Network Administrator II

maintenance, troubleshooting, wireless network, wired network, data center, database administration, network testing, palo alto, aruba, brocade, logrhythm, vmware, firewall, vsan, windows, linux
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

Aims Community College at a Glance:

Aims Community College, locally governed, locally funded, is a debt-free and progressive community college with centralized administrative services located on the Greeley Campus, which supports three additional locations. Situated on the front range of the Colorado Rockies, serving over 8000 learners annually, Aims Community College prepares students for success in more than 200 degree and certificate programs. Our wonderful staff, faculty, and administration work as a team to ensure excellent service. This commitment was recognized by The Denver Post and Monster Jobs as the Best Place to Work in 2018 and 2019!

Purpose: Build a Stronger Community

Vision: First Choice The Recognized Leader in Learning and Student Success

Mission: Provide knowledge and skills to advance quality of life, economic vitality, and overall success of the diverse communities we serve.

2018-2023 Strategic Directions:

Empower Students to Succeed

Enhance Operational Performance

Enrich Northern Colorado Economic Development

The Network Administrator is responsible for Network administration for distributed networks with Windows and Linux servers, including installation, operation, and maintenance of software, switches and networked servers, and monitoring status and condition of all network devices and servers. Configure and deploy tools to identify and address specific vulnerabilities or failures.

Responsible for network device and network switch life-cycle management, vulnerability monitoring, threat assessment and patch management. Evaluate information system logs, virus and attack reports, security exploit reports, and other security information. Perform system diagnostics and troubleshooting, including analysis of ongoing performance, systems slowdowns, and bottlenecks. Investigate alternatives and research development of strategic implementations of network components; recommend network solutions for short-, medium-, and long-range network projects, documenting plans and actions taken.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Monitoring and administration of network infrastructure: Requires collection and analysis of device logs for indications of failure, flaws or intrusions. Design, build and maintain network distribution centers on all campuses. Design, build and maintain data lines between distributions centers and Internet Service providers.
  1. Monitoring and administration of server virtualization infrastructure: Requires collection and analysis of device logs for indications of failure, flaws or intrusions. Design, build and maintain servers and data centers on all campuses for high availability and stable environment to maintain business continuity and for a quality instructional environment.
  1. Monitoring and administration of physical computing infrastructure: Requires collection and analysis of device logs for indications of failure, flaws or intrusions. Planning, schedule of maintenance, and life cycle replacement of switches, physical servers and data stores in the data centers on all campuses.
  1. Requires collection and analysis of system logs for indications of failure, flaws or intrusions. Collaborate with CSO, CIO, and TechServices to provide a secure and trustworthy computing
  1. Monitoring and administration of user account provisioning system: Requires collection and analysis of logs for indications of failure. Maintain software and adjust configurations as needed for correct operation. Administration of Active Maintain backup infrastructure including Veeam backups, backup copies, and replication, storage replication, local and remote database backups. Assist database administrators as needed. Participate in on-call rotation for NaT team.
  1. Support & Train Technical Services techs: Complex desktop support for operating system issues that Technical Support Specialists are unable to diagnose or support. Provide training in complex systems to help TSS provide better support to their customers. Documentation of systems, infrastructure and processes: On going recording of description, configuration and operational practices of systems, software, and infrastructure to provide trace-ability, improve troubleshooting of problems and provide job succession.

Functional Attributes of Job Duty

Lifting or carrying objects (computers, servers and other devices) up to 70 pounds, occasionally, Bending/stooping/squatting/twisting (occasionally), Standing (up to 8 hours per day), Walking (up to 4 hours per day), Driving a vehicle, Working alone, Typing, keyboarding, or entering data (up to 8 hours per day), Use of a computer and monitor (up to 8 hours per day)

Ability to lift servers and other devices up to 70 lbs into server racks, etc. when installing, replacing or repairing equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a part/full-time basis.

Associates Degree in Computer Science, Networking or related area plus 4 years of work experience, or combination of education and equivalent years of experience in systems management

4 years experience in maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of fiber, wired, and wireless networks and multiple server environments operating numerous software applications, server operating systems, and computers in a complex, distributed data center and network environment.

Extensive knowledge of Windows systems administration and Linux systems administration, Active Directory administration, database administration, and network testing and monitoring procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

VMware experience

Storage device experience (VSAN highly preferred)

Firewall configuration and maintenance experience

Networking, administration certifications

Experience with any of these systems: Palo Alto, Aruba, Extreme, Brocade, F5, LogRhythm

Dice Id : 102758SC
Position Id : 6338743
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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