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Information Technology Specialist (ENTARCH)

Air Force Civilian Service Belle Chasse, LA

Job Description



1. Provides IT engineering and installation services to DoD, MAJCOM, NGB and base level customers. Performs IT architectural design and engineering work for complete IT systems, downward directed programs/systems, Internet Protocol (IP)-based systems and circuits, one-of-a-kind systems, routine upgrades, and system enhancements. Analyzes capabilities and performance, identifies problems, and directs corrective actions to provide seamless integration, proper configuration, operation, defense, restoration, and improvements. Deploys, sustains, troubleshoots and repairs standard voice, data and video network infrastructure systems, IP detection systems and cryptographic equipment. Directs activities for installing, maintaining, repairing, overhauling, deploying, and modifying cyberspace systems and equipment platforms and evaluates facilities layout and performance standards. Researches, interprets and applies appropriate technical and policy guidance for each assigned project. Ensures downward directed IT projects/programs integrate with existing infrastructures.

2. Manages and directs engineering and installations training and operations in garrison and at deployed locations by performing duties to develop, sustain, and enhance network and electromagnetic capabilities to defend national interests from attack. Ensures personnel are trained, equipped, and available to perform the assigned mission. Conducts career field development and mentoring for subordinate cyberspace support personnel. Plans and organizes cyberspace support activities.

3. Produces IT architectural installation project packages. Coordinates project requirements with affected Communication and Information Systems Officer (CSO) to ensure system inter-operability, compatibility, and cost effectiveness of the proposed technical solution. Directs activities responsible for system analysis and design, programming, operations and maintenance, security, systems management, technical support, plans, implementation, and resource management. Researches, interprets, and implements policies, directives, and procedures to ensure proposed requirement(s) conform to policies, standards, and guidelines. Develops detailed design specifications. Identifies source of major equipment items and necessary logistical lead-time required. Advises the CSO on potential problems or delays.

4. Configures, installs, maintains, reconstitutes, removes, relocates, overhauls, and modifies IP-based systems, circuits, and intrusion detection systems, physical and wireless Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), ground radio, satellite, and telemetry communications, command and control, weather, ground aircraft control and warning radar systems, air traffic control radio, meteorological and navigational aid systems, and airfield systems and other equipment platforms. Manages infrastructure devices and systems using the latest approved software tools. Applies communications security programs to include physical, cryptographic, transmission, and emission security.

5. Conducts on-site engineering surveys to gather specific project information. Prepares reports on maintaining, installing, repairing, removing, and siting of IP-based systems, circuits, and intrusion detection systems, physical and wireless Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), ground radio, satellite, and telemetry communications, command and control, weather, ground aircraft control and warning radar systems, air traffic control radio, meteorological and navigational aid systems, and airfield systems and other equipment platforms. Prepares sketches, drawings, and lists of material. Uses various surveying instruments and measuring devices to validate system feasibility and layout. Performs surveying duties. Conducts reconnaissance, site location, construction, and mapping surveys Utilizing auto-levels, electronic total stations, resource and survey grade Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment and related instruments to complete surveys. Performs Geographic Information System (GIS) duties.

6. Manages implementation and project installation and ensures architecture, configuration, and integration conformity. Develops, plans, and integrates base communications systems. Serves as advisor at meetings for facility design, military construction programs and minor construction planning. Determines and coordinates project support requirements with installation or base officials. Develops Project Support Agreements, Statements of Intent, and Statements of Work as required. Plans, programs, and develops budget inputs to ensure resource availability for operational requirements.

7. Conducts on-site IT engineering assistance visits as required. Identifies cross functional dependencies such as Civil Engineering. Interprets inspection findings and determines adequacy of corrective action.8. Performs other duties as assigned.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least Thirty-Six (36) months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization; planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls; that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment; and preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion which provided the candidate with the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed below.


I: Knowledge of and skill in applying current commercial and military standards across existing, new, and hybrid architectures.

II: Knowledge of systems analysis and testing.

III: Knowledge of IT engineering drawings and installation guidance.

IV: Knowledge of related technical standards (e.g. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and the Electronic Industries Association (EIA), Building Industry Consulting Service International, Inc. (BICSE), and American National Standards Institute (ANSI)).

V: Knowledge of E&I installation team disciplines (Cable/wire infrastructure, Radio Frequencies (RF), infrastructure, and information technology infrastructure).

VI: Knowledge of the Team Chief Evaluation program.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade prior to the effective date of placement.

Military Grades: ENLISTED: 1C890, 1C8X2, 3D190, 3D1X2, 3D1X3, 3D1X7;

***LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS Acceptance of this position may result in the loss of contracted incentive(s).  For further details, contact the LANG State Incentive Manager, at (504) 391-8336***


Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must maintain an appropriate level of security clearance.


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Other Information

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office.  You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed in this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 466861700
Located In Belle chasse, LA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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