Network Administrator

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Position Title Network Administrator
Position Type Full Time
Position Location Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany
Tracking Code 00783
Daily Responsibilities

This position is in support of US EUCOM located in Stuttgart, Germany.

  • The Network Engineer should have extensive experience and technical knowledge of both Enterprise and Data Center networks. This position is a hands-on technical position and provides technical expertise and leadership for enterprise network infrastructure at customer sites, to include all networked Audio Visual (AV), Voice and Video over IP (VVoIP), Voice over IP (VoIP) and Video Teleconferencing (VTC) services. The NE will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts. The candidate must be experienced in interfacing with both internal and external executive leadership.
  • The Network Engineer will be responsible for working with a team of network engineers, system administrators and voice engineers in support of a geographically dispersed regional network. They will be responsible for ensuring the maintenance of all networks, consisting of primarily Cisco routers and switches, with support for other vendors (e.g. KLAS, DTech, F5 etc.) products. This team will be responsible for maintaining all layer 3 routing and layer 2 switching. The Network Engineer will be involved with the design of complex routing and switching schemes to support Control Cryptographic HAIPE devices.
  • The Network Engineer is responsible for maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting, repairing and supporting all switching and routing devices, firewalls, load balancers, alarmed carrier devices, uninterruptable power supplies, in-line network encryption devices, etc. Configure devices in accordance with security policies. Develop and maintain IP address schemes for all assigned networks, and annually review and update the Master IP Routing Schema. Manage circuit provisioning throughout the delivery life cycle. Install and test circuit and base extensions and coordinate with external entities and the Government leads for end-to-end testing and activation.
  • Monitor capacity and utilization. Provide trending and capacity planning services to analyze and plan for efficient utilization and management of the network. Program switching fabric to enable control panel functionality IAW current architectures. Manage an enterprise VVoIP and VTC dial-plan. Troubleshoot and correct all detected or reported network faults or outages. Provide assistance via remote access, phone, or in person.
  • Additionally, all Network Engineer will perform site surveys, configuration and engineering, installation planning and documentation services for the customer as they relate to all network services. They will be responsible for analyzing network protocols, routing standards and procedures, traffic patterns and data flow, and providing equipment implementation and upgrade recommendations.
  • As well as provide project support services for infrastructure, Voice/Video/Media systems, and Network/Server Support Facility enhancement.
  • The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will require strong interpersonal skills due to continual interaction with managers, clients, and users with varying technical backgrounds in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Operate, maintain, and manage the WAN infrastructure between DISA-provided circuits and the LAN infrastructure. Configure devices in accordance with the security policies. Maintain and update OS and firmware, as required. Monitor and report network operational status. Resolve connectivity issues when they occur to include assisting the service provider (DISA) with troubleshooting. Install, configure, key, re-key, and manage NSA Type 1 Encryptors. Conduct annual service continuity site assessments, identify deficiencies to include single points of failure, and recommend architectural and design modifications and improvements.
  • Coordinates hardware and software system installation and ensures specifications are met. Create and maintain thorough documentation for all incident resolutions and troubleshooting instructions in the Knowledge Databases. Working with hardware and software vendors to verify timely product delivery and ensuring that new equipment is installed and ready to operate on schedule. Analyzing and making recommendations for hardware and software standardization.
  • Additionally, the Network Engineer will provide remote support and/or travel to customer sites as required.
Required: Years of Experience (min)
  • Currently hold an adjudicated Secret Clearance and be able to maintain
  • BA/BS + 3 years recent specialized or AA/AS +7 years recent specialized or a major cert +7 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience
  • CCNP Certification (R&S, Collaboration, etc.)
  • CCNA Security (or equivalent DoD IAT Level II Certification)
  • Extensive experience with Cisco Routers and Switches
  • Experience with Video Teleconferencing (VTC) systems and networking
  • Experience with Cisco Unified Communications Manager
  • TESA eligibility
Required Degree
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
Desired: Experience
  • Familiarity with Layer 4 network devices/appliances (load balancers, WAN accelerators, etc.)
  • ITIL v3 Certification
  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
  • Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards
  • Experience with DoD IT security requirements
Required: Clearance
  • Active TS/SCI

About Systems Plus

Systems Plus is headquartered in Rockville, MD with over 2 decades of experience providing Global Enterprise Management, Technology, Engineering and Professional services and solutions across Defense and Federal Civilian government sectors.

From Discovery to Delivery, Systems Plus brings a greater measure of confidence, commitment and value to our clients. With various Defense and Federal contracts across the United States, Europe and Pacific/Asia, we are driving innovation and excellence within the Special Operations Forces Components and Commands, Defense Health Agency, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, National Institute of Standards and Technology, House of Representatives and more.

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Interested individuals should email their resume with salary expectations and with a cover letter to or fax them to (301) 948-3918.