Network Administrator

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We are looking for a skilled and dedicated Network Administrator to join our IT team. As a Network Administrator, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining our organization's network infrastructure. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure network performance, security, and reliability. The ideal candidate should have a strong technical background, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to manage network operations efficiently.


  • Design, configure, and maintain the organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and wireless network infrastructure.
  • Monitor network performance, identify and resolve network issues, and implement necessary adjustments to ensure optimal network operation.
  • Administer network devices, including routers, switches, firewalls, and access points, ensuring they are properly configured and updated.
  • Implement and maintain network security measures, including firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection systems, to protect against cyber threats.
  • Collaborate with IT staff and vendors to plan and implement network upgrades, expansions, and system migrations.
  • Conduct regular network backups and implement disaster recovery plans to ensure data integrity and availability in case of system failures or disasters.
  • Maintain network documentation, including network diagrams, configurations, and standard operating procedures.

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency in network troubleshooting and diagnostic tools.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with IT staff and end-users.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, demonstrating strong organizational and time management skills.
  • A proactive attitude and a commitment to delivering high-quality network services.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., CCNA, Network+) are advantageous.
  • Proven experience as a Network Administrator or in a similar role, with a track record of managing and maintaining network infrastructure.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, routing, switching, and network security concepts.
  • Familiarity with network monitoring tools and performance optimization techniques.
  • Experience with modern front-end build pipelines and tools (e.g., Webpack, Babel).
  • Knowledge of network authentication and access control methods, including Active Directory.
  • Experience with firewall configurations, virtual private networks (VPNs), and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices, emerging technologies, and network advancements to propose innovative solutions.