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Network Security Administrator-Expert (Government)

McLean, Virginia

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AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Intelligence Community. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission

Our National Security Team supports the intelligence community, providing, operating and assuring critical voice, video and collaboration services for the full spectrum of operations.

AT&T has an opening for a Network Security Administrator to support the Network Tools Team  in providing firewall upkeep and network security.

Description of Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform IT Systems Administration on physical and virtual infrastructure with a focus on firewall, email, and web security protocols.
  • Ensure cyber security and OPSEC policies, principles, and practices are an integral element of the operating environment.
  • Integrate hardware and software components within the systems environment. Continually monitor and fine-tune performance of the Information Systems.
  • Conduct analyses of network usage, user complaints, traffic interruptions, hardware and software capabilities, and other relevant factors.
  • Works with Tier 2 and Tier 3 network operations to troubleshoot issues across the network.

Required Clearance: TS/SCI with polygraph. (#ts/sci) (#polygraph)

Required Qualifications:  Candidate must have a total of 12 years of applicable experience. The experience can be a combination of degree and work history. This can be a High School degree and 12 years of work history OR an Associate’s and 10 years, a Bachelors’ and 8 years, a Masters and 6 years or a PhD and 2 years of work history.

  • Experience installing and configuring Windows 10; installing and configuring Windows Server 2012; configuring Advanced Server 2012 Services.
  • Windows/UN Systems Administration experience to include Active Directory Domain Services (DNS, DHCP, GPO Management) as well as Active Directory Certificate Services.
  • Experience with firewalls (Palo Alto, McAfee specifically but Cisco or any other vendor is good too).
  • Understanding of Security protocols at least the level of Security +.
  • Network experience at least with a Network + or CCNA R/S.
  • Experience with troubleshooting, to include working from command lines, using Splunk or wireshark.
  • Basic Linux / Unix is a plus.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Security+ CompTIA commercial certification (or higher, such as CISSP, etc.)
  • Windows and UNIX/Linux. VMware.
  • Understanding of the Enterprise network architecture and an ability to troubleshoot with other teams.

Ready to join our team? Apply Today!





Job ID 2244306 Date posted 09/26/2022
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Let’s start with the big one: Your work gets rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits. It really does pay to be on our team.

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Give back to your community and connect with colleagues through social and team-building events, and annual paid time off for volunteer efforts of your choice.

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