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Air Force Civilian Service Wichita, KS

Job Description


This position is located at an Air National Guard (ANG) Air Control Squadron (ACS). The purpose of the position is to plan and design the telecommunications and Information Technology networks required to support the ACS Weapon System, specializing in the interconnection and integration of tactical radar sites and other participants of the Weapons System, and to analyze, monitor, and optimize their performance, security, and capacity during peacetime and wartime operations. This position combines the responsibilities of the IT Network Specialist and IT Systems Administration Specialist. Incumbent is responsible for planning and coordinating mission accomplishments and training requirements of functionally assigned guard member. Receives information on computer and communication requirements needed, coordinates requirements with internal and external agencies (Army, Navy, allies, etc.) involved, and analyzes, plans, and designs data, video, and voice networks carried over various transmission systems such as multichannel satellite, troposphere scatter systems, Line-Of-Sight (LOS) RF radios, LOS laser radios, and cable systems, fiber optic as well as copper. Relates mission requirements to existing technology, policies and priorities, systems capabilities, available technology and services, operating practices and procedures, equipment and staffing requirements, to provide network services that support operational requirements. Manages frequency assignment and control of local operating frequencies. Determines mission requirements and requests hardware and network configuration resources, such as: Internet Protocol addresses, voice switch and data link configurations, etc from internal and external agencies to support contingency and/or training networks. Identifies and corrects network problems and identifies transmission deficiencies in planned or currently operational networks. Coordinates and/or determines operational, technical and support requirements for the location, installation, operation and maintenance of network equipment and systems. Develops short and long range planning procedures to meet mission requirements. Configures, manages, monitors, programs and trouble-shoots various tactical and non-tactical network and application server hardware, operating system software, and peripheral network equipment such as routers, bridges, switches, attached cabling system, network interface cards, modems, multiplexers, concentrators, boundary protection devices (firewall), and print services for both classified and unclassified networks. Coordinates with internal and external functions for network design, operation, and address resolution. Analyzes equipment and software reliability and utilization to identify and correct problem areas and to establish network performance levels. Performs in-depth analysis of systems related to proposals for change, in order to develop or modify information systems to meet tactical network user requirements. Determines applicability of established methods. As required accomplishes risk analysis, accreditation, and certification packages to include disaster recovery plan in accordance with agency requirements. Develops, establishes, and maintains work center training programs. Plans and schedules tasks and training activities for drill status guard members. Ensures mobilization readiness of section personnel and equipment. Performs Communications Security (COMSEC) account duties as required. As required, employee performs some limited supervisory functions over subordinate staff through the planning, assignment, and review of work; granting of leave; providing recommendations on training requirements, performance standards, and ratings; and effecting minor disciplinary actions such as warnings and reprimands. 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.   

GS-11 Specialized Experience  Application must indicate at least 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. Experience 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. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: For the GS-5 level, a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree may be substituted for the experience requirements. At the GS-7 level, one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. At the GS-9 level, a masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree may be substituted. At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.


Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.


Selected applicant must meet the following security requirement option:  4

  1. Applicant must successfully pass an Access National Agency Check Plus Inquiries (ANACI).
  2. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  3. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
  4. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance/SCI.

RANK/GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Open to military ranks/grades of E-4/SrA through E-6/TSgt.


*Assignment to a compatible military position is NOT required for application, but required for appointment.

  • AFSC:  3D0X1, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D190, 3D1X2


This position is for the following categories:  1

  1. Enlisted   2. Warrant Officer   3. Officer   4. Non-Dual Status

This position is:  2

  1. Supervisory position   2. Non-Supervisory position


      1.  Permanent   2. Indefinite/Reimbursable   3. Indefinite NTE Deployment + 30 days   4. Indefinite NTE 30 SEP 17   5. Temporary


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Other Information

  • Selecting Supervisor:  MSgt Josh Newlin - (316) 759-7991
  • Selected individual must currently possess the Security+ Certification.
  • Must currently possess the 3D1X2 AFSC.
  • Must have a current/valid Top Secret clearance.

Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 466067800
Located In Wichita, KS
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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