Position Title: Network Administrator
Department: Management Information Services
Reports To: Data Center and Network Services Manager
This position is responsible for the Supreme Court’s network infrastructure which includes: network security, core switching, core routing, wireless, IP phones, and WAN/LAN. The Network Administrator will be in charge of insuring that the network services are adequate for the needs of the organization. The Network Administrator will also be responsible for designing and implementing a new network architecture while invoking security practices.
The Network Administrator will utilize their abilities to “future proof” the organizations network infrastructure to meet the ever-growing demands of tomorrow. The employee must understand the organization's strategic goals and institute a network architecture to meet those requirements.
The Network Administrator will possess an independent free thinking persona that can effectively present ideas to management and colleagues. Additionally, the Network Administrator will possess the ability to exercise good judgment while handling daily activities and implementations, the ability to discern risks associated with production changes, and to follow the AOC change management process.
The Network Administrator will possess the ability to identify problems and create solutions; and possess a good understanding of current technologies as well as future concepts and industry trends.
The Network Administrator will possess the ability to manage time, costs and resources to complete objectives, as well as managing the expectations of project sponsors and stakeholders.
Responsibilities and Functions:
•Provides network designs and innovative technical solutions based on process and technical requirements;
•Responsible for the design and implementation of the organization’s network architecture and future planning;
•Takes a lead role in managing major network initiatives, high-level network designs, and deployments as well as coordinating technical issues with clients, vendors, and internal teams;
•Creates, coordinates, and executes implementation plans;
•Tests and certifies IOS features before production roll-out;
•Solves problems using expert-level troubleshooting, and serves as a point person to work through a problem to its resolution;
•Provides leadership and mentoring to Network Technicians;
•Provides detailed and effective communication to internal and external clients;
•Identifies, evaluates, selects, and integrates support tools;
•Interfaces and maintains relationships with users, partners, and internal technical and development teams;
•Occasional evening and weekend work required
•Occasional travel to remote office locations within the State of Oklahoma required
Education, Experience and Skill Requirements:
•A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or a substitution of 8 years of related experience;
•Five or more years of enterprise network engineering experience with a professional level Cisco certification;
•Heavy hands-on experience with Cisco equipment and software;
•Experience developing complex network designs and solutions;
•Experience with a wide range of WAN/LAN network topologies including MPLS, EMIS, 3G, DSL, Ethernet, Frame Relay, VoIP, and Wireless;
•Expert knowledge of IP networking NAT, TCP/IP, multicast, etc.;
•Hands on experience implementing and integrating routing protocols EIGRP/BGP/IBGP; must have expert knowledge of Layer 2 and 3 switching;
•Working knowledge of internet routing (BGP), DNS, and security;
•Working knowledge of network management tools such as SNMP, SolarWinds, WebSense, Cisco Secure ACS, WCS, etc.;
•Experience with network security appliances such as Cisco ASA, WCS, IDS/IPS systems, FSM, etc.;
•An understanding of layered network designs and hierarchal network infrastructure models;
•Experience in court systems is preferred;
•Working knowledge of Windows and Windows Server operating systems; Microsoft certifications a plus;
•Experience with designing and maintaining large cabling infrastructure;
•Experience with developing complex network design documents and presentations using tools such as PowerPoint and Visio.
Position open until filled. Criminal background check required.