IT Systems Network Administrator / Engineer

Livonia, MI 48170

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Infrastructure Job Number: 8941

Job Description

The IT Systems Network Administrator/Engineer configures, manages and moderately administers complex computer systems, networks and storage environments; gathers and interprets functional specifications and user requirements; participates in design reviews and identifies potential mitigation strategies for technical risks identified. This role reports to the: Mgr of Infrastructure and is additionally responsible for supporting and resolving the end-user’s computer problems to setting up and maintaining the network system as a whole.
  
Primary Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
  • Install, and maintain Windows Server 2012R2 - 2019, IIS, SQL, Active Directory, Hyper-V, Office365, Exchange, and related Microsoft technologies.
  • Configure security and access utilizing Microsoft Active Directory & Azure Active Directory.
  • Assist end-users with endpoint administration and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain backup and recovery processes.
  • Network switch and firewall administration.
  • Installing and configuring network equipment to update or fix hardware or software issues.
  • Monitoring computer systems to improve network performance for computer systems and networks.
  • Provide technical oversight of WAN, including planning, implementation/expansion, maintenance and troubleshooting. Design, deploy and administer the wireless infrastructure and supporting systems.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of network configurations and cabling layouts.
  • Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, and latency) and test for weaknesses.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of system, and infrastructure availability and reliability.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks.
  • Identifying possible solutions to improve application performance.
  • Maintain security backup and redundancy strategies.
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems.
  • Administrating various devices and services [website] routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, Wi-Fi).
  • Maintain systems software (upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations).
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning.
  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues.
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure.
  • Implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team.
  • Work with users and other personnel for problem resolution.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Must Have Experience:
  • A minimum of 8+ years’ experience in System & Network Administration is required, supporting end-users and implementation and troubleshooting.
  • Experience installing, and maintaining Windows Server 2012R2 - 2019, IIS, SQL, Active Directory, Hyper-V, Office365, Exchange, and related Microsoft technologies.
  • Experience configuring security and access utilizing Microsoft Active Directory & Azure Active Directory.
  • Network certifications are highly desired – i.e. CompTia.
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols [website] Ipsec, Harps, BGP, Ospf, 802.11, QoS)
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools
  • University degree in Computer Science or a related subject or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and perform network tuning based on performance/protocol analysis for network infrastructure.
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