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Network Administrator (Secret Clearance Required)


Network Administrator


Fort Carson, Colorado, United States


Work Where it Matters

RiverTech, an Akima company, is not just another federal professional solutions 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 RiverTech, 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, RiverTech 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, RiverTech provides innovative solutions to complex engineering and operational challenges and delivers wide-ranging services for mission support, systems engineering, and IT.

As a RiverTech 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:

Are you searching for a challenging yet welcoming tech environment to stretch your IT skills in? If so, then we might be looking for you, too! We serve on the frontlines of key programs around the US and around the globe. Our network administrators are key players for those programs. In this position, you can expect to tackle issues related to the network architecture for both Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET) and Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) C4IM classification domains, all while providing our clients with the exemplary support and care they trust us for. Boost our team and benefit from having a solutions-oriented group of professionals alongside you. Opportunities for growth are available with our company. Expanding your IT knowledge and obtaining key IT certifications is available.

Job Summary:

Please consider being part of our team - see the details below and we look forward to your application if this appears to be the right role for you!


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Performs as a daily Network Administrator.
  • Analyzes LAN utilization statistics through data collection and performance measures of classified and unclassified networks.
  • Operates and maintains the network architecture for both Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET) and Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) C4IM classification domains.
  • Tests network systems to ensure current network software products are compatible with system configurations and to ensure operability, efficiency, and compliance with existing standards.
  • Performs function tests of systems components to identify and resolve technical problems, analyze system malfunctions, implement necessary corrective actions, and provide ongoing support for the resolution of complex problems and operating malfunction.
  • Performs system backups to ensure expedient restoration of the database for the respective network equipment.
  • Develops documentation to assist the government with best business practice and standard operating procedures for supported technologies and system deployments.
  • Performs and maintains security remediation, IAVAs, STIG requirements etc. All IAVAs, STIGs, etc., will be considered high priorities and shall be completed within timelines assigned.
  • Configures, troubleshoots and analyzes technologies such as BGP, OSPF, MPLS/VPLS, spanning tree protocols e.g.; MSTP, RSTP, 802.1x, 802.11, 802.16, VPN, DMVPN, SDN, VRRP/HSRP, WAN Acceleration, QoS, VoIP, VTC and similar network technologies.
  • Provides or extends network connectivity within the guidelines of the Command, Control, Communications, Computer, and Information Management (C4IM) Services, to a location within Fort Carson RNEC and LNECs.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum one (1) year related experience in network administration with demonstrated experience in network management, troubleshooting, network device configuration, operations, maintenance.
  • Minimum SECRET Clearance Required.
  • Minimum DOD 8570.01-M IAT II Certified in at least ONE of the following certifications at time of hire:
  • IAT Level II Certification: Security+CE, CCNA Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC or SSCP. Please note IAT Level III Certifications (Also Acceptable): -CASP+ CE, CISSP, CCNP Security, CISA, GCED or GCI.
  • Obtain the following certification within 6 months of hire: -- Juniper Network Certified Internet Professional (JNCIP) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).
  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions audio-visual equipment weighing up to 75 lbs. - Frequently bends, kneels and crouches during computer system equipment troubleshooting, maintenance, assembly/ disassembly, installation/de-installation, and sustainment.
  • May be required to drive vehicle if needed to perform tasks at Fort Carson, CO.

Posted Salary Range

$90,000 to $110,000

Benefits Information

Regular - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

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: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: RiverTech

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11470