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Network Administrator

Company:
jra
Location:
Richardson, Texas, United States
Posted:
September 22, 2017
Description:

Support health of our network and storage environments. An integral part of the team providing solutions to support the company’s continued growth, with a focus on monitoring, security, troubleshooting, and other procedures to maximize availability and uptime.

• Troubleshoot and resolve problems with storage and network infrastructure

•Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor

• Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements

• Establishes network specifications by analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols

• Provide technical assistance to help desk teammates and end-users with complex network, hardware and software issues

• Analyze network hardware needs and requirements for existing and future company initiatives

• Must be able to work extended hours in the event of network outages and planned patching and deployment

• Work with Information Security team to maintain network security for LAN and WAN traffic

Required:

• 5+ years of network administration and monitoring

• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience

• Proficient knowledge in server, storage, and network architecture

• Experience with Windows Server 2008 through 2012 R2

• Working knowledge of storage protocols such as SAS, SATA, iSCSI, DFS

• Proficient knowledge of networking protocols such as TCP/IP, NFS, CIFS, IPSec, VoIP, FoIP, DNS, DHCP

• Managing a multi-site wireless infrastructure

• Working knowledge of SD-WAN technologies

• Analytical skills to quickly assess problems or unusual situations, and develop solutions

• Effectively operate in a multi-tasking environment

• Demonstrated proficiency as a self-motivated professional

• Strong communications and training skills, and the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users.

Preferred Experience:

• Dell Networking switches

• Aruba / Dell / Aerohive wireless controllers and access points

• Palo Alto firewalls

• Silver Peak EdgeConnect

• Solarwinds Orion

• Dell Compellent

• MCSA: SQL Server 2012 or higher certification.

• CCNA or higher certification