Job Description

Job Summary

This is a IT SPECIALIST (NETWORK SERVICES) position supporting the  JFHQ G6.   This is a Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is:  Deborah Cho 339-202-3615



This position is open to all current members of the Massachusetts Army National Guard.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.   This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Massachusetts Army National Guard. 

Currently, there is only one vacancy to be filled; however additional vacancies that occur within 90 days may be filled from this announcement. 


Serves as a technical network specialist on issues related to the support and sustainment of the local area network (LAN) and the wide area network (WAN). 

Performs a variety of network device configuration and connectivity tasks. 

Executes procedures and coordinates corrective action to optimize network performance. Installs, configures and monitors software that provide performance measurements of the WAN/LAN. 

Implements the standard configuration software loads for all network devices. Utilizes benchmarks and performance measurement and evaluation data to manage network and services to support normal and surge workload. Works with technical support personnel in resolving critical problems. 

Uses remote management software tools to maintain and update configuration, protocol and user/system files.  Documents and tracks change to configuration, protocol and user/system files. 

Coordinates the development and implementation of configuration management plans for complex LANs and WANs with supported elements to include headquarters staff elements, tenant activities, state government, regional operating activities and national agencies. 

Monitors distribution of network applications and upgrades ensuring compliance with regulations and copyright laws.  Implements the standard operating procedures for configuring and securing all devices on the network.  Reviews and evaluates proposed project and software initiatives. Provides input to briefings and presentations regarding the complexities of the installation networks.  Provide the basis for long-range decision planning. 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No