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Network Operations Center (NOC) Chief



Louisville, KY

Position Overview

Specific responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

Extensive travel will be required; up to 5 months of travel per year (typically less than 2 months at a time).  Manage the recruiting, hiring, and training of, temporary personnel for staffing of various technically-oriented disciplines.  Participate in the planning and execution of 2-4 annual training exercises including attending planning conferences.

Support site surveys and field tests at associated operational locations

Build a comprehensive Communications Plan, Signal Operating Instructions (SOl), and network plan for each field exercise.  Support field operations for communications, network infrastructure, and network operations center throughout the duration of a given field exercise.  Install, configure, maintain, and recover the field communications system to include: RF communications equipment (with emphasis on VHF and UHF LMR, to include handhelds, base stations, repeaters, VoiP and associated support accessories).

Design, install, configure, maintain, and recover the in-field IT /network equipment to include: wireless point to point links, managed switches, Ethernet cable, fiber optic cable and fiber media converters.  Lead and manage a team that can be able to layout, install, configure, maintain and recover RF communications equipment and IT/network equipment.  Manage off season maintenance plan for systems.  Repair or replace broken components, produce documentation, pursue improved methods of system operation and maintenance.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: Candidate must be a US Citizen in order to obtain and maintain an interim and final security clearance

Experience and Education:

  • Secret Clearance
  • BS in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM disciplines) or significant professional experience working with network configuration, RF propagation and general network operations and combined with CompTIA and/or Cisco certifications.
  • 2+ years’ experience in VHF and/or UHF Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems.
  • 2+ years’ experience in IP based networks to include work with wireless point-to-point links and managed switches.
  • 2+ years’ experience with Network Operations.
  • Prior military service is desired.
  • Management experience is desired.
  • Demonstrates proficient oral and written communication, with strong attention to detail and an ability to interact effectively with people of varying technical abilities (engineers, technicians, and military personnel).
  • Energetic self-starter with strong work ethic and strong leadership skills.
  • Computer and networking diagnostic and troubleshooting skills.
  • Linux command line and programming experience is a plus.
  • Documentation and technical writing skills.
  • Able to function at a high-level in high-pressure environments.
  • Able to lift up to 50 Ibs.


Benefits and unique perks offered, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k) Matching Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Award Incentive Programs: Leader of the Year, Employee of the Quarter, Energy Award
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Referral Incentive Program
  • Employee Longevity Recognition

JANUS Research Group provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing:

Judy Pagac
Director of Human Resources
(706) 364-9100

Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within JANUS Research Group will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with JANUS Research Group.

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