The Network Administrator will be in direct support of the U.S. Office of Military Cooperation – Kuwait (OMC‐K) customers. Primary duty locations are U.S. offices within OMCK spaces of the US Embassy and Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense (KMoD) facility in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The Network Administrator will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of all IT architectures in the organization. Must be fully capable of supporting the entire site solo as needed, from service desk up to server, storage, and network administration Network Administrator will be responsible for physical and virtual server operations & maintenance, converged architecture support, basic network administration, and Tier I-III desktop troubleshooting as needed on multiple networks. Must possess a strong customer service and mission-first focus, ‘can-do’ attitude, and impeccable ethics. Strong systems and network troubleshooting skills an absolute must. Must be able to comfortably work in time-sensitive situations involving general officers, State Department diplomats, and non-US personnel.
•Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot physical and virtual Windows server operating systems for domain operations and security (2012R2, including domain controllers, DNS, Exchange, ePO, ACAS, and SCCM servers)
•Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot virtual environments (vSphere 6)
•Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot host servers and storage area networking (SAN) equipment (NetApp FlexPods w/ Cisco UCS servers and NetApp SAN devices)
•Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows desktops and laptops (Win7 and Win10), Win10-based Virtual Desktop Environment (VDI), printers, digital senders, video teleconferences, VOIPs, and other standard office equipment on own and without supervision in support of users (basic to advanced service desk actions).
•Maintain security including patches, IAVAs, STIGS, updates, and backups for servers, databases, and desktop systems
•Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot SharePoint servers (Web Front End, Application, Database, and storage) and any development or staging environments as well as build and implement custom SharePoint pages, portals, dashboards, and workflows using OOTB SharePoint, Designer, InfoPath, and other commonly associated tool sets.
•Provide informal training to government representatives and teammates on SharePoint operation, maintenance, utilization, content management, and processes
•Provide Tier I, II, and III troubleshooting on desktop systems, software (MS Office, Java, etc), printer issues, Video Teleconferences, and server/network related issues as part of service desk functions
•Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot basic LAN equipment (Cisco switches and routers as well as TACLANEs)
•Manage users, computers, security groups, GPOs, and other Active Directory requirements for the site
•Maintain mobile systems and services (such as iPhone configuration & support, VPN technology, etc)
•Participate in or lead special projects and day‐to‐day operations as needed or assigned by the site lead, including, but not limited to, security accreditation efforts (RMF); configuration management processes; and IT infrastructure projects
Requires BS degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
•8570 IAT III IA Baseline Cert (one of the following): CASP CE, CCNA Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH
•Computing Environment Certifications: VCP-DCV6, MCSA: Server 2012,CCNA: R&S, and ITILv3 Foundations
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
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