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NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR

Arlington, Virginia · Information Technology
 
NorthHill Technology Resources is  seeking a Network Administrator for the FDIC infrastructure program in Arlington, VA.


U.S. Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background.  (Though the position supports a 24x7 support team, the role requires flexibility to support issues or planned activities after hours, weekends and holidays as needed.) Successful candidate must possess and be able to demonstrate technical skills and engineering attitude for success, dedication and commitment.

Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain (LAN, MAN, WAN, Wireless) network infrastructure
  • Determine network bandwidth needs and recommend measures to meet those requirements
  • Conduct network modeling and analysis to construct a reliable, high-performance integrated network
  • Direct system installation
  • Select and install appropriate data communications components configured to meet current and future client's needs
  • Program routers, switches, and other network hardware
  • Configure DNS servers and appliances
  • Maintain firewall and manage security related to hacking
  • Define, document, and enforce system standards
  • Manage owned domain names
  • Design, recommend and implement new solutions to improve the resilience of network operations
  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problems and outages
  • Schedule updates and upgrades
  • Collaborate with network architects to optimize system performance
  • Engage in data network fault investigations
  • Secure network systems with policies that define and monitor access
  • Report network operation status based on project management and priority information
  • Knowledge of QoS, BGP, OSFP, VoIP,
  • Ability to setup, configure, upgrade, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco and Juniper routers, switches, firewalls, SRX's, and Riverbed devices
  • Design and implement Enterprise communications platforms such as Avaya Telephony, Cisco UC, or Skype for Business
 
Business Skills:
  • Accountable to support the completion of major programs and projects
  • Participates as a junior team member in technical and business discussions with clients, teammates, vendors, partners and /or upper level managers
  • Success oriented professional attitude
  • To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree or four plus years of experience as a network engineer managing enterprise data center networks
  • Previous experience in IT, security or systems support, or network administrator positions preferred
  • Retain familiarity with various network types including LANs, WANs, WLANs, and VoIP networks
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
  • Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model
  • Increase job knowledge through continuing education and professional development opportunities, attend conferences, and read professional industry publications
  • Open to being on call outside of regular working hours as well as occasional nights and weekends in the office
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Be a confident communicator
  • Work well independently or as a senior network SME
 
To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience as a network engineer managing enterprise data center networks
  • MUST HAVE - solid experience with Juniper  EX, SRX and MX, with Cisco (iOS and NXOS as a supporting role.)
  • Previous experience in IT, security or systems support, or network administrator positions preferred
  • Retain familiarity with various network types including LANs, WANs, WLANs, and VoIP networks
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
  • Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model
  • Increase job knowledge through continuing education and professional development opportunities, attend conferences, and read professional industry publications
  • Open to being on call outside of regular working hours as well as occasional nights and weekends in the office
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Be a confident communicator
  • Work well independently or as a senior network SME
  • BS or equivalent and four years related experience, or MS and seven years related experience
 
It would be great if you also had
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or higher
  • Juniper Certification JNCIA-Junos or higher
  • CompTIA Network+
 
 
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