Field Network Engineer – Japan (Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Field Engineering
Location
Not Applicable, Japan

REQ#: RQ113173

Travel Required: 75-100%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has an opening for a Field Network Engineer in Japan. This position requires someone with a current and active Secret clearance, and with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

Job Description Summary

The C5ISR Regional Support Center is looking for a Field Network Engineer to perform a wide variety of network engineering tasks at Camp Zama, Japan. The Field Network Engineer will perform maintenance and repair services including but not limited to fault diagnosis, screening, repair, relocation, replacement, installation, limited overhaul, refurbishment, calibration, and alignment of all telecommunications equipment, cabling, racking, ventilation, air conditioning, power distribution, un-interruptible power, and outside plant fiber optic cabling. Successful candidates will need to have an active Secret Clearance and be able to obtain TS/SCI clearance.

Position Duties:

  • Conduct Site Survey to prepare for network upgrades and to produce distinctive work packages for implementation actions.
  • Site survey undertakings to provide engineering and supporting documentation.
  • Testing of network hardware at different locations throughout USAPAC area of responsibility.
  • Prepare floor space diagrams, rack equipment diagrams, connectivity tables, and installation checklists.
  • Plan, deploy, install, test, troubleshoot and repair standard network infrastructure systems.
  • Installation and/or removal of equipment into a rack or cabinet, cable ladder and patch panels.
  • Installation of network devices and the interface cables to facilitate required interconnectivity. 
  • Engineer new designs to resolve cabinet management and network device issues.
  • Troubleshoot and repair network connectivity on numerous devices, to include routers and switches in a telecommunications room.
  • Interconnection of various networking devices via Fiber and CAT6 cabling.
  • Organizing Network rooms and working with customer to upgrade network equipment throughout USAPAC area of responsibility.
  • Maintains smooth operation of local area, worldwide, and virtual private networks (VPN).
  • Plans, evaluates, designs, and coordinates installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network.
  • Test source to destination.
  • Identify and resolve all issues.
  • Repair or replace cables if they are damaged, have signs of wear and tear, fails testing, or does not meet current standard.
  • Replace damaged faceplates and outlets on the user side.
  • Replace faulty circuit breakers.
  • Cable management, verify all labels and update/generate documentation.
  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, switchers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.
  • Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.
  • Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems. May coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment. May design network or portion of network that includes selection and recommendation of hardware and software packages.
  • Provide embedded support at customer location.
  • Installs and maintains network facilities, including hardware, software, and system data for small networks.
  • Performs data or voice network configurations and configuration changes of various voice or data equipment.
  • Interpret design plans provided by the customer.
  • Provide escort to vendors or personnel to TRs or other Secure Areas.
  • Travel is required.
  • Candidate is required to perform other additional duties in support the Contract.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS plus 5 years’ experience, AA/AS plus 7 years’ experience, or a High School diploma and 9 years’ experience.
  • US Citizen.
  • Must have a current and active Secret clearance, and be able to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance.
  • IAT level II compliant with DoD 8570.1.
  • Cisco LAN/WLAN Vendor Knowledge.
  • Cisco certifications.
  • Valid State Driver’s License.
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications such as Visio, Word and Excel.
  • Experience with Telecommunication Room Remediation, Network Migration, LCR Life Cycle Replacement, and Help Desk Remedy.
  • Able to obtain a Level 4 Badge.
  • Required to maintain IT Certifications.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.