Senior Network Administrator

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Location: Redstone Arsenal, AL
Terms: Full Time Employment
Salary: Based on experience, education and certification
Clearance: Secret

Job Description

Currently seeking a Senior Network Administrator in Huntsville, AL. The successful candidate should have a thorough knowledge of network architecture, design, implementation, and support. The candidate must be capable of working in both a team environment on enterprise projects and be capable of working independently to resolve technical issues.


  • Install, configure and maintain LAN and WAN system hardware (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.) using primarily Cisco hardware
  • Install, configure and maintain wireless network hardware using primarily Cisco hardware
  • Design, maintain and document network solutions
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols
  • Secure networks by developing network access controls and policies that align with DISA STIGs
  • Ensure system security in compliance with Army and customer policies
  • Understand network security devices and their output
  • Ensure reliable backup and recovery from circuit and hardware outages
  • Integrate and manage enterprise tools sets such as the SolarWinds suite of tools
  • Provides network performance statics, reports and recommendations for network enhancements
  • Apply firmware and software patches as required to hardware
  • Researches, evaluates and stays current on emerging technologies and tools
  • Perform other hardware and software tasks as assigned
  • Provide Tier II and Tier III Service Desk support for network access issues
  • Maintain all support documentation

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems (or related field) and 8+ years network administration experience (equivalent experience accepted in lieu of degree).
  • Active Secret Security clearance.
  • Active CISSP Certification or equivalent.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional or Cisco Certified Network Associate certification
    • Cisco NXOS and its related hardware
    • Cisco IOS and its related hardware
    • Cisco ASA
    • Cisco Wireless Infrastructure
    • Cisco VoIP Infrastructure

Desired Skills

  • PaloAlto Networks Firewalls
  • SolarWinds NMS
  • Splunk
  • Linux
  • Lancope