SMS has an exciting and challenging opportunity available for a Routing Team Network Administrator supporting an Intelligence Community customer’s wide-area (WAN), local-area (LAN) and campus-area (CAN) networks across multiple security domains. This position is located at Maxwell Gunter AFB, Montgomery, AL. Responsibilities will include installation, troubleshootng and incident resolutin of LAN and WAN networking hardwares, softwares, applications, and other duties.
SMS has been serving the advanced information technology needs of the federal government since 1976, delivering talented teams and innovative, cost-effective solutions and services to support our customers’ missions for more than 40 years. SMS is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with offices and on-site operations at customer locations throughout the United States. As a dynamic systems integrator, SMS offers proven solutions in engineering, operations, cybersecurity, and digital transformation. With expertise in modernizing and optimizing legacy infrastructure and systems, ensuring operational efficiency, and designing, implementing, and managing secure environments, SMS supports business and mission goals with proficiency, quality, and integrity. Join our team of top talent in supporting the federal government. Apply Today!
+ Experience in complex telecommunications architectures providing implementation and sustainment of networking technologies.
+ Performs installation, troubleshooting, incident resolution and sustainment of local- and wide-area networking hardware, software and applications.
+ Responsible for installation and configuration of WAN and LAN hardware to include voice, video, and data cable systems.
+ Maintain compliance with QA standards as well as ensuring service performance indicators are met or exceeded.
+ Manages the gateway, routers and switches for the AFINC program. Resolves network problems; operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators.
+ Monitors data or voice system networks for various messages, alarms, or issues.
+ Activates scripts as alarms occur or issues surface. Confirms accuracy of messages, alarms or issues and/or determines severity of problem, issue or alarm.
+ Initiates resolution as appropriate.
+ Troubleshoots problems using scripts and standard, routine procedures; escalates as appropriate.
+ Researches issues to determine if problem may be resolved using predefined procedures.
+ Executes scheduled maintenance routines in accordance with standard procedures.
+ Identifies issues or problems and resolves as appropriate; escalates when necessary.
+ Performs 1-4 problem determination. Interfaces with users and/or network vendors.
+ Designs, engineers and implements associated projects.
Focus will be on overall Wide Area Network (WAN).
+ Performs and or assists in installation, tier-2 and tier-3 troubleshooting, and support of local- and wide-area network hardware, software and applications to include voice, video, and data cable systems. Performs maintenance of network, servers, voice and video hardware. Maintains the operational usage of the video suites. Ensure specific performance indicators are met or exceeded.
+ Coordination of system maintenance, monitoring and installation of multiple WAN/LAN environments encompassing multiple specializations, platforms and technologies.
+ Assist implementation of enterprise system-wide network solutions/capabilities/enhancements to support customer business/mission goals and objectives.
+ Troubleshoot and resolve network media and components.
+ Monitor health and performance of the network including hardware and management software and take corrective actions as necessary.
+ Assist with execution of test plans and supporting documentation of all network configuration upgrades, additions or revisions before implementation.
+ Follows all Customer network security processes and procedures, ensures compliance with all Government policies.
+ Provide operation and sustainment administration and services for day to day operation, maintenance (preventative, corrective, and perfective) of cable plant, and network and communications equipment and configurations.
+ Maintain accountability of network hardware, software, spares, test equipment and other related infrastructure components.
+ Travel to secondary sites as required performing network equipment maintenance and upgrades.
+ Security +,
+ ITIL v3 Foundations
+ 4+ years related technical experience in Network and Transport technologies, tools, and techniques
+ 2+ years experience with large-scale enterprise/global networks in a high paced diverse environment
+ Practical experience with CISCO and Juniper, switches, routers, Cryptographic devises, VPN and VPN client.
+ Experience with Network analysis tools (CISCO Network Analysis Modules, Solar Winds Network Management, OPNET NetOne, HP Network Node Manager, etc.)
+ Experience with CISCO firewall/VPN equipment (Adaptive Security Appliance, etc)
+ Demonstrated experience with supporting IP services to connect to NIPRNET, SIPRNET and JWICS (IPv4, VPN, IPv6, Multicast, QOS, SDN, SNMP, VOIP, VTC, etc)
+ Experience with EIGRP, OSPF, BGP and multicast.
+ Ability to work independently with little direction and guidance
+ Security Clearance: active S
+ Ability to work weekends and evening hours
SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Required / Preferred Certifications: Security +, CCNA
Experience Level: Mid-level
8140 (Formerly 8570) Compliance: IAT 2
External Company Name: SMS Data Products Group, Inc.
External Company URL: www.sms.com