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Network Administrator

Company: Futaba
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:Install, configure, and maintain an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), data communications network, operating systems, and physical and virtual servers. Perform system monitoring and verify the integrity and availability of hardware, network, and server resources and systems. Review system and application logs and verify completion of scheduled jobs, including system backups. Analyze network and server resource consumption and control user access. Install and upgrade software and maintain software licenses. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.Configure, monitor, and maintain email applications or virus protection software.Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.Analyze equipment performance records to determine the need for repair or replacement.Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software. Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.Load computer tapes and disks, and install software and printer paper or forms. Train people in computer system use. Maintain logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records.Gather data pertaining to customer needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements.Coordinate with vendors and with company personnel to facilitate purchases.Implement and provide technical support for voice services and equipment, such as private branch exchange, voice mail system, and telecom system.Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs.Experience and Educational Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field from a four-year college or university.3+ years related Network Administration experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.Strong project management skills a mustExperience in the electronics manufacturing industry a bonusAdvanced MS Office skills, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook are required.Strong written communication and editing skills required.Minimum Skills, Knowledge & Ability Requirements:Knowledge of networking services and common network protocolsComputer proficiency and understanding of various types of hardwareAbility to problem solve an think criticallyAttention to detailExcellent communication skillsProject management with the ability to see the project through inception to completion.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet. Physical & Mental Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:Sedentary physical activity requiring reaching, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, repetitive motions, talking and hearing.Visual requirement is for close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.80% or more time is spent looking directly at a computer.Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or otherwise be mobile).Ability to deal with stressful situations as they arise, apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions, deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. PI208150582

Keywords: Futaba, Huntsville , Network Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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