Network Technician (Mid Level) Job at ASCENDING, Fairfax, VA

  • Fairfax, VA

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

- We are Able to Sponsor Work Visa

- Onsite required in Tallahassee, Florida.

- W2 and 1099 individuals. No C2C.

Work hours shall be from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilize technology to continuously monitor and manage the Department's network, identifying and resolving performance issues, bottlenecks, and security threats.
  • Conduct regular maintenance including the installation of patches, updates, and security fixes to enhance network security and functionality.
  • Support the configuration and optimization of firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, VPNs, and the development of security policies and procedures.
  • Aid in configuring and optimizing routers, switches, and access points for efficient and reliable network operations.
  • Assist in developing and implementing strategies for migrating from on-premise infrastructure to cloud networks.
  • Analyze network performance, providing weekly performance reports as outlined in section 4.3 of the SOW.
  • Collaborate on developing disaster recovery plans to ensure network resilience.
  • Provide 24/7 support to address critical network issues.
  • Offer consultation on technology trends, network architecture, and strategic network planning.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must pass a State of Florida criminal background check as per section 18.0 of this RFQ.
  • Excellent verbal and technical writing skills, able to produce detailed reports and effectively communicate with a diverse range of individuals including executives and technical experts.
  • Strong organizational skills and an understanding of Florida's Departmental requirements and confidentiality policies under Chapter 282 and Chapter 119, respectively.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking technologies, including experience managing network security measures like firewalls, IDS, IPS, and VPNs.
  • Proven experience in network management across various industries and familiarity with cloud platforms such as Azure, including security planning and resource provisioning.
  • Skilled in configuring virtual networks, access controls, and network monitoring tools, with the ability to proactively diagnose and resolve issues.
  • Ability to translate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, ensuring clear communication and understanding of client needs.
  • Hold relevant industry certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CompTIA Network+, or JNCIA.

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