Network Administrator - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Network Administrator

Network Engineer:

We are looking for an engineer with experience designing and implementing network solutions with DoD Cyber-Security compliance built in. The individual will provide a well-rounded Network Engineering approach to facilitate troubleshooting and provide engineering solutions to a distributed test and production laboratory.

Collaborates with KBR Cybersecurity team, Program Office, and site personnel to ensure network design and performance meets the needs of KBR’s customer. Individual will provide technical expertise and analysis of network performance and, Cyber-Security compliance status.

Must have strong network engineering skill with an emphasis on managing projects, and systems engineering. Travel in support of mission activity will be required. The selected candidate will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Day to day responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Provide technical assistance to end-users on the distributed test lab networks
  • Assist in network performance analysis
  • Advise customer on hardware requirements, configuration, and cyber-security hardening of equipment needed to support the mission
  • Support site(s) with performance issues through testing, both remotely and on-site
  • Investigate and recommend new technologies and tools to support the mission
  • Representation at meetings, conferences and technical exchanges
  • Provide technical guidance and edits for SOPs
  • Facilitate peering with other networks; review and support Interconnections Router Ports, Protocols, and Services attachments to Peering Agreements in support of test events
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the Internet Protocol (IP), TCP over IP, UDP over IP, GRE tunnels, and multicast data flows
  • Experience configuring network devices such as switches, routers, firewalls, and Intrusion Prevention Systems.
  • The individual will have a thorough understanding of TACLANE encryption devices and how to troubleshoot multicast data flow over TACLANE encrypted links
  • Produce and maintain network diagrams with MS Visio
  • Collect and publish network and services uptime metrics
  • Skill and experience implementing PKI in an active directory environment
  • Other duties assigned as required in network/system administration for mission support

Must have the following:

  • United States Citizen
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience supporting DoD networks
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT level 2 certification (e.g., Security+, CySA+, or CCNA Security)
  • Valid certification status as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Skills using Microsoft Office applications to build reports
  • Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, kneeling, and climbing to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. (e.g. ladders, ceilings, and crawl spaces)

Would like to have:

  • Fortinet firewall or switch experience (NSE 3 or 4)
  • Windows certification (MCSA / MCSE)
  • RedHat and / or CentOS experience
  • Brocade switch experience
  • VMWare ESXi experience
  • Valid DoD 8570 IAT level 3 certification

Prefer knowledge in any or all of the following:

  • Modeling and Simulation (M&S)
  • Live, Virtual and Constructive (LVC) Environments
  • Network Architecture, Networks and Network Protocols
  • Test Analysis and Test Planning
  • Defense Networks (WANs) including DREN, SDREN and DISN
  • DoD Programs and Acquisition process
  • Testing in Distributed Exercises/Events

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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