Network Administrator with Cloud Certification (US Citizen or Permanent Resident required)

Technical Architecture Waltham, Massachusetts San Diego, CA


Description

Network Administrator with Cloud Certification
Role and Responsibilities:

  • Perform support, troubleshooting, performance monitoring and tuning for the data networks at all locations including WAN, LAN, VPN and SD-WAN.
  • Provide recommendations for network improvements, optimization, and deployment plans.
  • Perform implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting of network components to ensure maximum up time and optimal refresh intervals
  • Leverage support providers as required, act as single point of contact, managing internet service providers.
  • Understand and implement security best practices within network design and work with security specialists to minimize vulnerabilities, coordinate security planning with management.
  • Recommend designs, provide cost analysis, plan projects, and coordinate tasks for installation of data networks and network support systems.
  • Analyze and resolve technical problems for established network.
  • Provide network documentation, training, and team guidance.
  • Windows and Linux Server Administration
  • DNS & DHCP Administration
  • Participation in nights and weekend projects as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, or related field is required.
  • Cisco CCNP certification and/or CISSP
  • Minimum 5 + years of related work experience.
  • Additional IT Certification preferred MCSE, VMWare VCAP, Palo Alto PCNSA- Certifications in these areas will be a consideration to cover both experience and the degree requirement.
  • Experienced in routing/switching, VLAN, security, and/or wireless (Ubiquity experience a plus).
  • Expert knowledge of IPv4 and TCP/IP –design, operations, and troubleshooting
  • Routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF, BGP and operations experience a plus
  • A working knowledge of cabling standards –copper, fiber, ethernet, etc.
  • SD-WAN, remote access, and SSL VPN experience
  • Virtualization experience
  • Cloud experience (AWS, Azure, GCP) is required.
  • Cisco ASA & Palo Alto firewall experience is a plus.
  • Must be self-motivated with excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Requires ability to work both independently and in a group environment.

 

 

 

Business Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to clearly and concisely communicate with others.
  • Ability to do research and perform detailed tasks.
  • Strong analytical skills.

 

Consulting Skills

  • Aptitude for working in a team environment; problem solving skills, creative thinking, communicating clearly and empathetically, strong time management and ability to collaborate with all levels of staff.  
  • Ability to explain ideas and concepts to other project team members and to client personnel.
  • Has a solid foundation for consulting “soft” skills necessary on client engagements.
  • Ability to identify upsell opportunities and assists in management of scope.

 

Supervision Skills

  • Self-starter with ability to manage their own time and task in order to meet project milestones.
  • Manages their own / team task lists in order to meet project milestones
  • Monitors team status and reports variances

 

Leadership Skills

  • Maintains positive working relationship with others;
  • Seeks ways to increase their level of contribution and team effectiveness;
  • Works in conjunction with peers; and
  • May mentor to other associate consultants.
  • Works well as a member of a team
  • Seeks ways to increase their level of contribution / team effectiveness
  • Works well as a leader of a team (motivates team)
  • Seeks ways to increase the team’s level of contribution / team effectiveness

 

General Skills/Tasks

  • Can lead and focus project team efforts in developing solutions for client situations
  • Evaluates and designs application and/or technical architectures
  • Leads team effort in developing solutions for projects
  • Completes assignments within budget, meets project deadlines, makes and keeps sensible commitments to client and team
  • Meets billing efficiency targets, complies with all administrative responsibilities in a timely and effective manner
  • Keeps project management appraised of project direction and client concerns
  • Understands client’s business and technical environments
  • Regularly prepares status reports

 

LSI Consulting offers a competitive salary and bonus structure, along with profit sharing and company sponsored top-notch medical and dental coverage.