RN202 - Senior (Hardware) Network Administrator - WR in Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Senior (Hardware) Network Administrator

Vandenberg AFB  


Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with internal project team and vendors to design and implement a new network environment to support system virtualization, DMZ and other supporting network functions 
  • Develop process and procedures for administering and supporting the new network environment
  • Build, configure and maintain network environment including routers, switches, physical firewalls, virtual firewalls, load balancers, network security devices and other network equipment
  • Supervise subcontractors and vendors 
  • Collaborate with system engineers to transition existing systems into the virtualization environment and ensure network functionality
  • Provide hands on support for network environment

Required Skills

  • Excellent time management and organization skills, with the capability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate, partner, and collaborate with team members
  • Aptitude to pick up new concepts and technology rapidly and the ability to explain it to all stakeholders
  • Analytical and creative problem solving skills for design and testing of systems
  • Familiarity with securing server environments in a regulated industry

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with IP networking
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the administration of Cisco routing, switching, load balancing, environments
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the administration of firewalls and load balancing environments
  • Experience in complex IT environments which incorporate traditional and non-traditional IT services
  • Experience administering network environments in a 24x7x365 mission critical environment
  • Experience supporting 24x7x365 mission critical IT infrastructure
  • Experience in transitioning organizations from standalone to virtualized environments
  • Knowledge of VMware network administration concepts, practices and procedures
  • Experience with system security and best practices
  • Applicable certifications, preferred:
  1. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  2. VMware Certified Professional - Network Virtualization (VCP-NV 2020)
  3. Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA)
  • Prefer experience with supporting enterprise datacenter hardware and software including:
  1. Dell VXRail platform
  2. VMware NSX
  3. Cisco: Nexus platform, Catalyst platform, Cisco Data Center Network Manager, Secure Network Server, Identity Services Engine
  4. F5 load balancers
  5. Palo Alto: physical and virtual firewalls, IDS, WildFire
  6. Aruba: AP Capacity, Controller Policy Enforcement Firewall, Aruba Controller RFProtect, Airwave with RAPIDS and VisualRF
  • Experience in complex, multivendor networking environments, preferred
  • Familiarity with DISA STIGs and RMF/DIACAP frameworks, preferred

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer