clear and persuasive explanation of complex processes to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Network design, planning, installation, and testing
  • Network Performance evaluation
  • Network Security
  • Network Maintenance
  • Ability to write technical reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills, in addition to interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished orally or in writing


  • USPDS Experience
  • PDO Experience
  • Commercial network expertise
  • AFTAC experience
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret government regulations, policies, and planning documents.
  • DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ or equivalent).

Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS plus 5 to 8 years' experience is required OR 9-12 years experience in lieu of degree
  • MS is desired

Special Requirements:

  • Lift and move equipment

(Job Code: 180014.002)


Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer "This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a).   This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."

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