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    This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (NETWORK), Position Description Number D2181P01 and is part of the MA ANG 104th FW, National Guard. This is a Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: MSgt Paul Barsalou at 413-568-9151, Ext. 6982740.

    AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to current members of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, or those eligible to enlist and/or transfer into the Massachusetts Air National Guard.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position Constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Massachusetts Air National Guard recruiter at (774) 836-7922 before applying for this position.

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    Responsibilities

    As a IT SPECIALIST (NETWORK), GS-2210-11, you will manage, supervise, lead, administer, develop, deliver, and support information technology (IT) systems and services. This series covers only those positions for which the paramount requirement
    is knowledge of IT principles, concepts, and methods; e.g., data storage, software applications, networking. Administers the base Local Area Network (LAN). Implements new network operating systems hardware and software on both physical and virtual systems. Develops base wide network procedures for system, operations, maintenance, backups, product assembly and installation of both physical and virtual systems on campus network. Analyzes LAN utilization statistics through data collection and performance measures to ensure the efficient,
    reliable, and robust operation of LANs for classified and unclassified networks. Coordinates LAN installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and reviews, evaluates, and fine-tunes components such as virtual servers, hubs, switches, and routers to achieve peak efficiency within the overall network connectivity. Assists in the development, configuration, installation, and maintenance of network systems to include the LAN/WAN. Receives network, communications, and related operating systems from various sources such as design centers and commercial vendors. Maintains an inventory of all network hardware and software. Installs, configures, and troubleshoots network and application server hardware, network operating system software, and peripheral network equipment. Implements network operating system and/or network application software, and maintain contact with software suppliers to ensure that current releases of software products are in use. Conducts testing of network systems to ensure current network software products are compatible with system configurations and to ensure operability, efficiency, and compliance with existing standards. Monitors operation of the LAN/WAN and ensures hardware and network operating software are functioning properly and that operation standards are met. Function test system components to identify and resolve technical
    problems, analyze system malfunctions, implement necessary corrective actions, and provide ongoing support for the resolution of complex problems and operating malfunctions. Performs system backups to ensure expedient restoration of the essential files and databases for the respective network equipment. Coordinates with other sections to resolve LAN related problems for the base. Recommends and prepares operating policies and procedures for networks, system operations, and product assembly and installation. Provides customer assistance and training for new network systems.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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    National Guard Membership is Required

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