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    This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN) (T32), Position Description Number D1567P01 and is part of the AL 280th CBCS, National Guard.


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    -- Configures, manages, monitors, and trouble-shoots various network and application server hardware, operating system software, and peripheral network equipment for both classified and unclassified networks. Conducts testing using remote management terminals to insure operability, efficiency, and compliance with existing standards. Recommends system configuration policies. Develops and maintains procedures for system operations, and installation to include policies for system backup and archives. Configures and manages assigned tactical messaging platforms.

    -- Coordinates with internal and external functions for Internet Protocol (IP) address resolution. Coordinates with requesting agencies for messaging addresses and requirements, to include classified and unclassified support. Ensures operation and compatibility of assigned Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) devices. Coordinates with internal and external agencies to ensure overall network design, to include boundary protection devices, will support required networked services. Ensures users, representatives, Work Group Managers (WGM), or Work Group Administrators (WGA), receive and implement correct network device configuration.

    -- Analyzes equipment and software reliability and utilization to identify and correct problem areas and to establish network performance levels. Uses benchmarks, performance measurement, and evaluation data, in conjunction with modeling and simulation techniques. Plans for increased network capacity to support any additional customer requirements. Develops recommendations or proposals involving a variety of specialized systems and state-of-the art enhancements designed to meet unique tactical requirements and improve operational efficiency.

    -- Performs in-depth analysis of automated and manual systems related to proposals for change, in order to develop or modify information systems to meet tactical network user requirements. Determines applicability of established methods. Using customer input, gathers facts about the nature of the work involved in the user's application area, flow of work, processing actions, and work product(s). Provides technical advice to users. Examines and evaluates alternative means of satisfying user requirements. Suggests technically feasible approaches and makes recommendations regarding the most effective and efficient automation approaches. Designs tactical systems to support various options for several simultaneous interactive users. Determines physical storage requirements. Provides consultation and research to determine common and unique requirements. Establishes and documents standardized terms and data elements.

    -- Accomplishes risk analysis, accreditation, and certification packages to include disaster recovery plans in accordance with agency requirements. Assists Information Assurance (IA) personnel in conducting risk analysis and security tests and evaluations. Works with other security officers, users, Network Control Center (NCC) personnel, and other support personnel to ensure mandated security directives are followed. Ensures installation, command, and agency security standards are met. Ensures compliance with all Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team (AFCERTs), Time Compliance Network Orders (TCNO's) and other mandated security updates.

    -- Develops, implements, 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. Creates and develops lesson plans. Ensures availability of facilities and training aids. Monitors the training status of personnel and ensures that supplemental and/or remedial training is accomplished. Responsible for documentation of accomplished training in a timely manner. May require the use of automated training documentation system.

    -- Participates with user support personnel to train personnel and functional users on use of automated information systems, computers, local and wide area networks, and other automated tools. Plans, develops and administers training programs implementing the standardization, control, and/or guidance of communications programs.

    -- Creates, adapts, and implements guides and controls for network, system, or total communications programs in support of daily operations or training exercises.

    -- Performs duties necessary to accomplish information technology and communications functions and provide for customer services in support of programs essential to Squadron daily operations, training, and readiness missions.

    -- Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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