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Sumaria Systems is a multi-million dollar CMMI® Level III appraised and ISO 9001:2008 certified Information Technology (IT), Engineering, and Professional Services Defense Contractor headquartered in Danvers, Mass.  Founded in November of 1982, the company currently operates across multiple U.S. locations and offers competitive pay and benefits, including medical and dental, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement.

System Administrator

Department: Information Technology Division
Office: Andrews AFB
Location: Andrews AFB, MD

Position: System Administrator

Location: United States- Maryland - Joint Base Andrews

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Clearance Type:  Active Top Secret Clearance

This is a 24x7x365 customer support environment

Who We Are:

 Sumaria Systems, Inc. is a CMMI® Level 3 appraised, ISO 9001:2008 certified Information Technology, Engineering, and Professional Services and Solutions Company headquartered in Danvers, Mass. With operating locations across the U.S., Sumaria provides a full range of services and is capable of responding rapidly and accurately to meet our clients’ surge requirements. Sumaria has a proven track record of delivering cost-effective services and solutions to our clients on time and within budget. With more than 30+ years of experience and hundreds of successful projects, Sumaria provides a diverse range of technology-based solutions and is recognized as a source of quality information, technology, engineering and professional services and solutions for the Department of Defense and the Federal contractor community.

EACN consists of operational network equipment known as A2G2s that provides/supports access to the DOD GIG for US Senior Leaders to access voice, video and data services while airborne. Primary responsibilities include configuring and monitoring Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Cisco Unified Call Manager (UCM), Sonus VX appliances, High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryption (HAIPE) Inline Network Encryptor (INE), SkyX, and Cisco WAAS data accelerators. Additional duties include configuring and monitoringMcAfee firewalls, FirePower network defense sensors, VMWare ESXi servers, and Storage Area Network (SAN). Familiarity with any of the following software applications is a plus: AF Standard Desktop Configuration (SDC) v3.5 and higher, MS Active Directory 2012, MS Server 2012 R2, MS SQL 2012, MS Office, MS Visio, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Solarwinds Orion, CommVault, Remedy Action Request System (ARS) service management, Sonus VX Watch, Sonus VX Builder, Sonus VX Gate, Putty, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Cisco Access Control Server (ACS), Cisco Unified Communications Manager (UCM), Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE), Cisco VPN software and configuration, Cisco Unified Communications Services (UCS), KLAS Voyager Executive Communications Kit (ECK), Cisco 2901 Voice Telephone and System, Cisco 2901 IOS, Symantec/McAfee Antivirus, Host Based Security System (HBSS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), WinSCP, and Wireshark.

Responsible for the analysis, administration and support of the Executive Airlift Communications Network (EACN).

  • Analyzes, administers and maintains voice, video, and/or data communications networks.

  • Manages the usage and performance of EACN. Attend meetings, provide forecasts, gather trend analysis data on systems, and provide input for resource planning.

  • Maintains EACN network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures. Manage the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) program responsibilities for the EACN which include receiving and processing USAF-directed network orders to include Network Tasking Orders (NTOs), and Notices to All Airmen (NOTAM).

  • Evaluates hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of EACN operating instructions, procedures and standards.

  • Participates in and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades. Support the EACN hardware configuration and installation requirements once approved for site installation. Review work/installation progress for accuracy, adherence to network design, and conformance to telecommunications standards.

  • Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.

  • Supports development and implementation of testing strategies and documents test results.

  • Provides advice and training to end-users. Coordinate network requirements with users and sites.

  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems related to EACN network devices, communication paths, cryptographic devices, servers and operating systems on a 24/7/365 basis.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications and development and maintenance of EACN technical data library as part of the EACN baseline.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

Position involves shift work on a rotating basis.

Minimum Requirements:

  •  2-5 Years’ Experience as Network Administrator
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field
  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • DoD 8570.01 - Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification
  • Must have experience with Cisco routers and switches

 What We Offer

Sumaria is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes Sumaria a great place to work and grow.

Sumaria is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


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