MIS Network Administrator
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Oklahoma City, OK 73128
The Network Administrator’s role is to ensure the secure and stable operations of the computer network and messaging infrastructure in order to provide maximum performance and availability of the network resources to end users. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, optimizing and troubleshooting all network hardware, network software and communication links and firewalls. The Network Administrator will also perform some systems administration duties such as configuring servers, backups, administering computer accounts. The person will also analyze and resolve end user issues where required.
Manage network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, firewalls, UPSs and other network devices
Manage and support messaging infrastructure, hardware and software
Manage servers and their associated operating systems and software
Manage security solutions, including firewall, anti-virus, and intrusion detection systems
Ensure network connectivity of all workstations
Administer network equipment, hardware and software upgrades
Perform network design and capacity planning
Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, and disaster recovery
Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specification information
Administration of Active Directory following the organization’s security policies
Perform server and security audits and test and maintain network security from both internal and external threats
Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports
Recommend schedules and perform network improvements, upgrades and repairs
Participate in business continuity planning, implementation and testing
Perform system backups and recovery
Provide user support and troubleshooting as require
Bachelor degree education and or equivalent work experience
Cisco Certification preferred.
Thorough technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including current versions of Windows Server OS.
Extensive application support experience with firewall, routing, wireless networking and unified communications systems, preferably in a Lync/Skype for Business environment.
In depth technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols and standards. Hands on hardware troubleshooting experience.
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws in an International environment.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to conduct research into networking issues and products as required
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
Highly self-motivated and directed
Keen attention to detail
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
After hours, weekends
Sitting for extended periods of time
Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings
Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as servers and peripherals.