Network Administrator - 3Rd Shift

Novel Applications Arlington , VA 22201

Posted 2 months ago

Network Administrator


Clearance: Must have a current Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance. Must be able to obtain DHS suitability prior to starting employment

Time Type: Full-Time

Location: Arlington

Relocation Fees: No

Company Overview:

Novel Applications of Vital Information Inc. (Novel Applications) is a premier technology services company that provides solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Information Management, Systems Integration. Novel Applications is a business that combines experience, creativity, flexibility, pragmatism, and cost-effective solutions in order to deliver measurable business value to our clients.

Headquartered in Fredericksburg Virginia, Novel Applications employs engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Novel Applications is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Job Description:

NAVOI is seeking a development-focused Network Administrator to support the design, development, and deployment of a new DevOps infrastructure and advanced cybersecurity capabilities.


  • Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities, including the selection of hardware and software and the design of infrastructure services required to enable the cybersecurity capabilities.

  • Maintaining current knowledge of hardware and software applications.

  • Conducting trade studies, to determine possible system (hardware, software, architecture) improvements.

  • Developing high-quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product line training.

Required Skills:

  • Position may require shift work. (3rd Shift)

  • 8+ years of professional networking experience.

  • Network Engineering experience including TCP/IP networking, encryption, firewalls, and SNMP-based network management.

  • In-depth knowledge and advanced troubleshooting experience in regards to Layer 2 functionality and protocols in a Cisco/Juniper environment.

  • Experience with troubleshooting and implementing Layer 3 routing protocols over a multi-site environment in a Cisco/Juniper environment.

  • Must have a firm knowledge of configuring and isolating IPSEC and firewall architecture Must have a firm knowledge of LAN/WAN protocols, specifically BGP, and OSPF

Desired Skills:

  • Infrastructure-related certifications preferred such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-Junos), Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Security (JNCIS-SEC), Juniper Networks Certified Professional Security (JNCIP-SEC).

  • Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques.

  • Experience troubleshooting and implementing VPN technologies.

  • Experience implementing firewall-based policies using Juniper firewalls.

Required Education:

  • A degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics with 8+ years of professional experience
  • 6 years of experience with an MS/MA or 4 years of experience with a PhD
  • 18 years of experience without a degree
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Network Administrator - 3Rd Shift

Novel Applications