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    This National Guard position is for a COMPUTER ASSISTANT, Position Description Number D2072000 and is part of the MA ARNG G6, National Guard. This is a Bargaining Unit position. The point of contact for this position is: MS. Deborah Cho at 339-202-3615.

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    Integrates and maintains the organizational automation and brigade network infrastructure, consisting of the distribution and connectivity requirements of the various tactical automation systems and sensors, as stipulated by guidance from higher and local requirements. Responsible for implementation of configuration management plans for complex LANs and WANs with supported elements to include; headquarters staff elements, and subordinate organizations.

    Provides detailed technical advice for long-range decision planning related to tactical network management up and down the chain of command. Prepares briefings and presentations about the complexities of the tactical network. Reviews and evaluates new or
    upgraded tactical software packages.

    Serves as the organizational Information Assurance Security Officer (IASO). Initiates appropriate measures to maintain information assurance (network security and data protection) within the organization.

    Responsible for possessing and maintaining accreditation documentation on the various tactical automation systems and major network components. Develops and maintains documentation regarding network configuration, operating procedures, necessary to maintain the reliability of the network.

    Serves as network administrator responsible for configuring hubs and switches, monitoring network performance and installing network software/interim change packages (SCP/ICP). Ensures the standard configuration software loads for all network devices as prescribed by higher headquarters. Utilizes benchmarks, performance measurements and evaluation data provided to manage network servers and data communication devices to support workload. Analyzes hardware, software reliability and performance through system reports. Works with technical support personnel in resolving critical problems. Employs methods, processes to optimize data management, and recommends performance enhancements.

    Oversees the distribution of applications and upgrades ensuring compliance with regulations and copyright laws. Utilize established procedures for remote distribution of applications and upgrades. Uses remote management software tools to maintain and update configuration, protocol and user/system files. Establishes procedures to maintain accurate records of authorized users of distributed software.

    Develops standard operating procedures for the operation of the network. Instructs lower graded information systems operator(s) in the administration and maintenance of the installation's network devices.

    Provide input to the development of the signal annexes of the organizational operation plan (OPLAN) or operation order (OPORD). Provides detailed information and expertise in the area of signal and tactical automation relating to the support of Homeland Security/Homeland Defense to include the development of LAN diagrams, WAN gateway connections and specifications, etc. Establishes limited liaison outside the organization to ensure interoperability of mission support requirements.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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