Senior Network Administrator

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Industry: IT Job Number: DS466840422 Pay Rate: $75000-90000 / year

Job Description

Position Overview:
As the Senior Network Administrator, you will take on a leadership role in designing, implementing, and maintaining organization's network systems. You will provide strategic direction, mentorship, and technical expertise to the network administration team while collaborating with cross-functional teams to align network solutions with business objectives.

Benefits and Pay to be discussed during interview process

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead the design, deployment, and maintenance of network infrastructure components, including routers, switches, firewalls, and wireless access points, to achieve optimal performance and reliability.
  • Develop and implement network architecture strategies, standards, and best practices to support current and future business needs and ensure scalability.
  • Configure and manage advanced network services and protocols, such as VLANs, VPNs, DHCP, DNS, IP addressing, and QoS, to meet business requirements and security policies.
  • Monitor network performance, analyze traffic patterns, and proactively identify and resolve issues to optimize network efficiency and user experience.
  • Implement and manage network security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and access control lists, to protect against cyber threats and ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits to assess network security posture, identify vulnerabilities, and implement remediation measures as needed.
  • Lead network-related projects, such as upgrades, migrations, and expansions, collaborating with IT and business stakeholders to minimize disruption and maximize success.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior network administrators, fostering a culture of learning, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of network configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting steps to ensure accuracy and facilitate knowledge sharing.
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in network administration to drive innovation and ensure our network infrastructure remains cutting-edge.

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in network administration roles, with a proven track record of leading complex network projects and initiatives.
  • Expertise in configuring and managing network devices from leading vendors, such as Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, and Aruba.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking protocols, technologies, and best practices, including TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, VLANs, VPNs, and SD-WAN.
  • Strong understanding of network security concepts and technologies, including firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPNs, and access control.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex network issues and perform root cause analysis.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and vendors.
  • Industry certifications such as CCNP, CCIE, JNCIP, or equivalent are highly desirable.

If you feel you have the above qualifications, please apply and an interview will be scheduled for you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other protected status under the law.

 EverStaff is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V/SO/GI)
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