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Network Security Administrator

Patrick AFB, FL · Information Technology
Network Security Administrator Position Description

Date Available: 7/1/2022
# openings:  1
Location:  USA – Patrick AFB, FL

S2Technologies is currently sourcing for qualified candidates to join our team.  We are currently looking for candidates having training and experience performing as a Network Security Administrator.  S2Technologies is currently sourcing for support required to assist the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) with creating and maintaining the United States Prompt Diagnostic System (USPDS), which falls under the National Technical Nuclear Forensics (NTNF) mission. The NTNF leverages AFTAC to detect, identify, and characterize nuclear events and to report nuclear forensic information to national authorities. The USPDS is a fully integrated, terrestrially based, geographically dispersed, centrally managed prompt detection and reporting system. It provides the ability to collect, process, transmit, and analyze forensic data phenomena. The Network Administrator must have experience in identifying network requirements, installing upgrades, and monitoring network performance. The Network Administrator will be responsible for the following functions: device IOS updates, maintenance and configuration for routing, maintenance and coordination of commercial circuits from AFTAC to sensor or communications node locations, network availability monitoring, log monitoring and problem monitoring. Additionally, Network Administration personnel will accomplish documentation, including updating continuity folders with current network configuration and maintenance information. These devices will have to comply with CNDSP certification compliance. Must have excellent communication skills (oral and written).  The qualified candidate shall perform the following tasks: 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Network design, planning, installation, and testing
  • Network Performance evaluation
  • Network Security
  • Network Maintenance
  • Ability to write technical reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills, in addition to interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished orally or in writing.
  • Experience with networking equipment from multiple vendors and ability to perform OS updates and maintenance for remote device routing, maintenance, and coordination of commercial circuits.
  • Implement network specifications by conferring with users, analyzing workflow, accessing information, and referring to security requirements.
  • Proficient in multiple areas of network and computer hardware/software interconnection, and interface technologies such as switches, routers, firewalls, cellular modems, etc.
  • Recommend, plan, and execute the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment.
  • Perform and evaluate network availability, log and problem monitoring, and network performance issues.
  • Highly proficient working in a Linux environment.
  • Plan and execute the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment.
  • Secure network by establishing network access, monitoring, controlling, and evaluation.
  • Develop and maintain clear, concise reports of findings, updating continuity folders with current network configuration and maintenance information, and create and deliver presentations.
  • Thorough understanding of the OSI model, knowledge of LAN/WAN networks, TCP/IP protocols, VPN, and IKE configurations used for circuit management.
  • Make recommendations in the development of network standards.

  • Degree(s) Required:       BA/BS plus 5 to 8 years’ experience
  • Degree(s) Desired:          MS
  • Years of experience in lieu of degree      9 to 12 years experience

  • DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ or equivalent). 

Security Clearance:
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a TS/SCI clearance

Other Position requirements:
  • USPDS Experience
  • PDO Experience
  • Commercial network expertise
  • AFTAC experience
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret government regulations, policies, and planning documents.
  • CCNA/CCNP certification

S2Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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