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These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.  Bachelor`s degree in a Technology related discipline.  Minimum 5 years` experience, knowledge and training in progressively responsible information technology n e two r k a n d security department operations and supervisory activities.  Network Certifications (CCNP, CCIE) preferred. The ability to obtain one or more of these certifications within the first full year of being hired is expected.  Cisco call manager support and configuration preferred.  Knowledge of technology related state and federal banking compliance regulations.  Working knowledge of Bank operations preferred.  Excellent organizational and time management skills.  Intermediate typing skills to meet production needs of the position.  Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, train personnel, read, analyze and interpret documents and professional journals, understand procedures, write reports, correspondence and procedures, speak clearly to customers and employees.  Ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations.
Full Time, Permanent
US90000.00 - US100000.00 per annum
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Talented Network Admin here in the downtown Houston area. If you have a strong background and looking to make that change, please email
Under the general supervision of the Information Security Officer, the Network Administrator is responsible for
maintaining our clients network technology resources and support facilities, including the Network Topology,
Phone System, Cyber Security and Access to the Mobile, VPN and Wireless Networks, including the Disaster
Recovery network. The Network Administrator maintains the day to day network requirements including
installing upgrades; monitoring network performance, and protection of the client's network access. Collaborates
with the Information Security Officer in the overall administration of these directives for our client. Ensures the
network technology activities are secure and stable at all times. Assists in developing and implementing
network technology architecture strategies to accommodate current and future organizational needs.

Strategy & Planning
Proven experience and success with enterprise-level LAN, WAN, and WLAN engineering, design, and
Proven ability to design, deploy, maintain and document all firewalls, routers, switches, UPSs and network
connections to all servers, SANs, phone and internet circuits. Ensure network connectivity of all servers,
workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and any other networked appliance.
Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network
management best practices.
Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes,
and service records.
Document the LAN's architecture, design, and layout, including protocols and standards used, as well as
Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network
administration, usage, and disaster recovery.
Develop and deploy methodologies for testing network performance and providing network performance
statistics and reports.
Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related
Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of
developments in the networking industry in support of network procurement and development efforts.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications;
maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Design and support Cisco VoIP infrastructure and its associated software, including IP-PBXs, call
management systems, voicemail, and interactive voice response.
Deploy, update, and effectively manager call manager suite for reporting and routing of IP telephony traffic
on the network.
Establishes network specifications by analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements;
designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
Assist the technology department financial requirements by submitting information for budgets and
network monitoring expenses.

Acquisition & Deployment
Assist with the design and deployment of company LANs, WANs, and WLANs, including connectivity to
servers, routers, switches, UPSs and other hardware.
Participate in managing and evaluating all network security solutions.
Responsible for submitting change control requests and receiving approvals prior to any changes on the
Conduct scheduled testing and improve the disaster recovery plans to detect faults, minimize malfunctions
and backup systems as it relates to network functionality.
Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades relating to network or telephony
Plan and implement any improvement, modification, or replacement of network infrastructure components.
Where necessary, liaise with equipment vendors during installations and hardware performance issues.
Design and deploy enterprise-class
Receive, prioritize, and respond to incoming work orders, calls, and/or emails regarding equipment and/or
connectivity problems.
Processes, solves and answers complex network problems or inquiries including on site analysis,
diagnosis and resolution of complex network problems for a variety of end users. Recommend and
implement corrective solutions.
Evaluates network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency;
planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network
policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, performance tuning;
troubleshooting network problems; and escalating problems to the vendor when necessary.
Secures the network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation.
Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancement
and patches. Where necessary, liaise with equipment vendors during installations and hardware
performance issues.
Responsible for coordinating, supervising and managing all network cabling and wiring requests for all
facilities and their IT rooms.
Performs periodic scheduled audits to validate all serial numbers, locations, licenses, and support
Performs periodic network configuration file reviews and makes approved adjustments as necessary.
Assures all network devices have configuration file backups available.
Participate in scheduled network failover and disaster recovery testing events.
Accurately document instances of software or hardware failure, repair, installation, and removal or other
work requests.
Manage and ensure effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls, Virtual Private Networks, and
intrusion detection systems.
Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with departmental administration
regarding pertinent network activities.
Configure all networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling organizational objectives
and processes.
Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed to identify and remedy network
performance bottlenecks.
Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other
network appliances.
Participate in managing all network security solutions.
May answer telephones, answer questions and direct

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Posted By

Jason Crane

Company Information

Ledgent Technology recruits and hires technology professionals for some of the most prestigious tech companies and IT departments in the nation. We specialize in the placement of both full-time and contract professionals. We are recognized as the very best recruiting firm in the industry. We’re the only one to receive all four of the most prestigious honors awarded! This includes "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and "Best of Staffing® - Talent Satisfaction" plus we were also recognized on Fortune’s 50 Best Small/Medium Workplaces in the US. The companies we work with pay us to find you, you do not pay for our service and support. Partnering with us means we can help locate a position at a company that has the work environment you seek; you can continue your own job search while we send you to interviews for open positions with our clients. If you'd like to have a flexible schedule and variety in your work, we can place you on contract/project assignments to get more experience or to provide more freedom in your schedule. You've come to the right place for placement. You've come to Ledgent Technology!
Dice Id : RTL152550
Position Id : 1005312519347

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