Network Administrator

FIRST GUARANTY BANK Hammond, LA DOE
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TITLE:  NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR

BRANCH: HAMMOND – MAIN OFFICE

DEPARTMENT:  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

REPORTS TO:  INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGER

FLSA: EXEMPT

Position Summary

Under 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

 

1.      Installs, configures, and maintains all network hardware, including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and any other devices comprising the overall network infrastructure.

2.      Responsible for all routing and switching configuration changes.

3.      Configures and maintains analog and VoIP telecommunications, including voicemail and instant messaging.

4.      Works with external vendors and service providers to maintain Internet circuits, phone service, DIDs, etc.

5.      Proactively monitors the network, servers, and storage devices to identify how performance can be improved.

6.      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.

7.      Monitors and resolves any branch or ATM/ITM network connectivity issues; escalates and works with service providers when necessary.

8.      Maintains accurate inventory of hardware and detailed network diagrams and data center layout.

9.      Installs, configures, and maintains both a physical and virtual server infrastructure utilizing one or more hypervisors such as VMware.

10.  Responsible for the enterprise domain structure (Active Directory).

11.  Responsible for the administration of Microsoft Exchange online.

12.  Responsible for the enterprise data backup and replication.

13.  Responsible for the evaluation and implementation of new technology solutions.

14.  Ensures all work-related tasks are accounted for utilizing ticketing system.

15.  Adheres to the BSA policy and all other bank policies.

16.  Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Minimum 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.
  • Experience with VoIP concepts, cloud-based experience preferred.
  • Experience 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.
  • Experience 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 365.
  • Solid understanding of change management concepts and practices.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication, documentation, and collaborative skills.
  • CCNA/CCNP highly preferred.
  • JNCIA/JNCIS highly preferred.
  • CompTIA Security+ highly preferred.
  • Background and credit clearance required.

 

Physical 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 will” relationship.

FIRST GUARANTY BANK is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
 
 
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