TITLE: NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR
HAMMOND – MAIN OFFICE
general direction of the Infrastructure Manager, the Network Administrator will
work within a team to design, support, and maintain the network, telephony, and
system infrastructure including the LAN/WAN, switches, routers, firewalls, load
balancers, VoIP, servers, virtualization, email, storage, and backup and
replication. The Network Administrator will primarily focus on the LAN/WAN but
will also be involved in all data center functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Installs, configures, and maintains all
network hardware, including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and
any other devices comprising the overall network infrastructure.
Responsible for all routing and
switching configuration changes.
Configures and maintains analog and VoIP
telecommunications, including voicemail and instant messaging.
Works with external vendors and service
providers to maintain Internet circuits, phone service, DIDs, etc.
Proactively monitors the network,
servers, and storage devices to identify how performance can be improved.
Implements and tests disaster recovery
procedures as it relates to the availability of the network, telephony, server,
and storage infrastructure; works closely with other members of the team on
revising the plan as needed.
Monitors and resolves any branch or
ATM/ITM network connectivity issues; escalates and works with service providers
Maintains accurate inventory of
hardware and detailed network diagrams and data center layout.
Installs, configures, and maintains
both a physical and virtual server infrastructure utilizing one or more
hypervisors such as VMware.
for the enterprise domain structure (Active Directory).
for the administration of Microsoft Exchange online.
for the enterprise data backup and replication.
for the evaluation and implementation of new technology solutions.
all work-related tasks are accounted for utilizing ticketing system.
Adheres to the BSA policy and all other
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)
- Bachelor's degree in Information
Technology or another related field, OR relevant Information Technology experience
accepted in lieu of degree.
- 5+ years of experience working with
mid-to-large sized networks and data center environments.
- Experience with Juniper and
Fortinet highly preferred.
- Experience with network protocols
such as TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, and RADIUS.
with VoIP concepts, cloud-based experience preferred.
with network security, firewall management, ACLs, VPN, VLANs, port
security, SNMP, etc.
- Experience working
with layer-2 networks, MPLS, site-to-site VPNs, SD-WAN, as well as other
network connectivity designs.
working with various routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP.
- Experience maintaining backup and
replication, including disaster recovery design and testing.
- Experience working in a virtualized
environment, VMware or AHV preferred.
- Experience maintaining a VDI
environment, Citrix preferred.
- Experience maintaining Microsoft Office
understanding of change management concepts and practices.
- Ability to
work well within a team.
interpersonal, written, and oral communication, documentation, and
- CompTIA Security+
and credit clearance required.
Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
While performing the duties of this
position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee
frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools
or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach
with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift
and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position
include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the
ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment
is usually moderate.
This job description in no way states
or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s)
incumbent in this position. Employees
will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform
any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give
instructions or assignments.
All duties and responsibilities are
essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification
to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the
incumbents will posses the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty
proficiently. Some requirements may
exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health
or safety of themselves or others. The
requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge,
skills or abilities.
This document does
not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at
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