Network Administrator

Washington, DC 20002

Posted: 01/05/2023 Employment Type: 9+ Month Contract Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 25028 Remote Friendly:

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency, is seeking a Network Administrator to join our team at our client’s site in Washington, DC.

Minimum Candidate Requirements

2-4 years supporting network infrastructure in complete, multi-site network environments

Scope of Work and Requirements 

The Network Engineer candidate must possess detailed knowledge in theory, application, and troubleshooting of networks, servers, and desktop applications with the ability to multitask while working through issues on both phone calls and emails. 

In addition, the candidate should possess the following:
  • In-depth knowledge of troubleshooting hardware, software, printers, and network issues as well as Active Directory administration; Microsoft Windows 10; Microsoft Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Server 2016; Microsoft Office 2016 including Outlook and Microsoft Exchange, basic Cisco switch administration using PuTTY and/or Cisco Prime; AirWatch software supporting iOS devices including iPads and iPhones; System Center Service Manager (SCSM) ticketing software; VMware and/or vSphere administration; Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 used for imaging, application installs and security updates; and troubleshooting EVoIP phones
  • Ability to mentor and serve as a technical escalation point for on-site Network Administrators
  • Aruba wireless controllers and access points skillsets would be given extra consideration
  • Ability to work rotating 8-hour weekend shifts

Skill Sets Anticipated
  • Ability and knowledge to perform primary systems administration and OU support for systems and equipment, including steady-state file print servers, domain controllers, applications servers, media storage systems, access control, hardware installations, wiring/cabling support, equipment rack re-locations, power source support, backup media rotations, installations/upgrades, OS configurations, problem resolution, system administration, data backup/recovery. 
  • Expertise and technical proficiencies in providing steady-state support for deployed desktop and laptop images using enterprise-wide deployment techniques. 
  • Ability to execute routine updates to deployed systems. Experience in monitoring OS and security patching. 
  • Able to support routine software patch updates via a Desktop/Server enterprise management system such as BigFix and Microsoft SCCM. 
  • Able to leverage Printer and Multifunction printer enterprise management tools. 
  • Proficient background in administration, monitoring, and steady-state maintenance support is required. 
  • Understanding of enterprise-level server and desktop systems and the latest Microsoft Server technologies including supporting deployed hardware and software. 
  • Ability to support steady-state enterprise-wide upgrades and changes to associated systems.
  • Ability to monitor systems to ensure compliance with enterprise-wide standards. 
  • Knowledge and experience in supporting steady-state systems Backup, Restore, and Recovery procedures.

Security Requirements

Must have an active Top Secret

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions 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 with the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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