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Senior Network Administrator

Company: Global Data Consultants
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Network Administrator in the Harrisburg, PA area.


The Sr. Network Administrator role will require you to work with a team of IT professionals in providing quality support services to our user base. The Sr. Network Administrator will be responsible for the setup, configuration, project management of the core Cisco network environment including Citrix Netscaler appliances, firewalls and the corporate IP phone system. The individual will be responsible for taking on technical leadership of other team members. This position will require an individual to work closely with management and external vendors. The individual must be able to communicate complex technical topics in summary form to various levels of management and vendors. This individual will also be critical to technical troubleshooting efforts, development of optimal network solutions, and resolving issues in a timely manner.


  • Perform day-to-day datacenter Network Administrative tasks.
  • Ensure complete ownership (technical and functional) of the network system.  This requires the ability to proactively gain technical expertise/mastery of the systems through self-education, creativity, and experimentation.
  • Ensure high availability for all core Cisco switches, routers, firewalls and wireless devices.
  • Citrix Netscaler setup, configuration and support.
  • Maintain and upgrade Cisco hardware and operating systems.
  • Monitor network traffic to identify failures or potential performance problems.
  • Act as primary contact for all level (2) and level (3) issues.
  • Develop and maintain procedures for installation, upgrades and configuration of network equipment.
  • Develop technical implementation plans/checklists for all major initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain network environment documentation.
  • Research and recommend innovative and/or automated approaches for administration tasks.  Identify approaches that leverage internal resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Provide support per request from user community to investigate and troubleshoot issues. 
  • Ability to communicate industry best practices and apply a practical implementation to the environments.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and supportive relationships with team members and users.
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call responsibilities and maintenance window activities.
  • Implement and maintain network security.
  • Periodic travel to various Distribution Centers located across the US and Canada.

  • Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent experience required.
    • Cisco CCNA is required.
  • Experience
    • 10 years of technical support experience, 5 years minimum at Senior level.
    • Experience with assigned technology (i.e. Cisco switches and routers, firewalls, wireless devices, Netscaler), or similar.
    • Experience with redundancies.
    • Experience with firewall configuration and security.

  • CCNP or CCIE highly desired. 

GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.

Why Work for GDC?

  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Employee-Centric Environment
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Holiday and Vacation

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

 

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Keywords: Global Data Consultants, Harrisburg , Senior Network Administrator, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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