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012-VIS-IL0-17: LAN Administrator
LocationIL01 - Illinois, Rock Island
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CompanyVista International Operations, Inc.
Date Opened5/11/2017
Position ScheduleFull Time
Vista International Operations is looking for a candidate who will ensure the stable operation of the in-house computer network. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links. Manages network folder/file permissions to ensure data integrity. Maintains AD structure and creates domain accounts. • Manage servers, including e-mail, print, and backup servers and their associated operating systems and software. • Manage security solutions, including firewall, anti-virus, and intrusion detection systems. • Manage all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, hubs, and UPSs. • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices. • Ensure network connectivity of all workstations. • Administer all equipment, hardware and software upgrades. • Perform network design and capacity planning. • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts. • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services. • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, and disaster recovery. • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information. • Establish service level agreements with end users. • Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights. • Perform server and security audits. • Perform system backups and recovery. • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports. • Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs. • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or 5 years equivalent work experience. • Certifications per DoD certification policy. • Working technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including MS Windows. • Extensive application support experience with Microsoft Office products. • Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards. • Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience. • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives. • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws. • Strong written and oral communication skills. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Ability to conduct research into networking issues and products as required. • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. • Highly self motivated and directed. • Keen attention to detail. • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. • Strong customer service orientation. • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. • Self motivations to learn, troubleshoot, and complete projects. • General experience with server class equipment. o Dell Servers o HP Servers o Storage Area Networks o Fiber Channel o ISCSI • Ability to Add/Remove/Replace Hardware or Software. • Required Software Knowledge but not limited to the following. o Windows Server 2008(R2)/2003 o Install, configure, and troubleshoot. o Internet Information Services 7/6 • How to install and configure. • How to add/remove and manage sites. o Microsoft SQL 2008/2005 o Install, configure, and troubleshoot. o System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM) o Collections • Create and delete. • Add/Remove machines. o Packages • Create, configure, and delete. o Advertisements • Create, configure, and delete. o Software Update Point • How to deploy updates through SCCM. o Reporting • General Knowledge on how to create reports in SCCM. o Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) o Install, configure, and manage updates. o VMware ESXi 5/4 o General understanding of virtual hardware. o How to create, configure, and deploy new virtual machines. o How to convert physical machines to virtual machine o General understanding of vCenter Server 5/4. o Active Directory o Add/Remove/Reconfigure • Computers • Users • Organizational Units • Groups • Group policy o Scripting o Basic understanding of scripting languages. • Powershell • Vbscript
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent.
Five (5) years of progressively complex information technology and/or database administration experience; OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience must include significant work with database management systems and associated utility software.
Special Requirements/Certifications
Required to work outside the traditional work schedule. Maybe called out to work off-shift for on-call or emergency situations. Security+ and a computing environment certification are both required prior to hire. An Interim Secret Clearance is required prior to confirmed full time employment..
Physical Requirements
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires occasional equipment moves, configurations, and a large amount of time sitting at a computer.