Kforce Senior System Application Administrator in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Network System Admin / Infra Ops Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado (CO). Responsibilities:

  • Leads the AFIN infrastructure O&M, including implementation of two-person integrity

  • Leads activities related to change management, release and deployment, or boundary management

  • If assigned to boundary, they will administer and manage network boundary devices and technologies

  • Working with Communications Squadrons and other base-level authorities to maintain and administer security boundary components at locations IAW DoD and AF standards and guidance, using industry best practices; changing, upgrading, and patching boundary devices requiring two-person compliance through established change management procedures

  • Participating in project management, planning, implementation and installation to ensure configuration and integration conforms to baseline architecture

  • Identifying potential threats

  • Managing resolution of security violations

  • Operates and maintains network boundary devices and technologies to include, but not limited to, maintaining and operating Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)

  • Troubleshooting and correcting IPS induced service issues

  • Maintaining physical infrastructure to include troubleshooting, operating system patching and identifying potential threats; and managing resolution of security violations

  • Installs and configures network boundary devices and technologies such as granting and restricting administrative access to boundary devices according to authorization rules

  • Security CE certification are required on Day 1

  • Other certifications preferred up front include Blue Coat Certified Admin and Professional, Linux , Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE), SolarWinds Certified Professional, Wireshark Certified Network Analyst, Certified Infoblox Core Admin and Red Hat Certified System Admin

  • Enterprise administrative experience with Palo Alto Networks firewall, Palo Alto Networks Panorama, MacAfee Sidewinder firewall, Bluecoat proxy and MacAfee Firewall Enterprise Control Center are preferred

  • Enterprise administrative experience with MacAfee Sidewinder firewall, Bluecoat proxy and MacAfee Firewall Enterprise Control Center are preferred

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years