Network Administrator

Squaxin Island Tribe   shelton, WA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on December 26, 2021

Deployment, configuration, maintenance and monitoring of active network gear: switches, routers, firewalls, etc.

Network address assignment, assignment of routing protocols and routing table configuration and configuration authentication and authorization.

Plans, defines, designs, develops, coordinates,  and implements voice and/or data communication systems.

Troubleshoot/problem solve; must be able to quickly and correctly diagnose/correct problem and communicate the solution to either co-workers or end-users effectively.

Maintains records and prepare periodic and special reports of work performed.

Creates and maintains logical, physical and protocol maps, and backups of all equipment and cabling layouts, configurations parameters, and network documentation standards and procedures.

Server maintenance and troubleshooting, including software security patches, operating system updates, performance tuning, log analysis, maintaining application updates and bug fixes.

Validates new technologies proposed for use and meet with vendors to hold product demonstration.

Provides training to technical support staff in various voice and/or data communication network functions.

Develops external access policy and guidelines.

Monitors and maintains network stability.

Coordinates third-party maintenance for network hardware, software, and telecommunications services.

There are no supervisory responsibilities in this position.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MA in relevant field and three years of experience OR BA in Computer Science or Information Management Systems and five years experience as network administrator or related field; OR ATA and seven years as network administrator or related field; OR High School Diploma/GED and nine years experience as network administrator or related field.

Must have knowledge of and be proficient in MS Windows operating systems.

Must have strong demonstrated grasp of network security, appliances, infrastructure, and concepts.

Candidates with experience using VMWare, Hyper-V, 3CX, Dell EMC, and/or Unifi products will receive extra consideration.

Candidates with Certification in related subjects, such as a CCNA, CCNP, MCE, MCA, and/or CompTIA will receive extra consideration.

The successful applicant must be able to communicate effectively; work effectively independently or cooperatively; maintain confidentiality; be self-directed, approachable, and self-motivated to complete all tasks responsibly.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of algebra and geometry.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Valid Washington State Driver’s License; proof of insurance.

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 is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; taste or smell. There are no special vision requirements.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally work near moving mechanical parts, in outdoor weather conditions, run the risk of electrical shock and radiation. The noise level for this position is generally moderate.

The successful candidate will be required to have a urinalysis for drug and alcohol screening in accordance with the Tribe’s Drug Free Workplace Policy.

Indian Preference will be exercised in the hiring of this position in accordance with the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.