Sr. Network Administrator
Participates in all phases of system support. As a part of the technology and operations team, applies technological and system expertise to design, build, and maintain our data handling processes in order to provide outstanding value for our customers. Candidate must be eligible for an active TS/SCI and willing to take/pass a polygraph. This position is located in Suitland, MD. Duties & Responsibilities This role is responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support, and maintenance of networks, including associated hardware and cloud resources. Duties include updating to new technologies, tuning performance, and prioritizing the implementation of critical system patches. This infrastructure includes on-premises and cloud resources. Develops, collaborates, and implements technical solutions. Supports customer requirements. Provides general network administration, mentoring and training personnel. Develops and updates technical solutions, operations, and maintenance documentation for personnel. Supports data center including racking and cabling diverse equipment. Resolves network problems in cooperation with senior network engineers. Troubleshoots problems using tools and routine procedures; escalates as appropriate. Executes scheduled maintenance routines in accordance with standard procedures. Interfaces with users and/or network vendors. Works independently and as a team member. Management and maintenance of switches, routers, firewalls, and administration of network security. Job Requirements: Qualifications REQUIRED Preferred: 8 12 years of prior relevant experience or BS. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. Work Environment - IT Infrastructure program, preferably for the US Government. Oral and written communication for change procedures, and management updates. Domain and expert technical knowledge. Experience working independently on technical network activities in support of a client. Must be eligible for an active TS/SCI and willing to take/pass a polygraph. Must be a US Citizen. DESIRED Technology: Prior experience Security, Storage, VMWare, System/Network Admin. Tools: Share Point, NetApp. Certifications: Cisco CCNP CCIE , ITIL, PMP. Industry: HHS, CMS, SSA, NIH, FDA or similar Federal Agency. Continuous Learner: Aware of industry changes, through associations, journals, media consumption etc. Personal Growth Pursues or maintains their Microsoft certifications MCA, MCE MCSA and MCSE. Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.