Bastion Technologies
  • RGNext - Vandenberg, CA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Bastion offers career opportunities with competitive benefits, exciting possibilities for advancement and an exceptional work environment. Our culture is based on strong business ethics, integrity, and professionalism. Our team members are known for their initiative and high-quality work. When it comes to our employees, we value, respect, and help them grow in their careers.

The Network Administrator will collaborate with internal project team and vendors to design and implement a new network environment to support system virtualization, DMZ and other supporting network functions for the space launch ranges.

  • Develop processes and procedures for administering and supporting the new network environment.
  • Build, configure and maintain network environment including routers, switches, physical firewalls, virtual firewalls, load balancers, network security devices and other network equipment.
  • Oversight of subcontractors and vendors performing installations and configurations.
  • Collaborate with system engineers to transition existing systems into the virtualization environment and ensure network functionality.
  • Provide hands on support for network environment.
  • Coordinate the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
  • Apply advanced methods, theories and research techniques and assist in the development, implementation and documentation of processes and procedures to ensure compliance with business practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • This position requires US Citizenship due to the sensitivity of customer related information.
  • Current Security+ or other DoD 8570 Certification or ability to obtain certification within six (6) months of start date.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with IP networking and administration of Cisco routing, switching, load balancing, environments, administration of firewalls and load balancing environments.
  • Experience in IT environments which incorporate traditional and non-traditional IT services, supporting 24x7x365 mission critical IT infrastructure preferred.
  • Experience with system security and best practices in complex, multivendor networking environments.
  • Experience with supporting enterprise datacenter hardware and software including:
    • Dell VXRail platform.
    • VMware NSX.
    • Cisco: Nexus platform, Catalyst platform, Cisco Data Center Network Manager, Secure Network Server, Identity Services Engine.
    • F5 load balancers.
    • Palo Alto: physical and virtual firewalls, IDS, WildFire.
    • Aruba: AP Capacity, Controller Policy Enforcement Firewall, Aruba Controller RFProtect, Airwave with RAPIDS and VisualRF.
  • The ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Some travel may be required (less than 10%).
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project or mission requirements.


  • Experience in transitioning from standalone to virtualized environments preferred.
  • Familiarity with DISA STIGs and RMF/DIACAP frameworks preferred.
  • Applicable Certifications, preferred
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).
  • VMware Certified Professional - Network Virtualization (VCP-NV 2020).
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA).


This position is located onsite.


All Bastion employees must be able to pass a national agency check, some positions require a clearance and will require an extensive background verification/check process.


All Bastion employees must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen; some contracts require participation in periodic random drug and alcohol screening programs.


All of Bastion's employees must be team players, able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers, able to follow company programs, processes, procedures, practices, requirements, goals, and objectives, they must have a strong work ethic and must be safety culture oriented. In addition, they must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite, and must be organized with good time management skills.


Bastion offers a wide range of benefits for their full-time employees; medical, prescription, dental, vision, AD&D, disability benefits, life insurance, retirement 401k, vacation, sick pay, holidays, and flexible work schedules (when available). We also support career advancement through professional training and development.


At Bastion, we are passionate about our people and our safety culture. We are committed to a journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company, that philosophy fosters an environment of collaboration across cultures. Individual thoughts, opinions, and perspectives bring value and help us develop solutions for challenging problems, they make us more inventive, and more resilient.


In compliance with the U.S. federal government's vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.


$90,000 - $101,000

Bastion is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Bastion participates in e-Verify.

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