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CNO - Network Administrator - Linux, VMWare, Cisco

Annapolis Junction, MD
Erias Ventures was founded to serve its customers with an entrepreneurial mindset. We value creative problem-solvingopen communication, and empowering our employees to make decisions and put forth new ideas.

We are seeking engineers who wish to grow their careers and want to become part of a strong, entrepreneurial-minded, and technical company focused on bringing innovative solutions to the difficult mission problems facing our customers.

The Network Administrator must demonstrate the ability to: Analyze the planning, design, development,
and implementation of system and network engineering plans for our Intelligence Community customers.
Monitor all activities of the network facilities and ensure high quality data transmission. Provide technical
support for all customer facing engagements/interactions, including receipt of specifications, design, test, and
response to service requests. Debug and test networks, analyze technical projects, perform needs assessments,
analyze and/or oversee cost and benefit estimates, presentations, negotiations, installations, problem
resolutions, procurements, and multi-vendor product integration. Provide initial engineering and
implementation support of networks to assure proper execution and provides resolution for system failures or
degradations, as needed. Provide project management and documentation, as required. It is expected that the
candidate will at times participate in, and / or facilitate stakeholder meetings as required. Proven ability to
delegate tasks, comprehensively and in parts is necessary to be successful in this environment.

A current Top-Secret/SCI with FS polygraph security clearance is required. Candidates cannot be sponsored or nominated for a government security clearance under this position. BA or BS degree in CS or 8+ years of experience with network administration in lieu of a degree
Required Skills:
  • 4+ years of experience with network/system administration
  • Strong Linux Experience -  maintaining CENTOS, REdhat/RHEL, or SUSE. 
  • Experience with maintaining VMware ESXi hosts and virtual machines (VMs)
  • Experience with basic containerization technologies like Docker and/or Podman
  • Familiarization with Cisco networking devices (e.g. Firewalls, Switches, ISRs) to include device integration and configuration.
  • Ability to maintain software development infrastructure supporting multiple environments (networks) in a fast-paced, highly technical environment
  • Ability to take initiative and make recommendations on existing infrastructures
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred skills:
  • Experience with Cisco Firepower (w/ Threat Defense) product lines
  • Experience deploying and administering a RHEL Satellite server
  • Experience with maintaining Network Appliance (Netapp) storage arrays or technologies
  • Experience with maintaining a Windows 7 or Windows 10 desktop environment
  • Experience with maintaining a Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy environment
  • Experience with Oracle Hardware and Solaris OS (x86 and SPARC).
  • Experience with facilitating and/or implementing Information Security Best Practices (patching, IAVA remediation, POA&M development, other security compliance initiatives)
  • Experience with maintaining and administration of Cisco networking devices
  • Experience with maintaining network cabling infrastructure, including copper and fiber cabling
  • Experience with Splunk logging
  • Experience with NESSUS vulnerability scanning
  • Familiarity with Kanban / Agile methodologies
  • Familiarity with Jira, Redmine, other project management applications
Erias Ventures provides employees with a complete benefits package that includes:
  • Above Market Hourly Pay that includes Paid Time OffBirthday Off, Flexible Work Schedules
  • 11% Roth or Traditional 401k with Immediate Vesting and Deposit
  • Company subsidized Medical Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Vision and Dental Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Long Term DisabilityShort Term Disability, and Group Life Insurance
  • Monthly Internet and Wellness Reimbursement
  • Company Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Technology and Productivity Allowance for Equipment and Supplies
  • Bonuses for Assisting with Business Development and Company Growth
  • Morale Building and Company Events to Celebrate our Successes and Build our Community
At Erias Ventures, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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