Network Administrator

Location: Ottawa, Ill., office

Summary

Provide technical and administrative support for LAN/WAN, with a variety of operating systems and application software.  Maintain adequate knowledge of existing hardware and software in use to maximize efficiency of the network and user’s utilization of them.  Provide written documents which evaluate LAN/WAN information on periodic intervals.

 Job Duties:

  • Provide computer/network support relating to software and hardware problems reported by users
  • Maintain an adequate level of knowledge of operating system and application software being used to provide high levels of support to users
  • Monitor and evaluate efficiency of software/hardware usage, providing items to be covered in training of users, making them more efficient
  • Install new software applications or hardware on the LAN/WAN, coordinating assistance from third parties when necessary
  • Add and maintain users on the network; assigning application access, ensuring security, and maintaining their configurations are within standards
  • Assist in installation of workstations and printers on the LAN
  • Assist in gathering bid prices on equipment and supplies as needed
  • Provided written documents on a monthly basis which defines upcoming needs of network which would require purchases of additional hardware or software
  • Monitor and report licenses on applications to ensure compliance on a monthly basis
  • Utilize technology to provide staff with a fast accurate, and secure method of gaining access to information so they can service the member in the fastest and most efficient manner possible
  • Manage and maintain NOS tree and structure
  • Monitor load balance on servers and make recommendations accordingly
  • Assist Webmaster with needs
  • Managers computer operation scheduling, backup, storage and retrieval functions
  • Develops, maintains and tests disaster recovery plans

Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 2 years’ experience in a Client/Server environment
  • Maintains strict confidentiality
  • Knowledge of engineering, accounting, and mathematical principles required to analyze computer systems needs and design and implement software solutions
  • Professional written, verbal communication , and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with co-workers
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently with little assistance and minimal supervision

Working Environment:

  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools and to handle other computer components
  • Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings
  • Lifting and transporting moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals
  • On-call requirement

Disclaimer

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of this position.  Duties and responsibilities may change periodically.

Send resumes and cover letter to Rich Czekanski, Director of Human Resources,at [email protected] or fill out the form below.


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