Network Administrator

Englewood, CA 90057

Posted: 08/08/2019 Employment Type: 9+ Month Contract Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 13910
Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Network Administrator to join our team at our client s site in Los Angeles, .

Job description:


The Network Administrator s role is to ensure the stable operation of the internal network. The Network Administrator will collaborate closely within the IT Department and with other cross functional teams to solve issues, identify network security threats, and otherwise be the go-to person for daily network operations.


THE ROLE:

Maintain the company s internal network operations including wireless controllers, Cisco firewalls and switches, UPSs and PDU s. Maintains department SLA s, triage tickets and escalate as needed. Take ticket escalations from Service Desk for network related incidents. Performs a variety of daily duties to allow continuous operation of company facilities, equipment and operation. Contributes to the ongoing break/fix Wiki, knowledge base and lessons learned. Documents network equipment using Visio and Confluence. Perform network security audits. Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports. Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs. Highly self-motivated and self-directed with a keen attention to detail. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


THE CANDIDATE:

This is a fast-paced position in a growing startup that requires the successful candidate to have patience, a positive attitude and the desire to learn and grow. Excellent soft skills and strong writing skills are a necessity. We are looking for a person who is passionate about networking and the security that goes with it. Willingness to travel anywhere from 0 20% of the time. Do you want to continue and grow their career at an exciting company that is changing the future? Then we want to talk to you!


MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or a minimum of two years equivalent work experience.

A current CCNA certification

Working knowledge of a range of network diagnostic utilities.

Exceptional written and oral communication skills.

Ability to communicate across all levels of the business.

Fluent English language skills.



Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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