Junior Network Analyst

Job Summary:

A Junior Network Analyst provides support to the RNEC-Client-ITC (Regional Network Enterprise Center National Capital Region – Installation Transport Center). The successful candidate will perform a wide variety of technical activities for telecommunications projects requiring experience in network infrastructure, installation procedures, and signal-transmission characteristics of telecommunications systems. They must also possess in-depth knowledge of theories and techniques associated with inside/outside fixed plant facilities; and a sound knowledge of telecommunications electronics theories, concepts, and principles to perform the duties listed.


  • Employee maintains and repairs local and long haul telecommunications circuits, networks, and systems.
  • Performs complex troubleshooting tasks involving systems or end-to-end circuit problems with multiple transmission types (i.e., combination of radio, carrier, cable, fiber, open wire, line treatment and/or interconnecting customer equipment).
  • Serves as Communications Security (COMSEC) courier and hand receipt holder:
    • Responsible for signing and accounting for crypto-keying material
    • Maintains inventories and controls use of keying material.
    • Troubleshoots, operates, and performs Over the Air Rekey (OTAR) and monthly key updates.
  • Has experience in the installation and termination of various cable types e.g. fiber, copper.
  • Provides engineering support and manages systems interfaces for:
    • Data Modems, Circuit Conditioning and Transmission Systems.
    • Digital/Analog Telephone Switching Systems.
    • Signaling, Multiplex.
    • Data Transmission/Teleprocessing and Trunking.
    • Fiber Optics systems and cables, copper cabling.
    • Intercommunications and Open Wire Systems.
    • Power Subscriber Carrier Systems; Telecommunications Circuit/Terminal Control Systems.
    • Synchronous Optical Networking (SONET) and other associated systems and circuitry.
  • Manages the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) nodes to include:
    • Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) Services Node.
    • Technical Control Facility (TCF).
    • Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET) node.
    • Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) node.
    • Integrated Digital Network Exchange (IDNX) PROMINA 800 node.
    • Data Asynchronous Transfer Mode Services (DATMS) node sites.
    • Local and long haul Fiber Optic Transport nodes with the responsibility to provide the DISN Global Networks and Operations Security Center (GNOSC) with local site and distant end troubleshooting.
  • Monitors the technical efforts of maintenance personnel engaged in telecommunications operations or in maintenance and installation services.
  • Coordinates and monitors the installation and implementation of node, system hardware, software, and circuits to include coordination of preventive maintenance as directed by DISA.
  • Provides information to users in the evaluation and establishment of telecommunications systems.
  • Reviews engineering work order/modifications; Interprets system requirements for maintenance and continued performance after test and acceptance.
  • Maintains dialing plans, trunking diagrams, cable prints, and systems related databases to include programming required for upgrades/modifications.
  • Analyzes performance of telecommunications networks and systems using specially designed systems and particular operational measurements, and recommends maintenance actions needed to achieve optimum systems performance.
  • Recommends appropriate modification to equipment and/or procedures based on site characteristics and operational requirements.

Requirements: (Clearance/Citizenship)

  • Minimum Secret/SSBI required
  • Applicant must have and maintain the following Information Assurance (IA) certifications prior to beginning employment:
    • CompTIA Security+CE (Required) and a CCNA (Preferred).


    Three (3) to five (5) years of experience providing, collaborative computing implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance support. (Desired)


  • High-school diploma or educational equivalent required; diploma from a technical or vocational school or have acquired equivalent military/DoD training.
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Systems, or other related scientific or technical discipline is preferred.
  • Work experience or industry certifications demonstrating technical proficiency may be substituted for education requirements.

Shift information:

  • Physical Demands:
    • Manual dexterity 80% to 100% of the time
    • Lifting up to 50 pounds 10% of the time
    • Reaching 15% of the time
    • Standing 60% of the time
    • Sitting 15% of the time
    • Walking 25% of the time
  • Work Environment:
    • This is an ADP-1 Critical-Sensitive Level 3 position, requiring a Secret security clearance and is subject to random drug testing.
    • Incumbent must be available on an on-call basis to provide immediate assistance in the event of an on-line system failure or other demands as required.
    • Work is performed in a technical control facility around hazardous devices involving electrical circuits, power panels, telephone and data circuits that present some danger to the individual and may require safety precautions.
    • Some heavy lifting may be required.
    • Work is performed in an office setting, computer operations, telecommunications center, telephone closets, electrical distribution centers, panels, and hallways.
    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
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