Network Administrator


: $93,310.00 - $145,320.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provide technical oversight of a multi-site enterprise level WAN, including planning, implementation/expansion, maintenance, and troubleshooting of data/VOIP network.

  • Good understanding of routing & switching, wireless and security technologies.

  • Good working knowledge of cabling, IP OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, MPLS, WAN, LAN etc.

  • Good working knowledge setting up firewall rules and constraints, ACL,IPsec tunnel STP, Vlan and Trunking (802.1q) , etc.

  • Implementing security measures and testing

  • Responsible for the design, develop, documentation, analysis, creation, testing and modification of computer systems/programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user/system design specifications

  • Documenting, testing and modification of operating systems of servers and network hardware

  • Manages all aspects of Microsoft Office 365

  • Managing cloud and physical network storage

  • Design, deploy, and administer the wireless infrastructure and supporting systems.

  • Responsible for backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity strategies including design, and testing of the technologies used

  • Track problems and strive to close service tickets in a timely manner.

  • Escalate problems in a timely manner, as necessary.

  • Initiate new processes and procedures to minimize downtime for users.

  • Document issue resolution and publish solutions to enterprise knowledge base.

  • Prepare and maintain documentation of network infrastructure, network configurations, VMWARE/SAN infrastructure, and cabling layouts.

  • Research and recommend approaches for system administration tasks.

  • Travel to remote sites to perform duties as directed.

  • Manages multiple managed service providers

  • Manages, coordinates and schedule updates /upgrades with multiple managed service provider

  • Ensure managed service provider is monitoring the network, applying all securities patches to servers, firewalls and switches IOS.

  • Work with managed service providers to implement enterprise level security including firewalls, web filtering.

  • Work with managed service provider to trouble shoot network issues

  • Works with managed service provider to monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, and latency) and test for weaknesses

  • Works with managed service provider to monitor, maintain, apply firmware upgrades, VMWARE upgrades, and SAN upgrades.

  • Help coordinate on-site support of production infrastructure by third party vendors.

  • Performs other duties as directed

  • Our Ideal Candidate (QUALIFICATIONS):

    In order to maintain this position an incumbent most satisfy the following requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years formal education or equivalent in IS field, with Bachelors degree preferred.

  • Minimum 4 years technical experience in related areas.

  • Advance technical Certifications ( i.e. CCNA, JNCIA, CCNP) desired.

  • Ability to work both in a team and on an individual basis without direct supervision.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a timely fashion.

  • Demonstrated proficiency Network analyzation and implementation.

  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP configuration and troubleshooting.

  • Must be able to install, configure and troubleshoot printers on a Windows network.

  • Must know how to access and use vendor knowledge base resources, e.g. Microsoft TechNet.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of computer users.

  • Valid drivers license required.

  • Working knowledge of Cisco switch management, VLAN configuration, routing, and firewall and wireless technologies.

  • Compensation: Commensurate with years of experience. In addition, The Childrens Village offers a comprehensive benefits including medical insurance for employees who work 20 or more hours.

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    Thank you.

    Associated topics: administrator, ip, network, network administrator, operating system, router, scom, system administrator, tcp, tcp ip * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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