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Network Administrator (Raleigh, NC)

Company: Paladin Consulting, Inc
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Network Administrator to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Raleigh, NC.



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Job Title:Network Administrator

Work Location:Raleigh, NC

Duration: Long-term contract with expected extensions



Job Description:

Our Client is seeking a Qualified Network Administrator resource to augment the Network team and work with application owners to administer and troubleshoot load balance technologies such as F5 and Citrix on various projects. This resource will be responsible for identifying new and emerging technology to support strategic planning initiatives required to meet business needs. The selected candidate should also be experienced with hosting SSL certificates on Citrix NetScaler and other load balancer platforms. Candidate should be able to design and maintain complex network architectures. We are looking for a team player that can exercise independent judgement with minimal direction from supervisor.

This individual will conduct assessments, evaluations, selections, site surveys, requirements analysis and definition, technology prototyping, and cost analyses related to information technology.



Note: Resource must be available to work onsite, willing to work on-call and weekends (will get called) at client facility in Raleigh, NC. With up to 2 days telecommute



Responsibilities :


  • Configure, administer, document custom load balancing (F5/Citrix) technology solutions
  • High level troubleshooting of network and application issues
  • DNS, ADC, and CDN WAF administration
  • Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.

    Skills & Qualifications :


    • 10+ years IT experience required, minimum 5 years in Load Balancing technology and DNS
    • Interacts with multiple internal application teams to create customized load balancing solutions
    • Extensive knowledge of Load balancing technology including algorithms and health check options
    • Extensive knowledge and experience with hosting SSL certificates on Citrix NetScaler and F5 platforms
    • Extensive knowledge of Citrix NetScaler VIP configuration with health check
    • Knowledge and experience with Citrix NetScaler responder policy configuration
    • Knowledge and experience with Citrix NetScaler Access Gateway configurations
    • Knowledge and experience with Citrix NetScaler content switching configurations
    • Working knowledge of emerging and current information technologies such as:

      • Data capture and dissemination Automatic identification/location Voice processing
      • Imaging Multimedia Smart cards
      • Artificial intelligence Information highway Networking
      • Data & voice communications Call processing systems Telephone systems
      • Circuit switching Cellular telephones Radio systems
      • Computer Telephone Integration (CTI) Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Voice messaging
      • Voice mail Automated attendants Local Area Networks (LANs)
      • Wide Area Networks (WANS) Internet Modem simultiplexors
      • Fiber optics Transmission systems Wireless
      • Microwave and satellite communications Network standards and protocols T-Carrier Systems
      • Land/mobile communications INTELSAT ISDN
      • SONET ATM Postage Meter Security Technology


      • Computer Encryption technology Message authentication schemes Key exchange protocols
      • Digital signatures Hashing algorithms
      • Citrix application configuration, integration, and administration expertise
      • Experience with F5 load balancer administration
      • Strong understanding of TLS1.2+ and SSL Encryption
      • Knowledge of TCP, understanding network and application traffic flows
      • Experience in load balancing techniques including detailed health checking, detailed rewrites and responder policies, Citrix gateway, AAA auth, WAF, OTP and balancing algorithms
      • Ability to troubleshoot basic network issues including IPv6.
      • Proven ability to multi-task
      • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
      • Manages time effectively
      • Creative thinking skills
      • Detail-oriented personality
      • Ability to maintain effective communication and working relationships with co-workers

        Desired Skills:


        • Experience with APIs, scripting, and Splunk data flows
        • Strong understanding of understanding of GSLB, HTTP compression/caching, and DNS
        • Proficient with application layer protocols HTTP, SSH, SSL, etc.

          Preferred Qualifications:


          • 10+ years of professional experience and a Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent degree in computer science or related area of study; without a degree, three additional years of relevant professional experience.
          • Demonstrate strong knowledge in at least three major technology areas.
          • Technical expertise is sought after and provided to several projects/accounts.
          • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of assigned technology and discipline area.
          • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of corporate organization and policies.
          • Advanced level business, technical, or functional knowledge.
          • Master's Degree in information systems, business, computer science, or related field.

            Additional Provisions:


            • Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance
            • Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.
            • Once candidate's resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process.
            • If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance.
            • All candidates must be a US Citizen, or have permanent residence status (Green Card).
            • Candidate must have lived in the United States for the past 5 years.
            • Cannot have more than 6 months travel outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.)
            • All overtime must be pre-approved in writing by the client manager or his/her designated representative.
            • Agency will not be reimbursed for overtime charges without previous written authorization. Authorized overtime will be reimbursed at straight time.
            • The enforced dress code is business casual, i.e. collared shirt with slacks for men, no skirts above the knee for women.
            • Must be available to travel

              Place and Period of Performance


              • The standard workweek for contract staff will be 5 days a week and 8 hours per day preferable Monday through Friday.
              • Contract staff may be required to travel to support business efforts.
              • Location: Raleigh, NC

                For more information or to view other opportunities, visit us at



                Paladin is an EEOC employer.

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