Senior Network Administrator

Quantico, VA
Network /
Regular /
On-site
Agile Defense provides leading-edge Digital Transformation solutions to support and advance our customers' mission. We deliver innovative and high-quality services to our customers worldwide through an empowered and engaged workforce.

Requisition #:NETWO004142

Job Title: Network Administrator IV

Location: 27410 Hot Patch Rd Quantico, Virginia 22134

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Top Secret

Shift Schedule: Sun-Tue, every other Wed, 6:00am to 6:00pm (0600-1800). 

Required Certification(s): 
Professional series Certification (e.g. RHCE, CCIE, JNCIE, CCNP, or Fortinet NSE 5)
DoD IAT III, IAM III or IASAE II (CASP+ce, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, CCSP, GSLC, CCISO, OR CSSLP) Must attain any of the above certifications within 180 days of start.

**Selected applicants may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **

SUMMARY
The Senior Network Administrator serves as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all core network systems, serving as Tier III echelon support for enterprise network IA devices to all units within a global enterprise network and provides escalated technical support to Tier II technicians.
The Senior Network Administrator serves as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all core network systems, serving as Tier III echelon support for network IA devices to all units within a global enterprise network and provides escalated technical support to Tier II technicians. In conjunction with other integrated teams, Tier III also provides planning for enterprise IA boundaries for the installation and configuration of all IA network devices located throughout the enterprise, acting as a two-way conduit by consulting with and providing technical guidance to other client sections regarding the testing, planning, and implementation of new network IA devices, as well as facilitating the transition of new capabilities to operations when appropriate. Tier III SME's also assist with the review of external or development of internal policies and plans related to enterprise operations in order to ensure standardization and compliance with Network Operations requirements throughout the organization.  The candidate will be expected to attend weekly Tier III section meetings with client staff to provide verbal and written updates related to Tier III tasks; problems they have encountered in the past week; and plans for the coming week task completion. The Contractor shall document these Tier III issues and plans in a Tier III Weekly Status Report.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Operate and maintain the network management and information architecture.
Maintain systems on-site in accordance with the original equipment manufacturers (OEM) recommended engineering and maintenance practices.
Perform preventive maintenance, during non-core hours on the system including scheduled preventive maintenance such as periodic tests, inspections, and all other preventive maintenance services/practices recommended by the OEM and as specified SOPs.
Perform maintenance after notification that equipment is inoperative and or malfunctioning.
Provide service personnel trained and certified by the respective OEMs sufficient to ensure system performance and compliance with the maintenance requirements.
Ensure all equipment is maintained in accordance with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) guidelines, SOPs
Hardwar/Software supported:
Firewall - FortiNet FortiGate; Palo Alto, Panorama, Juniper SRX
Router - Cisco, Juniper
Proxy - Symantec Reporter Content web filtering, DISA CBII/Menlo
WAN Optimization - Riverbed Steelhead
Switch - Juniper, Cisco
DNS - Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL Syslog, InfoBlox
WAN Optimization - Riverbed Steelhead, F5 Load Balancers, SDWAN/vManage
Management: ISE, HPNA, MEMS

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Certifications
Professional series Certification (e.g. RHCE, CCIE, JNCIE, CCNP, or Fortinet NSE 5)
DoD IAT III, IAM III or IASAE II (CASP+ce, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, CCSP, GSLC, CCISO, OR CSSLP) Must attain any of the above certifications within 180 days of start.

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
7 Years related experience.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills
7 Years related experience troubleshooting and administering network and firewall devices.

Preferred Skills
H/W: FortiNet FortiGate; Palo Alto, Panorama, Juniper SRX
S/W: FortiOS, CISCO IOS, NXOS; JUNOS, Wireshark, Packet Capture, TACACS

WORKING CONDITIONS

Environmental Conditions
Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-schedule support if individual or Team members need time off.  This is coordinated in advance to minimize disruption. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

Strength Demands
Light – 20 lbs. Maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 10 lbs. A job is light if less lifting is involved but significant walking/standing is done or if done mostly sitting but requires push/pull on arm or leg controls.

Physical Requirements
Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl; See; Push or Pull; Climb (stairs, ladders) or Balance (ascend / descend, work atop, traverse).
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. We believe several attributes are the root of our very best employees and extraordinary culture. We have named these attributes “The 6 H’s” – Happy, Helpful, Honest, Humble, Hungry, and Hustle.

Happy: We exhibit a positive outlook in order to create a positive environment.
Helpful: We assist each other and pull together as teammates to deliver.
Honest: We conduct our business with integrity.
Humble: We recognize that success is not achieved alone, that there is always more to learn, and that no task is below us.
Hungry: We desire to consistently improve.
Hustle: We work hard and get after it.

These Core Values are present in all our employees and our organization's aspects. Learn more about us and our culture by visiting us here.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Agile Defense is subject to federal vaccine mandates or other customer/facility vaccination requirements as a federal contractor. As such, to protect its employees' health and safety and comply with customer requirements, Agile Defense may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)