• Principal Network Administrator

    Job Locations US-HI-Honolulu
    Clearance Requirement
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced Top Secret cleared, SCI eligible, Principal Network Administrator to join our team in Honolulu, Hawaii at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for planning, designing, acquisition, installing, and maintaining LAN and WAN, electronic mail, telecommunications, and PC based systems and related software. Evaluate hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and telecommunications equipment. Set up and administer security procedures; troubleshoot problems; establish and implement LAN policies and their conformance; coordinate activities of LAN support personnel, providing guidance on common networking issues. Assess vendor products; manage network performance, troubleshoot problems, and maintain network security.

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

    • Manage usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks.
    • Maintain network security and ensures compliance with security polices and procedures.
    • Evaluate hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment.
    • Participate in developing and implementing network-related procedures and standards.
    • Participate in, and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades.
    • Interface with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.
    • Develop and implement testing strategies and document results.
    • Provide advice and training to end-users.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.
    • May provide work leadership to less-experienced network personnel.
    • Maintain current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.
    • Participate in special projects as required.
    • Manage the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
    • Maintain integrity and security of network devices and systems.
    • Set up administrator and service accounts.
    • Maintain system documentation.
    • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products.
    • Patch and update network device operating systems to Department of Defense guidelines.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with Cisco IOS and NxOS based network devices.
    • Develop scripts and tools to automate and improve user support activities.
    • Monitor overall network health and troubleshoots reported events.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field (or the equivalent years of experience) AND a minimum of six (6) years of related network administration and analysis experience
    • An Active in-scope Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain/maintain a TS/SCI

     

      Preferred:

    • CompTIA Security+ certification preferred (required within 6 months)

    Working Conditions

    The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.  The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Honolulu, HI supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.  

     

    The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

     

    Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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