Network Administrator, Senior

Applied Memetics Llc   •  

Fairfax, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 44 days ago


Applied Memetics LLC (AM LLC) is seeking a Network Administrator, Senior to provide on-site technical support to the Veterans Affairs (VA) administration. The successful candidate will support the Office of Information Technology (OI&T) to identify and remediate existing and future vulnerabilities.

A Senior Network Administrator has the skills of the Network Administrator but is able to work with multiple teams f administrators involving multiple diverse networks at both the enterprise and local level. Has the knowledge to create plans to assure effective management, operations, and maintenance of systems and/or networks. Is cognizant of all agency policies regarding computer access and firewall and network protection technologies and creates the plans to implement.


Background:The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the Federal Government's second largest cabinet agency with 320,000 employees. When viewed from aninformation technology (IT) perspective, OI&T is one of the nation's largest consolidated IT organizations with:

-$3.1 billion budget (FY12)
-Nearly 7,500 employees
-More than 300,000 desktop computers
-Approximately 30,000 laptop computers
-Nearly 450,000 email accounts

The Continuous Readiness in Information Security Protection (CRISP) program began as a VA-wide initiative launched in March 2012 to address MWs by concentrating on:

-Managing appropriate access control for users and reducing out-dated personnel clearances
-Testing contingency plans for data breaches
-Providing information security training for users, contractors, volunteers
-Developing initial baseline configurations
-Improving data-center web application security


  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required. and 5 years of experience
  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate efforts with key government and non-government stakeholders
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Demonstrates strong quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Must work well within a time sensitive environment