Senior Network Administrator
|Location:||St. Paul, MN|
|Benefits:||Comprehensive Benefits Package|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Are you ready to take on new challenges in a varied environment while performing a variety of tasks every day? |
Bay West is a growing company looking for a Senior Network Administrator who wants to help start up this new department which would allow Bay West to move away from outsourcing. Bay West plans to add more staff to this growing department and we are starting with this position to help with the expansion.
Now in our 40th year of service, Bay West strives to become a “Best Place to Work.” Check out our Bay West “Way of Being” www.baywest.com to help understand our culture. Our unique mix of consulting, engineering, emergency response, waste management and contracting services offers challenging, exciting work and our casual, fun environment makes Bay West a great place to work.
Experience in all areas of local and wide area networks management and administration including system configuration, setup, troubleshooting, planning, designing, implementation, and user support; experience installing and supporting Microsoft server technologies; experience supporting telecommunications equipment.
Must demonstrate working knowledge of local and wide area networks (LAN/WAN), Internet, e-mail systems, telecommunications and data communications; standard operating systems, software packages, and software utilities; proper records maintenance and storage for local and distributed environments.
|Duties:||The Senior Network Administrator is responsible for the maintenance of computer hardware and software systems and appliances that make up a network. Will be technically involved in the maintenance, monitoring and administration of servers, PC’s, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, VoIP, smartphones, software deployment, email, off site backups, security updates and patches as well as a vast array of additional technologies inclusive of both hardware and software.|
Duties & Responsibilities:
•Oversees the day-to-day operation of computer networks including hardware/software support, training, and special projects; plans, designs and implements data connectivity for local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) systems. Install and maintain network hardware and software
•Analyze and isolate issues by solving problems at the root level when a user or an automated monitoring system informs them that a problem exists
•Monitor networks to ensure security and availability to specific users
•Evaluate and modify system's performance
•Determine network and system requirements
•Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security
•Ensure network connectivity throughout a company's LAN/WAN infrastructure is on par with technical considerations
•Train users on the proper use of hardware and software
•Assists in coordinating special projects
•Monitors usage to ensure security of data and access privileges
•Installs, supports and maintains both physical and virtual network servers and appliances
•Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots the Storage Area Network (SAN)
•Establishes and maintains user accounts, profiles, file sharing, access privileges and security
•Researches and evaluates new technologies that will advance the level of service to both internal and external customers
•Assists in planning, coordinating and consulting with vendors and clients for hardware/software purchases, product services and support;
•Recommends and specifies the purchase of related products and services
•Establishes and maintains user e-mail accounts
•Manages anti-spam and anti-virus servers
•Assists in the mobile device setup and maintenance
•Maintains and monitors VoIP systems.
•Support Windows Remote Desktop Services for external users who are connecting from all parts of the country
•Be available for extended hours support. While this is not frequent, staff is located across the United States working all hours of the day with needed access to Bay West’s systems.
•Excellent verbal and written communications skills
•Attention to detail
•Ability to meet deadlines
•Creative problem-solving skills. Root cause analysis.
•Relational database comprehension
Prior leadership within a team is helpful.
•This position will be based out of Bay West’s home office in St. Paul and will require regular visits to the Fridley office.
|Qualifications:||Essential education, training, knowledge & experience:|
•4 year degree in computer science or related field
•Such experience should be at a level which demonstrates the ability to perform duties comparable to those listed herein.
List of technologies:
•Windows 7 SP1
•Windows 2003 R2
•Windows 2008 R2
•MS SQL 2005
•MS SQL 2008
•MS SQL 2008 R2
•Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lync, Outlook)
•ColumbiaSoft Document Locator (document management)
•Adobe Acrobat and In Design
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