The Network Administrator is responsible for the administration and monitoring of LAN / WAN and wireless infrastructure.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize all network equipment including : Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Cisco wireless controllers, Cisco access points, and F5 BIG-IP LTM
Plan, recommend and implement changes and enhancements to the network infrastructure.
Configure new and existing technology solutions according to best practices.
Manage and monitor existing technology solutions to ensure they are secured, available and perform optimally.
Perform firmware upgrades to network devices to ensure proper functionality
Assist in determining technology direction for LAN, WAN, Wireless and Load Balancers
Perform bandwidth analysis and capacity planning to ensure performance and scalability of network
Provide recommendations to management resulting in purchases and installation of hardware and software solutions that will support current or future business needs.
Assess complex projects with a variety of requirements quickly, correctly prioritize tasks, provide accurate time estimates, and complete tasks in a timely manner while communicating changes and updates.
Utilize advanced technical knowledge to analyze, log, track and resolve complex software / hardware issues.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and issue resolution.
Adhere to and promote existing ITIL processes and standard procedures.
Develop standards and processes for Level 1 and 2 staff.
Provide remote support for our global operations.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATION :
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience is required
3 - 5 years of corporate IT experience as a Network Administrator in a global environment
LAN / WAN / Internet infrastructure design and support required. Solid understanding of routing protocols including BGP, OSPF, static routes, and route maps
Solid understanding of network fundamentals, security, QOS and TCP / IP planning
Working knowledge Cisco routers, switches, and wireless equipment required
Knowledge of Internet firewall devices, security and monitoring utilizing ISE and ACS preferred
Knowledge of Cisco Prime and / or Cisco DNA Center software preferred
Knowledge of Cisco ACI preferred
Knowledge of F5 load balancers preferred
Knowledge of Solarwinds monitoring software preferred
Knowledge of netflow monitoring preferred
Knowledge of structured cabling design preferred
Manufacturing experience preferred
CCNA / CCNP certification preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS :
This is a 2nd shift position located in a large manufacturing facility
Mix of standard office environment and manufacturing area work
May occasionally need to work on a scissor lift to access switch cabinets in the manufacturing area