General Dynamics Savannah , GA 31401
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Network Administrator (207922)
Req Id 207922 - Posted Dec 22, 2022 - Savannah, GA, US
Network Administratorin GAC Savannah
Network Engineers must be detail-oriented and have in-depth knowledge of networking hardware and software. Extensive experience in areas such as network design and implementation, LAN/WAN interfacing, security, Internet protocols and TCP/IP, as well as server and network infrastructure is required.
Candidates for the NE tests and analyzes elements of network facilities, including power, software, security features, communications devices, communications lines, modems, and terminals and is responsible for the overall integration of the enterprise network. The NE is also responsible for planning, modeling, simulation, design, installation, maintenance, management and coordination of the network. The NE monitors and controls the performance and status of network resources by using software and hardware tools, as well as by identifying and diagnosing complex problems and factors affecting network performance.
The NE keeps his or her technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine those which best meet the business's needs. The NE provides guidance and direction for junior network support technicians.
Typical duties include: Engineering enterprise data, voice and video networks, establishing and operating network test facilities, maintaining a secure transfer of data to multiple locations via internal and external networks, working with vendors, carriers, and technical staff on network implementation, optimization and ongoing management, providing high-level support and technical expertise in networking technology, including LAN/WAN hardware, switches and routers.
CCNP certification preferred, CCNA a plus.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or technology related field preferred. 5 years experience supporting network or voice operations.
Maintains computing environment by identifying network requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring network performance.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support.
Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements: Experience with mainstream Unified Communications Platforms including, Jabber, Lync and Skype for Business.
Strong skills in Cisco unified communications and collaboration architecture, experience with Cisco, Tandberg, Polycom infrastructure and cloud based solutions.
Experience with enterprise class network management/monitoring systems is desired (Solarwinds, Airwave, Spectrum, NetScout, etc.).
Understanding of data center facilities management, equipment racking and cabinets, network cabling (structured, patching, metallic,.
Experience with network security practices and devices (Cisco, Palo Alto, Checkpoint), data center and low-latency network infrastructure (Cisco, Arista, Juniper), packet sniffer operation and packet dissection (Sniffer, Ethereal, tcpdump, libpcap).
Deep comprehension of networking concepts including network design principles, data flow determination, routing, switching, VLANs, IP addressing, etc.
Solid understanding of advanced networking technologies, virtualization technologies, and solutions including MPLS, virtual route forwarding, virtual device contexts, multicast routing, policy-based routing, ether-channel, QoS, traffic-shaping, load balancing, VPN tunnels, WAN Optimization, etc.
Position may require industry certification and skills training requirements.
A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.
Requisition Number: 207922
Category: Information Systems
Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%
Employment Type: Full-time
Posting End Date: 01/02/2023
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.
Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.
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