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CNO Network Administrator (Senior)



Currently, Pillar Global Solutions is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented CNO Network Administrator to join our team in the Stafford, VA area to provide support on a federal Program. The Program is a high-profile, high-visibility, cybersecurity modernization and risk management program where you can contribute innovative solutions.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Administer, install, secure, maintain, and support local and wide area networking, communications, and related software/hardware within a multi-platform operating environment

  • Work with users to evaluate hardware and software network needs and requirements and make recommendations

  • Coordinate technical installation of hardware requirements

  • Install application software programs on the LAN

  • Maintain, creates/delete user accounts, maintain and update system security plans on platforms

  • Help to develop uniform operating procedures for administering and sustaining network environments

  • Enforce applicable security procedures

  • Provide software and hardware familiarization and mentorship to users and team members

  • Remain current on technological developments and applications, evaluate vendor products to make recommendations for purchase

  • Recommend systems, systems security, network, and network security policies

  • Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects

  • Provide solutions to a variety of complex technical problem

  • Manage network communications engineering, testing, installation, and support, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems

  • Create and implement router and switch configurations

  • Identify and diagnose problems affecting network performance using software and hardware tools

  • Provide recommendations to enhance and improve network performance and security

  • Provide quality assurance review and evaluation of new and existing networking product 

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years experience

  • Requires BS degree (in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field)

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI

  • Cisco CCNA (R&S or Security) certification, DoD 8570 IAT level II compliant

  • Experience with MS Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio

  • Experience with military or DoD networks

  • Ability to travel in CONUS up to 25% annually

Preferred Skills:

  • Net +, Security +

  • Experience with Routers: Cisco ASR, 2900, CSR1000v; Juniper MX-5; Brocade NetIron; VyOS/Vyatta and/or Quagga

  • Experience with Switches: Cisco 6500, 4500, 3800, 3700, 3600, 3130; Juniper EX-4200; Brocade ICX; Dell 8024; VMware Standard and Distributed vSwitch

  • Experience with Firewalls / Encryptors: Cisco ASA; Sourcefire; Imperva Secure Sphere; Palo ALto 5000; McAfee NGFW; Juniper SRX and SG; Fortinet FortiGate; PfSense; KG-175D

  • Knowledge of and experience with Layer 2 Technologies: STP, VLANs, PVLANs

  • Knowledge of and experience with Layer 3 Technologies: Routing protocols (EIGRP, ISIS, OSPF, RIPv2, BGP)

  • Knowledge of and experience with First Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRP): HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP

  • Knowledge of and experience with VPN technologies: MPLS (Layer 2 & 3), GRE, IPSEC

  • Knowledge of and experience with Data Center technologies: Fabricpath, VDC, vPC, OTV, vxLAN, Nexus 7k, 5k, 2k, 1000v; B22-Dell; Fabric interconnects (6200UP), MDS (9000), UCS B & C Series; VMware NSX

  • Knowledge of and experience with Storage technologies and capabilities: FC, FCoE, VSANs, WWNN, WWPN

Submit email cover letter and resume to: jointheteam@pillarglobalsolutions.com with '#jointheteam' in the subject.


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