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Network Administrator

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Location
Memphis, TN
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Sep 12, 2018
Job ID
2486539
Network Administrator Job
Under the direction of the Network Manager, this position is responsible and accountable for the planning, design, implementation, analysis, troubleshooting, testing, documenting, training, maintenance, monitoring, support and inventory of networks, associated equipment, software, utilities and applications on 7/24 basis.  Takes a lead role in network related projects and participates in multi-disciplinary teams.  Maintains expert technical knowledge of assigned technologies, including researching and recommending solutions. 
Education/Experience/Licensure
  Education/Formal Training Work Experience Credential/Licensure
 
REQUIRED:
Associates degree in Information Technology or related field. Must have at least  four (4) years of applicable Information Technology experience working with LAN/WAN routing and switching, load balancing, and network support. Credentialed in one or more of the following:
  • CCNA-Cisco Certified Network Techician
  • CCDA-Cisco Certified Design Associate
  • JNCIS-ENT/SP-Juniper Networks Certified Specialist
 
PREFERRED:
BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or closely related discipline. N/A N/A
 
SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:
High School diploma and six (6) years of applicable Information Technology experience working with LAN/WAN routing and switching, load balancing, and network support in lieu of education requirements. N/A Three (3) years of applicable Information Technology experience working with LAN/WAN routing and switching, load balancing, and network support in lieu of credentialing requirements.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Basic understanding of networking architecture and technologies (i.e.: Trunking, VLANs, STP, Multicast, PPP, Frame/Relay, ATM, MPLS, Metro-E, OSPF, BGP, VRF, QoS, ACLs, Route redistribution, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, IPSEC, SNMP, Syslog, HTTP(S), SSH, DHCP, DNS, RDP, LDAP, ICMP, SMTP protocols.
  • Hands-on experience with F5 appliances.
  • Proven proficiency with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools.
  • VoIP and VOIP knowledge a plus.
Key Job Responsibilities
  • Collaborate, support, and lead other team members to identify and develop scalable network designs, solutions and policy recommendations to support a growing network infrastructure Design, develop, implement, and support network solutions for IT projects.
  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, QoS).
  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning.
  • Triage and resolve issues by working collaboratively with team members, business partners and service providers.
  • Utilize methods to perform analysis of production problems & troubleshoot escalated support issues.
Physical Requirements
  • Subject to call back at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively use the telephone.
  • Must be able to interpret equipment status indicators to determine appropriate operating condition.  Indicators may include visual and/or auditory techniques or cues.
  • Must occasionally use small hand tools and be able to manipulate small equipment components such as computer cables, screws, nuts, or other fastening devices as usually found on computers equipment.
  • Will occasionally experience stressful working conditions due to tight project schedules and hardware or software problems.
  • Must occasionally lift, push, pull and/or carry equipment up to 40 lbs.
  • Must occasionally crouch, kneel, bend and/or crawl to access, inspect, connect, position or perform other operations on equipment.
  • Subject to regular periods of repetitive hand motion in the operation of computers or other equipment.