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Summit Technical Solutions Communications Specialist in Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota

Communications Specialist


Ellsworth AFB, SD




Are you a problem solver?

Do you strive to make a positive difference?

Do you enjoy being a contributor to a world class team?

Summit Technical Solutions (STS)

STS is looking for  a Communications Specialist, at 2 separate locations, supporting Air Force Global Strike Command, Directorate of Strategic Plans, Programs and Requirements.  This will be supporting the Site Activation Task Force program integration tasks at Vandenberg AFB, CA; and Ellsworth AFB, SD

NOTE: This position is contingent upon a contract award*

Essential Job Functions

  • Supports PIO, HQ AFGSC, and DOD bed-down of base MWS efforts (B-21 or GBSD/MH139) as they pertain to all communications and information technology and their infrastructure.

  • Participates in design and execution of Network/IT bed-down, provides analysis and reports on status, risks, and proposed solutions.

  • Works with and provides guidance to host wing, PIO, HQ AFGSC, and DOD Comm/IT professionals to ensure compliance, effectiveness, timeliness, and security of communications bed-down. Generates reports when requested to support this advice.

  • Shall be experienced and proficient in developing and implementing System Security Plans, to include security upgrades and emerging higher-level security requirements.

  • Shall be experienced in classified IS management.

  • Shall be experienced in resolving classified IS security incidents.

  • Shall be experienced in uploading and downloading data across classified networks operating at different levels of classification, and control/recording of all incoming and outgoing digital media.

  • Shall be experienced in self-assessment with MICT.

  • Shall have experience in developing and critically reviewing information assurance and cyber security documentation.

  • Shall have experience in managing databases to include: Access, SQL and Oracle.

  • Shall have experience in all aspects of managing Microsoft SharePoint.

  • Shall have experience developing standardized procedures for account establishment, system maintenance, and system recovery.

  • Shall have experience designing, installing, and maintaining advanced router and firewall configurations used to isolate network traffic in order to maintain security.

Required Skills

  • Experience


  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with Multi-Level Secure (MLS) or SAP network management/maintenance and at least two (2) different automated cross-domain security solutions

  • Minimum of five (5) years classified information systems experience

  • Minimum 2 years working knowledge of HAIPE devices

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with IP network domains, network segmentation, and network management tools


  • USAF SAAT and/or SAPM and/or SSO experience highly desired.

  • JSIG related RMF implementation experience highly desired.

  • Highly desired experience integrating NC3 communications systems.



  • Minimum DoD 8570 Information Assurance Management Level II certified.

  • Minimum Information Systems Security Professional or equivalent certified


  • DoD 8140.01 IS and IA certifications highly desired.

Required Experience

What makes STS great?

STS is a services-based organization that relies on the exceptional results our workforce delivers to customers every day. We realize that our customers’ high regard for our consistently high performance is only possible because of the talents, exceptional work ethic, and commitment of our people. We promote and live by a strong and inclusive company culture that places the focus on customer and employee satisfaction, communication, and respect.

What to expect from STS:

  • Competitive total compensation plan, with immediate eligibility for most benefits and a 401(k) plan with matching contributions!

  • A work environment that emphasizes the safety of our workforce

  • An organization that is committed to upholding the highest level of business ethics and workplace conduct

  • A company that supports "paying it forward" with involvement in several deserving organizations and encourages volunteerism in the employee's community

  • Generous paid time-off program that starts on the first day of employment!

  • Tuition and certification cost reimbursement programs for qualifying employees

STS is actively committed to employment of Veterans, whom we regard as one of our Nation’s greatest resources. Today, you will find Veterans at every level of our organization, continuing their service to our country by supporting our government contracts and customers. STS is proud of their dedication, work ethic, loyalty, and commitment to duty, and we will continue to promote career opportunities for Veterans who are sincerely deserving of our appreciation.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.