Jul 18, 2022

Networking Specialist Job Locations US-VA-Springfield Job ID 2022-4994

  • OBXtek
  • US-VA-Springfield
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Other

Job Description



Networking Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
# of Openings 2 Category Education and Training Agency/Project Dept. of State Job ID 2022-4994 Security Clearance Secret


OBXtek is currently staffing for a Networking Specialist who is eager to share their knowledge and train employees for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Technical Security Engineering Team at the US Department of State. This job could be your steppingstone to a new career!


With your technical expertise in the Networking field and the training we offer you from Day 1, you will be instructing students who will travel overseas to perform their duties related to national security at US embassies and consulates across the world.


  • After a series of trainings by our Instructors, you will be able to present hands-on instruction, lectures, and briefings to audiences on all parts of networking, building computers, working with cables to include fiber, detection systems, access control, power systems, and physical security management.
  • Prepares classrooms, equipment and student materials for fundamental training course delivery.
  • Sets up and operates audio-visual equipment required in support of curriculum delivery.
  • Maintain professional development records
  • Employs applicable Department of State security standards and other procedures to protect national security information.
  • Operates U.S. government vehicles as necessary in the performance of assigned tasks. 

Work will be hybrid in nature: 3 days in the office and 2 days working remotely from home; unless instructing, which is always done in person.


Active Secret Clearance.

  • 3-4 years’ networking experience to include: installation, programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance and repair of electrical systems, electronic systems, hydraulic systems, computer network equipment, installation of infrastructure, copper power, communication and signal wiring, coaxial cable and fiber optics and associated equipment
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to trainees with various degrees of technical knowledge and ability: from end user system operators, Regional Security Officers and all levels of staff.


Desired experience:

2-3 years of instructing experience



High School Diploma or GED

Security Clearance


Company Information

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with OBXtek’s vaccination policy. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer vaccination requirements which may include any or all the following: social distancing, masks, mandatory statements regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory testing.


Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 

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