Sr. Network Administrator/ Engineer with Security Clearance

at Encode
Published January 26, 2023
Location Blacksburg, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Title: Sr. Network Administrator/ Engineer Location: Blacksburg, VA Job Description: 1. CompTIA Security+
2. Computing Environment Certification
3. Active Secret clearance
Job Key Responsibilities
• Implement and sustain both NIPR and SIPR switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers and network management tools. The focus is a Cisco ACI datacenter environment. • Perform network management/analysis/troubleshooting
• Developing and maintaining local operating procedures and policies
• Monitoring the ongoing operation of the network. Job Must Haves • A minimum of 5 years of experience performing the specified functions.
• 5+ years of Network Administration
• Documented experience with Cisco ACI and the Nexus 9k line. Including ACI/APIC deployment and utilization
• 5+ years of configuring and maintaining DoD switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers and network management tools - especially Palo Alto devices and F5 Load Balancers
• Experience with network management, analysis and troubleshooting tools
• Experience with network automation and scripting
• Experience with Data Center Management, including automation
• Ability to train junior team members
• Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, written and verbal communication abilities
• Experience in patch management
• Experience in implementing and maintaining DISA STIGs or equivalent security management Strategies
• Experience in the deployment of firmware and security configurations using automation
• Experience with development of project documentation to include standard operating procedures, project plans, and network diagrams
• Strong networking background
• Strong troubleshooting skills
• Strong documentation skills
• Active secret Clearance
• CompTIA Security+
• Computing Environment (CE) Certification Professional Level or higher (i.e., Cisco CCNP, Cisco CCNP Datacenter, Juniper, Palo Alto, F5 etc.)
• Bachelor's degree at a minimum Nice to Haves: • 5+ years of Cisco switch management experience
• Experience with the Cisco Nexus (7K, 5K, and 2K) line and Cisco Catalyst line
• Experience with the Cisco MDS 9k line.
• Experience with Cisco ASA/Firepower firewalls and Palo Alto firewalls
• Experience with F5 load balancers

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