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1 May 2021

Full-Time DRSN Technician

General Dynamics Information Technology – Posted by Gulf Entry Jobs Bahrain

Job Description


Type of Requisition: Expatriate

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Telecommunications


General Dynamics Information Technology, Defense Division, Naval Forces Sector is currently seeking a candidate to provide on-site support at Defense Red Switch Network sites Bahrain. The Telecommunication Analyst will support 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,

+ Perform fault isolation, and repair of DRSN equipment and circuits.

+ Perform preventative maintenance on DRSN equipment to include replacement of circuit cards or major sub-assemblies.

+ 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.

The work center is responsible for maintaining the Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN) and its sub-systems on a 24/7 basis. DRSN work center will cover fault management, security management, operation and preventative maintenance, logistics and repair support, and DRSN management database system, at a primary location and remote locations. DRSN work center will provide network management subsystem support to DRSN System Manager.

Bachelor’s degree in a related technical area of study and/or a minimum of 5 years related experience in Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN) experience in lieu of degree.

+ Candidate MUST BE U.S. CITIZEN and hold an active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI.

+ Candidate holds current Security + certification and DSS-2A certification

+ Candidate must have 5 – 8 years experience in the following areas:

+ Knowledge and experience with various cryptographic equipment:

+ KIV-7M

+ KG-175D

+ KIV-19M



+ KY-58

+ CTP 150/2024/2056 is a plus

+ Canoga Perkins modems

+ Various electronic test equipment, Fire-bird 6000 or equivalent, Digital Multimeter and O’scope.

+ Microsoft Windows 7/10 and Linux Operating Systems.

+ Strong system/network troubleshooting skills.

+ Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

+ Self-starter and work under minimum supervision.

+ Candidate must be “Fit to Deploy” to the CENTCOM AOR

+ 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.

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.
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.

About the Company

General Dynamics Information Technology

General Dynamics Information Technology solves our customers’ challenges through future-focused technology and services, ingenuity and deep mission-knowledge. Partnering with government, defense, the intelligence community, industry leaders and cutting-edge technology companies, we deliver solutions that make a difference – helping our customers to advance mission performance, transform operations and discover opportunities to build a better future.

Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., with major offices worldwide, General Dynamics IT and General Dynamics Mission Systems form the Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) business group of General Dynamics. IS&T and the Aerospace, Combat Systems and Marine Systems groups form General Dynamics Corp.

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Job Categories: Information Technology. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Bahrain and DRSN Technician.

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