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Installation Management – Network Administrator (25429)


Network Administrator



Watervliet, New York, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is immediately hiring a Network Administrator at its Watervliet, NY Arsenal Site location.

  • Network experience in an industrial control environment (ICN) essential in the establishment of the Watervliet Arsenal ICN with the capability of 50% growth.
  • Receives network, communications, and related operating systems from various sources such as design centers and commercial vendors; maintains an inventory of all network hardware and software.
  • Installs, configures, and trouble-shoots network and application server hardware, operating system software, and peripheral network equipment such as routers, bridges, cabling system, network interface cards, modems, multiplexers, and concentrators.
  • Changes the components of existing equipment for efficient operation.
  • Develops and maintains local procedures for networks, system operations, and product assembly and installation.
  • Implements all network operating system and/or application software and maintains contact with software suppliers to ensure that current releases of software products are in use.
  • Conducts testing to ensure operability, efficiency, and compliance with existing standards.
  • Monitors operation of the network and ensures that hardware and software are functioning properly and that operation standards are met.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and fine tunes components to achieve peak efficiency within the overall network connectivity.
  • Function tests the hardware and software to resolve technical problems and makes the appropriate on-site repairs.
  • Provides ongoing support, resolution of problems, and recovery of operating malfunctions involving various hardware components and software failures.
  • Performs system backups to ensure expedient restoration of the data base for the respective network equipment.
  • Participates with user support personnel to train office personnel and functional end users on use of office automation computers, local and wide area networks, and other automated tools.
  • Recommends and prepares operating policies and procedures for networks, system operations, and product assembly and installation.
  • Incumbent (or Selectee) is required to satisfactorily complete the appropriate training and obtain the required certification/recertification for this position as outlined in DoD Publication 8570.01-M Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, dated 19 December 2005 (incorporating Change 1, 15 May 2008).

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Minimum 3 years experience required in Network Administration in the areas of (1) Domain Name System (DNS) Server experience, (2) Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server experience
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must have a Secret Clearance.
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Building of a commercial networks experience is preferred.