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Network Administrator

Company: C-TRAN
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

TITLE: Network AdministratorHOURLY RANGE: $6,026/mo. to $7,292/mo.APPLICATION LOCATION: Apply on-line at APPLICATION Open until sufficient applications are received.DEADLINE: May close at any time without notice.SUMMARYThe Network Administrator (NA) role is to maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data communications network. The NA will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.Provide daily operations to secure, support and maintain network systems (including wireless, VoIP, L2/L3 devices, WAN/LAN and Firewall appliances). Proactively monitors networks to provide stable, dependable network services across multiple platforms. Configures and troubleshoots computer networks. Maintains LAN/WAN/wireless/VoIP operations by working with network hardware/software vendors to ensure timely problem resolution. Maintains and utilizes network management applications to identify network faults, to ensure the provision of data or other telecommunications access to customers, and movement of information among locations.SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITYThe NA is responsible for fully supporting, configuring, maintaining and upgrading C-TRAN's networks and in house servers. The incumbent will install and integrate new server hardware and applications, keep an eye out for needed updates and support and administer third-party applications.The incumbent will ensure network security and connectivity at all locations, monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, good put, and latency) and test for weaknesses and set up user accounts, permissions and passwords.The incumbent will assist project teams with technical issues in the initiation and planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research and development; technical analysis and design; support in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions. Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle. Works on multiple projects as a project team member, occasionally as a project leader.The incumbent will install, configure, maintain and perform system integration testing of systems. Monitors systems activities and fine tunes system parameters and configuration to optimize performance and ensure security of systems. Performs capacity analysis, monitors and controls usage of disk space. Develops procedures for routine administration including backup/restore, shutdown, and startup. Provides recommendations for improving server environment, such as capacity thresholds, security gaps, patch levels and hardware recalls.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe following summarizes the essential or key responsibilities/attributes of the position the incumbent will be required to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:Provide technical oversight, planning, expansion and troubleshooting of a multi-site enterprise level LAN, WAN, and wireless networks, including servers, firewalls, routers, hubs, switches, UPSs, and other hardware.Prepare and maintain documentation of network configurations, network mapping, processes and cabling layouts.Design, deploy, and administer the wireless network and supporting systems.Analyze and monitor network server security and make recommendations or implement patches/fixes to address potential security holes.Install new/rebuild existing network servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.Perform daily network monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.Perform regular network security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions, performs regular file archival and purge and creates, changes, and deletes user accounts per request.Perform ongoing network performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.OTHER FUNCTIONSProvide on-call and weekend support when needed.Other duties performed as assigned.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESKnowledge of:Network and PC operating systems.Telephone systems.Current network hardware, protocols, and internet standards.Hardware troubleshooting.Routing protocols.Applicable data privacy practices and laws.Organizations goals and objectives.Skills:Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits.Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication.Strong customer service orientation.Ability to:Conduct research into networking issues and products as required.Present ideas in user-friendly language.Be self-motivated and directed, with attention to detail.Analytical and problem-solving.Effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.Work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related technical field is required, along with formal training in computers and network.Requires a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years' experience and success with Network Administrative duties. Experience in the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products.Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.Requires experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data modeling. Requires experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices. Requires Extensive application support experience.A CompTIA Network+ certification or other industry standard network certification is preferred.The agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSRegular, dependable attendance is required.Must be able to comply with C-TRAN's nonsmoking policy and function in a nonsmoking work environment.Must promote and model safety within the department and agency wide through reporting and addressing safety issues, supporting safety campaigns, maintaining a safe work area, assist in safety training documentation, and certification record keeping.If selected for the position, documentation that you are a United States citizen or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States will be required to establish your identity and work authorization in accordance with the employer's obligation under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.This position is covered under the provisions of an agreement with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 757.If selected for this position, employment will be conditional pending completion of a criminal background investigation.All employees are required to retain public records, in accordance with C-TRAN's Public Disclosure Policy No. 510. A public record is defined in RCW 42.56.010(3) as any writing that is prepared, owned, used, or retained by any state or local government agency, and which contains information that relates to the conduct of government, or the performance of any governmental or proprietary function. The term "writing" is broadly defined in the Public Records Act, to include not only traditional written records, but also photos, maps, videos, voicemails, webpage and social media content, emails, text messages and tweets (RCW 42.56.010(4)).--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive list of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload. - provided by Dice

Keywords: C-TRAN, Vancouver , Network Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Vancouver, Washington

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