Network Administrator

TechTrend - Fairfax, VA

Full-time

Job Description

TechTrend is currently seeking a Network Administrator experienced with Load balancing technology including algorithms and health check options. The selected candidate should also be experienced with hosting SSL certificates on Citrix NetScaler and F5 platforms and should also be able to design and maintain complex Web hosting network architectures. We are looking for a team player that can exercise independent judgement with minimal direction from supervisor.

Required Experience

  • 10+ years IT experience required, minimum 4 years in Load Balancing technology and DNS
  • Coordinates multiple managed service providers using standardized engagements to complete work in various environments including Production environments
  • Coordinates with Citrix and/or F5 vendors during issue resolution
  • Interacts with multiple internal application teams to create customized load balancing solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of Load balancing technology including algorithms and health check options
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with hosting SSL certificates on Citrix NetScaler and F5 platforms
  • Extensive knowledge of Citrix NetScaler VIP configuration with health check
  • Knowledge and experience with Citrix NetScaler responder policy configuration
  • Knowledge and experience with Citrix NetScaler Access Gateway configurations
  • Knowledge and experience with Citrix NetScaler content switching configurations
  • Extensive knowledge and experience regarding F5 BIG-IP LTM VIP configuration with health check
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with F5 BIG-IP GTM Wide IP configuration
  • Knowledge and experience with F5 BIG-IP iRule programming and troubleshooting experience
  • Extensive experience working in structured change management processes for highly available enterprise networks
  • Production environment experience consisting of Global load balancing, Local load balancing, SSL acceleration, HTTP compression/caching, and DNS
  • Strong Networking Experience - TCP/IP, Administration of networking hardware
  • Design and maintenance experience with complex Web hosting network architectures
  • Experience building and configuring major Internet host/network services including but not limited to: Web (http, SSL, etc.), Mail (sendmail, etc.), DNS, NFS, NIS/NIS+, Automounter, Databases (Oracle, SQL, etc.) and Java
  • Experience directly managing routers, switches, load balancers and SSL accelerators in a high-availability infrastructure is required
  • Understanding of TCP as it pertains to packet inspection and network/appl

Citizenship Requirement

U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Education

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or relevant field preferred, equivalent experience is acceptable

Work Location Washington, DC or Kansas City

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life, Short and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • PTO & All federal holidays off
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Gym Membership

About TechTrend, Inc.

TechTrend, Inc., is a Small Business providing IT products and services to both the government and commercial markets. We were founded in 2003 and continue to evolve as a leading provider of enterprise-wide services and technology solutions. TechTrend is a noted and trusted partner to our clients who seek our knowledge and guidance for their most critical and complex IT projects. TechTrend's mission is to provide comprehensive, enterprise-wide IT solutions to our clients' complex challenges. We serve as a liaison for positive organizational change by forming relationships and building bridges across functions, gaining buy-in from both leaders and end-users, and removing barriers to mission success. Our established processes ensure quality delivery of results by maximizing efficiency, productivity, and client satisfaction enterprise-wide. We are our client’s trusted advisors.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Network Administration: 3 years (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules