PAE, Inc LAN Administrator (El Salvador) in Arlington, Virginia

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LAN Administrator (El Salvador)

PAE is seeking a LAN Administrator in El Salvador. The LAN Administrator shall manage and administer the facilities network to include network server and peripherals, electronic mail server, network architecture, TCPIP, data communications, etc, as well as manage the PAE Information Technology team.

Duties shall include but are not limited to the following:

Maintenance services for two WAN/LANs (one classified and one unclassified), approximately 120 computer user workstations, one WAN/LAN server and associate components and equipment. Manage and administer the facilities network to include network server and peripherals, electronic mail server, network architecture, TCPIP, data communications, etc.

Implement, manage and troubleshoot the Local Area Network (LAN) including but not limited to:

  • Perform system backup

  • Ensure each LAN is up and available during normal working hours

  • Troubleshoots network, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties

  • Document network problems and resolutions for the future reference

  • Repair on a component level and advise others on proper maintenance as required

  • Perform / Document semi-annual and annual inventory of LAN hardware and software

  • Ensure timely user notification of maintenance requirements and effects on system availability

  • Deter and report unauthorized entry in LAN

  • Maintain security of the LANs and implement IAVA compliance requests in accordance with NAVCYBERDEFOPSCOM policy

  • Create / Maintain user accounts

  • Create scripts to facilitate network upgrades, security updates and installs

  • Maintain virus protection and firewalls

  • Monitor and correct Forefront Proxy, SNORT McAfee IDS/IPS, Retina eEye Digital security and McAfee ePO suite vulnerabilities

  • Review and make recommendations on existing server configurations

  • Review and make recommendations on procurement of computer, network hardware, peripheral equipment and software, draft statements of work

  • Coordinate the procurement and installation of new computer hardware and software

  • Coordinate the installation of software patches and upgrades

  • Train users on LAN operations and provide technical resource support

  • Provide customer desktop support for LAN users

  • Investigate user’s problems, identify their source, determine possible solutions, test and implement solutions

  • Develops, document and implement system standards and procedures. Monitor to assure user adherence

  • Maintain/Document site licenses

  • Manage/Document retirement and disposal of obsolete or broken equipment.

  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network

  • Design, engineer and install network cabling

  • Engineer and implement equipment reallocations

  • Provide PC maintenance

  • Provide hardware maintenance review on computer equipment

  • Provide system communications assistance

  • Provide comprehensive Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications Systems (JWICS) support.

  • Responsible for imaging software (COTS, GOTS , JOTS or JWIC operations)

  • Provide system communications assistance to external network connections

  • Work with associated cryptographic equipment

  • Provide web page development and maintenance

  • Meet DoD Directive 8570.01 requirements

  • Other duties as assigned

The LAN Administrator shall obtain a Secret security clearance, be able to obtain a favorable SSBI investigation and shall have a minimum 5 years of LAN server/network experience with the latest Windows technologies in a DoD 8500 policy accredited environment. LAN Administrator must possess in depth knowledge of network architectures, topologies and IP protocols; knowledge of Events logs, Windows Scripting, of SNMP, DHCP, DNS/BIND and Unix, AD and Linux, Forefront Proxy server, SNORT IDS/IPS, CISCO and Extreme Networks routers/switches, McAfee HBSS Suite, Symantec Product Suite (such as Backup Exec, Ghost and SMTP Gateway), Firewalls, Surf control filter, Events logs administrator, Websense Suite, tumbleweed, Office 2010 Products, Adobe Product Suite, retina Eye Digital security, Active client software, blackberry Enterprises Server/Smartphone, Extreme Network Systems experience, Windows Security Update Server (WSUS) photo shop, Windows SMS, Lumos ADT and all security software approved by the DoD. MCSE 2003 or greater Certification and CompTIA Security+CE or DoD 8570.01 equivalent certificates are required.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal relationship skills, must be proactive, be able to supervise and lead a small team of technicians, communicate effectively with the customer and PAE leadership, anticipate customer needs and have strong organization skills.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.