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:
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.
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.
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