Network Administrator

Be part of the team that drives our company forward, transforming ideas into real-world tools and platforms that support the business and spur innovation.

San Antonio, TX


<p><strong>At Connection, our purpose is simple: we connect people with technology. From hardware&mdash;PCs, printers, servers, and more&mdash;to cutting-edge cloud, cybersecurity, and professional IT services, we design, build, and support the IT solutions that thousands of companies, schools, and government agencies rely on every day. We like to think of ourselves as the IT Department for our customers&rsquo; IT Department. Our company started out almost 40 years ago with two employees and a phone line. Today we&rsquo;re a Fortune 1000 IT solutions partner operating in 174 countries around the world&mdash;still driven by that startup mentality and guided by our original purpose.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <p>Connection has a fantastic opportunity through our Technical Staffing division for a Network Administrator, remote from the San Antonio, TX. This is a full-time direct hire opportunity for an outstanding company. Offering free health and dental coverage for employees and generous PTO, and all federal holidays paid.</p> <p>We are seeking a skilled and motivated Network Administrator to join our dynamic team. As a Network Administrator, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and secure operation of our company's network infrastructure. If you possess 2-3 years of experience in networking and have expertise in handling Aruba switches and routers, VLANs, and VPNs, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.</p> <p>The Network Administrator will provide support and assistance through the research, development, and testing of network software; project implementation; coordination and implementation of software/hardware upgrades to network equipment; troubleshooting network communications; network user setup; and maintaining the integrity of the network. Our Network Administrator will also provide support to users on various Information Technology platforms which includes but is not limited to, network hardware support through troubleshooting, maintenance, and installation. Assists, coordinates and reports known issues to the Information Technology management.&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text"> <ul> <li>Installs, supports, and manages the enterprise network hardware/software components to and develops solutions for component failures and complex technical problems in all of these areas to deliver a sound and stable network infrastructure.</li> <li>Installs, troubleshoots, configures and maintains switches/routers/network hardware; and manages all aspects of the IP-based phone system.&nbsp;</li> <li>Provides reports to IT Management about the current health, stability and vulnerabilities of network infrastructure.</li> <li>Consults and coordinates with computer operations management, supervisory staff, vendors, and various IT personnel, to ensure the integrity of the enterprise network, including standards for control, security, and recoverability are understood and adhered to.&nbsp;</li> <li>Develops and tests data communications procedures for links to members and data services; develops and tests interface file handling procedures for data moving between platforms, members, and media.</li> <li>Coordinates with other I.S. Technical Support staff to ensure appropriate I.S. computing standards are implemented and maintained.</li> <li>Serves as a backup for, and/or provides assistance to the Systems Administrator as needed.</li> <li>Supports the following computing components: PC/LAN servers and workstations, WAN communications links, hot-site hardware/software, and the VoIP telephone system.</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">&nbsp;</h2>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Experience: 1-3 years of hands-on experience in networking, with a proven track record of managing complex network infrastructures.</li> <li>VLAN and VPN Proficiency: Strong understanding and practical experience in implementing and managing VLANs and VPNs.</li> <li>Must be familiar with Windows operating systems, network administration, and the Internet. SAN, VMWare, and telephone system experience is a plus.</li> <li>Security Awareness: Familiarity with network security best practices and a commitment to maintaining a secure network environment a plus.</li> </ul>