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Sr. Network Administrator - 3rd Shift

Company: Criterion Systems
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:


At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business-a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website: . Criterion Systems is a Military/Veteran Friendly Company therefore we encourage Veterans to apply.


We are seeking a mission-focused3rdShift SrNetwork Administrator to support the design, development, and deployment of a new DevOps infrastructure and advanced cybersecurity capabilitiesinPensacola, FL.

We are supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. The Sr. Cyber Security Incident Responder will support our customer in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting the client networks.

Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities

Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities, including the selection of hardware and software and the design of infrastructure services required to enable the cybersecurity capabilities.

Maintaining current knowledge of hardware and software applications.

Work with engineering to develop high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product line training.

Backup and restore network device configuration

Break fix actions/O&M

Upgrading network equipment

Port Open Requests- Implement firewall policies

Sustainment of CISA networking architecture

Expected to do some installation work. Cable/equipment

Monitors the status of the network and responds to issues/ticket requests that occur


Required Experience, Education, Skills & Technologies:

Must be a US Citizen

Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience

OR Master's degree in a related discipline may be substituted for 4 years of experience(So Master's degree with 2 years of experience would suffice) *Professional experience may be substituted for a degree

Must have 6+ years of professional networking experience.

Must have TCP/IP networking, encryption, firewalls, and SNMP-based network management.

In depth knowledge and advanced troubleshooting experience in regard to Layer 2 functionality and protocols in a Cisco/Juniper environment.

Experience with troubleshooting and implementing Layer 3 routing protocols over a multi-site environment in a Cisco/Juniper environment.

Must have a firm knowledge of configuring and troubleshooting IPSEC and firewall architecture.

Must have a firm knowledge of LAN/WAN protocols.

Preferred Experience, Education, Skills & Technologies

Experience specifically with BGP and OSPF routing protocols.

Experience using network monitoring and automation tools for troubleshooting and task simplification.

Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques.

Experience troubleshooting and implementing VPN technologies.

Experience implementing firewall based policies using Juniper firewalls.

Security Clearance Level

Must have a current Secret Clearance with ability and willingness to obtain TS with SCI eligibility

Must have ability and willingness to obtain DHS Suitability


Infrastructure-related certifications preferred such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-Junos), Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Security (JNCIS-SEC), Juniper Networks Certified Professional Security (JNCIP-SEC)

Work Schedule

Full-time on-site,3rdShift

Hybrid position. Employee is required to be ON-SITE for break/fix (within 2 hrs.), scheduled maintenance, etc.

Benefits Offered

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Tuition/Training Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, and Holidays.

Criterion Systems, LLC and its subsidiaries are committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization. We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make employment decisions without regard to any individual's protected status: race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex/gender, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, marital/parental status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), age, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit

Job LocationsUS-FL-Pensacola

ID 2023-2963

Category Information Technology

Type Junior

Keywords: Criterion Systems, Pensacola , Sr. Network Administrator - 3rd Shift, IT / Software / Systems , Pensacola, Florida

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