Vykin Corporation

  • SATCOM Network Technician

    Job Locations KR-Osan
    Clearance Requirement
    Secret
  • Overview

    Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced Secret cleared TS/SCI eligible SATCOM Network Engineer to join our team in Osan, South Korea.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.

    Responsibilities

    Analyzes local and wide area network systems, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices. Resolves interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including email, file transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing, and the like; configures systems to user requirements. Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed; performs various tests and documents results. Administers and maintains local and wide area networks; provides technical support and troubleshooting to users. Plans network layout design; may administer network security.

     

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

    • Maintains the usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks.
    • Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures.
    • Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.
    • Participates in and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades.
    • Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.
    • Implements testing strategies and document results.
    • Provides advice and training to end-users.
    • Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.
    • Participates in special projects as required.
    • Maintains the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
    • Maintains the integrity and security of network devices and systems.
    • Maintains system documentation.
    • Interacts with users.
    • Patches and updates network device operating systems to Department of Defense guidelines.
    • Troubleshoots and resolves issues with Cisco IOS and NxOS based network devices.
    • Develops scripts and tools to automate and improve user support activities.
    • Monitors overall network health and troubleshoots reported events

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • High School diploma and a minimum of five (5) years of related network administration and analysis experience
    • An Active in-scopeSecret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+)

    Skills, knowledge, abilities, and experience:

    • Satellite and terrestrial long-haul communications
    • Circuit & Network Design
    • Type 1 Encryption Devices (KIV-7M) and TACLANE KG-175 D/G
    • DISA Circuit Management experience
    • Serial communication Protocols RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485
    • Testing Serial Communications Bit Error Rates
    • Conditioned Diphase Interface, Fiber Optic, and Microwave network interfaces
    • Basic level understanding of network switching and routing technologies
    • Implementing DISA STIG Network Security guidelines

    Preferred:

    • TS/SCI clearance
    • Attended an official SATCOM training (or the ability to attend within 90 days of starting)

    Working Conditions

    The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.  The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Osan, South Korea supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.  

     

    The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

     

    Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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