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Who We Are:
Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.
We produce spacecraft instruments and sensors RF and microwave technologies data exploitation solutions and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.
Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3000 engineers scientists technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe our people bring their diverse backgrounds perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.
Network Administrator Sr
What you’ll do:
Provides leadership in the implementation and execution of technology solutions to complex business problems.
Defines detailed specifications in compliance with the operations architecture (which include infrastructure and security) to solve complex business problems.
Delivers high quality technical solutions that meet business needs. Configures tests installs monitors and supports changes and enhancements to systems.
Takes a broad perspective to identify innovative technical solutions. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective of existing solutions.
Tunes the operating environment parameters to ensure the efficient use of existing resources.
Suggests improvements to optimize the current environment with tools for efficient turnaround.
Installs configures and supports Cisco network products to enable switching and routing capabilities
Recommends to management the purchase or lease of systems software packages and related hardware.
Identifies evaluates tailors and directs the implementation of vendor supplied systems.
Seeks opportunities to automate complex administrative tasks and procedures.
Provides Tier 1 (service desk) or Tier 3 (infrastructure) support as. Follows support escalation processes as defined.
Prioritizes assigned projects and requirements based on limited direction and guidance.
Estimates resource availability and efforts.
Maintains technical background to properly research emerging technologies specify and execute infrastructure changes and upgrades necessitated by the deployment of new projects and/or platforms within the enterprise.
Responsible for monitoring and ensuring acceptable performance of systems and network infrastructure.
Able to participate in a rotating on call schedule and work on outages after hours while on call.
Assesses the performance of systems to identify and correct problems which impact operating efficiencies and quality. Maintains active liaison role with user personnel to ensure the continuing responsiveness of the systems to the users’ requirements.
Leads project teams on systems projects. Provides technical assistance to less experienced system administrators.
Provides a high level of customer service partners with end-users in the resolution of issues or in the deployment of enhancements.
Develops and maintains an understanding of the project pipeline and an understanding of the impacts of project results to the pipeline.
Develops and maintains an in-depth knowledge of the systems portfolio and its correlation to the business’ tactical and strategic plans.
Defines capability gaps and how to align it to business needs.
Collaborates with other divisions IT leads as well as other stakeholders to align solution in support of the business’ tactical and strategic plans. Aligns IT goals with business needs.
Communicates effectively with an ability to write effectively read comprehend and follow complicated verbal and written instructions.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department the Strategic Business Unit/Strategic Support Unit and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.
What you’ll need:
BS in Information Technology or a related technical field plus 8 or more years related experience.
Experience in driving technology solutions in large complex organizations.
Ability to learn new technologies and passion for the network field.
Proven experience with hands-on system administration tasks including installation of software products and/or related databases configuration of technical environment automation troubleshooting/post-mortems backup configuration and recovery.
Thorough knowledge of:
Cisco wireless access points controllers and Meraki access points.
Troubleshooting WAN or Internet circuits
Network Monitoring and Reporting L2 and L3 switching Routing for LAN and WAN solutions. Fluent with network protocols OSI model packet analysis CIDR and L2/L3 configurations.
Cisco Nexus 7k 5k and 2k installation maintenance and troubleshooting
Computer operating systems and utilities project management risk management security cost management implementation and start-up of new business processes and computerized systems as it relates to information services of purchasing legal contracts taxes leases licenses accounting economics depreciation capitalization accruals ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) EAR (Export Administration Regulations) auditing (internal and external) insurance and contract negotiations.
Telecommunications cabling (Cat5E Cat6A Fiber Optics etc.) specifications and installation best practices.
Preferred knowledge of:
Cisco ACI platform
Cisco 9k switches
WAN encryption methods such as GETVPN or DMVPN
Basic Cisco CUCM and Cisco Unity Connection tasks – Add phone modify phone add voicemail
SolarWinds monitoring platform – Alerts reporting network configuration management and monitoring
Firewall security features implemented in a corporate environment – VPN whitelists access-lists and inspection.
Proven project planning and management experience.
Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard information services techniques procedures and criteria.
Proven focus in metrics-driven delivery: defining Service Level Agreements (SLAs) monitoring SLAs enhancing environment to meet SLAs.
Expertise in handling customer contacts.
Ability to participate with functional counterparts within the organization and through all stages of planning and development of program objectives; including directing and allocating the department’s resources timing etc. needed to assure program(s) completion.
In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. Each higher-level degree i.e. Master’s Degree or Ph.D. may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university college or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education US Department of Education.
Work is performed in an office environment.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Relocation for this position is NOT Available
US CITIZENSHIP OR PERMANENT RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority Female Disabled Lesbian Gay Bi-sexual Transgender and Veterans.
Job Title: Network Administrator Sr (662000)
Job ID: 662000
Location: CO – Lafayette
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
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