• Senior Network Administrator

    Job Locations US-ID-Pocatello
    Job ID
    2311
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Are you looking for an opportunity to join a growing company that is innovative, cutting edge, and mission centered?  Our prestigious technical and management consultants work closely with our customers in a dynamic, solution-oriented environment, and we are inviting you to apply for our recent opening as an Information Assurance Network Specialist.

     

     

    The successful candidate will:

    • Act as a knowledge-resource to managers and fellow-employees in the organization.
    • He/she will need to demonstrate strong problem solving skills and a willingness/ability to take on and manage complex situations.
    • He/she will work in a highly collaborative, team-based environment with consistent customer interaction.

    Clearance

    Top Secret

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    • Builds and maintains all virtual-hosting equipment, including Dell M1000E/M630 compute, Dell Compellent SAN, VMware NSX firewalls, and F5 load-balancers. Configures all equipment to ensure optimal operations.
    • Responsible for software (mostly vSphere-based) installation and monitoring. Responsible for maintaining firmware and BIOS upgrades for all hosting equipment across multiple enclaves and geographic locations.
    • Identifies and resolves complex issues such as network and SAN connectivity performance issues.
    • Coordinates with Enterprise Networking group to build and support internal vLANs for all hosted projects. Assists team-members in project server network setups and troubleshooting.
    • Test and deploy new hosting system hardware and software, security updates, and patches as required.
    • Review and understand system options and specifications of applications and utilizes the specifications as applicable to make recommendations on use.
    • Analyze design alternatives and makes appropriate design decisions. Designs, validates and confirms new or changed functionality with the application environment that meets customer specifications.
    • Troubleshoots system problems identified by users and fellow team members as required.
    • Identify and clarify/define problems and possible solutions independently; chooses among existing solutions to resolve
    • Work under general supervision or broad instruction.

    Qualifications

    Required Experience:

    • 1-2 years of experience installing and configuring VMWare NSX is absolutely essential.
    • 1-2 years of experience with vSphere distributed switches (VDS)
    • 3-4 years of VMWare vSphere 5 and 6 operations and maintenance.
    • 3-4 years configuring, operating, and maintaining DELL enterprise  environments consisting of Dell M1000E chassis with M-series blades or Dell FX Blades.
    • Excellent communication skills and patience when dealing with both end-customers and high-level management.
    • ACTIVE TOP SECRET CLEARANCE IS REQUIRED. INTERIM CLEARANCES CANNOT BE ACCEPTED

    Preferred Experience:

    •   3-4 years administrating Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 preferred; understanding of Active Directory, SQL Server, and DNS a plus.
    •   3-4 years of use of VMWare tools such as vCenter, vRealize, and ESXi to operate and maintain the virtual environment is preferred.
    •   VMware certifications preferred

    Minimum Education Required:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Management Information Systems, or similar is preferred; related experience may be considered.

     

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