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Network Administrator - Nellis AFB

Las Vegas, NV · Information Technology
Job Title: System Administrator - Nevada

Smarthost are interested in adding an experienced Network Administrator position to support our customer network infrastructure. The ideal candidate is expected to have at least 2-3 years experience in a windows server/network admin role with hand-on experience working with server tools and management with verifiable result for system uptime and customer satisfaction.
Maintains network operation and server administration support services using windows server tools. Configure server share, printer server, remote access, and provide configuration support for Sophos firewall, switches, access points, and other network devices, Applications, network protocols, installation of applications, file storage, and retrieval methods, and ability to analyze and specify configuration for network and computer and devices.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Knowledge of different types of networks is required: Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), and sometimes Storage Area Networks (SANs) are each different types of networks. Though some jobs may call for more experience in one over another, having a foundational knowledge of what various networks are and how to configure them will be central to your work as a network administrator.
  • Understanding of network security components: These might include firewalls, VPNs, and access control. Knowing what common attacks are and the appropriate response to them will be important as a network administrator.
  • Understanding of network security components: These might include firewalls, VPNs, and access control. Knowing what common attacks are and the appropriate response to them will be important as a network administrator.
  • Install, configure, and maintain network hardware and software such as routers, firewalls, and switches.
  • Protect networks from unauthorized users through physical and technical means.
  • Set up and maintain virtual private networks (VPN) 
  • Resolve network connectivity issues for other employees.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot storage networks.
  • Updating virus protection software to keep data and communications protected.
  • Monitoring computer systems to improve network performance for computer systems and networks.
  • Communicating networking issues to other employees and management, especially in training new users
​Experience Skills and Qualifications
  • Education
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Technology, related field of study (preferred but not required), or equivalent work experience
  • Valued Qualifications (not required)
    • 2-3 or more years of relevant work experience
  • Experience
    • A minimum of two years’ experience working as a systems administrator
  • Certificates 
    • Network+/Network+ ce or CCNA/CCNA ce certification and a minimum of two years’ experience working as a Network Administrator; shall have a current Security+/Security+ ce certification.
  • Clearance
    • Secret
  • Microsoft (OS) Experience
    • Windows 7, 8, 10, OS Experience and Windows 2008 Server or newer  
    • Ubuntu, and others is a plus
    • Microsoft Office/troubleshooting (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, InfoPath, etc.)
    • Managing Exchange Server (Outlook (RPC), Web Access, SMTP, and POP3), Hosted
  • Hardware
    • Server Installation troubleshooting
    • Server / Network / TCP IP / Storage / Security / Web Administration
    • Managing and maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server Environment.
    • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end-user workstation hardware, software, printing, scanning, and peripheral devices.
    • TCP/IP Administration for support on Windows Server
    • Installation and Software Maintenance
    • Recommending, scheduling, and performing network improvements, upgrades, and repairs.
  • Experience with Sophos, Cisco and Citrix technologies remote connect tools
Education and Qualifications

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Business Ethics - Treats people with respect, keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, and upholds organizational values. 
  • Communications - Expresses thoughts clearly in written form, articulates verbal thoughts understandably, demonstrates active listening skills, comprehends information heard, uses appropriate communication methods, and keeps others informed.
  • Conflict Resolution - Maintains calm under pressure, encourages respectful dialogue, confronts difficult situations without bias, acts within a realistic timeframe for resolution, and resolves conflicts through fair negotiation. 
  • Consistency - Follows through as promised, confirms people know each other's expectations, arrives to and completes meetings on time, meets with direct reports in person regularly, and changes decisions rarely.
  • Cost Consciousness - Saves money without lowering the quality of service, performs within the approved budget, conserves company and customer resources, develops profitable new revenue streams, and identifies new ways to lower costs.
  • Managing Multiple Priorities - Manages multiple commitments and/or projects, plans and utilizes time efficiently, responds to changing customer needs, resolves conflicts to deliver on schedule, and completes work in order of customer priorities.
  • Network Management - Demonstrates understanding of network architecture, responds promptly to user needs, monitors network performance, identifies and resolves network problems, and anticipates and defines future needs.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, develops alternative solutions, resolves problems in early stages, and works well in group problem-solving situations.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to a positive team effort, balances team and individual responsibilities, listens attentively and openly to others' views, gives and sincerely accepts feedback, helps the team stay focused on key objectives, resolves team conflict before it escalates, and places the team's success above own interests.
  • Troubleshooting - Anticipates problems; demonstrates critical thinking skills; Communicates with customers as promised; uses diagnostic tools efficiently and effectively; identifies, tests and implements logical solutions; and follows company troubleshooting procedures.
Work Environment
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Local travel is estimated to be 10-25 percent of the time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

Work Schedule. 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday – Friday. Normal duty hours are 8 hours per day

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, an individual is regularly required to talk and hear. The person must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The individual is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands and fingers to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The person must have
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