Network Administrator/Network Engineer

Global Wireless Solutions, Inc.
23475 Rock Haven Way, Ste. 165
Dulles, VA 20166
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $80,000 To $100,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description


The Network Engineer is responsible for installation, layout and maintenance of all network components. Plan, design, analyze and provide technical support for the network. He/she will conduct research and evaluate the networks technologies and recommend improvement ideas. The Network Engineer will be responsible for installing all updated software to company computers. He /she may be responsible for customizing the network to the company's needs by connecting the necessary hardware and software to the network. The Network Engineer is responsible to setting up new employee computers and ensuring they have a user name and password. He/she is also responsible for maintaining GWS sites and ensuring all data is current and accurate. The Network Engineer will be responsible for issuing all building access cards for employees. The Network Engineer also will be responsible for all IT related hardware and software implementation, design and deployments including phone systems/PBX (Mitel).  The network Engineer will be responsible for trouble tickets and desktop support.

Primary duties and responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Installing, supporting and maintaining server hardware and software infrastructure. 
  • IIS, FTP and SQL query experience
  • Maintenance and Configuration of Firewall/Switches
  • Experience with AWS EC2 set up and configuration, Web sites and FTP sites
  • Manage email server for field employees
  • Set up new SQL user accounts, permissions and passwords. Maintain DB of all accounts and security.
  • Monitor network usage and security with Firewall tools and report user activity.
  • Ensure the most cost effective and efficient use of servers and resources.
  • Suggest IT solutions to operational problems.
  • Ensure all IT equipment complies with industry standards.
  • Analyze and resolve faults where system is compromised or proactively work to prevent data loss and external/internal attacks
  • Undertake the routine preventative measures and implementing, maintaining, and monitoring network security.
  • Manage the website and keep internal networks running with zero downtown of the network.
  • Monitor physical and hardware security to prevent theft and system loss.
  • Interface directly with the help desk ticket system to resolve desktop user issues and document resolution.
  • Collaborate with various managers to improve existing processes, increase automation and meet product development goals.
  • Support daily operations, monitoring of multiple databases, user accounts, file permissions.
  • Support daily operations of FTP/HTTP file transfer for clients and internal users.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.




Job Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field or a combination of education and experience.
• Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE); Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA); Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), working knowledge with Cisco Smart appliance like Meraki and Dell switches.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Network Engineer or Network Administrator.
• Attention to detail, good organizational skills, and excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft eco systems/Servers with SQL/IIS/WebDAV administration experience.
• Excellent knowledge of IDS/IPS
• Excellent knowledge of Mitel PBX systems and POTS.
• Excellent knowledge of maintaining a wireless network with limited attacks and Breach from inside/outside.
• Excellent knowledge of UNIX/Linux systems.
• Excellent knowledge of Big data, ETL, large SQL DB
• Must be willing to comply with GWS’s drug testing policy.
Global Wireless Solutions, Inc.
Lori Seidmeyer
23475 Rock Haven Way, Ste. 165
Dulles VA 20166
United States