Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

Senior Network Engineer - Senior Infrastructure Analyst (ECN Network Engineer)

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/7/2020 4:50 PM)
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Andrews AFB
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If you’re looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you’ve come to the right place!


At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we’re a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We’re dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!


MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and Stoller Newport News Nuclear, Inc. (SN3).





The Network Engineer is responsible for supporting ECN programs and projects. The Network Engineer will also manage and assist with the installation operation, and maintenance of the network infrastructure equipment including CISCO routers, switches and Communications Managers.

  • Serve as a Network Engineer for the Emergency Communications Network (ECN) Program at the Remote Sensing Laboratory, Nellis (RSLN) on Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.
  • Write technical proposals, procedures and preparing network design documentation.
  • Provide Network and System diagnostics, troubleshooting, reconfiguration, service restoration and tracking as required.
  • Support national emergency response groups’ emergency response drills, exercises, and real world events through on-call availability and travel via commercial and military aircraft when required.
  • Contribute in a team environment to evaluate new technologies provide technical troubleshooting support, and provide recommendations for the direction of future LAN/WAN Client Server environments.
  • Travel as part of an installation or restoration team when directed and participate as a deployed member of the National Emergency Response Groups when required.
  • Promote project management best practices and continuous improvement.
  • Perform related work as assigned by supervisor. 


Due to the nature of our work, US Citizenship is required for all positions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field and 5 years’ of progressive related experience, or equivalent training and experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of technical principles, theories, standards, practices and procedures. 
  • Experience in communications or related discipline in Telephony or Communications Networks in addition to the formal certifications.  
  • Desired working knowledge of Standardized Network Design, Type 1 Encryption, Microsoft Active Directory, Network Security, QOS Theory and Implementation, Telephone switching, Fiber Optic Transmission systems. Routing and Switching products from a formal training institution or relevant experience.
  • Microsoft Windows to include system architecture, configuration, file system structures and system management techniques.
  • Must have working technical knowledge of Microsoft Windows environments including Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Active Directory, Windows 2008 - 2016 Server, Windows 7, Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge of LAN/WAN infrastructure to include fast Carrier Ethernet and TCP/IP. Desired knowledge of the Emergency Communications Network (ECN) and RSL mission.
  • Basic understanding of Satellite Communications and Teleport Operations.
  • Basic understanding of LTE EPC and Cell Base Station operation.
  • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
  • Must have current driver's license.


Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, “Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites,” will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, and subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, “Counterintelligence Evaluation Program.”


Eligibility Requirements – To obtain a clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, “Personnel Security.”



MSTS 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, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.