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    This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (CUSTSPT) (Title 32), Position Description Number D1557000 and is part of the IL 182 AW, National Guard.

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    As a IT SPECIALIST (CUSTSPT) (Title 32), GS-2210-9/11, you will design, deploy, install, operate, maintain, modify, and recover various types of communications electronics (CE) information technology (IT) systems and their components. Incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the mission accomplishment and training workload of the Theater Deployable Communications (TDC) workcenter.

    Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list:

    • Monitors, maintains, and recommends optimum voice and data network systems configuration and architecture, to include administering and programming the system's messaging, broadcasting, automated attendants, load capacity, call restrictions, and classes of services.
    • Performs all software upgrades and troubleshooting of the operating system and switch hardware using appropriate software solutions or diagnostic equipment.
    • Applies diagnostic and network management equipment to test, configure, evaluate, and optimize all circuits and services.
    • Develops detailed lists of equipment and capabilities to satisfy current requirements for the entire switched system or segments of the complete switched system.
    • Designs, develops and conducts technical and operational tests and evaluations of a wide range of communications equipment and systems.
    • Designs specific kinds of communications networks, according to operating requirements, planned traffic and the location of stations and users. Conducts site surveys for information systems equipment, verifying adequacy of network cable, power, and general condition.
    • Installs, configures and programs networking equipment to include routers, network encryption devices, switches, channel switch units (CSU), digital switch units (DSU) and multiplexers using military and commercial protocols such as Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Routing Interchange Protocol (RIP), and Point to Point Protocol (PPP). Programs and uses remote management tools to administer and operate active networks.
    • Coordinates with outside agencies and customers to provide required services and technical solutions.
    • Responsibilities involve direct customer support including recommending new equipment, site surveys, training, resolving problems related to configuration management, systems functionality, hardware and software configuration, and system conflict resolution.
    • Develops and coordinates tactical Internet Protocol (IP) networks for local, metropolitan, and wide area networks.
    • Develops and manages problem and trend analysis data of communications equipment and systems. Prepares, maintains and submits applicable maintenance records and reports. Administers the Maintenance Standardization and Evaluation Program (MSEP) within the workcenter.
    • Performs maintenance, strapping, and configuration of Cryptographic units.
    • Develops, establishes and maintains work center training programs.
    • Plans and schedules tasks and training activities for drill status guard members.
    • Oversees and conducts on-the-job training (OJT) for personnel.
    • Plans and lays out work to be accomplished.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581078000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.