Network Administrator

Gantech   •  

Columbia, MD

Industry: Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 64 days ago

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The Network Administrator - Will perform a variety of network management functions related to the operation, performance or availability of data communications networks. Experience with cable/LAN meters, protocol analyzers, SNMF' and RMON based software products. Knowledge of Ethernet, FDDI and high speed WANs and routers. Analyze client LANs/WANs, isolate source of problems, and recommend reconfiguration and implementation of new network hardware to increase performance. Advanced knowledge of network operating systems. Modifies command language programs, network start up files, assigns/reassigns network device logicals, participates in load balancing efforts throughout the network to achieve optimum device utilization and performance. Establishes new user accounts on the network granting access to required network files and programs. Manages network Email functions. Establishes mailboxes and monitors mail performance on the network. Troubleshoots network/user problems, presents resolutions for implementation. Prepares a variety of network resource reports.


  • Provide input to project plans for current and future needs of the departmental infrastructure
  • Perform systems analysis, design, documentation, implementation of systems and applications. Including planning, acceptance testing, and security for computing platforms and networks
  • Assist in the development of requirements/specifications for hardware, software, and/or services
  • Assist with writing standard operating procedures as they pertain to this role
  • Assist with disaster recovery (planning, documentation, support, drills)
  • Respond to outages, physical infrastructure issues and other equipment issues and shall coordinate if required, with other Contractors to resolve any issues in accordance with the requirements of this Task Order
  • Ensure servers are current with firmware, drivers, patches and security updates
  • Coordinate with the Network Operations Center (NOC) monitoring of system operations, security patches, system back-ups, troubleshooting of systems
  • Troubleshoot physical infrastructure issues, server, application, site cabling, workstations and UPSs
  • Perform physical hardware moves (server/network equipment)
  • Work with DBA on database issues
  • Perform miscellaneous application installations and support
  • Perform server, workstation, device and application patching
  • Provide systems and application integration support
  • Respond to outages, physical infrastructure issues and other equipment issues
  • Troubleshoot reported problems
  • Add, remove, update user account information, reset passwords, etc.
  • Monitor and report on system performance, trend analysis and capacity planning
  • Assist in the design and integration of systems
  • Provide technical training as necessary on all functions of a system
  • Manage, support, and troubleshoot the Virtual Infrastructure (VMware)


  • An Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field, or two (2) years of college or university study in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field
  • (2) years of general experience in a computer-related field
  • (1) year of specialized experience in one or more of the following areas: data communications engineering, data communications hardware or software analysis, network administration or management, data communications equipment installation and maintenance, or computer systems administration and management.
  • (2) years experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Desktop management software and Syncsort Backup Express 3.1.1, and later,
  • (3) years experience with VMware ESX 5 and later (VMWare 6.7), VMware v Center (VMWare 6.7), and Quest Software (Vizioncore) Virtualization Management (vRanger Pro, vFoglight, vOptimizer Pro, Spotlight)
  • (4) years experience with Installation and support of all facets of IBM NetApp Storage, HP, IBM, and NetApp . Storage Area Networks Configurations, Fabric Switches, creating and configuring LUNS and Zones, DNS support (adding workstations; assigning static IPs, CNAME records), LAN DESK Management Suite (support to include creation of packages, reporting, and rollout and remote workstation support, desktop image creation)
  • (4) years of experience being able to utilize SHAVLIK for patch management and McAfee EPO for anti-virus management
  • (5) years of experience in the Installation and support of all facets of Servers, Storage Area Networks, Dell PCs, Panasonic laptops, Dell laptops, stand-alone and networked printers, standalone and networked scanners, modems, jet direct cards.
  • (5) years of experience in the Installation and support of all facets of Microsoft Network Operating Systems to include clustering services, DFS, Management of MS Active Directory policies, objects, login scripts, group policy and profiles.
  • (5) years of experience with Standard Software: Must be proficient in TCP/IP, Microsoft Office Professional ., Microsoft Outlook 2007 and later, MS Visio, MS Project, Internet browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x and higher), Attachmate TN3270 Emulation Software, Adobe Acrobat, Photo Editor, Cisco VPN software and imaging software,, MS SQL Server, Web Metrics and Linux Red Hat
  • (7) years of experience with Installation and support of all facets of Microsoft IIS, and Linux for web server support