Mid-Level Information Systems Specialist – Network

Centurion Consulting Group

Mid-Level Information Systems Specialist – Network Washington, DC

We are seeking to hire a Mid-Level Information Systems Specialist in Wahsington, DC. The Mid-Level Information Systems Specialist will ensure effective configuration, capacity utilization and alert management.  The hours of service will be 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  The successful candidate may be required to work over 40 hours per week based upon requirements and deliverables.

General Areas of Responsibility:

Network System Administration

  • Maintain computer networks and systems including software, VPNs, routers, switches, load balancers, and other physical hardware.
  • Communicating networking issues to other employees and management.
  • Respond to network events and alerts.  Restoring function within required SLAs.
  • Manage SD-WAN and Zero Trust, SASE network implementations across multiple cloud providers and network vendors.
  • Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends, technology, etc.

Server Operating System Administration

  • Build Windows Operating system servers.
  • Build Linux operating system servers.
  • Patch and upgrade Linux and Windows servers.
  • Perform in-place migration upgrades of VMs and physical hardware.


Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in computer related field and 3 years network administration experience, or AA degree in computer science and 5 years of related experience.
  • At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in a combination of the following:
    • Network engineering/administration
    • Linux/Windows server administration
    • Load balancer administration
    • Cloud networking
    • SASE/ZTN
  • In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF).
  • Design and deployment of functional networks for servers and end users (LAN, WLAN, WAN).
  • Strong understanding of network architecture as evidenced by producing network design diagrams.
  • 3+ years monitoring network performance and integrity.
  • 2+ years of experience with configuration management tools (SCCM, Puppet, CHEF, …).
  • 2+ years with monthly server patching.
  • Demonstrated experience automating tasks and monitoring their effectiveness.
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, Bash, …).
  • Experience maintaining technical documentation using C4 Model nomenclature and diagrams.
  • Familiarity with access control models and network security.
  • ITIL Certification (v3 or newer) desired.
  • Experience working in an economic research or academic environment preferred.

Position Details:   

Clearance: N/A 

US Citizenship is required 

Travel: <10% (CONUS)  

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity EmployerEOE M/F/D/V 

No third parties or subcontractors 

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