Job Description :
Job title: Network Administrator
On-site/Remote: On-site
Locals required: no
Location: Brooklyn, New York
# of vacancies: 1

Years of work experience: 7 year(s)

Are you a Tech junkie or IT geek? We have a 24-month project with our client in Brooklyn, NY that requires a Network Administrator, Expert

Day-to-Day Tasks include, but not limited to:

Maintains the Wide Area Network (WAN) including connectivity, servers, applications and network hardware and software to ensure system stability, reliability, availability and connectivity to the user community.
Troubleshoots and recommends improvements to network including operating systems and related software and provides tactical and strategic input to overall network planning and related projects. Isolates and resolves network problems in a timely manner.
Responsible for working with vendors and resolving network outages in a timely fashion in order to meet internal SLAs and / or Metrics.
Lead technical person responsible for the NOC’s trouble ticket queues and associated processes.
Performs analysis of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networking communication protocol and configures and maintains network switches, VLAN’s, Servers, Routers, Controllers, Cisco Wireless Access Points, Load Balancers (CSS, F5 & Extreme) Cisco Secure PIX Firewalls (520/525) and Cisco ASA / Firepower Firewalls.
Maintains and supports on-line databases, various network applications (e.g., Visio, etc, and network management platforms (e.g., Netscout, Splunk, Nagios, CiscoWorks, Airwave, Netflow, Netcool, Cisco Unity Operations Manager, etc,) deployed on the internet, intranet, client-server, and mainframe platforms.
Serves as the lead technical resource person in the diagnosis and correction of LAN and WAN problems for all school-based and administrative personnel. This includes failure analysis in a complex networking environment which may include mainframe applications, web applications, traditional wide area & DWDM SONET telecommunications network.
Performs day-to-day network administration tasks including network equipment installation, configuration, and upgrades, testing and troubleshooting.
Diagnoses problems, verifying servers/switches/router status, testing device connectivity, path trace, etc., using different network monitoring software, such as CiscoWorks.
Provides documentation and tactical assistance regarding developmental, technical, and operational support to the DOE.
Monitors firewall performance and integrity and maintains and resolves all internet related technical issues.
Prepares network diagrams, floor plans and schematics using Visio.
Provide operational support for IPDVS infrastructure related issues.

Mandatory Qualifications:
Works in the field of Information Technology, experienced in the usage and support of a collection of development platforms, technical architectures or business applications and products that run on those platforms-beyond that of a Programmer
84+ Months-Candidate is able to provide guidance to large teams and/or has extensive industry experience and is considered at the top of his/her field.

Preferred Qualifications:

84 Months of Experience in configuring routers, switches, and firewalls.
84 Months of Experience in troubleshooting routers, switches, and firewalls.
84 Months of Experience in installing routers, switches, and firewalls.
84 Months of Experience with Cisco networking devices such as routers, switches firewalls and wireless controllers.
84 Months experience using the following networking protocols: BGP, RIPv2, OSPF, EIGRP, DNS, HTTP, and NAT.
84 Months of Experience with the following Network Monitoring Applications and Tools: Netscout, Splunk, Netflow, Nagios, CACTI, Riverbed, and Wireshark
84 Months Troubleshooting skills.
84 Months Networking industry experience in handling various switched and routed data networks & protocols in a multi-platform environment.
84 Months Experience with SONET architecture and deployment using DWDM technology and monitoring tools.