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Network Administrator II

Company: Kforce
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Kforce has a client in San Antonio, TX needing a Network Administrator II. This is a contract position for 12 months, with opportunity to extend longer or convert to a full-time employee. This role is on-site. Responsibilities: Facilitates the planning, forecasting, implementing and identification of resource requirements for network systems (including wireless and VOIP technologies) of moderate/high complexity Develops the network planning, network architecture design and engineering Responsible for the administration and maintenance of global network infrastructure and will provide mentoring for less experienced staff Evaluates new products and is required to keep abreast of emerging technologies and provide recommendations where necessary Performs and manages network problem resolution and oversees the development of best practices Research new technologies and develop long-term strategic plan and road map Develops and implements project plans, risk assessments and contingency plans Design and implement monitoring, configuration management and reporting functions that will make a hands-off environment Performs system level performance tuning and capacity planning Monitoring and optimizing network performance and security Implementation, support and maintenance of WAN, LAN, Data Center, and related technologies Troubleshooting moderate to complex network problems and outages Managing network upgrades and repairs as required Collaborating with other IT professionals to resolve complex issues Maintaining documentation of network configurations and processes Analyzing network traffic to optimize network performance Creates and maintains comprehensive documentation as it relates to server and network topology, equipment, and configuration(s) Designing and implementing moderate to complex network infrastructure High School diploma/GED or equivalent required; Degree in related field preferred 5+ years of experience required; 8+ years preferred Certification Levels preferred: Network +; CCNA; CCNP Strong knowledge of SDWAN, Palo Alto, Aruba, and CISCO hardware environment Experience with SolarWinds monitoring and troubleshooting Excellent communication skills Ability to work collaboratively with other IT professionals Knowledge of Routing Protocols: OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, L2/L3 Architecture, QoS Knowledge of Wireless design configuration and troubleshooting for Enterprise and campus environments Extensive knowledge of protocols such as NAT, VPN, IPSEC, 8021Q, 8021X Knowledge of network configuration management Knowledge of wireless gear, firewalls, switches and routers from various vendors, and the ability to manage a blended environment Knowledge of common enterprise LAN, WAN, and MAN connectivity solutions (MPLS, ELAN, DIA, LTE, QoS) Knowledge of cloud-based VoIP and factors involved in its successful implementation and call quality Skill in implementing and monitoring control routines to assure system integrity Ability to diagnose and determine corrective actions to be taken on complex technical issues Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment and prioritize work tasks Ability and motivation to learn and implement new technologies Ability to excel in a team environment, which emphasized total cooperation, consistent communication, and mutual respect Ability to mentor associate team members Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively (both written and verbally) Ability to manage support cases with external technology vendors Ability to work independently and solve moderate to complex network issues The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave. Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law. This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce, San Antonio , Network Administrator II, IT / Software / Systems , San Antonio, Texas

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