Network Administrator

Employer
Finger Lakes Community College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers
Employment Type
Full Time


Finger Lakes Community College is affiliated with The State University of New York (SUNY) and is currently recruiting for a Network Administrator at our main campus in Canandaigua, New York.

Finger Lakes Community College offers competitive salaries, rich benefits and retirement options which include New York State Employees Retirement System, Teachers Retirement System and SUNY Optional Retirement Program.

The Network Administrator is the primary individual responsible for ensuring that the College Network functions with adequate capacity, reliability and security to meet the College’s data communications requirements. The position is responsible for overall design and implementation of the network architecture as well as the continuous development and implementation of enhancements in its extent and capacity. The network administrator is the primary individual responsible for preserving the security of the network and all attached systems and data from external interference. This position is the primary contact for all contracted data communications services.

  1. Qualifications :
    1. Education Background : Associates Degree in related field required, Bachelor’s preferred.
    2. Experience : Minimum of three years’ experience in the implementation and support of data communications. Experience with installation and support of network cabling, communications equipment, protocols and servers. In-depth understanding of communications protocols, Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks, fiber optic cabling, Ethernet wiring, and wireless technologies. Experience with the maintenance and troubleshooting of network operations and security, including the use of firewall technology. Knowledge of routing protocols: Virtual Redundant Router Protocol (VRRP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and understanding of how to implement Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN), and Spanning Tree Protocols (STP).
    3. Special Skills: Experience with Enterasys switches, Extreme network core, and Cisco Telephony and Telepresence configurations preferred. Experience with Unix, Windows, VMware, Internet Protocol and the provision of network services highly desirable. Ability to interact and communicate effectively with diverse populations. Certifications in Network technologies preferred.
  2. General Functions : The Network Administrator is the primary individual responsible for ensuring that the College Network functions with adequate capacity, reliability and security to meet the College’s data communications requirements. The position is responsible for overall design and implementation of the network architecture as well as the continuous development and implementation of enhancements in its extent and capacity. The network administrator is the primary individual responsible for preserving the security of the network and all attached systems and data from external interference. This position is the primary contact for all contracted data communications services.
  3. Specific Responsibilities:
    1. Network Design, Implementation, Maintenance, and Operations
    2. Designs and implements the College network architecture.
    3. Budgets and plans for network upgrades, lifecycle replacements, maintenance costs and hardware support.
    4. Ensures the continued functionality of the college network by controlling network traffic flow, by performing management of and support of network traffic shapers, switches and routers, and by implementing access control lists (ACL’s) and traffic shaping rules.
    5. Serves as primary network analyst and troubleshooter for College network problems. Responds to Helpdesk tickets involving network related issues.
    6. Designs and manages all College Wide-Area-Network (WAN) activities, including the configuration and deployment of Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
    7. Responsible for documenting all aspects of the network infrastructure for all College sites.
    8. Manages the network services for Domain Name Service (DNS) and DHCP College-wide, and delegates to his subordinates and other IT staff as necessary. Responsible for configuring SNMP, sFlow, netFlow and Radius services for authentication of users, and the management of network equipment. Supports a variety of services running on Windows and Linux Operating Systems: DNS, Radius, Windows Domain Controllers, DHCP, along with various network monitoring and logging tools.
    9. Maintains the adequacy of existing cabling plant and network infrastructure, including its extension for new purposes and upgrading to include fiber-optics, virtual networks and additional emerging network technologies.
    10. Responsible for configuring and supporting the central logging infrastructure for network services. All network equipment and servers (Linux and Windows) log to a central logging server with login activity, and other critical information for the purposes of meeting HIPAA, SOX, GBLA, Payment Card Industry (PCI) and other compliance standard requirements.
    11. Responsible for designing, implementing and supporting the wireless infrastructure for all campus sites.
    12. Provides ancillary support to Security, Educational Technology, and Physical Plant for networked devices: IP cameras, DVR’s, IP based projectors, HVAC equipment, videoconferencing equipment, etc.
    13. Provides ancillary network support for non-College entities including Auxiliary Services (Bookstore), Finger Lakes Public Television (FLTV), Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Canandaigua Cafeteria Vendor Networking
    14. Responsible for Uninterruptable Power Supplies on campus located in network closets and server rooms. Interface with FLCC staff for receptacle placement for new networking equipment.
    15. Supervises the Campus Centers Technology Specialist, Infrastructure Specialist, and student aides in support of College network and telephony operations.
  4. Network Security
    1. Ensures the security of the network from external and internal interference by the use of appropriate firewall and gateway anti-virus technology, and implementing and testing Access Control Lists (ACL’s).
    2. Manages and maintains Application Layer and Intrusion Detection firewalls and other network security devices to protect internal networks and automatically react to and notify appropriate personnel regarding cyberattacks and hacking.
  5. Contracted Data Communications Services
    1. Functions as primary technical contact for the college with external networking service providers to include all data-oriented telephone communications services, cabling services companies, Internet service providers and SUNY Internet and network equipment support.
    2. Supports the development and implementation of contracts with external data communications and Internet services providers including the production of RFP’s, technical specifications and work orders.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description contains only qualifications that are required, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  1. Ability to use computer for extended periods of time.
  2. Frequently moves to other parts of the building and bending down for assistance with equipment setup
  3. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds across office for various needs.
  4. The ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.


Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via online:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter


The salary will commensurate with experience. Position will be posted until filled.

FLCC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and strives to provide an environment that embodies these principles. We strive to attract talented personnel from diverse backgrounds and traditions, particularly of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, culture, religion, worldview and physical and mental abilities. As such, applicants from historically under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Finger Lakes Community College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission based on an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

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