Network Administrator
Andersen Corporation
 Oak Park Heights, MN

PURPOSE

The ideal candidate will have familiarity with routing/switching, WAN and wireless troubleshooting, NextGen firewalls, and have experience in one or more of the following technologies: Juniper, Aruba, F5, and Palo Alto Networks.

This candidate should have experience with DNS/DHCP, SSH, Remote Access VPN, network automation/scripting, Network Access Control (NAC), and F5 Big IP.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Diagnose and resolve problems reported by users or network management software.

- Install, replace, configure and administer switches, routers, wireless systems using best practices.

- Create, maintain, and support processes and ensure ongoing communication of processes to internal teams and business customers.

- Configuration and deployment of network hardware/software using defined process guidelines.

- Follow change management practices.

- Implement policies, procedures, and technologies which ensure network security and integrity

- Ensure incident management processes are followed and participate in incident reviews as required.

- Conduct root-cause analysis by identifying a source for network connectivity issues

- Deliver solutions that minimize future symptoms or related problems

- Perform capacity and availability management standard work.

- Test, apply and communicate software and code updates as required.

- Schedule and coordinate regular IDF maintenance.

- Work with Network Engineers on projects as needed.

- Provide on-call duties, weekend and after hours support as required.

QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

- Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Engineering, or a related discipline is desired.

- Two years of experience working in IT Networks

- Excellent verbal/written customer communications skills

- Strong organization skills and attention to detail

- Active learner, seeks knowledge and stays current with new network technologies

- Strong technical aptitude.

- Experience managing small projects, systematic problem solving and have demonstrated an ability to prioritize and plan.

- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously according to criticality

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