Senior Network Administrator (Big Data/Cyber)

Location: Herndon, VA, United States
Date Posted: 04-13-2016
Our client's business unit offers innovative technology solutions involving the Analytics, Cyber Security, and Visual Explanation of Big Data. They work with customers in both the commercial and government space facing the challenge of transforming these Data Sets into Information. As such we require a talented engineer who understands many new and emerging technical fields.
This hands-on technical position will work on implementation and supporting issues in a complex corporate network environment. This position will participate in all day-to-day activities and project goals. Technical responsibilities include providing design, implementation & support of WLAN, LAN, MPLS and WAN. As a technical specialist, this position will be required to provide resolution guidance to the other team members for advanced systems design, problem resolution and project management. Network/systems security will be a heavily emphasized set of responsibilities for this position, including but not limited to intrusion detection & digital rights management. Will help lead and actively participate in projects supporting network implementations and enhancements. Determines appropriateness of moderate equipment changes or modifications to provide a high level of security according to network service level agreement.
  • Support all corporate network services, maintaining SLA’s for security and reliability
  • Maintaining and completing helpdesk tickets based on priority
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the basics behind the Internet and its workings (DNS, Security, IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, Email Routing, SPAM, etc.)
  • Configure and setup Cisco Firewalls, and other Security appliances for access to vital business applications
  • Evaluate new networking solutions, providing recommendations for design and solution strategies
  • Design & manage network implementation projects in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Provide support to all corporate wide Information Technology departments
  • Flexible work hours required
  • Installing, supporting and maintaining new server hardware and software infrastructure
  • Managing email, anti-spam and virus protection
  • Analyzing and resolving faults, ranging from a major system crash to a forgotten password
  • Managing the website and keeping internal networks running
  • Manage the implementation, configuration, deployment and ongoing support of the VMware vSphere server infrastructure hosting enterprise applications
  • Install and configure VCenter, ESX servers, HA, VMotion, DRS, Disaster Recovery, and P2V migrations
  • Administering SAN and other storage through Fiber and iSCSi connectivity
  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot Active Directory 2008
  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Domains and Domain controllers
  • Support of other operating systems Mac OS X, Chrome, CentOS, and Redhat
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP experience and working knowledge
  • Hands-on expertise with a wide variety of network related tools, concepts, technologies, best practices and security procedures
  • Microsoft Certifications and working knowledge
  • 2+ years of current SharePoint administration experience
  • Requires a BA/BS in Related Field
  • Note: Ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance is required - (TS/SCI Preferred)

Turas is a direct placement/FT only technology search firm with clients in the federal and startup space across the US (but centered in DC and Raleigh). We are partners with our clients and work directly with their hiring managers, senior leadership and recruiting/HR. 
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