Administrator, Network Job Description

Administrator, Network Job Description

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Administrator, network provides high-level support and technical expertise in networking technology, including LAN/WAN hardware (switches and routers), WLAN hardware (access points and controllers), Security hardware (VPN, firewalls, and authentication systems), and network support systems (DNS/DHCP, network management).

Administrator, Network Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Document the WLAN's architecture, design, and layout, including protocols and standards used, configuration
Keeps informed on latest developments and standards in the LAN/WAN technology management field by reading trade magazines, attending seminars, taking courses designed to enhance knowledge and CBT training
Contribute and adhere to configuration standards
Work with customer service specialists and other infrastructure support personnel to resolve customer service calls within SLA guidelines and department standards
Engage with internal business customers external business partners in solution development scenarios in line with corporate standards and practices
Conduct major studies regarding system usage, makes recommendations for improvements, and determines network system requirements
Serve as contracts administrator for network projects
Perform general project planning tasks such as project risk assessments, alternative implementation analysis, and project status tracking and reporting
Integrate LAN/WAN requirements into agency's information resources and business plans
Determine operational, technical, and support requirements for the location, installation, operation, and maintenance of data communications and agency network systems

Administrator, Network Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Administrator, Network

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CCNA, CCNP, ITIL, IAT, CE, II, MCSE, PCNSE, ACE, CCIE

Education for Administrator, Network

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the administrator, network job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Computer Science, Education, Technical, Associates, Information Technology, Engineering, Information Systems, Administration, Computer, Networking

Skills for Administrator, Network

Desired skills for administrator, network include:

Applicable data privacy practices and laws
Current network hardware
Protocols
Standards
DNS
DOD and Air Force DIACAP
Industrial Control Systems security highly desired
Information Assurance
NETOPS
Risk Management Framework

Desired experience for administrator, network includes:

Prepare or supervises the preparation of logic flowcharts, decision tables, narrative descriptions, and similar materials to support network enhancements
Formulate logical descriptions of network problems and devises optimum solutions
Own and oversee all IDF and server room activities
Lead Move / Add / Change projects throughout the campus network
Be forward thinking on IDF and server room designs
Support and troubleshoot network issues

