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Network Administrator

Network Administrator

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US-GA-Fort Benning
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Information Technology

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By Light is hiring a Network Administrator to join our team providing Information Technology (IT) support services to the Network Enterprise Center (NEC) located on Fort Benning, Georgia.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Supports digital and analog local area networks, area distribution nodes, main communication nodes, premise distribution systems, power systems, network shelters, and equipment rooms/closets.
  • Responds to both urgent and routine actions within established timelines during both normal and after duty hours.
  • Performs IP network management, network performance management and network security for both wired and wireless networks.
  • Install, configure, and maintain Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)/Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and Gigabit Ethernet Layer 3 switches and routers.
  • Provision, manage, and maintain Gigabit Ethernet, Fiber Channel, and OC3/12/48/192 and DS1/DS3 service.
  • Support and perform preventive maintenance (PM) on un-interruptible power supplies (UPS), power distribution systems, and modular power supplies contained in switching rooms and communication shelters.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: Associates Degree in an Information Technology Field or 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Minimum Experience: 2-4 years relevant experience with Network Systems.
  • Security Clearance: Secret
  • DoD 8570 Baseline Certification; IAT Level II Certified – Security+ CE.
  • Strong knowledge of PC/Network communications hardware /software, in a multi-protocol environment, and network management software.
  • Experience utilizing network security and systems management (NSSM) tools (CA Spectrum, SolarWinds, Cisco Prime, General Dynamics GEM-X, Sienna Sitemanager, RTM SwitchExpert, Microsoft DHCP, Unique Cairs). 

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience supporting or assigned to the DoD and /or U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command.
  • Has the communication skills to effectively interface with senior military officials, managers, and subordinates.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Security Clearance: DOD Secret


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities