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Network Admin II
Atlanta, Georgia  

We have a Contract position for "Network Admin II" with one of our direct clients in Atlanta, Georgia for initial contract duration of  12+ months. No third party candidates considered for this position. US citizens and all those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

Primary responsibility:

  • Managing and maintaining Client engineering network monitoring tools applications
  • Works with vendor and Client engineers to provide testing frameworks.
  • Provides ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products.
  • Monitors server and application availability utilizing Client and 3rd party vendor tools to guarantee maximum service availability
  • Performs initial debug of issues and manages ticket queues for tool issues and feature requests.
  • Works with the vendors, as necessary, to provide support.
  • Escalates and tracks issues with tool vendors to guarantee maximum service availability
  • Identifies single point of failure and operational gaps and weaknesses and develops plans for remediation and improvements.
  • Configures and tests platform software to meet business needs.
  • Creates dashboards, correlation rules, alerts and reports
  • Works with vendor, as necessary, on implementation activities and automation of build and configuration
  • Maintains all technical deliverables including technical design and installation specifications and documentation of all configuration changes.
  • Works with release engineers to deploy all changes to production environment for assigned applications.
  • Plans for and manages the upgrade cycle for the platform.
  • Develops new and modifies existing customizations, conversions and interfaces.
  • Monitors usage, capacity and performance of systems; liaise with Client users and vendors to address problems and changes in requirements.
  • Recommends actions for fine tuning and capacity planning of existing systems
  • Maintains system documentation including licensing, hardware and software inventory, security data, user manuals etc.
  • Ensures systems are properly backed-up; define and implement backup procedures for disaster recovery purposes.

Required Skills

Technical skills:

  • Experience in one or more programming or scripting languages– Python, Perl, Bash etc
  • Experience using HTML, XML, JSON, Web Services (REST, SOAP), and SNMP
  • Experience monitoring and administration of Windows and Linux (RHEL) servers
  • Experience in installing and maintaining VMware infrastructure
  • Some knowledge of TCP/IP networking (firewalls, routers, etc.) and network security fundamentals
  • Experience working with databases (e.g. MySQL, Apache Cassandra, Mongo DB)
  • Experience with Backup and Recovery methods; proficient with MS Office applications including Visio.
  • Familiarity with DOCSIS, HFC-Cable Video systems, etc is a plus
  • Familiarity with current industry standard applications and tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, NETCONF, YANG models, Git, Jenkins, New Relic, Splunk, Virtualization, DevOps, CI/CD, Amazon Web Services
  • Identity Management/LDAP experience plus

Required Education And Experience:

  • 5 years


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