Boecore Network Administrator in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Network Administrator (LSM/NSM) on the GMD program in Colorado Springs, CO.Responsibilities:Field Engineer supporting Cisco-based network management and Long HaulCommunication circuit operations on the Ground-based Missile Defense (GMDDSC) Development & Sustainment Contract program (a Missile DefenseAgency contract) on-site at Schriever AFB, Colorado. Responsibilities:Conduct real-time operations, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week under generalsupervision. Candidate will startup, perform configuration checks andreal-time network monitoring using Unix-based HP Openview software and DISAINMS to monitor the health and status of communication system elements inmultiple communication environments. Recognize anomalous system behaviors,conduct initial troubleshooting, generate trouble reports using Remedy ITService Management Software, provide solutions to a variety of technicalproblems of increasing scope and complexity as assigned and provide accuratedescriptions of observations to assist follow-on troubleshooting. Performcontinuous observation of local area classified/unclassified networks andreal-time notification of status changes to Operations Centers, Managers andmaintenance personnel per Program Procedures. Perform recovery operations torestore the network system/elements and communications connectivityfollowing anomalies. When directed, support GMD readiness functions, suchas port/switch/router reconfigurations in support of system configurationchanges, operate intelligent protection switches (IPSs) and conductperiodic Information Assurance audits. Maintain detailed log books ofoperational shift activities. Candidate must maintain technical expertise inall areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection andinterfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs,bridges, gateways, etc. Must be able to work various shifts, includingholidays and weekends. Ability to effectively communicate with variety ofmilitary and contractor personnel required.Basic Qualifications:Bachelors and a minimum of 3-6 years of related technical experience orequivalent combination of education/experience.Detailed knowledge of local and wide area networking (LAN/WAN)fundamentals with specific experience working with Ethernet routers,switches, and protocols in TCP-IP based communications system.Strong work ethic, demonstrated problem solving ability, willingness tolearn new skills, and proactive approach.Ability to work effectively on a small team.Experience with UNIX/LINUX command line interface.Knowledge of UNIX, SNMP and HP OpenView applications.Capable of understanding and using checklist to accomplish duties, complyingwith general supervision and instructions.Must achieve IAT Certification at the level defined in DoD 8570 for jobfunction within 6 months of employment.Must be willing and able to do shift work as this is a 24x7 environment.Must have an active Secret clearance.Preferred Qualifications:OSPF and Multicast routing protocol experience.Experience with Intelligent Path Switching (IPS) devices.Test, integration and evaluation through college coursework, on-the-jobtraining, and/or informal training programs.Knowledge of Military command, control and communication systems.Familiarity with KIV-19A and/or KIV-19M operation.Experience working with DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency) andrelated circuit monitoring and repair processes.Experience working with Sun Solaris platforms and HP OpenView software.Process, Mission, Procedure and Checklist oriented.Experience in communications equipment log file analysis.