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Network and Computer Systems Administrator, Journeyman

Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Brandes Associates Inc. is looking for a Cloud Operations, Network, and Computer Systems Specialist with DevOps experience responsible for supporting the installation, configuration, deployment, and maintenance of Government cloud operations, local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system for a Department of Defense (DoD) program at Camarillo/Point Mugu CA. Opportunities for career advancement, excellent benefits and stability are some of the advantages of our well-established, employee-focused company.


The candidate will be responsible for:
  • Proven experience transforming IT infrastructure and moving the customers organization toward a mature cloud-based (AWS or Azure) service delivery model
  • Deployment, configuring, and managing cloud operations/services
  • Solid experience in DevOps with proven results enabling continuous deployment and continuous integration (CI/CD)
  • Assist with operationalizing deployments and support of cloud services for customer operations
  • This includes standardizing and automating processes and workflows, creating documentation/knowledge articles, and assisting operations staff who have limited experience in cloud analysis, testing, troubleshooting, and evaluating existing local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems, or a segment of a network system
  • Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption
  • Verifying the integrity and availability of hardware, network, and server resources and systems
  • Reviewing system and application logs
  • Verifying completion of scheduled jobs, including system backups
  • Analysis of network and server resource consumption and control user access
  • Installing and upgrading software and maintain software licenses
  • May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software
  • Providing security and other training
  • Managing issue and return of Government hardware and software
  • Managing manufacturer warranties
  • Maintaining accurate IT asset spreadsheets that track and account for the organizations IT assets

Knowledge / Experience
  • Between 3 and 10 years of experience performing the duties described in the job description and responsibilities
  • Strong understanding of cloud networking at scale
  • Experience in cloud services working with DevOps teams
  • Experience with on-site workloads and migrating workloads to the Cloud (AWS or Azure) while optimizing the cost of Cloud-based workload
  • Ability to break down complex networking concepts and present them in a concise way
  • Shell scripting experience
  • PowerShell
  • Kubernetes
  • Terraform
  • 2-5 years System Administration experience
  • Proven experience working with DoD directives and guidelines
  • Experience managing the accountability of IT assets
  • Experience handing classified and sensitive information in accordance with DoD classification guidelines
  • Openly and confidently be able to communication with senior government Civilians and contractor staff

CompTIA Network+ Certification (Essential knowledge and skills to support the network regardless of the platform)

Azure Developer Associate certification or AWS Solutions Architect - Associate certification

Highly Desirable Certifications:

CompTIA Security+ Certification (Validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions)

Cisco CCNA Certification (Knowledge and skills related to network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP services, security fundamentals, and automation and programmability)

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer certification or Azure Administrator Associate certification

Education: BS or BA degree in a Computer or Information Science field or a relevant technical discipline

ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: An additional 6 years of relevant work experience may be substituted for a Bachelors Degree, or 4 additional years of work experience with a relevant Associates Degree

Clearance: Condition of employment must have an active DoD Secret Clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Must be eligible to receive a DoD Top Secret clearance

Citizenship: Must be a US citizen at time of application. BAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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  • Job Reference: 706379074-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Brandes Associates Inc.
  • Location: California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent