External Job Description
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.
Bachelor's Degree and 0 years of experience. A relevant professional certification can be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.
A+, Network+ and CCNA certifications; and/or training from applicable hardware and software manufacturers will be an asset.
Basic understanding and application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field of networking administration.
Basic knowledge of firewall administration, application of company security policies and other related disciplines.
Ability to communicate orally and written in a professional manner.
Prior experience supporting, implementing and/or administering networks using Cisco IOS 12.x and 15.x. a plus
Understanding of TCP/IP networks, routing and switching protocols, DNS, DHCP a plus
Knowledge of standard TCP/UDP protocols including HTTP, SSL/TLS, FTP, SSH, SNMP, NTP and SYSLOG a plus
Understanding of, and ability to implement, LAN to LAN VPN's
Academic knowledge of MPKI SSL certificates
Basic understanding of UNIX and WINDOWS server operating systems
Ability to use troubleshooting tools to include WIRESHARK and tcpdump
Academic experience with system and network security, authentication and security protocols.
Academic experience using Visio to produce detailed network documentation.
highly motivated and goal oriented
Possess a positive attitude
Demonstrate strong integrity
Display a consultative engagement style.
Huntington Ingalls Industries