By Light Professional IT Services

  • Network Administrator III

    Job Locations US-IL-Scott AFB
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Minimum Clearance
  • Overview

    Metova, a By Light company, is hiring a Network Administrator to support and sustain the Air Force Cyber Vulnerability Assessment / Hunter Weapon System.


    • Manages and operates multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers
    • Develops policies for and effectively manages weapon system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency.
    • Identify and diagnose complex problems and factors affecting network performance
    • Work with vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on network implementation, troubleshooting, optimization and ongoing management
    • Test / validate deployment of security patches and software upgrades, non-disruptive whenever possible, in a lab environment, then prepare detail instructions for operations to perform those activities in production.
    • Performs systems security administration functions, including creating user profiles and accounts.
    • Extensive experience in areas such as network design / implementation (on / off prem); LAN / WAN interfacing to include software defined networks / WANS, and cloud connectivity
    • Manages and implements administrator accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.
    • Directly Interacts with Weapon System community / users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
    • Develops, implements, and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
    • Significant experience with and frequent use and application of Air Force technical standards, principles and theories.
    • Works under little to no supervision, providing solutions to high-level technical problems of system-wide scope/complexity.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Familiar with Air Force Cyber Weapons System
    • Experience with Air Force network topologies / architecture / infrastructure
    • Experience with Air Force Cyber Protection Team construct
    • 5 years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and network administration, including 2 years of specialized experience
    • Associate’s Degree, or equivalent experience, plus 3-5 years
    • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience, plus 1-2 years

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP®) Routing and Switching or Security

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    8140.01 IAT Level II Certification

    Clearance: TS/SCI

    Physical Demands

    Ability to lift 25 pounds



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