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Senior Network Administrator

Company: Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Senior Network Administrator Work Location: Redstone Arsenal, AL Job Summary: The Senior Network Administrator works within a cohesive team environment and supports a large Government client with multiple locations. The Network Administrator responsible for the evaluation, acquisition, installation and support of classified and unclassified Department of Defense local area networks and wide area networks. Has extensive experience with various high performance computing center network / communications systems. Familiar with standard network / communications concepts, practices, and procedures in a high performance computing center. Supervises subordinate network administrators / analysts and sets work priorities. Works from general guidance of the Program Manager. The Network Administrator will interface with other stakeholders and attend meetings, generate reports, and provide recommendations for enhancements and improvements. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned) and must be able to perform the following with minimal guidance:

  • Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
  • Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation, maintaining documentation.
  • Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs, providing references and support.
  • Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
  • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets, monitoring expenses.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience/Skills Required:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science, or information systems and 12 years of directly related discipline
    • Shall meet DOD 8570 requirements as an Information Assurance Technical, Level III (IAT-III). Shall be appropriately certified prior to any contract performance in support of IA functions. Shall be designated as an IAT-III due to privileged-level access to control, manage, and / or configure IA tools and devices, individual and networked IS and devices, and enclaves.
    • CISA or GSE or SCNA or CISSP or GCIHAbilities:
      • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
      • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
      • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
      • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
      • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
      • Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals
      • Must be a U.S. citizenPhysical Requirements: Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen. Must have enough mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. May include lifting weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary. Security Clearance: DoD active security clearance may be required Company Summary: Headquartered in Hawaii, Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is a SBA Certified NHO 8(a) Small Business specializing in global information technology and offering professional solutions in IT Design & Installation, Cybersecurity Engineering & Support, Application Integration & Development, Software & Hardware Engineering, Network & Systems Management, Information Systems Security, and Business Management Services. Leveraging over 30 years of providing IT services to the federal & commercial market with projects located around the world, our team possesses innovative expertise in the development of a wide range of technology solutions. Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Our service commitment is simple - "Quality IT Solutions... On Time & On Budget." Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs. Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC, Huntsville , Senior Network Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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