Network Administrator

Americas Fort Irwin, California


Position Title:

Network/VTC Administrator


Ft. Irwin, California


Full Time

FLSA Category:



Tribalco is actively seeking an experienced and highly motivated Network/VTC Administrator to join our team.



The Network Administrator will work within a cohesive team environment and supports a large Government client with multiple locations and is responsible for supervising a small team of network technicians in a secure operational environment. The team is responsible for maintaining industry and government IT compliance standards via scheduled deployments, patching managing and maintaining, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network routers, switches, and encryption devices in Windows Active Directory environment. This position focuses on ensuring production systems are secure, tuned for optimum performance, delivering required information to end-users, and interacting properly with Wide Area networks (WANs).

  • Configure, Install, Upgrade and Manage an Enterprise level Local and Wide area Network. This includes a strong working knowledge of IP Sub-netting, and a strong knowledge of routing and routing protocols to include OSPF.
  • Configure, Install, Upgrade and Manage Cisco layer 2/3 switches and routers, Cisco ASA 5510, Juniper Firewalls, and TACLANE’s.
  • Configure, Install, Upgrade and Manage DHCP Servers to include Microsoft DHCP.
  • Experience with SNMP Network Management Servers i.e. CA Spectrum, and experience with Configuration Management Servers i.e. Cisco Network Compliance Manager (NCM), and or Cisco Prime. Must have Network Authentication, Authorization, and accounting experience to include Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) protocol or TACACS +.
  • Must have Trouble Ticket Based experience i.e. BMC Remedy.
  • Provide Tier III support for all trouble tickets and calls related to loss of network connectivity.
  • Troubleshoot, resolve, and respond to network problems; coordinate solutions with outside vendors, users, and information technology staff.
  • Perform IOS upgrades on network connected switches and maintain and monitor switches using CISCO works and other similar Government-furnished switch management solutions.
  • Program switches and routers as required with IOS advanced IP Services package versions including various enhanced features to include IPv6 support.
  • Monitor network operations to identify performance and capacity issues; use government provided software to measure the volume and performance of network traffic; identify utilization and performance issues; create plans and implement new technologies and services to satisfy capacity and performance requirements; establish and maintain technology and operational standards.
  • Utilize network monitoring tools to monitor servers, firewalls, and network components for errors, security issues, and other problems; review device, network, and application logs; review usage and utilization statistics.


Desired Skills

  • Strong network documentation skills to include Visio, Excel, MS Word, and attention to detail.
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to research & solve complex issues independently.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and apply them as needed.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision.


Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in network administration working with networking equipment specifically, including maintenance and upgrades, and be familiar with the applicable NIST Special Publications 800-37 Revision 1, 800-53 Revision 3 or 4, and 800-53A Revision 1
  • Must possess and maintain an IT II level certification IAW AR 25-2 and an IAT II certifications IAW DoD 8570.01-M and BBP 05-PR-M-0002
  • CCNA Security or Security+CE or SSCP or GSEC or GICSP
  • CISCO Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA R&S) Certification
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen



  • Active Secret Government Security Clearance is required.



  • Compensation is competitive and is commensurate with experience.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
  • Tribalco is an equal opportunity employer.


About Our Company:

Tribalco is a global systems integrator providing mission-critical information technology, telecommunications, and soldier survival solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. For over 15 years, Tribalco has been providing defense, civilian government, and international customers with advanced engineering, installation, and O&M solutions in the world's most challenging and secure environments.


Founded in 2004, Tribalco is a CMMI® for Services Maturity Level 3 appraised and ISO 9001:2015 certified enterprise. As a named NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified Trusted Integrator, Tribalco develops, integrates, and deploys multi-layered NSA-compliant COTS-based solutions that enable customers to securely create, share, and protect their classified data. With headquarters in Maryland, regional offices in Florida, California, South Korea, and Germany and supporting satellite locations in Hawaii, Japan, The Marshall Islands and the Middle East, Tribalco competes internationally and performs with agility across the globe in dozens of countries. For additional information, please visit