The Network Administrator must have a deep and broad knowledge of enterprise networks, hardware, and software.
Network Administrator will be responsible for designing, organizing, modifying, and managing network.
The Network Administrator will design and oversee local area networks and network segments.
Daily tasks may include installing, upgrading and monitoring software and hardware.
The Network Administrator will maintain the essentials such as networking devices, operating systems, security tools, firewalls, UTMs, SANS, and Security information and event management systems.
Responsible for the implementation, monitoring and of the mission-critical enterprise network.
Manages the day-to-day operations of the network by monitoring performance, configuration, maintenance and repair of networking devices such as routers, fiber channel switches, Ethernet switches, etc.
Ensures that records of network downtime and equipment inventory are properly maintained.
Applies revisions to network system firmware and software.
Works with vendors to assist support activities.
Performs troubleshooting as required.
As such, leads problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations.
Installation and management of the network devices, operating systems, disk arrays, fiber channel switches, routers, tape libraries, and other components.
Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission-critical network resources.
Maintain network security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature and user abuse.
Manage backup and restoration of networking systems and policies.
Support Users and Systems Development staff to assist with work.
Manage the data center and networking systems including hardware, software, and equipment such as air-conditioning system, UPS (uninterrupted power system) and fire protection system.
Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for the project to take advantage of new technology.
Essential: M.Sc./MS/MCA /B.Tech. degree in Computer Science / Information Technology / Informatics / Engineering or allied subjects with 50%
Desirable: Above with 0-3 (or more) Years of Experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in software development and implementation projects in the education sector. Experience in a similar position and industry certifications may be preferred.
Experience with Cisco switches and routers
Experience with popular firewalls and UTMS such as Cyberoam, Fortinet, CISCO ISA, etc.
Experience with deploying and managing campus wireless network
Programming languages and operating systems
Current equipment and technologies in use
Proficiency with Network monitoring software and Remote monitoring software such as Nagios, Snort, Wireshark, etc.
Ability to Plan, organize and document complex network design activities and to configure systems to be consistent with institutional policies/procedures
Communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperation, understanding, trust, and credibility
Perform multiple tasks concurrently and respond to emergency situations effectively.