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Senior Network Administrator in Raleigh, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job Description

Responsibilities:

Manages and supports entire networking infrastructure (LAN, WAN, Wireless, Phones, ISPs, and related communications) of our global organization, including US headquarters and all network-connected country offices
Leads and manages network efforts and supporting vendor(s)
Responsible for up-to-date documentation for effective daily operations and mitigation of risk. This includes, but is not limited to, system failure, disaster preparedness, and disaster response
Collaborates with in-country staff and IT partner organizations to achieve maximum efficiency and service levels for all IT functions
Collaborates with ITS team to design, implement, and support networking infrastructure as required to meet new and evolving project, donor, and mission needs
Develops new technology initiatives and can follow project management standards to ensure projects are on budget, on time, and of high quality
Ensures networks and systems are secure and protected from unauthorized activities and access.
Clearly and proactively communicates project status to key stakeholders
Optimizes reporting of key performance indicators for network management, analysis, and presentation to senior leaders
Ensures that all information technology activities and investments are aligned with the organizational goals and strategies, and adheres to the leadership directives
Must be able to articulate technology solutions to key business stakeholders using appropriate presentation tools, like PowerPoint, Excel
Must be able to shift responsibilities based on changes in business needs
Performs other duties as assigned
Internal & External Customers / Suppliers as well as Third Parties

Collaborates and provides leadership for each country office in reference to the design, implementation, and maintenance of network infrastructure
Works with the ITS Team in reference to IT support, helpdesk, and IT training functions.
Manages global relationships with external technology vendors and consultants in order to address technology needs and support issues at country office locations located developing nations.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in related field
10+ years of experience in relevant technology field
Must have expertise in Cisco networking, VoIP, and Microsoft server technologies
Experienced working in a multi-cultural international organization
Ability to travel ~25%
Experience with
- ISP Management, vendor security services

- Firewalls, PEN Testing
- DHCP, DNS, etc.
- Wireless networking
- WAN Optimization

Preferred Requirements

Certifications including CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, MCSE
Fluent in Spanish
Must demonstrate a capacity for problem-solving, leadership, facilitation, and mentorship
Experience with
Microsoft Lync / Skype for Business
Exchange and Office 365
Windows Server (Administration and Management)
SQL Server Administration
EMC storage administration
Virtualization (Hyper V, VMWare)

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in related field
10+ years of experience in relevant technology field
Must have expertise in Cisco networking, VoIP, and Microsoft server technologies
Experienced working in a multi-cultural international organization
Ability to travel ~25%
Experience with
- ISP Management, vendor security services

- Firewalls, PEN Testing
- DHCP, DNS, etc.
- Wireless networking
- WAN Optimization

Preferred Requirements

Certifications including CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, MCSE
Fluent in Spanish
Must demonstrate a capacity for problem-solving, leadership, facilitation, and mentorship
Experience with
Microsoft Lync / Skype for Business
Exchange and Office 365
Windows Server (Administration and Management)
SQL Server Administration
EMC storage administration
Virtualization (Hyper V, VMWare)