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DRSN Technician (Bahrain) in Manama at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description

 General Dynamics Information Technology, Global Solutions Division is currently seeking an on-site Defense Red Switch Network representative at OCONUS location. The Telecommunication Analyst will support the Command and Control Switching System (CCSS) and the Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN) providing on-site operation and maintenance.

  • Perform day-to-day DRSN operation and maintenance and its subsystems.
  • Perform scheduled, unscheduled, corrective operation and maintenance, troubleshooting, fault isolation, and repair of DRSN equipment and circuits.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on DRSN equipment to include replacement of circuit cards or major subassemblies.
  • Perform software upgrades and all operation and maintenance IAW Defense Information System Agency (DISA), Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN) Operations and Maintenance Guide, and Technical Manuals.
  • Perform database management; logistics support functions and DRSN installation and configuration of Integrated Service Telephones, Multifunction Digital Adapters, UDLT Multiplexers, Cryptographic devices, CSU/DSU/CTP equipment.
  • Perform on-call after normal working hours.

Job Requirements


5 - 8 years experience in the following areas:

Knowledge and experience with various cryptographic equipment:

  1. KIV-7M
  2. KG-175D
  3. KIV-19M
  4. STE/R
  5. KYV-5 ANDVT
  6. KY-58
  7. CTP 150/2024/2056 is a plus
  8.    Canoga Perkins modems
  9. Current Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI.
  10. Current Security + Certification.
  11. Fit to Deploy to the CENTCOM AOR
  12. Experienced with various electronic test equipment, Firebird 6000 or equivalent, Digital Multimeter and O'scope.
  13. Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Windows 7/10 and Linux Operating Systems.
  14. Strong communications system/network troubleshooting skills.
  15. Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

 Self-starter and work under minimum supervision.

This position will deploy with U.S. Forces, and therefore is subject to Deployed Contractor training and regulations, and USCENTCOM Individual Protection and individual / Unit Deployment Policy. Successful candidates will be subject to initial and recurring physical examinations and medical testing, and meet fitness for duty requirements in accordance with the CENTCOM Policy and related modifications and regulations

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.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.