Network Administrator

Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Admin & Support Job Number: 26856 Pay Range: $51.6/hr-$64.61/hr Workplace Type: On-site

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Network Administrator to join our Client's team.


The C2BMC National Team provides technical solutions to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) Contract. C2BMC is the integrating element for the Ballistic Missile Defense System and links various sensors and weapon systems. The system provides capabilities to integrate and synchronize missile defense systems and operations, providing a layered defense against multiple ranges of threats and in all phases of flight.


Position Responsibilities

Candidate will be part of the Cyber and Platform (CAP) Information Technology team and assist the senior system administrators and government network subject matter experts with the management and sustainment of network components supporting associated support networks.


Background Experience

  • Must be an effective communicator with excellent writing and presentation skills using Microsoft PowerPoint and Visio drawing tools.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment with other highly motivated network engineers.
  • Familiarity with network communication products including router, switches, firewalls, Domain Name Servers (DNS) and data encryption products.

Technical Skills Required

  • Knowledge of network architecture, engineering, design, implementation, and testing. Understanding of network communication protocols and network routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP) and IP network troubleshooting.
  • Basic knowledge of network testing methodologies using routers, switches, and firewalls. Knowledge of TCP/IP behavior, network communications and routing protocols, network traffic analysis and troubleshooting experience. Considered experienced, but still a learner.
  • Candidate must meet minimum requirements of DOD 8570 IAT II certification with any of the following certifications (Security +, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP).

Preferred Skills

  • The following are experiences that are positives/pluses for the candidate, but not required for filling the position.
  • If individual has any prior knowledge of the C2BMC networks or organization.
  • If candidate has knowledge, skill sets or experience using protocol analyzers/sniffers (e.g., Wireshark).
  • Experience in Network Management Systems (HP Network Node Manager or Solarwinds or NAS/SAN technologies (NetApp, or Gigastore).
  • Certifications in the industry vendor Juniper or Cisco a plus

Security Clearance Required: Secret


Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.


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