Senior Network Administrator

Arlington, VA posted on October 30

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Job Description

 The Senior Network Administrator holds a crucial position to the effective day-to-day operations of Strategic Analysis. His/her responsibilities cover both tactical activities such as system/network administration and supporting more strategic initiatives such as infrastructure/information planning and the development of network related processes, policies and procedures.


  • Network and systems implementation, maintenance and administration
    • Perform server and network implementation, maintenance, and administration to ensure optimal performance and a secure environment.
    • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs
    • Assist with the design, documenting and maintaining the corporate enterprise environments with appropriate hardware, operating systems software, applications software, and communications components supporting SA requirements
    • Develop and document hardware and logical configuration changes for the network systems.
    • Analyze and resolve network hardware, software, and communications issues using diagnostic software and/or technical troubleshooting processes.
    • Mentor helpdesk staff and perform Tier I – Tier III helpdesk support for internal and external customers including investigation, troubleshooting, and resolution of information system issues
  • Additional responsibilities:
    • Knowledgeable of all technical aspects of the voice and data network infrastructure.
    • Mentor helpdesk staff and perform Tier I – Tier III helpdesk support for internal and external customers including investigation, troubleshooting, and resolution of information system issues
    • Asset management and inventory control
    • This position will need to develop a working knowledge of all proprietary and COTS applications running on SA servers and workstations
    • Responsibilities may require working evenings and weekends, occasionally with limited advance notice

Technical Requirements: 

  • Network Administration to include firewall, VPN and switch infrastructure, FortiNet products preferred.
  • VMware ESX and vSphere virtualization administration
  • Microsoft systems to include Active Directory Windows Server, Exchange and SQL security, administration and management.
  • SAN and Server hardware security, administration and management. Dell preferred.
  • Disk/tape backup and restoration utilizing VEEAM enterprise backup software.
  • Administration of security related software, Sophos and FortiNet products preferred.
  • Requirements
  • Years of experience: 10+ with HS, 8+ with AS, 6+ with BS
  • Education: B.S. in Information Technology or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Security Clearance: Minimum SECRET but able obtain DoD Top Secret
  • Desirable Certifications / Qualifications
  • ITIL certification
  • CompTIA Security+ and Net+
  • Microsoft certifications
  • Knowledge of NIST 800-171 and security requirements



  • Medical & Prescription Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account Program
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401K
  • Long & Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Gold's Gym Corporate Membership
  • Sick Leave
  • Annual Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement