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Senior Network Administrator

Location: Hagerstown
Posted on: January 26, 2023

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DescriptionSUMMARY STATEMENTThe Senior Network Administrator provides network troubleshooting and repair to the Network Infrastructure, Network software, Servers, Switches, Routers and Firewall. Responsibilities may include installation, setup, monitoring and testing of networking system software and hardware to ensure network performance meets college and user requirements. ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIESA. The Senior Network Administrator reports directly and is responsible to the Assistant Director, IT.B. The position requires no direct supervisory responsibilities.C. The Senior Network Administrator coordinates most closely with the Information Technology (IT) staff, instructors, and students in carrying out responsibilities.DUTIESA. Install, maintain and support Network Servers.1. Monitor daily all Servers for storage requirements, file placement, and mapping.2. Review Server system logs for performance issues.3. The installation and downloading of patches for the various Operating Systems considered to be enterprise wide including Windows, Linux, Firmware, etc. and installation. 4. The installation and monitoring of centralized backup processes for all servers, attached storage, and intermediate local area network servers connected to the network. 5. The installation and maintenance of various third party network-based software products and assist staff in utilizing them.6. The preparation and documentation of procedures, utilities, and custom configurations to allow other technical support staff, data communications staff, and the Help Desk staff to diagnose, and correct reoccurring problems.B. Install, maintain, and support Network infrastructure.1. Identify and verify network connectivity problems and communications links.2. Monitor network traffic to the various buildings and network closets.3. Anticipate communication and networking problems and implement preventive measures.4. Installation of switches, routers, wireless access points and other networking equipment.5. Installation and maintenance of UPS systems to support critical networking equipment, ensuring appropriate power levels and optimal runtime.6. Investigate user problems, identify their source, determine possible solutions, test and implement solutions. 7. Ensure timely user notification of maintenance requirements and effects on system availability.8. Investigate, recommend and install enhancements and operating procedures that optimize network availability.9. Support Fiber Channel storage, and interconnect servers to SANs.10. Support various SANs and NASs in environment.11. Plan and implement network security, including building firewalls, applying cryptography to network applications, managing host security, file permissions, backup and disaster recovery plans, file system integrity, and adding and deleting users.12. Perform other tasks as assigned by the IT Assistant Director, and/or the IT Director.RequirementsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAssociates degree in computer science with emphasis on Networking or equivalent experience. Ideally should have 5-10 year experience, similar in nature to HCC environment. SKILLS AND ABILITIESWorking knowledge of the UNIX, Linux and Windows Operating System's and familiarity with a variety of subsidiary support systems. Working knowledge of Active Directory, Office 365 and Azure cloud services. Working knowledge of VMWare ESXi, and Citrix Xen Server virtualization. Working knowledge of routing, TCP/IP, various network protocols, wireless access points, and RF mapping. Juniper experience or training preferred. Working knowledge of antispam email firewall. Must have the ability and desire to solve problems and work in a highly technical environment. Must be detailed oriented and possess good technical writing skills. Needs to be experimental and have the ability to make knowledge transfer to peers and associates concerning new software. WORKING ENVIRONMENTThis is a moderate stress position involving interaction with other IT staff. There is some heavy lifting involved in the placement of equipment. Occasional eyestrain will occur from heavy computer usage. Time is spent in normal office conditions with numerous interruptions.

Keywords: HAGERSTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Germantown , Senior Network Administrator, Other , Hagerstown, Maryland

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