Network Administrator
Arlington, TX 
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Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Who We Are:

  • CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customers' training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and readiness.
  • CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAE's Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.
  • CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance
  • A work environment where all employees are valued, respected and safe
  • Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives and make decisions
  • Recognition, professional development, advancement and having fun!

Summary

Setup, support, and monitor local & global LAN, WLAN, WAN. Perform a variety of network maintenance, installation, and training tasks to ensure LAN/WLAN/WAN services meet company and user requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Collaborate on detailed network, storage, and compute design documentation to ensure strict security compliance, scalable infrastructure, and highly available computing operations on existing and future cloud platforms.
  • Responsible for assessing and facilitating network requests: including firewall policies, VPN, load balancing, cryptography, and network architecture.
  • Design and implement security-first network policies and procedures to adhere with NIST 800.171 and CMMC compliance regulations.
  • Communicates effectively with end-users, support staff, management and other systems departments on internal, cloud, and hybrid initiatives.
  • Participates in the maintenance, troubleshooting, and support of localized/on premise WAN, LAN, and WLAN network infrastructure within complex local and global environments.
  • Implement, manage, and troubleshoot network security systems including firewalls, WAFs, routers, and switches.
  • Administer and support corporate network monitoring systems and expanded functionality for network operations. This includes SolarWinds, Syslog Servers, DNS, DHCP etc.
  • Implement, test, and monitor system enhancements (software and hardware updates/patches) which will improve the performance and reliability of cloud and on premise network services.
  • Assist other teams with the integration, implementation, and troubleshooting of projects involving local, cloud, and hybrid network services.
  • Participates in the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plan and procedures for all locations.
  • Exercises independent judgment in the planning, scheduling, organizing, controlling and monitoring of IT projects.
  • Assist other team members in the troubleshooting and resolution of corporate IT issues.
  • Provide and participate in cross-training to other team members on IT systems.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Associates Degree in a technology discipline or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • CCNA Route & Switch required or CompTIA Network+.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in support and maintenance of complex network environment including network segmentation/security appliances.
  • Knowledge of Firewalls, Routers, Layer 2/3 Switches and VLAN's as well as Wireless technologies.
  • Possess knowledge and ability to configure and troubleshoot routing, and switching, particularly within a Cisco environment.
  • Knowledge of protocols EIGRP, OSPF, HSRP and other routing, gateway load balancing, and VoIP-related protocols.
  • Familiarity of Load Balancers.
  • Familiarity of SD-WAN devices.
  • Knowledge of IT Security policies as they pertain to NIST 800.171 and Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM).
  • Troubleshooting skillset for LAN/WAN network and application issues on physical or virtual appliances.
  • Knowledge of Network Services such as DNS, IPAM, FTP, LDAP, SMTP, and DHCP.
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure Monitoring tools using SNMP, Netflow, and Syslog.
  • Knowledge of 802.1x, MAB, and Public Key Cryptography.
  • Innovation/creativity, managing/working with others, project/process management, accountability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and problem solving ability.
  • Learn and adopt best practices in Network Management.
  • Ability to interface well with CAE users and customers at all levels.
  • Ability to interface and work well with CAE Global IT Administrators.
  • Ability to interface and work well with 3rd party vendors.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Solarwinds monitoring products.
  • Experience with any of the following vendor equipment: Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, Silver peak, Aruba, BigIP
  • Knowledge and experience working with VMware vSphere and Hyper-V, a plus
  • Knowledge and experience supporting a Microsoft Windows network.

Security Responsibilities

Must complywith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Work Environment

  • Duties performed in an office environment and manufacturing facility.
  • Must be able to work overtime, on and off-shifts as required.
  • The employee is on call 24x7 for the resolution of problems and issues.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear, in person, in meetings and by telephone.
  • Manual dexterity to operate computers or other standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Able to support rack mounted equipment (up to 7 feet off the ground)

Security Responsibilities

Must complywith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

As part of Executive Order 14042, you may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022. CAE USA will consider employee requests for exemptions to the vaccination requirements based on medical/disability or sincerely held religious beliefs. All requests will be reviewed in accordance with applicable laws and must be approved by CAE USA prior to employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Position Type

Regular

CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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