The Network administrator is responsible for planning, monitoring, assigning, and leading the work of
others in the technology office as required in configuring, maintaining and monitoring network and
converged voice hardware and software, including switches, routers/gateways and firewalls and
performing network/voice management functions to facilitate efficient and effective use of system
resources. They are also responsible for maintaining and securing VPN gateways, network address
assignment, routing protocols and routing table configuration and configuration of authentication and
authorization directory services. The network administrator will provide mentoring and provides training
to technology office personnel to maintain and enhance staff network technical knowledge and skills.
They will assist the director of technology by planning and/or installing network components, network
operating systems and network software/applications. They will provide guidance and advice to
technology office staff in troubleshooting, reporting and repairing problems with network services. The
network administrator is also responsible for managing upgrades and replacements to network
resources/services to ensure and optimize network performance and security. The will utilize network
analysis and tools to identify performance bottlenecks, bad equipment and/or configuration problems.
The network administrator ensures that network procedures are documented and the existing network
system inventory and configuration is maintained. They will assist the technology director with planning
for the re-engineering of existing systems, replacing inadequate systems, and expanding existing
systems. They will also ensure plans and procedures are in place for operating the network under both
normal and emergency conditions and assists the technology office in disaster recovery testing.
Minimum requirements for the candidate:
Degree in Computer systems networking and
telecommunications or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification/Cisco Certified
Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification, Network+, and Security+