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Sr. Network Administrator - Pittsburgh, PA
Ref No.: 17-03725
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Title: Sr. Network Administrator
Location:  Pittsburgh, PA
Position Type: Contract
Rate: DOE

Green Card, U.S Citizens and GC-EAD Preferred
No sponsorship available for this job, direct hire and No 1099 or C2C
As a Sr. Network Administrator, you will be responsible for the strategy, development and implementation of network systems, applications, security and configuration within the company network infrastructure.You will develop overall network systems and related procedures; implementing them as company standards after final senior leadership buy in and approvals.Will utilize your extensive knowledge of network processes and protocols, concepts, best practices, procedures and security.
  • Designs, installs, configures and supports company internal and/or external network systems, applications and security.
  • Develops, maintains and implements all company network systems, applications, security, configurations and standards.
  • Escalation point for all issues too complex to be resolved by less knowledgeable teammates.  Works directly with other company support teams, vendors and customers to troubleshoot issues.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a disaster recovery plan with senior staff.
  • Analyzes, recommends and approves the patches for company network systems, applications and equipment.  Works directly with vendors on critical, emergency and ZERO DAY patching process and relays that information and their recommendations to senior management for approval.
  • Provides network technical support for complex issues and guidance to users and other IT teammates.  Works with other company support staff, vendors and customers to troubleshoot and solve issues.
Required Skills:
  • Experience with NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology).
  • Must have a solid understanding of FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) which is a U.S. government computer security standard used to approve cryptographic modules.
  • Considered to be subject matter expert with a wide variety of network vendor hardware andsoftware including but not limited to Cisco, Client, F5, FortiNet, Juniper, and Solarwinds.
  • Complete understanding of client and server architecture and operation.
  • Mastery of all areas of networking technologies employed by company with the ability to quickly adopt and master new technologies.
  • Superior verbal, written communication skills.
  • Customer service driven and demonstrative leaderships skills.