BWS LLC is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to provide operational support for classified-secret and classified top secret /SCI data networks at the Department of Homeland Security.

Individual must be a self starter and able to complete assignments with little to no supervision or quality assurance oversight.


Work Hours: This is expected to be a day shift position.

Work Location: 12900 Federal Systems Park Drive, Fairfax, VA.

Job Requirements:

Clearances: Secret, TS or TS/SCI; Must be able to pass DHS’s entry-on-duty suitability and obtain DHS Secret clearance or above.

  • Tier-2 NOC Administrator / Systems Administrator with strong working knowledge of:
  • Active Directory,  (MUST HAVE)
  • Exchange Server 2010,   (MUST HAVE)
  • Windows Server  (MUST HAVE)
  • IP network troubleshooting (MUST HAVE)
  • Advanced network configuration skills with Cisco routers and switches, (a PLUS)
  • Support of Taclanes and other secure communication lines, etc.
  • Technical Support of VTC and Classified VTC (SVTC) (MUST HAVE)


Data Network Administration & Support (a PLUS)

  • Experience providing tier-2 classified and unclassified network support in a network operations center (NOC).
  • Understanding of how to rack-mount, configure and connect Cisco switches, Cisco routers, General Dynamic Taclanes and encryption devices.
  • Make IP assignments.
  • Re-activate switch ports
  • Troubleshoot and repair failed or failing network equipment
  • Strong working knowledge of Citrix.



Support of e-mail services (MUST HAVE):

  • Active Directory
  • Exchange Server


Video Teleconference Administration and Support (MUST HAVE)

  • Network configuration of video teleconferencing systems
  • IP address assignments of VTC systems
  • Setup and support of video teleconferencing sessions
  • Strong working Tandberg 1700 and Tandberg 6000 or Polycom VTC systems
  • Familiar with MCU (telecommunication bridges)
  • Some travel by metro or auto to LaFante Plaza, Rosslyn or Ballston



  • 5 to 10 years experience deploying and supporting data network and video teleconferencing systems
  • At least three years experience in a federal government environment.
  • DHS EOD Secret Clearance – required
  • Bachelors Degree (preferred)CCNP and/or CCNA certification(s) very desirable



Experience with the below tools are a strong plus:

  • Citrix
  • What’s up Gold
  • HP Open View
  • Remedy Trouble Ticketing

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