Lead Sr. Enterprise Network Administrator

Asia-Pacific (APAC) Kwajalein, Marshall Islands


Description

 

Position Title:

Lead Sr. Enterprise Network Administrator

Location:

Kwajalein, The Marshall Islands.

Status:

Full-Time- Regular

FLSA Category:

Exempt

 

Tribalco provides mission-critical information technology, integrated telecommunications, and soldier survival solutions to defense, civilian government, and commercial customers around the world. We are a trusted systems integrator with a global presence, providing advanced and innovative lifecycle solutions, from engineering and installation to operations and maintenance, for the enterprise. With superior technical ingenuity and a proven record of performance excellence, Tribalco is the technology contractor of choice for meeting the unique and complex requirements of our discerning customers. Focused on defense and security technologies, Tribalco delivers unrivaled expertise, ingenuity, and reliability across a wide range of capabilities including cloud computing solutions, advanced wireless implementations, and tactical combat casualty care. Tribalco is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, with additional offices in California, South Korea and Florida.

Tribalco is a global leader in remote satellite-based communications solutions that solve our customers’ toughest communications challenges in urgent time frames and under extreme conditions.  We specialize in enabling complex communication networks that are critical to the operations of the Department of Defense, Civilian Government and commercial markets.

We are actively seeking an experienced and highly motivated Lead Sr. Enterprise Network Administrator to join our team. The Lead Sr. Enterprise Network Administrator will provide provide monitoring, maintenance, and advanced support of the Enterprise Network Infrastructure. The Network Administrator lead provides support and technical team oversight for the development, configuration, management, and administration of all Information Technology (IT) network security hardware and software resources and oversees a cohesive team environment to support 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 lead 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).

Maximize network environment monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with System Integration network architects. The Network Administrator will interface with other stakeholders and attend meetings, generate reports, and provide recommendations for enhancements and improvements.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Five (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.

This position reports to the on-site Operations Manager and carries the following responsibilities:

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides support and technical team oversight for the development, configuration, management, and administration of all Information Technology (IT) network security hardware and software resources.
  • Performs network security support, including system design, security, testing, and implementation.
  • Prepares specifications affecting material or equipment changes for implementing Government-approved network segments to the current configuration or new/additional network segments.
  • Assists Government representatives in determining the criteria and needs of justification for addition/enhancements to the WLAN/LAN/WAN and associated hardware.
  • Assists in the design, implementation, and evaluation of security in network operating systems to ensure compliance.
  • Responds and evaluates network incidents and corrective measures.
  • Analyzes and diagnoses complex computer and communication problems to determine causes and make recommendations as to necessary corrective actions.
  • Provides support to perform installation of various network equipment/hardware (including wireless, wired, data systems, and VoIP).
  • Manages, operates, and supports the secure and non-secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) access and gateways.
  • Reviews and stores the systems, security, and application event logs from servers and network infrastructure.
  • Implements and manages a wide range of network security systems (including firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Vulnerability Management Systems, and Intrusion Detection Systems).
  • Supports firewall administration (including building, configuring, implementing, and monitoring network firewalls; configuring rules and monitoring and troubleshooting the network traffic traversing through the firewall) is a plus

 

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • Five (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 I 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

 

Knowledge

 

  • 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 effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive customer and internal information.
  • Significant experience working with Linux and Windows servers and network monitoring tools.
  • Strong knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP, Vlans, Ethernet, SONET, switching, routing and routing protocols (BGP/OSPF), 802.1Q, and DNS.
  • Proven experience in a network administrator role
  • Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure
  • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired
  • Ability to set up and configure server hardware
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Candidate must have solid knowledge of information security principles and practices, as well as an advanced understanding of security protocols and standards.
  • Experience and basic knowledge of networking components and various operating systems in a cloud environment, including UNIX and Microsoft is a plus.
  • Expertise in other Security Frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, etc.) and regulatory requirements is a plus

 

Abilities

 

  • 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
  • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
  • Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals

 

Security Clearance

 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Active Top Secret (TS) Government Security Clearance is required.

 

Compensation

  • 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 www.tribalco.com.