Senior Network Administrator (Network Communications 4) - 6181 in Norfolk, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/20/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 6181 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Top Secret 

Level of Experience: Senior 

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: [[filter10]]



Job Description

The Navy Integrated Training Environment (NITE) Network Administrator is responsible for operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting network connectivity and infrastructure on the Navy Enterprise Tactical Training Network (NETTN).  The candidate will support the operation and maintenance of multiple networks across different classification levels and ensure continuous network connectivity is maintained to customers and sites.  This position will be in the Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) and support the use of the network by customers executing modeling and simulation events, exercises, and war games as well as administrative use including evening and weekend support.

The candidate will support establishing and maintaining connectivity of an IP and MPLS network in support of events, new installations, and continuous operation of the network.  The NOSC functions as the helpdesk for network operations support and provides troubleshooting of network connectivity including WAN circuits, equipment failures, router and switch configurations, firewall access control lists, VoIP device registrations and configuration, cryptographic device configurations and keying material. This includes coordination with Navy, DISA, and commercial circuit providers for implementation and troubleshooting; maintaining Information Assurance compliance including IOS upgrades, network device configuration network failures due to equipment failures, cryptographic device modifications, or Keymat expiration and loading.  The candidate shall report and maintain documentation of the physical and logical network architecture, IP addressing, networking capabilities, and service level performance of the sites as well as documentation on proposed changes or modifications.  The candidate shall implement, maintain, and enhance network health and status monitoring capabilities including site status, bandwidth utilization, physical and logical errors or alarms, logging, active performance monitoring, and VoIP and other data transport quality of service monitoring.

“Position requires flexibility to work occasional non-standard work hours and work weeks of more than 40 hours to meet business, customer, and contractual requirements.  Additionally, position requires flexibility as duties and responsibilities may be adjusted to meet business, customer, and contractual requirements.”



Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains smooth operation of local area, world wide and virtual private networks (VPN).
  • Plans, evaluates, and coordinates installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network.
  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings. Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.
  • Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems. May coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment. May design network or portion of network that include selection of hardware and software packages.
  • Strong experience in installing and troubleshooting WAN and LAN network equipment including DISA WAN circuits, routing (BGP/EIGRP/OSPF), VLANs, and switchport configurations.
  • Strong experience in monitoring, maintaining, troubleshooting, and configuring ASA firewall access control lists.
     



Minimum Qualifications

  • 9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field OR
  • 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field OR
  • 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field OR
  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience
  • Security+ or equivalent certification required.
  • Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Top Secret security clearance.



Preferred Requirements

CCNP Certification or equivalent strongly preferred



Physical Requirements

Adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements Software Engineer family.

This opportunity resides with Live, Virtual, Constructive Solutions, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. As a trusted partner to our military customers, we design, develop and operate systems that bring together service members from across the globe to help you train like you fight, because we understand that preparation requires full coordination—not readiness in piece parts.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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