Abacus Technology is seeking a Network Administrator to provide network and infrastructure support for an enterprise level network at Al Udeid AB. This is a full-time position.
Install, operate, maintain, administer and manage enterprise network infrastructure and systems to ensure services are operational and available with minimal interruption. Install, operate, maintain, administer and manage AOC Weapons System network infrastructure, data links and systems to ensure services are operational and available with minimal interruption. This includes the switches, routers, encryption devices, cabling and other equipment providing data connectivity supported by 609 ACOMS and 609 EACOMS. Perform all technical support and O&M activities. Provide Tier 2 technical support (diagnosis, analysis and troubleshooting and resolution for more complex network, client and end-user connectivity issues escalated by Tier 1 technical support staff). Add and remove client devices (e.g., PCs, Thin Clients, VoIPs, VoSIPs, VTCs, DVTCs, peripherals, etc.) from networks. Operate and maintain call manager (Cisco Unified Communications Manager). Implement add, moves and changes. Manage DHCP reservations. Update and patch network equipment, firmware and software to ensure configuration and cybersecurity compliance. Operate and maintain access control systems. Manage and configure MAC address authentication. Administer network administrative accounts and access. Operate and maintain network monitoring and analysis tools; and detect, analyze and resolve network infrastructure and systems problems. Monitor and control network performance, utilization and capacity to ensure optimal performance, availability, serviceability and recoverability. Report any vulnerabilities or deficiencies to 609 ACOMS and 609 EACOMS government technical representatives. Evaluate current infrastructure, research current technologies/solutions. Provide hardware/software upgrade and replacement recommendations for end-of-life/end-of-support COTS products to 609 ACOMS and 609 EACOMS government technical representatives. Assist with the tracking and management of COTS licenses, warranties, service level agreements renewals for network equipment and software. Support interior existing and new network cabling/wiring infrastructure (fiber and copper) to include installing, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing cabling/wiring. Ensure cabling/wiring and patch panels are properly installed and labeled in accordance with Telecommunications Industry Association and Electronic Industries Alliance (TIA/EIA) and local standards. Assist with circuit actions to include preparing and coordinating requests for service; engineering, installing, testing and accepting or removing circuits per Telecommunications Service Orders. Prepare and maintain circuit documentation and historical records. Set-up, tear-down, configure, troubleshoot and maintain deployable communications suites (e.g., ECKs and CFKs). Update and maintain Enterprise and AOC network configuration and connectivity drawings, diagrams and engineering and installation documentation, and publish semi-annually. Develop and submit an Enterprise and AOC Networks Monthly Status Report.
4 years experience in a network administration role. Bachelor s degree in related field or an additional 2 years experience in a help desk or technical support role. Must be Security and CCNP certified. Hands-on experience with physical network infrastructure (switches, routers). Experience with network implementation and maintenance. Knowledge of Cisco routers and switches. Able to maintain current knowledge and skills through in-services, workshops, and/or seminars. Demonstrate flexibility in adjusting to variable workload and job duties. Experience leading teams to accomplish daily tasks and long term projects. Able to interact professionally with all levels of an organization. Must be a US citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.