CenturyLink Network LAN/WAN Administrator in Tampa, Florida

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

The Network Administrator (NA) performs tier one and two network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Canidates for the NA provide administration of network and communications systems, including, but not limited to, Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) systems.. NA need solid technical skills and experience with a variety of network protocols, software, and hardware involved in LAN and WAN operations. The position requires strong troubleshooting, analytic and diagnostic skills, along with good communication abilities. The NA role requires comprehensive knowledge of Government hardware, software, and network components. The NA is responsible for creating monitoring reports and managing equipment logs, as well as ensuring the functionality of links. The NA coordinates network administration and performance requirements with other members of the networking team. The NA identifies, analyzes, and documents long-range requirements, and administers resources related to the enterprise network. The NA prepares technical implementation plans that provide integrated solutions, including actions, milestones, timelines and critical paths required for complete solutions. The NA researches applicable standards and requirements documents to assure network compliance. The NA plans for and provides reasonable responsiveness in terms of network performance (e.g., availability, reliability, throughput). The NA prepares activity and progress reports for the Government regarding network performance initiatives.

Job Description

● Administering the operation of LAN/WAN-related network services according to Government policies and procedures

● Coordinating and implementing network software and hardware upgrades

● Troubleshooting and resolving LAN/WAN performance, connectivity and related network problems

● Administering LAN/WAN security and malware control measures

Qualifications

Certification Requirements: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA); IAT Level II in accordance with DoDD 8570.01-M

Experience Requirements : A minimum of four years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in implementing, administering, performing testing, and analyzing network systems. Candidates must have experience with current technologies and, where required for the task, emerging technologies.

Clearance Required:

TS/SCI

Additional Information:

Normal office hours or 24x7 depending on location

Alternate Location: US-Alabama-Birmingham; US-Arizona-Yuma; US-California-San Diego; US-Colorado-Colorado Springs; US-District of Columbia-Washington; US-Florida-Fort Walton Beach; US-Florida-Miami; US-Florida-Tampa; US-Georgia-Savannah; US-Kentucky-Lexington; US-Mississippi-Bay St. Louis; US-Nevada-Las Vegas; US-New Mexico-Clovis; US-North Carolina-Fayetteville; US-North Carolina-Fort Bragg; US-North Carolina-Jacksonville; US-Utah-Draper; US-Virginia-Norfolk; US-Washington-Tacoma

Requisition # : 191432

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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Disclaimer

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