Network Administrator in West McLean, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

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Job Description

Are you a skilled Network Administrator with an active Secret clearance? Are you interested in joining a key government integrator to support mission-critical systems? If so, we may have the ideal role for you with our leading client in McLean!

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with an active Secret clearance.

Responsibilities of the Network Administrator:

  • Configure and optimize network components: firewalls, routers, and switches
  • Diagnose and resolve network connectivity issues in a quick fashion
  • Expand/modify network infrastructure as needs and priorities change
  • Integrate new systems into existing network architecture
  • Conduct performance tuning of network security devices
  • Document and report all network changes

Requirements of the Network Administrator:

  • At least 2 years of experience as a Network Engineer
  • Active CCNA and Security+ CE certifications required
  • Strong understanding of IT security principles and methods
  • Knowledge of remote access concepts, VoIP, and web filtering technologies
  • Ability to analyze network traffic capacity and performance characteristics 
  • Ability to configure and use hardware-based and network protection components
  • Ability to implement, maintain, and improve established network security practices
  • Ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot LAN and WAN components: routers, switches, and firewalls

Keywords: Network Administrator, CCNA, Security+ CE, Remote Access, VoIP, Network Engineer, Cyber Security, Secret Clearance

Job ID: 329990

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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