Network Administrator II

Website DESC

Job Title: Network Administrator II
Days Off: Saturday, Sunday
Pay Range: $69,958.56 – $79,152 annually
Shift: Office Day
Insurance Benefits: Dental, Life, Long-term Disability, Medical (no premiums/payroll deductions for employee coverage)
Other Benefits: Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), ORCA card subsidy, Paid Time Off (34 days per year), Retirement Plan
DESC (Downtown Emergency Service Center) is a nonprofit organization working to end the homelessness of vulnerable people, particularly those living with serious mental or addictive illnesses. Through partnerships and an integrated array of comprehensive services, treatment and housing, DESC gives people the opportunity to reach their highest potential.
The Network Administrator is responsible for DESC’s networks (LAN, WAN and Internet), servers, and end-user computer systems. As a leader in the Network team this position works with the Network Manager to plan the growth, maintenance and troubleshooting of these systems, and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of these systems. As the senior network position, sets the example for, and helps coordinate the daily workflow of the network group (Computer Technicians, Volunteers, and contractors). Strong focus on teamwork while having the ability to prioritize and balance a wide range of tasks is extremely important.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain and improve networks, computers, printers, VOIP telephones and security systems so that major systems are reliably available, and downtime is minimal for 24-hour operations. On a rotating basis, ensure after-hours coverage to respond to emergency failures.
  • Set the example for and coordinate the daily workflow of the network group (Computer Technicians, Volunteers and contractors).
  • With the Network Manager, plan and develop new hardware and services to allow the IS department to serve the growing needs of the agency, working with partnering vendors as needed.
  • Ensure that agency data is regularly and reliably backed up and can be restored as needed and actively participate in the annual disaster recovery testing process.
  • Document network systems and services to share knowledge with IS team members. Provide occasional training to team members.
  • Backup to O365 Office administrators, directly responsible to ensure email is operational and integrated with all internal systems, including archive planning, security policies and license management.
  • Maintain and secure passwords, file system security and data integrity for desktop environment.
  • Inform senior staff about industry innovations and recommend relevant upgrades.
  • Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer or math-related field.
  • Three years experience with firewalls, Cisco switches and Windows Server 2012, 2016 and 2019.
  • Three years Network Administration experience.
  • 1 year Team Lead or Managerial experience a plus.
  • Experience with cloud-based applications and environments such as Office/365, Azure or AWS.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining most or all of these software and services: DNS, IMAP, IPSec, LDAP, Citrix, VMware and NFS.
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills with proven ability to identify and address root cause. Strong time-management, organization, and prioritization skills. Highly analytical and detail oriented, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Possess technical knowledge and coordination & communication skills to organize and participate in complex, agency-wide projects.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as necessary, including occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Subscribe to the philosophy of cooperation and continuity across programs, and consideration and respect for clients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of skill sets and personalities.
  • Lead by example with on time reliable attendance and very strong work ethic.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required sit for long periods of time, communicate with other employees by talking and hearing, required to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds and to operate computer systems. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DESC is committed to diversity in the workplace, and promotes equal employment opportunities for all staff members and applicants. The Agency will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in any employment practice, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer or math-related field.
  • Three years experience with firewalls, Cisco switches and Windows Server 2012, 2016 and 2019.
  • Three years Network Administration experience.
  • 1 year Team Lead or Managerial experience a plus.
  • Experience with cloud-based applications and environments such as Office/365, Azure or AWS.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining most or all of these software and services: DNS, IMAP, IPSec, LDAP, Citrix, VMware and NFS.
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills with proven ability to identify and address root cause. Strong time-management, organization, and prioritization skills. Highly analytical and detail oriented, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Possess technical knowledge and coordination & communication skills to organize and participate in complex, agency-wide projects.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as necessary, including occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Subscribe to the philosophy of cooperation and continuity across programs, and consideration and respect for clients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of skill sets and personalities.
  • Lead by example with on time reliable attendance and very strong work ethic.
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