Working for ASM Research and supporting the Department of Education, the Network Administrator is responsible for the build, support, administration, and optimization of the network and associated systems software and hardware. Designs, deploys, and troubleshoots small-scale network deployments. Conducts routine tests to ensure operability and security of the network. Authorizes access to the active directory. Identifies network needs and capabilities from an end-user perspective. Troubleshoots intermediary network problems and escalates large-scale network issues appropriately.
- Monitor daily operations and resolve Severity 3 cases related to User Support and Network Infrastructure devices.
- Install, maintain/patch and monitor WLAN, WAN and LAN systems
- Plan, manage, and implement security changes and improvements using Windows & Linux Servers
- Work closely with Network Security team to design and upgrade network infrastructure
- Keep operational documents up to date
- Troubleshoots intermediary network problems and escalates large-scale network issues appropriately.
- Ability to set up and support two-factor authentication systems
- Attend weekly IT department meetings to discuss projects, tasks, and key objectives.
- Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent relevant experience.
- 2-4 years of network experience
- Extensive knowledge with VMWare, Cisco, and Microsoft Solutions/Products.
- Experience with Cloud Infrastructure technologies, like AWS or Azure.
- Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- CCNA Certification
- Excellent problem solving, analytical and logical thinking skills.
- Ability to work independently and as a team player
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
- Ability to provide after-hours support as needed
- VMWare vCenter, VMWare vSAN iSCSI
- Wireless Technology Operations Wireless Technology Implementation
- Microsoft Active Directory DNS & DHCP, WUG, Splunk