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Network Administrator in Houston, TX at NorthStar Memorial Group

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking a Network Administrator for a temp to hire opportunity. This position will support existing IT Systems and bring new ideas to help NorthStar transition from on premise solutions to cloud focused ones. 

  • Serve as subject matter expert for network infrastructure – routers, switches, firewalls, monitoring systems
  • Design and manage buildouts of new or renovated offices
  • Roll out and support VPN communications to remote locations
  • Manage rollout of systems to support network high availability
  • Implement corporate and guest wifi to all locations
  • Secure network by configuring VLANs, ACLs, firewalls, monitoring, and logging.
  • Assist other IT groups with project rollouts
  • Provide tier 3 support for issues escalated from the helpdesk, including executive support
  • On-call support rotation
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are bilingual in English/Spanish
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in network administration and architecture
  • Experience with Sonicwall (or Palo Alto, Meraki) and HP/Aruba switches required
  • Preference will be given to applicants with Checkpoint admin and Azure cloud experience
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred
  • Cisco or related networking certification preferred
  • General experience with Windows Server operating systems and Active Directory
  • Experience on VoIP network is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to travel periodically (California, Florida, Hawaii); travel expectation less than 10%