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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Senior Network Administrator (668130) in United States

Job Title:

Senior Network Administrator (668130)

Job ID:



CO – Lafayette

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Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit, Facebook or Twitter.


Senior Network Administrator

What you’ll do:

  • Provide technical direction to other team members.

  • Take a leadership role on new technology design and implementation.

  • Define and implement standards in accordance with industry best practices.

  • Create and execute detailed implementation plans for new and existing technical solutions.

  • Serve as the highest escalation point for network related incidents.

  • Administer the unclassified business and manufacturing network infrastructure.

  • Administer the unclassified business and manufacturing network security infrastructure.

  • Administer the unclassified telecommunications infrastructure.

  • Expert knowledge of the following platforms to ensure stable operations throughout the enterprise:

  • LAN, WAN, MAN solutions

  • Data Center network technologies including Cisco ACI, VMware NSX, Cisco UCS, etc.

  • Network security technologies including Cisco ISE, 802.1X, and Palo Alto Firewalls

  • Load balancing and WAN acceleration solutions

  • Network monitoring, troubleshooting, and reporting

  • Wireless

  • Video conferencing and IP-based voice and collaboration technologies

  • Network protocols

  • Assist in establishing and adhering to standard processes and documentation.

  • Execute advanced troubleshooting skills to address stability objectives.

  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.

  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What you’ll need:

  • BS in Information Technology or a related technical field plus 8 or more years related experience.

  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

  • Experience with Cisco routers.

  • Experience with Cisco switches.

  • Experience with Cisco ISE preferred.

  • Experience with Palo Alto firewalls preferred.

  • Experience with Juniper network equipment preferred.

  • Experience with Cisco Unified Collaboration Infrastructure and Technologies including CUCM, Cisco IP Phones, Unity Connection, Jabber, Video Conferencing preferred.

  • Experience with voice signaling and call control protocols preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment.

  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access to classified/sensitive material. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. *US Citizenship is Required. By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.


Relocation for this position is NOT Available

EEO Statement:


Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

AERO: Most Wanted

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