Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time
80,000 to $85,000
The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Network Administrator. The CFB’s network supports approximately 130 users and 20 general use computers with approximately 50 servers that are predominantly virtual between two sites. The Network Administrator’s role is to ensure the stability, reliability, integrity, security and efficient operation of the CFB’s network including internet connectivity and the consumption of Microsoft Azure services. The Network Administrator will set up, monitor, maintain, support and optimize all aspects of the CFB network. The Network Administrator will report directly to the Director of Systems Administration and work collaboratively with the other Network Administrator.
Strategy & Planning
Assess and regularly report on near-term and long-term network capacity needs.
Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes and service records.
Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network administration, usage and disaster recovery.
Acquisition & Deployment
Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
Oversee hardware, and software upgrades.
Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
Maintain and manage the agency’s network, build and maintain servers, install and maintain network operating systems, and configure switches, routers and firewalls.
Support software packages and ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
Provide expert infrastructure setup, configuration and support to the Software Development team in the deployment of agency developed web and internal network applications including setting up DNS and secure connectivity.
Collaborate closely with the Software Development team to quickly resolve issues and take proactive steps to ensure an absolute minimum of unscheduled downtime of CFB developed applications.
Network administration including backup, security management, user account management, e-mail, internet access, configure and manage storage, office systems and applications support, and ensure all systems maintain high availability.
Monitor and test network performance, ensure all systems are running at top performance, troubleshoot problem areas as needed and provide performance statistics and reports as requested.
Ensure that internet connectivity is reliable, secure and meets performance expectations.
Ensure all computer hardware is working at full capacity.
Manage the agency’s helpdesk and resolve complex network and desktop issues.
Set-up, test and maintain up-to-date the technology component of the agency’s DR/BC plan
Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
College degree in Computer Science or related field and 5 years of work experience in the Network Administration field, or equivalent education and work experience.
Knowledge & Experience
Proven experience and success with the following:
Windows Server and Active Directory domain, Microsoft Exchange Server, CISCO switches, routers and ASA firewalls,
Microsoft Azure Administration
Security certificate management,
EMC or Similar SAN with fiber switches,
Windows Server OS on HP Servers running VMware virtual environment,
Unitrends Enterprise Backup & Continuity Software or similar enterprise level back-up, DR/BC solution,
Configuring and using DNS, DHCP, VLAN, and VPN,
Windows PC operating system,
Microsoft Office software suite,
Microsoft Office 365
Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server administration,
Symantec Ghost or similar disk imaging solution,
Symantec Endpoint or similar enterprise endpoint security solution,
IIS configuration management and administration,
Web site administration,
Hardware and software troubleshooting.
Must be accurate and efficient, high energy, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
Superior interpersonal and management skills including patience and ability to work well with staff at all levels.
Strong project management, problem solving and organizational skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills including ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
Strong customer service orientation.
On-call availability during peak periods.
Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to:
Mr. Harold Andrieux
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Harold Andrieux at (212) 409-1800.