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Junior Network Administrator

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

ECS is seeking a Junior Network Administrator to work in our Huntsville, AL office. Please Note: This position is contingent upon additional funding.

Job Description:

***This position is contingent upon availability and/or the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.***

ECS is seeking a TS-cleared Junior Network Administrator in Huntsville, AL. We offer the chance to support the world’s finest law enforcement organization and help the people that keep us safe. In this job you will support agents, analysts, and professionals and technology they use to fight terrorism, espionage, cyber attacks, and major criminal threats. We are seeking candidates committed to high quality to provide courteous and accurate technical information and support in a timely, efficient and professional manner.

We are seeking candidates committed to high quality to provide courteous and accurate technical information and support in a timely, efficient and professional manner. This position performs activities associated with implementation, integration and support of computer systems in mission critical response operations environment.

The Junior Network Administrator (JRNA) role operates on a shift-based schedule to ensure coverage for our 24/7 operation, which includes weekends and holidays. This JRNA Requisition is for the (Night Shift), however, candidates must demonstrate flexibility in their availability for other shifts. Training and additional tasks may be assigned or required on alternate shifts. Please note that shift schedules are subject to change as necessary to accommodate operational requirements determined by management.

Night Shift Hours of Operations:

Tuesday-Saturday, 2330-0800 EST

Sunday-Thursday, 2330-0800 EST

  • Designs and plans complex network systems for LANs, WANs, and WLANs
  • Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture
  • Evaluates future needs of a statewide education network and Internet services
  • Plans for upgrades or configuration changes as required
  • Tracks network utilization patterns, including both bandwidth utilization as well as applications in use
  • Evaluates new technologies for use in the network
  • Maintains current understanding of evolving protocols, technologies, and applications
  • Recommends updates or changes to the network to meet anticipated future demands
  • Provides ongoing instruction in network technologies and protocols to other team members and clients
  • Provides mentoring and leadership to less experienced engineers
  • Must be available for after-hours maintenances and will join the engineering on-call rotation
  • Assists in the implementation of enterprise networks and network components.
  • Monitors network performance and executes maintenance and operations plans.
  • Provides ongoing maintenance and support of hardware and software network components and applications.
  • Provides user and administrator training and conducts network component testing.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience and / or technical certifications
  • 1+ years of demonstrated performance in related network technology.
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy within documentation
  • Prior experience providing technical support in a business environment
  • Experience with complex networks, network centric applications, and LAN/WAN connectivity
  • Knowledge of the following: Failover and disaster recovery of applications and services; Troubleshooting network and server connectivity problems; Windows Server 2012; Analytical tools
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Basic understanding of IT Service Management processes
  • Must have a current Top-Secret Clearance with the capability of obtaining SCI / CI-Poly if needed to meet contract requirements
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 environment

Desired Skills:

  • Energized when faced with complex technical challenges and diligently work to identify creative solutions.
  • Ability to perform high quality work, both independently and with a team, in a fast-moving environment.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize tasks to successfully meet/exceed customer expectations.
  • 1+ years of experience working with government customer
  • CompTIA Network + or higher certifications

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, status as a crime victim, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.