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Jacobs Network Administrator in Kuwait Countrywide, Kuwait

Network Administrator


We are actively searching for qualified candidates for this opportunity. We are currently identifying candidates for this effort. This requisition is contingent upon award of contract to Jacobs.

The Network Administrator performs tier one and two network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Candidates for the NA provide administration of network and communications systems, including, but not limited to, Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) systems. NA need solid technical skills and experience with a variety of network protocols, software, and hardware involved in LAN and WAN operations. The position requires strong troubleshooting, analytic and diagnostic skills, along with good communication abilities. The NA role requires comprehensive knowledge of Government hardware, software, and network components. The NA is responsible for creating monitoring reports and managing equipment logs, as well as ensuring the functionality of links. The NA coordinates network administration and performance requirements with other members of the networking team. The NA identifies, analyzes, and documents long-range requirements, and administers resources related to the enterprise network. The NA prepares technical implementation plans that provide integrated solutions, including actions, milestones, timelines and critical paths required for complete solutions. The NA researches applicable standards and requirements documents to assure network compliance. The NA plans for and provides reasonable responsiveness in terms of network performance (e.g., availability, reliability, and throughput). The NA prepares activity and progress reports for the Government regarding network performance initiatives.

Typical duties include:

● Administering the operation of LAN/WAN-related network services according to Government policies and procedures

● Coordinating and implementing network software and hardware upgrades

● Troubleshooting and resolving LAN/WAN performance, connectivity and related network problems

● Administering LAN/WAN security and malware control measures



Education Requirements:None

Certification Requirements: DoDD 8570.01-M Baseline Certification (Security ) is required at start for all candidates and CCNP R & S is required within six(6) of starting.

Experience Requirements: A minimum of eight years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in implementing, administering, performing testing, and analyzing network systems. Candidates must have experience with current technologies and, where required for the task, emerging technologies.

Job Information Technology

Primary Location Kuwait-Kuwait Countrywide

Other Locations Bahrain-Bahrain Countrywide, Iraq-Iraq Countrywide, United Arab Emirates-United Arab Emirates Countrywide, Afghanistan-Afghanistan Countrywide, Qatar-Qatar Countrywide, Jordan-Jordan Countrywide

Job Type Experienced

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: ATE0002A8