Network Administrator

Foster Fuels, Inc. - Brookneal, VA

Full-timeEstimated: $63,000 - $85,000 a year
EducationSkills

Foster Fuels, Inc. a fuel distribution company, is looking for a self-driven Network Administrator in our Information Technology Division. The role is primarily for maintaining the company's technology network and recommending and implementing up-dates as required. The candidate's responsibility will span each of Foster Fuels locations. The candidates must be self-motivated and able to work within the organization's technology strategy. A high degree of internal and external co-ordination and problem solving is required, particularly with internal customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fully support, configure, maintain and upgrade the corporate network and in-house servers.
  • Install and integrate new server hardware and applications
  • Implement new and needed updates to current equipment and add hardware as required to promote the techology infrastructure of the corporation.
  • Support and administer third party applications
  • Ensure network security and connectivity
  • Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, and lagency) and test for weaknesses and vulnerabilities.
  • Set up user accounts, permissions, passwords.
  • Resolve problems reported by end user.
  • Specify system requirements and design solutions.
  • Define network policies and procedures.
  • Research and make recommendations on server system administrator

Required Skills:

  • 1-3 years proven experience in a network administrator role
  • Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure
  • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired
  • Ability to set up and configure server hardware
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Exceptional at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Skills:

  • Juniper, Cisco, CWNA or BCNE, Palo Alto Firewall, Ubiqiti training
  • Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers or willingness to learn the technology
  • Knowledge and experience using Crystal Report Writer and SQL Report Writer

Competencies:

* Analyzing and critical thinking * Time management * Effective written and verbal communications skills * Team player * Maintains up-to-date technology knowledge * Self learner.

Other Comments:

Physicial requirements: Must be able to lift, move and place weights up to 50 lbs., climbing, standing, squatting, crawling.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Network Administration: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • Brookneal, VA (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)