Sr. Network Administrator

Cooperative Extension Service   Little Rock, AR   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on October 30, 2021

Sr. Network Administrator
The U of A Division of Agriculture in Little Rock is seeking a Sr. Network Administrator responsible for Microsoft Windows production servers, Virtualization, Backup Administration, Website Administration, Active Directory, LAN administration, information security & data center monitoring.
Requirements: Bachelor's in IT or related area + 3 yrs experience in network administration and supervision.
Preferred experience in using Windows Server & Active Directory.
Salary DOE, full benefits & vacation package included.
UACES is an AA/EEO/Disabled/ Veterans/E-Verify employer
To apply, visit:
Posting #5141


Summary of Job Duties:
We are looking for an efficient, reliable Senior Network Administrator to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining a reliable, secure and efficient data communications network for Extension’s network.

The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment to ensure smooth network operations. Supervision of other network specialists to ensure compliance with system and account management.

Administration and implementation of security for the network and computer systems is a critical part of this position. You must be comfortable in a diverse, fast-paced environment and able to analyze data to translate results into better solutions.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field is required plus three (3) years of relevant professional experience, including one (1) year in a supervisory or managerial capacity.

Preferred Qualifications

Windows Server OS and HyperV, AWS, and Azure cloud servers
Linux Server OS and Oracle Virtual Manager
MS IIS webserver configuration and management
Event Log collection and monitoring
MS Active Directory/Azure AD management/Azure SSO
MS 365 application and security management
MS SQL configuration and management
DNS, DHCP, SSL Certs, Domain Name management
SAN and NAS using protocols such as SMB, CIFS, and NFS
Configuration, testing, and troubleshooting of routers, firewalls, switches, and wireless access points. Cisco IOS, IOS Licensing, Junos OS, IPv4, IPv6, VLANs, ACLs, BGP, Netflow, WLAN, LAN and WAN
Proficient with TCP, UDP, IP, and sub netting
Budget planning and management and Vendor negotiations/quotes
Symantec Endpoint Security Management
Server/data backups and restores
Disaster recovery/Business continuity planning and documentation
Creation and implementation of standards, procedures, guidelines, and policies
Task automations using Powershell and other batch applications
Inventory management
CyberSecurity protection and training
HIPAA and other federal and state data privacy and security provisions

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to speak & write clearly & communicate ideas successfully. Ability to organize, plan, & prioritize work. Ability to attend to details while simultaneously handling multiple projects. Ability to analyze, interpret, & apply relevant regulations, policies, & procedures. Initiative to learn & maintain current knowledge in area of assignment. Physical & mental ability to effectively perform duties & responsibilities related to the job, which may include long & irregular hours of work.

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Optional Documents:

Additional Information:
Applicants for this position are requested to upload a Resume (or CV), Cover letter, Official or Unofficial Transcript, and three (3) Letters of Recommendation prior to submitting the application. Once an application is submitted, the applicant will not be able to edit the application or upload additional documents.

If you have technical issues uploading a document or if you would like to provide additional documentation after submitting your application, email documents to Documents will be uploaded to your profile after receipt of confirmation.

Recruitment Contact Information:

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
Criminal Background Check
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:
Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Sitting

Frequent Physical Activity:
Repetitive Motion, Talking

Occasional Physical Activity:
Standing, Walking

Benefits Eligible: