Abacus Technology is seeking a Network Administrator to provide LAN/CAN infrastructure support to support the US Military Training Mission (USMTM) in Saudi Arabia. This is a full-time position.
Provide day to day network infrastructure support for campus area network (CAN) spanning multiple enclaves. Support daily network operations to include monitoring of activities and connectivity issues. Work trouble tickets and projects as directed, work with Help Desk and supporting work centers to restore customer service outages in a timely manner in accordance with established SLA. Monitor network conditions and proactively work to restore services in the event service degradation is identified prior to customer generated ticket. Apply DoD best practices concerning daily network operations. Participate in the planning and design of upgrades or enhancements for the existing infrastructure. Install, configure, troubleshoot, test, and maintain network-related hardware and HAIPE encryption devices, switches, routers, and similar transport devices. Test and evaluate network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements. Maintain inventory and lifecycle replacement scheduling for network devices. Work with point of escalation to troubleshoot and restore connectivity to devices that may exist outside of your administrative control including but not limited to firewalls, DMZs, boundary routers, IPS, IDS, VPN concentrators and bulk encryption devices. Assist other work centers on projects or tasks.
5+ years experience in network administration with extensive Cisco experience. Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Must be CCNA and Security+ certified. CCNP and MCSE certifications desired. Extensive experience with Cisco IOS, routing, switching, and the General Dynamics family of encryption devices. Familiar with 802.1x, DHCP, CUCM, VoIP, network management solutions, and trouble ticket systems. Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and DISA STIG compliancy procedures is a plus. Able to provide troubleshooting and maintenance support in an enterprise level organization. Experience providing support to government contracting programs. Able to interact with all levels of an organization and solid customer service skills are critical. Must be a US citizen, hold a current Secret clearance, and be willing to live and work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.