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Network Administrator in Woodward, OK at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job Description

We have an immediate need for a Network Administrator who is open to working in Woodward, OK.  This position could be contract, contract to hire, or direct hire, and client is open to paying for relocation.  

Job Summary:  

The Network Administrator is responsible for overall support and maintenance of network architecture, systems analysis, and communications infrastructure. 

Job Responsibilities: 

Datacenter Infrastructure 

  • Provides assistance with the implementation and support of all datacenter functions including servers (physical and virtual), storage, networking, Exchange, and system backups and replication. 
  • Promotes the establishment and implementation of standards and guidelines that guide the design of technology solutions across enterprise-wide hardware and software applications. 
  • Provides technical guidance to project teams as appropriate. 
  • Helps to evaluate new products, maintains knowledge of emerging technologies for application to the enterprise.  Provides technical consulting to management that may result in the selection, installation and support of enterprise-wide systems. 
  • Evaluates technology options to ensure selected solutions are cost effective and produce a recognizable return on investment 
  • Participates in enterprise-wide disaster recovery planning. Ensures the plan is communicated to appropriate personnel. 
  • Assists with preparation of annual estimate for AFE of datacenter equipment. 
  • Provides appropriate levels of support for all aligned functions, per the IT Accountability matrix. 

Network Infrastructure 

  • Assists in network planning, design, and optimization. Approves and modifies network design and architecture to ensure compliance. 
  • Assists in strategies for network systems solutions using current and emerging technologies.  Translates business requirements into network or process designs.   
  • Participates in planning and recommending network hardware, system management software and architecture.   
  • Monitors network performance, ensures capacity planning is performed, and is proactive in assessing and making recommendations for improvement. 
  • Performs troubleshooting procedures and designs resolution scripts.  
  • Configures and maintains routers, switches, firewalls and remote access for the network systems. 
  • Monitors system logs to ensure proper functioning of network and security functions. 
  • Actively participates as a project team member for large IT projects to provide a network perspective and ensure standards are followed. 
  • Assists with preparation of annual estimate for AFE of networking equipment. 
  • Provides assistance for the technical support team as it relates to LAN and WAN systems. 
  • Performs complex deployment or maintenance procedures as well as repair work on Local Area Networks (LANs), communications, and related hardware and software (e.g., switches and routers) within a multiple operating system environment (e.g., Desktop, Server, NOS).  This includes NOS configuration and NOS maintenance. 
  • Recommends network security procedures and policies. 
  • Assists security administrators by monitoring firewall logs and other various network security measures which safeguard the integrity of access to enterprise systems and data 

Internal Controls: 

  • Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts.  Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies. 

Successful incumbents will have: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math or Computer Science or technical training equivalent and graduate-level coursework 
  • Minimum of three plus years of network support and systems-level programming 
  • Cisco Certified Engineer strongly preferred 
  • Capable of troubleshooting all aspects of Local Area Network and Data Communications problems 
  • Customer service oriented 
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills 

Position Scope/Contribution: 

  • The incumbent in this position has technical knowledge of network systems and operations and is able to provide support and maintenance of the network, systems, and communications infrastructure.