Administrator, Network Examples

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Administrator, Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an administrator, network. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for administrator, network
  • Provide technical expertise and platform leadership in areas of Cisco WAN, LAN, VoIP, WLAN, VPN and Firewall technologies
  • Manage all aspects of Layer 1 infrastructure, including new site design and management of construction and contractor resources for new site buildouts
  • Proactively manage the service and security requirements of these systems to an average of 99.999% uptime
  • Assist in the management of other data, server and security systems as dictated by the environment
  • Perform advanced monitoring and reporting related to network systems
  • Develop tactical and strategic plans for the network resources based on trends, growth, available metrics, etc
  • Coordinate change planning to systems in order to eliminate customer impact and to ensure that availability SLAs are met
  • Level 3 Desktop Support
  • Supporting remote staff with troubleshooting issues
  • Provide IT support in the design, implementation, support, and evaluation of the Microsoft Exchange environment (Exchange 2007 and 2013) and manage the day to day administration and maintenance of the infrastructure
Qualifications for administrator, network
  • Knowledge and understanding of deploying and supporting Cisco Identity Services Engine
  • Expertise in LAN/WAN networking including firewalls, routing and switching
  • Perform backup and restore procedures and front and back end set ups in Microsoft Exchange
  • Serve as an advanced level of expertise on IT issues in relation to the Microsoft Server 2008 and 2012 environment, with the Active Directory
  • Maintain the integrity, functionality, and operation of the network at all times
  • Manage the company's Active Directory
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Administrator, Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an administrator, network. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for administrator, network
  • Manage Help Desk to ensure all tickets are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Makes suggestions to management for enhancements to existing systems or new systems to increase efficiencies for all customer support
  • Providing a timely response in troubleshooting and escalating alarms and alerts
  • Coordinating service restoration efforts with IR Support Groups and vendors
  • Design and execute diagnostic tests to monitor the health and performance of computer systems and communications equipment
  • Monitor client help desk calls and assist in the in resolution of problems
  • Test and install communications equipment for internal and external customer use
  • Create documentation that will troubleshoot internal networks and systems efficiently
  • Provide training for Operations Representatives on the various networks and systems
  • Provide enhanced network support for WAN and IP Telephony networks
Qualifications for administrator, network
  • The ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance
  • Understanding of LAN / WAN technologies - T1 / E1, Frame, OC3, DS3 / E3, MPLS, and DWDM
  • Experience with Network Monitoring and alerting solutions (Nagios, Cacti, Orion, Riverbed)
  • Exposure to F5 load balancers
  • Devising and helping to perform daily network health checks
  • Can demonstrate an ability to understand technical information
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Administrator, Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an administrator, network. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for administrator, network
  • Recommend, purchase, and implement hardware and software standards to improve computing environment, in-line with overall corporate and practice goals
  • Create and maintain technical documentation training of users as and when required
  • Experience with Cisco IVR scripting highly desired
  • Experience with Cisco Call Manager, CUCCX, and Cisco Unity
  • Basic Cisco switch configuration required
  • Performs on-site LAN security management functions
  • Assists with certification and accreditation
  • Assists with on-site system administration functions
  • System recoveries
  • System builds
Qualifications for administrator, network
  • Experience in working for a true global 24x7 ecom organisation
  • Is a motivated self-starter with a drive to complete tasks to a high standard
  • ITIL Service Management experience or qualifications
  • PRINCE2 Project Management - Foundation level or equivalent project experience
  • Checkpoint/Cisco/Juniper Associate level Security Certification
  • Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of administrator, network. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for administrator, network
  • Provides voice mail administration services and maintain the telephone database
  • Provides support in maintaining, troubleshooting, and upgrading the core network infrastructure
  • Provides support and oversight in maintaining, troubleshooting, and upgrading application servers, SAN storage for production, test and development environments
  • Provides the lead and oversight in maintaining, troubleshooting, and upgrading the core network infrastructure
  • Provides support in the configuration and maintenance of desk tops and software installation
  • Ensure the stable operation of the clients computer network
  • Plan, develop, install, configure, maintain, support, troubleshoot and optimize all network hardware, software, and communication links
  • Analyze and resolve end user hardware and software computer problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training where required
  • Repair/rebuild existing servers and reconfigure hardware devices and software applications
  • Install and maintain system peripheral devices
Qualifications for administrator, network
  • CCNA Certification required within 3 months of hire
  • Proven ability to configure routers, switches and access points
  • Must meet DOD 8570.01 IAT-II level certification requirements prior to start date
  • Monitor and maintain system services, settings, directories, and storage
  • Perform daily system monitoring
  • Verify the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of administrator, network. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for administrator, network
  • Manages Cisco network infrastructure, configures and maintains network VLANs
  • Configures and deploys Cisco 3750 and 3850 switch stacks
  • Manages HSRP to provide high availability
  • Manages BIG-IP F5 load balancers in HA mode
  • Manages wireless network infrastructure consisting of Cisco WLC 5508, Cisco Aironet 350 and 2700 with CleanAir technology, and Cisco NCS
  • Manages Cisco Unified Communications infrastructure
  • Monitor network and servers using SolarWinds Orion, syslog, NetFlow, and Cacti
  • Create and maintain network documentation and Visio diagrams
  • Maintaining the wireless authentication tool(s) for the campus and serve as the primary point of contact for campus community support
  • Supporting our NEC VOIP telecomm environment including performing adds/moves/changes of phone equipment, and ensuring that our environment stays current with product releases
Qualifications for administrator, network
  • Ability to obtain a DoD TS/SCI clearance/access
  • Cisco CCNA (R&S, Security, and/or Data Center) certification·
  • Bachelor's or Masters' degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Software, or other related field with 4+ years of experience in related discipline
  • Minimum of 4 years of work related experience with APM
  • Extensive experience configuring Access Policy Actions and branch rules
  • Extensive experience configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) for SAML resources

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