Network Administrator Advisor $10K sign on

General Dynamics Information Technology

Clearance LevelTop SecretCategoryNetwork AdministrationLocationLivermore, CaliforniaOnsite WorkplacePublic Trust: NoneRequisition Type: RegularYour ImpactOwn your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.Job DescriptionMission Support Operator – $10K Sign-on bonus*Classified work and must be on-siteThe Mission Support Operator (MSO) provides 24/7, 365, 12hrs shift, Tier 1/2 operational support to end customers and users in the field/worldwide. Monitor the performance and capacity of end-to-end IT computer systems using a variety of tools. Triage hardware, software, and environmental faults, alerts or malfunctions. When an issue is identified, the MSO works to determine the cause of the problem, provide situational awareness and resolution to the user community. Serve as first responder and ‘one-stop shop’ for all site issues, requiring a broad level of knowledge of high priority systems across a multi-location enterprise. This is similar to a civilian Emergency Operations Center for Police/Sheriff Department but it is not the same; however, we action 911 notifications.This is not a traditional Network Engineer or System Administration role; however, having either background speeds up training so you can be proficient in 6 – 12 months. These are demanding and challenging missions and no work from home. You must have a solid Information Technology foundation.Panama Shift Schedule | 24/7 Shift Coverage.This is a slow rotating shift pattern that uses multiple teams and two 12-hr shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. The working and non-working days follow this pattern: 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 3 days off. Each team works the same shift (day or night) for 2-3 months then switches over to the other shift for the next 2-3 months.Other duties include:Monitoring, recognition, evaluation, and correction of IT systems, network and satellite ground stationsInterfacing with the user community, Mission Directors, System Administrators, Network Engineers, external sites and other system operators as required for real-time detection, isolation, and resolution of problems24/7, 365 Operational Support to customers and users in the fieldUtilize SolarWinds, Splunk, WireShark (and other monitoring tools) to monitor internal and external hardware, software, network connectivity, status IT infrastructure (utilizing ping, SNMP traps, customer scripts) – and utilizing established TTP’s to respond to issuesProvide support to Networking team, including Layer 1/2/3 type activities and documentation/designPerform analysis (in both real-time and post-event) on key mission capabilities and provide feedback to internal and external customersMaintain a positive, professional and helpful working relationship with our customersPerform daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly functional checks on systems and capabilities, also perform inspections on critical hardware and infrastructureProvide support to the Engineering staff for testing and validation of new software releases and network connectionsSupport Configuration Management functions (Incidents, Assets) utilizing BMC RemedyRespond to customer voice and electronic support requestsRespond to real time, mission critical situations (response defined in minutes)Participate in internal and external scheduled exercisesCreate, maintain, and update SOP/TTP documentationRequired Qualifications5+ years of directly related experience in IT / Network administration and support.TS/SCI or DoE Q ClearanceExperience with monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, Splunk, or WireShark.Have a working knowledge of critical physical infrastructure (including HVAC, Power, UPS, etc) that is utilized to support mission operationsDesired QualificationsExperience with Linux and Windows system administration and networking background is preferable.Required Education/CertificationsDoD 8570 Certification required#gditpriority#armajobs

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