Patch and Test Technician Job - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Macdill Afb
United States

Patch and Test Technician (Job Number:439498)


- Candidate will be part of a team that manages the Patch and Test facility in a challenging and fluid work environment at MacDill AFB, FL.
- The candidate will provide Tier I/II support to manage and maintain connectivity for hundreds of devices supporting thousands of users including critical “VIPs” and multiple, autonomous, secure networks.

- Prioritize daily work tasks.
- Provide Tier I/II support for all tech control devices in HQ the AOR on multiple, autonomous, secure networks.
- Assist and coordinate with other critical IT sections within the Division to execute on tasks involving projects, troubleshooting, maintenance, and implementation of new services, devices, or connections.
- Travel the AOR when necessary to support IT services at Forward locations.
- Shift work flexibility a must.
- Open/track/close tickets on Remedy and Facit.
- Conduct daily inventory of assigned equipment.
- Maintain Master Station Log.
- Coordinate circuit outages and authorized system interruptions with DISA and other agencies.
- Configure and maintain cryptographic equipment.
- Troubleshoot circuit outages locally and abroad.


- High School equivalent and 5+ years related experience; OR, Associate's degree and 3+ years of experience.
- Must have a current TS/SCI clearance.
- Must be CompTIA Security+ CE certified.
- Extensive experience maintaining an operational long-haul communications facility in a high paced, diverse, military telecommunications environment.
- Extensive experience designing and maintaining long-haul data/voice transmission systems traversing various interconnect technologies (cable, fiber, satellite, etc).
- Experience with radio frequency (RF) systems.
- Experience with troubleshooting ATM, SONET and IDNX/PROMINA systems.
- In-Depth long-haul system problem troubleshooting/resolution abilities.
- Experience with cryptographic devices and secure data/voice transmission policies, processes and procedures.
- Must be able to work rotating shifts.
- Must have valid U.S. Passport.
- Must be able to lift 50lbs of equipment.

- Some experience with encryption devices such as KG-175 Taclanes and KIV-7M.
- Some experience with higher level transport infrastructure (ATM, MSPP, etc.)
- Some experience working with military Tech Control Facilities (TCF/PTF).
- Security+ CE desired.
- 8+ years of experience working in a Tech Control environment desired.

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Job Posting: Aug 22, 2018, 2:09:33 PM
Primary Location: United States-FL-MACDILL AFB
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Rotating
Schedule: Full-time