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1291- Cloud Network Administrator

Radford, Virginia
Interim Secret

OVERVIEW

This position is for a Network Administrator supporting the ALTESS commercial cloud services infrastructure.  ALTESS is a managed service provider for Army and DoD IT systems and plans to offer managed cloud services in Microsoft Azure followed closely by Amazon Web Services.

GENERAL DUTIES OVERVIEW

  • Build new cloud based data center services environments for DoD cloud initiatives.
  • Assist with identifying and planning potential new cloud services, features, and capabilities.
  • Serve as overall subject matter expert on Network Administrator technology and market capabilities/trends.
  • Design and implement secure network and application delivery solutions providing high availability to hosted customer applications.
  • Troubleshoot issues related to network and application performance to assist in resolving issues impacting hosted applications.
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to transform high-level technical objectives into comprehensive technical requirements.
  • Formulate detailed network, storage, and compute design specifications for stable and secure computing operations in a dynamic cloud based environment.
  • Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability, and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, and compute technologies.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
  • Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 30 days after project join date.
  • Mid to senior level Network Administrator experience in a cloud environment
  • Security+ (Or equivalent IA cert) and computing environment certification (i.e. CCNA, CCNP, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects
  • Experience automating routine administrative tasks desired
  • Understanding of network, storage, server, and application technologies
  • Strong understanding of fundamental network concepts and technologies
  • Understanding of common network services (DNS, SNMP, NTP, etc.) and application protocols (HTTP, SSL) – preferred
  • Ability to analyze packet captures to troubleshoot common network and application issues
  • Strong knowledge of automation concepts, tools, and scripting languages (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM) - preferred

CLEARANCE

  • Active Interim Secret