Network Administrator


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Commensurate with experience

Published:

05/15/2018

Start Date:

07/01/2018

Application Deadline:

06/15/2018

Address

7501 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1100W
Bethesda
MD
20814
United States

Description


Position Summary

Working closely with the Director of IT, the Network Administrator ensures stable operations of in-house networks. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links. 

Areas of Focus and Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning

  • Perform network design and capacity planning.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, and disaster recovery.
  • Establish service level agreements with end users.
  • Coordinate with Director of IT to develop overall strategic direction of NACHC IT systems.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.

Operational Management

  • Manage servers, including e-mail, print, and backup servers and their associated operating systems and software.
  • Manage security solutions, including firewall, anti-virus, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Manage all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, and UPSs.
  • Ensure network connectivity of all workstations.
  • Administer all equipment, hardware and software upgrades.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
  • Perform server and security audits.
  • Perform system backups and recovery.
  • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs.

Qualifications

Technical

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or equivalent education and 3 years equivalent work experience. Technical Certifications a plus.
  • Must have extensive support experience with, VMWare ESXi, Veeam Backup and Restore, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Office365 and PowerShell. Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics, Crystal Reports, and iMIS a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of current protocols and standards, including Active Directory, Group Policies, technical knowledge troubleshooting of operating systems, including Windows 10, Windows 2012, Windows 2016, MacOS and Linux
  • Experience managing configuring and troubleshoot enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, VPNs including HP switches, SonicWALL VPN and Peplink Load Balancer routers and Access Points
  • Conversant with programming languages such as Java, PHP and SQL.
  • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Experience in interpreting the applicability of local and federal laws/regulations (including data privacy practices and laws) to company operations

Personal Attributes

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into networking issues and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Work Conditions

  • On-call availability as needed.
  • Light travel required.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components.
  • Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings.
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


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