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Network Administrator II (6:45 AM – 7 PM Thursday – Saturday, every other Wednesday)


Network Administrator


Herndon, Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

SAVA, an Akima company, is not just another global services contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At SAVA, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , SAVA provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , SAVA delivers global solutions that enhance business processes, lower costs, and take on today’s missions with greater opportunity, agility, and strength.

As a SAVA employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

SAVA is looking to fill critical Information Technology based positions for our customer with the United States Coast Guard. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: outstanding customer service, expertise/knowledge in the required field, a strong work ethic and dedication to the Coast Guard’s mission.

The Network Administrator II analyzes network characteristics such as traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput.

The Network Administrator II assists more senior network engineers with the installation, removal and modifications to network components.

The Network Administrator II supports more senior network engineers with user support and third-party vendors.

Provides Tier I/II support for one-year project to migrate U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Cisco routers from existing Verizon circuits to AT&T circuits.

The ideal candidate will be able to support a rotating shift schedule.

100% Remote.

Shift Schedule: 6:45 AM – 7 PM Thursday – Saturday, every other Wednesday.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing network support, addresses availability issues, overcomes performance problems and provides overall level 2 support.
  • Manage network performance, diagnoses performance problems and undertakes tuning activities to ensure network performance meets Service Level Agreement requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems to ensure quality transmission service on the network.
  • Report on overall network performance including frequent problems, underlying issues and plans to improve network availability, performance, and problem resolution.
  • Implement and coordinates network policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Enforce network security procedures.
  • Work under general supervision, providing solutions to technical problems of moderate scope/complexity.
  • Interpret alerts generated by monitoring systems.
  • Monitor the network stability and performance in order to maintain continual operations.
  • Coordinate communication between the various groups.
  • Proactive incident and problem ticket creation based on event log and performance measures.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance
  • 2-4 years of experience, MS 1 year plus of network management experience and IT experience
  • WAN troubleshooting/problem determination skills (ISDN, ATM, SONET, etc.)
  • Experience with various types of infrastructure equipment (Cisco, Juniper)
  • Knowledge of network analysis tools (Cisco Prime, SolarWinds, Identity Services Engine, Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager, etc.)
  • On the job experience with hardware and software configuration management
  • Outstanding customer service

Desired Skills:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate/Professional (CCNA/CCNP) desired
  • Microsoft Technology Associate certification desired
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology field

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: SAVA

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-7838