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Network Administrator - Radford, VA

Manassas, VA 20110
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IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM is hiring a Network Administrator to be responsible for the implementation and sustainment of NIPR and SIPR switching, routing, firewall, and load balancers as part of our Federal engagement in Radford, VA. Responsibilities in this role include network management, analysis and troubleshooting, developing and maintaining local operating procedures and policies, and monitoring the ongoing operation of the network.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Security+ (Or equiv. IA cert) and Cisco CCNA
  • Minimum of 3 years of network administration experience
  • Minimum of 3 years Cisco switch management experience
  • Experience with the Cisco Nexus (9K,7K, 5K, and 2K) line
  • Experience with Cisco ASA firewalls and Palo Alto firewalls
  • Experience with F5 load balancers
  • Experience with Network management, analysis and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience in Patch and Security Management Strategies
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, written and verbal communication abilities
  • Strong Networking background
  • Strong Troubleshooting skills
  • Strong Documentation skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Understanding of Data Center technologies and experience with maintaining a Data Center for a medium to large data center.
  • Experience in the deployment Firmware and Security Configurations using automation
  • Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)
  • Experience with Development of Project Documentation to include Standard Operating Procedures, Project Plans, and Network Diagrams
  • Security clearance: United States - DoD Secret

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

Career growth

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employees strengths and career aspirations
Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

About IBM
With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

Location Statement
US Citizenship required.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-12-21 Expires: 2020-01-20

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