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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Remote, Remote

Company Introduction 
9th Way Insignia is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business bringing transformative technology to our government customers so they can achieve their missions.  Our specialties include cybersecurity, cloud modernization, software development, data analytics, enterprise architecture, enterprise IT, analytics and artificial intelligence.  Learn more about 9th Way Insignia at https://9thwayinsignia.com/   
Team (Project) Introduction 

9th Way Insignia Technology is looking for a Network and Computer Systems Administrator to join our team tn providing Information Technology Program Management and technical support (i.e., development, operations and maintenance) to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Benefits and Memorial Services (BAM) Portfolio.  BAM provides high quality, effective, and efficient Information Technology (IT) services to those responsible for providing care to the Veterans at the point-of-care as well as throughout all points of the Veterans’ health care in an effective, timely and compassionate manner. VA depends on Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) systems to meet mission goals, and deliver world-class, innovative systems that ensure reliable, secure, and seamless delivery of benefits and services directly to Veterans and their families. The BAM serves the Veterans Benefits Administration, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the National Cemetery Administration to develop and manage advanced technology solutions. 

Functional Job (LCAT) Information: 

A Network and Computer Systems Administrator Installs, configures, and supports an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures 


Professional Level Information: 
A Network and Computer Systems Administrator aligns as an Engineer (3) within 9th Way Insignia Technology. An Engineer, 3 typically plans and directs research or development work on complex projects, along with engaging various parties in design and development. Costs and recommendations of new components may also involve part of the job scope. Performs multiple engineering-related tasks in various assignments within the project and firm. An Engineer, 3 oversees the design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems.  An Engineer, 3 has broad knowledge of engineering procedures and assists in the resolution of complex problems.  An Engineer, 3 has strong technical skills and background, a knack for learning new technologies, and a blend of good problem-solving and innovation needed to resolve a wide variety of technical production challenges. 


  • Design, configure, and maintain the organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and virtual private network (VPN) infrastructure. 

  • Install, configure, and manage servers, workstations, and operating systems (e.g., Windows Server, Linux) to ensure optimal performance and reliability. 

  • Implement and maintain network security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, antivirus software, and access controls, to protect against cyber threats and unauthorized access. 

  • Develop and implement backup and disaster recovery plans for critical systems and data, and regularly test backups to ensure data integrity and availability. 

  • Monitor network performance, system logs, and security alerts, perform regular system maintenance tasks (e.g., patching, updates), and troubleshoot hardware and software issues promptly. 

  • Provide technical support and assistance to end-users regarding network connectivity, hardware/software issues, and system configurations. 

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of network diagrams, system configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides. 

  • Ensure compliance with IT policies, standards, and regulatory requirements related to network security, data protection, and privacy. 

  • Coordinate with vendors and service providers for equipment procurement, maintenance contracts, and technical support as needed. 

  • Collaborate with IT teams, security teams, and other departments to implement IT projects, upgrades, and initiatives while ensuring network and system security. 



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree). 

  • 7-9 years of experience in network administration, system administration, or a related IT role. 

  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols, technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP), and network hardware (routers, switches, firewalls). 

  • Experience with server administration, virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware, Hyper-V), and cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure). 

  • Familiarity with cybersecurity principles, best practices, and tools for network and system security (e.g., SIEM, IDS/IPS, endpoint security). 

  • Proficiency in Windows and Linux operating systems, Active Directory, and PowerShell or shell scripting. 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical thinking, and attention to detail. 

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. 

  • Relevant certifications such as CompTIA Network+, Cisco CCNA, Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate, or equivalent certifications are a plus. 



  • Master's degree preferred.  


Salary Range: 
The salary range for this position is  $96,370- $131,000 
9th Way Insignia’s range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law. 
Location:  Remote 
9th Way Insignia reserves the right to adjust work location based upon mission requirements. 
Clearance, background investigation: 
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 
We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law. 

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