• Network Administrator II - OCONUS - Kuwait

    Job Locations US
    Job ID 2018-1381
  • Overview

    Remote field communications and networking depend on reliable technology that performs in even the most extreme environments. DataPath specializes in designing, manufacturing and supporting both custom and commercial-off-the-shelf field communications and information technology products. All of our solutions are backed by industry leading management tools, customer care and field support. At DataPath we are passionate about developing easy-to-use top quality products that help our clients achieve their mission objectives.   

    Summary

    The Contractor shall be responsible for the maintenance of computer hardware and software that comprises a computer network. This normally includes deploying, configuring, maintaining and monitoring active data network or converged infrastructure environments and related network equipment.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage and maintain the WAN/LAN infrastructure.
    • Design, optimize, and oversee the implementation of short and long term data networks initiatives.
    • Analyze, recommend and implement corrections in complex technical applications to enhance performance. 
    • Respond to issue escalation and service interruption and performs root cause analysis.
    • Perform network capacity planning and performance analysis to properly size network connections.
    • Perform infrastructure performance diagnosis and scalability assessment activities.
    • Provide advanced trouble-shooting, implementation, and configuration of network hardware and software.
    • Provide comprehensive designs to address and compliment strategic routing and switching direction.
    • Apply best practices in compliance with security and DISA guidelines.
    • Utilize network management tools (Solar-winds) to monitor, evaluate, and report health statistics of Wide Area Network (WAN) and Local Area Network (LAN).
    • Conduct cost analysis and evaluate vendor capabilities to provide the required products or services. 
    • Perform other duties as assigned 

    Qualifications

    • Must have a secret clearance
    • Must have a passport
    • Bachelor’s degree (degree preferred computer science).  In lieu of degree, you need 10 years of experience
    • Shall have Cisco Certified Professional (CCNP) or higher. 
    • Shall have six (6) years work experience and shall have two (2) years of experience in military environment. 
    • Shall have  experience with current best practices in IT standards, principles (ITIL), and security practices.
    • Must have knowledge of Central Authentication, Authorization and Accounting via Terminal Access Controller Access Control  System (TACACS+).
    • Have detailed knowledge of layer 3 technologies, such as HSRP, EIGRP, and BGP. Have detailed knowledge of layer 2      technologies, such as Rapid Spanning-Tree.
    • Have detailed knowledge of end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) and multicast design and implementation.

    EEOC Statement

    EOE AA/M/F/Vet/Disability

     

    DataPath is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We comply with the laws set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity in The Law poster.

     

    DataPath is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website to apply for a position, please contact us at HRTA@Datapath.com We evaluate requests for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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