22 days old
2017-11-022017-11-30

Server/Network Administrator

Newark, DE 19702
  • Job Code
    585810
  • Payrate
    $62,500 To $77,000

One of our clients in Wilmington, DE is looking for a Server/Network Administrator.


FUNCTIONS:



  • This position will serve a dual role, functioning as both a network administrator and system administrator.
  • Manage the design, operation, and maintenance of components that make up the network architecture, including the DMZ, WAN, LAN, and business partner connections.
  • Manage cyber-security strategies and network integrity by establishing and adhering to proper authentication and authorization protocols and tools.
  • Responsible for the backup, retention of data, and disaster recovery administration.
  • Maintain network performance consistent with user requirements by making software adjustments, and/or recommending new components, which will sustain appropriate levels.
  • Design and administration of server platforms, including, Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Diagnose and resolve network issues using network management software and other available techniques and tools.


DUTIES:



  • Responsible for the design/operation of the company's network architecture and security.
  • Provide input to IT strategy, including developing a roadmap for the department.
  • Design and administer Production information systems in a tiered environment, including adherence to the design architecture.
  • Update and migrate client-server applications.
  • Install and/or oversee the application of software and hardware maintenance to infrastructure.
  • Ensure operating system and services are maintained to the appropriate release levels.
  • Troubleshoot issues and initiate vendor escalation through to resolution with 24/7 responsibility.
  • Design and administer security of systems protecting sensitive information, and prohibiting unauthorized access.
  • Administration of corporate VPN.
  • Propose and implement system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the systems.
  • Monitor logs for abnormal system events, unauthorized intrusions, or unauthorized access attempts.
  • Develop monthly reporting of network status, events, and mitigating factors.
  • Champion the enhancement of procedures regarding user permissions, and rules related to information security, and system usage.
  • Design and maintain file systems on servers, network device configurations, and update topology documentation.
  • Ensure software licensing compliance on servers and client workstations.
  • Review new and established vendor contracts for value proposition and adherence, respectively.
  • Configure, maintain, and deploy cabling, routers, and switches in network topography for relocation and addition of users.
  • Access administration of adds, modifications, and removals.
  • Research and evaluate technologies for applicability into environment, along with managing vendor relationships.
  • Dedicate weekly time to learning new skills necessary for self-development.
  • Test and integrate upgrades and new software into operating system environments ensuring clients and servers are compatible.
  • Work independently or lead teams through projects from inception to completion while balancing multiple projects.
  • Provide the technical leadership to Support personnel.
  • Provide documents to auditors as it relates to Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.
  • Perform any and all other appropriate functions as required.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline from an accredited college or university, with a minimum six years of experience in network/system administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Familiarity with Windows Active Directory, Exchange, Domain Controllers, SharePoint, SCCM, and networked/distributed computing concepts.
  • Knowledgeable in server/ workstation operating systems, network architecture/protocols, remote communications, network file systems, email server administration, and relational databases.
  • Programming/Script experience in any language.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:



  • Proficient knowledge of LAN/WAN architecture.
  • Experience with performance analysis and monitoring.
  • DNS, DHCP, Active directory, group policy.
  • Excellent trouble shooting and diagnostics ability.
  • Experience with Cisco and Avaya infrastructure and capabilities.
  • Experience with VPN, firewalls, CISCO ASA, and Intrusion Detection Systems.
  • Experience with SNMP and Netflow/IPFIX monitoring.
  • Experience working with and/or supporting financial and customer information systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Conduct formal vendor evaluations and proposals.

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  • Information Technology

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