Network Administrator II

  • Sheridan
  • Lawrence, KS

Full Time


    • Network
    • Software
    • Engineers
    • Cisco
    • Firewall
    • Security
    • TCP
    • IP
    • LAN
    • WAN

    Job Description

    Network Administrator II Sheridan. Be part of something greater. Your career awaits...join us!

    LOCATION: Lawrence, KS

    Sheridan Kansas has operated in Lawrence, Kansas, for more than 70 years of service to the Journal publishing industry. Our customers depend on us to covert their ideas into one of the most important inventions man ever made, a book of printed words.
    Job Summary:
    • Capable of managing daily backups, restores, archives and system images, prepare tapes for offsite pickups and monitor the backup infrastructure using Veeam Backup/Replication Software.
    • Maintain and manage Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, NPS and user security
    • Provide end user support and assist with help desk requests
    • Assist other Network Administrators and Network Engineers in network and system projects
    • Manage Cisco Firewall/FirePower Security Infrastructure
    • Deliver efficiencies by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies
    • Strong TCP/IP knowledge and OSI model
    • Manage virtual server infrastructure using VMware vSphere technology
    • Manage virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment using RDS
    • Manage Veeam Backups, Replication and Snapshot technology
    • Troubleshoot, analyze and investigate LAN/WAN and VPN related issues
    • Manage Office 365 and Email accounts for Sheridan Users
    • Troubleshoot mail-flow and email connectivity issues
    • Manage threat protection services (Anti-Spam Filters, Virus Protection, etc.)
    • Administer Storage Systems, monitoring storage capacity and storage provisioning
    • Administer daily operations of Windows and Linux Servers
    • Perform daily monitoring of critical server and infrastructure equipment
    • Develop network and system support documentation
    • Daily administration Office 365 Apps and supported collaboration tools
    • Assist Network Engineering in problem-solving and supporting Cisco routers and network switch configuration issues
    • Maintain, Install and support IIS, FTP, SQL and other third-party software products
    • Maintain and support in-house development applications
    • Maintain and support Core Business applications (ERP, CRM and Production Systems)
    • Manage Web Proxy Policies and Web traffic Reporting
    • Support inter-company data communications and site-to-site VPN tunnels
    • Assist Network Engineering in supporting Internet connectivity and multiple ISP Providers using load-balancers and WAN Controller technology
    • Assist Network Engineering in supporting Cloud technology such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.
    • Assist with organizational compliance efforts (PCI, HIPAA, etc.) and ability to audit systems
    Basic Qualifications:
    • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Systems or equivalent technical training
    • 3-5 years' experience working with network operations and systems administration
    • Equivalent experience and technical trainings may be substituted for the education requirements
    • Technical certifications such as MCSE, CCNA, Linux+, A+ and Network+ are a plus
    • Strong knowledge and experience with PC hardware and software technology
    • Working knowledge of Linux and MS Windows 2003 and higher
    • Experience in administering, installing and managing servers and clients
    • Knowledge of backing up systems and customer data
    • Practical knowledge of IT Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong Organization skills
    • Performance monitoring, system tuning, and capacity planning experience is needed
    • Must be flexible with schedule and able to work on multiple assignments simultaneously
    Desired Skills:
    • Virtual Server and VMware administration experience
    • Experience working with network technologies
    • Experience with Windows Server Administration
    • Experience with Exchange Server and Office 365 Applications
    • Experience with tape libraries and Veeam Backup Software

    Why work for Sheridan?
    • Job training
    • Career advancement
    • College tuition up to $5,250 per year
    • Paid vacation & holidays
    • Competitive compensation
    • Medical (PPO and HSA Plans), Dental, Vision
    • Teledoc - convenient and no cost
    • Company paid basic life and AD&D insurance
    • Voluntary life
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Company paid short term disability
    • FSA Health and Dependent Care savings accounts
    • HSA Health saving account
    • EAP program

    CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment, please contact the HR Department at or .