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Network Specialist (Journeyman) - Norfolk, Virginia
Location:Hampton Roads, VA
Security Clearance:Top Secret
Salary/Pay Rate-
FT/PT Status:Full Time Employment
Job Code:2017:11CORP-030
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the configuration, maintenance and administration of the Joint Staff (JS) network environment. Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments, and functions as a technical expert. Evaluates system performance results and recommends changes affecting growth and success.


The Network Specialist (Journeyman) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and system maintenance network and storage resources. This person ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures follow organizational standards.


·     Provides daily support and assistance forcomputer systems using the Windows platform in accordance with JS operatingprocedures in order to support existing service level agreements.

·      Administers mission-critical infrastructure.

·      Perform daily system monitoring, verifying theintegrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and keyprocesses, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion ofscheduled jobs such as backups.

·      Provides technology support to team members ofthe Help Desk team as an escalation point for unsolved issues.

·      Install new servers and configure hardware,peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance withstandards and project/operational requirements.

·      Managingand maintaining computer systems and tools; finding and fixing issues withinsystems; and implementing, monitoring, and building tools that automaterepetitive tasks to minimize errors and prevent downtime. Troubleshoots networksystems and database structures when necessary and makes recommendations forimprovement.

·      Develop and maintain installation andconfiguration procedures.

·      Contribute to and maintain system standards.

·      Research and recommend innovative approaches forsystem administration tasks, automated where possible. Identify approaches thatleverage our resources and provide economies of scale.

Required Qualifications:

Required Certifications: Security+ CE certified, VMWare VCA certification-preferably a VCP 5.5 or 6.0 cert, and additional Windows 10 certification


Education/Experience - Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or 1-3 years of directly related experience. Relevant and equivalent experience may be substituted for degree requirement.


Required Skills and Experience:

 Need to have at the very least the VCA- preferably the VCP- WIN10 Cert is preferable as well.

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Preferred Skills & Certifications:

RequiredCertifications: Security+ CE certified, VMWare VCA certification-preferablya VCP 5.5 or 6.0 cert, and additional Windows 10 certification

Security Clearance- DOD Active TS