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Network Administrator

Ref: US_EN_6_914737_1075127

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Job Location
Los Angeles, California
Contract Type
Permanent
Category
Information Systems

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Position: Network Administrator 

Type: Direct Hire

Location: Downtown, Los Angeles 

An international law firm is seeking a Network Administrator. Under the direct supervision of the Network Operations (NOC) Managers and the indirect supervision of the Director of IT Infrastructure, the Network Administrator supports daily Firm-wide network and system operations, and provides second level support to the User Support group, local IT Managers and other departments as needed. Must have the following experience - 

  • Experience as part of a Service Desk/NOC team within an Enterprise- level, process driven IT department or organization.
  • Balanced experience supporting the two key technologies of this role, CISCO networking and WINDOWS servers as Tier 2 or 3 level
  • Success working under a modicum of pressure, where service availability drives business
  •  Ambition and ability to multi-task

In this capacity, the Network Administrator will:

  • Provide Firm-wide network and server monitoring and support, including monitoring of system health and availability, as well as daily administration of all backup and disaster recovery operations;
  • Participate in projects for new system implementations and monitoring;Implement and administer new monitoring tools and processes to improve the proactive monitoring of Firm-wide networks and systems;
  • Perform daily administrative operations related to the management of all datacenters, IT infrastructure systems and back office applications; Create, document and enforce standardized procedures for supporting the network infrastructure and back office applications;
  • Provide second level support to the User Support group, local IT managers and other departments;
  • Configure and deploy physical and virtual servers; Configure and manage network devices, remote access systems, and network print queues; Administer IT infrastructure services, including authentication, name resolution and other IP services;
  • Supervise and collaborate with outside IT consultants and vendors;
  • Inform the IT department and all levels of Firm management of planned and unplanned system outages in a manner consistent with established communication, escalation and change control policies;
  • Demonstrate flexibility with regard to work schedule, when sufficient notice is given, in providing 24-7 support to all offices;
  • Respond to support issues with the appropriate degree of time sensitivity; and
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Degree program or equivalent experience, if necessary;
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information System or related field (preferred);
  • Experience with LAN / WAN monitoring, support, and administration;
  • At least 3 years’ technical experience, monitoring and administering a Cisco based switched network;
  • At least 5 years' technical experience, building and supporting Windows Server operating systems;
  • At least 2 years’ technical experience, building and supporting virtual servers;
  • Minimum Cisco and Microsoft certifications (CCNA and MCP);
  • Expert-level proficiency in network and server management and monitoring tools;
  • Expert-level proficiency in Windows Server;
  • Advanced-level proficiency in Active Directory and Group Policy administration;
  • Advanced-level proficiency in Exchange Server administration;
  • Advanced-level proficiency in Cisco Router and Switch configurations, troubleshooting, and protocols;
  • Advanced-level proficiency in VMWare and HyperV provisioning and management tools;
  • Advanced-level proficiency in tape backup systems, including tape libraries;
  • Fundamental-level proficiency in MS Office Suite;
  • Fundamental-level proficiency in Citrix XenApp Server 5.0 or later; and
  • Fundamental-level proficiency in Document Management Systems.

Please send your resume directly to sousanna.pogosyan@modis.com or apply directly.

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