Network Administrator (Secret Clearance Required)

Colorado Springs, CO
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: RIV03001

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Job Summary:

Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Are you searching for a challenging yet welcoming tech environment to stretch your IT skills in? If so, then we might be looking for you, too! We serve on the frontlines of key programs around the US and around the globe. Our network administrators are key players for those programs. In this position, you can expect to tackle issues related to the network architecture for both Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET) and Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) C4IM classification domains, all while providing our clients with the exemplary support and care they trust us for. Boost our team and benefit from having a solutions-oriented group of professionals along side you. Opportunities for growth are available with our company. Expanding your IT knowledge and obtaining key IT certifications is available. Please consider being part of our team - see the details below and we look forward to your application if this appears to be the right role for you!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform as a daily Network Administrator.

  • Analyze LAN utilization statistics through data collection and performance measures of classified and unclassified networks.

  • Operate and maintain the network architecture for both Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET) and Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) C4IM classification domains.

  • Test network systems to ensure current network software products are compatible with system configurations and to ensure operability, efficiency, and compliance with existing standards.

  • Perform function tests of systems components to identify and resolve technical problems, analyze system malfunctions, implement necessary corrective actions, and provide ongoing support for the resolution of complex problems and operating malfunction.

  • Perform system backups to ensure expedient restoration of the database for the respective network equipment.

  • Develop documentation to assist the government with best business practice and standard operating procedures for supported technologies and system deployments.

  • Perform and maintain security remediation, IAVAs, STIG requirements etc. All IAVAs, STIGs, etc., will be considered high priorities and shall be completed within timelines assigned.

  • Configure, troubleshoot and analyze technologies such as BGP, OSPF, MPLS/VPLS, spanning tree protocols e.g.; MSTP, RSTP, 802.1x, 802.11, 802.16, VPN, DMVPN, SDN, VRRP/HSRP, WAN Acceleration, QoS, VoIP, VTC and similar network technologies.

  • Provide or extend network connectivity within the guidelines of the Command, Control, Communications, Computer, and Information Management (C4IM) Services, to a location within Fort Carson RNEC and LNECs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED.

  • Minimum one (1) year related experience in network administration with demonstrated experience in network management, troubleshooting, network device configuration, operations, maintenance.

  • Minimum SECRET Clearance Required.

  • Minimum DOD 8570.01-M IAT II Certified in at least ONE of the following certifications at time of hire:

  • IAT Level II Certifications: -Security CE -CCNA Security -CSA -GICSP -GSEC -SSCP.

  • Please note IAT Level III Certifications (Also Acceptable): -CASP CE -CCNP Security -CISA -CISSP -GCED -GCI.

  • Obtain the following certification within 6 months of hire: -- Juniper Network Certified Internet Professional (JNCIP) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions audio-visual equipment weighing up to 75 lbs. - Frequently bends, kneels and crouches during computer system equipment troubleshooting, maintenance, assembly/ disassembly, installation/de-installation, and sustainment.

  • May be required to drive vehicle if needed to perform tasks at Fort Carson, CO.

Pay & Benefits:

  • Salary Range: $90,000 to $110,000 – The salary offered to the successful candidate will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, work experience, and their ability to meet the known requirements of the position as determined at the time of hire. Job location will also be a factor in determining the salary offered.

  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

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