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Network Administrator

Location:Fort McNair, Washington DC
JobID:159
Posted:06/29/2020

As a Network Administrator, the individual will provide Tier II and III level support, and will be responsible for maintaining and operating networks in a government IT support environment.  In this role, the Network Administrator will perform installation, provide support, and maintenance of networking equipment in a secured work environment.  Additionally, the individual will be responsible for proactively planning and performing the essential duties necessary to mitigate the disruption of transport equipment by responding to outages and resolving problems quickly.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in network design, implementation and management
  • Provides network support with a variety of operating systems and OEMs
  • Installs and configures network equipment (i.e. routers, switches, etc.)
  • Maintains network connectivity of all workstations, servers, wireless devices, etc.
  • Provides network support to users, including VPN support and remote access
  • Maintains associated hardware, applications, services, and settings
  • Develops and monitors policies for the use of network resources
  • Implements and manages disaster recovery and back-up plans
  • Evaluates and recommends security improvements and system upgrades
  • Monitors network to ensure optimal performance, using SolarWinds
  • Creates and maintains network users/permissions
  • Tests release of products to minimize user impact and ensure compatibility
  • Creates technical support documentation for systems and applications
  • Performs other tasks as required by OSC and the Government contracting office

Required Qualifications/Education and Experience

  • High Diploma or GED
  • Must have a minimum of 2 or more years’ experience in a network administration role
  • CCNA Certification required 
  • Must have a valid Security+ Certification
  • Fundamental knowledge of networking concepts
  • Proven network engineering, network operations, and network performance analysis skills
  • Hands-on technical troubleshooting capabilities
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Previous knowledge of IT infrastructures
  • Familiarity with Network management and monitoring tools
  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Proficiency with scripting languages
  • Strong interpersonal skills to assist non-technical individuals with complex technical issues
  • Previous experience with Cisco switches
  • Ability to mitigate the disruption of transport equipment
  • Ability to respond to outages in a calm professional manor 
  • Must have and maintain a Public Trust Clearance

Preferred Qualifications/Education and Experience

  • CCNP certification is a plus
  • Prior SolarWinds knowledge is a plus  

Benefits

Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), 401k

PTOs

Paid Company Holidays and PTO

Career Development

Opportunities to enhance IT knowledge and skills, thus strengthening the OSC team and improving our employees' potential for future opportunities

OSC Edge is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations to applicants and employees.

OSC Edge is an equal opportunity employer. We accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military-service or status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

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