Network Admin III

University of Tennessee at Martin
Tennessee, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 14, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

This search is for a network administrator for the University of Tennessee at Martin. This position identifies, researches, and disseminates new technologies related to data network and network security.  It leads and participates in the complex and mission critical analysis of the network and network security.  It will identify, evaluate, support, and solve complex issues associated with the wired and wireless networks and network security.


Serves as project lead on many network and network security projects:

  • Provide a demonstrated mastery and in-depth understanding of existing and emerging network and network security technologies in a complex network environment.
  • Manages, administers, and maintains networking and network security equipment, management software, and resources in a complex network environment; coordinate the design, documentation, configuration, troubleshooting, operation, modification and repair of networking hardware and software.
  • Lead and participate in the mission critical analysis and design of network and network security resource configurations, improvements, and upgrades.
  • Perform complex analysis and extensive problem resolution for networking and network security hardware and software. Evaluate and monitor networking equipment.
  • Identifies strategic areas of development in networking and network security
  • Proactively implements industry best practices
  • Provides guidance to colleagues and users
  • Plans and coordinates projects
  • May serve as project lead on any size project
  • Provides in-depth industry knowledge
  • Performs other related duties as required


Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and four years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


Preferred education and experience:  Prefer at least 6 years of experience in computer networking as listed in the Job skills section below.


Job Skills Extensive ability to logically analyze network problems and usage patterns using various software tools. Ability to program switches and routers. Broad knowledge of various computer operating systems. High degree of knowledge IEEE 802 standard data networks including specific knowledge of 802.1x, 802.1q, 802.3 and 802.11, a complete understanding of TCP/IP protocols. Working knowledge of current networking hardware, knowledge of wiring and fiber systems. Ability to use test equipment including, Multi-meters, network management systems, Network access control systems, protocol analyzers, SNMP management devices. Ability to think logically and critically.  Ability to systematically troubleshoot complex problems.



The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/ Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.