CCNA Cisco Network Admin with NX-OS - DOD Active Secret clearance

Location: Aurora, CO
Date Posted: 02-02-2018
Long Term Contract
1099 or w-2
Active Secret or Top Secret DOD clearance required

Network Administrator with strong networks background to join our team. The Network Administrator functions as part of the team to provide installation, testing, rapid troubleshooting and problem resolution for multiple network environments around the world. This includes implementation of new network designs, changes to and day to day operational support of existing network systems. The Network Administrator may be called upon to provide assistance with issues that are not strictly network related. The Network Administrator works to maintain, as well as extend technical proficiency not only in network systems, but other areas of program technical need. 

This position requires US Citizenship with an existing DoD Secret clearance 


Required Skills: 

• 6+ years’ experience installation and configuration of Cisco enterprise network equipment 
including network problem characterization, and resolution 
• Working understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite, (ARP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, IP) 
• Experience with LAN routing (static, EIGRP, OSPF) 
• Experience with LAN switching (PVST+, 802.1q trunking, VLAN) 
• Experience with Cisco routers and switches 
• Experience troubleshooting network issues 
• Familiarity TCP/IP addressing, including efficient IP space allocation using VLSM 
• Understanding of the layered model of networking (OSI) 
• Must be willing and able to work after hours on call support 
• Must be willing to travel approximately 50% to off-site locations for installations and 
maintenance work 

Desired Skills: 

• Cisco CCNA certification 
• Familiarity with all of the following hardware types 
• Cisco IOS routers and switches 
• Cisco IOS-XE 
• Cisco NX-OS switches Nexus 5K and 7K 
• Cisco Catalyst 6500 both Hybrid and Native mode • Cisco and McAfee enterprise firewalls • Bandwidth management and optimization systems from Cisco, Exinda, Bluecoat 
• Experience with Cisco IOS QOS, congestion avoidance and management 
• Experience with WAN technologies (Metro Ethernet, POS, DS-3, T-1, MPLS, BGP) 
• Experience with traffic isolation, and network virtualization technologies (ACL, VRF, 
DMVPN) 
• Network installation experience in a high availability LAN, data center or NOC environment • Experience tracing data flows though the network to determine problem root cause 
• Knowledge of general application protocols such as DNS, SNMP, SSH, and TFTP 
• Experience utilizing Network Test Equipment 
• Experience with Microsoft Visio 
• Experience with desktop workstation collaboration products and protocols
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