Square 1 Financial Sr Network Administrator - Pacific Western Bank (Glendale, CA) in Glendale, California
The role of the Sr. Network Administrator is to ensure the stable operation of the network and in-house systems through the proper planning, deployment and monitoring of their components. Sr. Network Administrators will analyze and resolve hardware and software issues in a timely and accurate manner, and provide end user support when needed. The primary distinction of the Sr. Network Administrator comes from their expertise and experience in key technical areas. They are typically assigned more complex systems and relied upon for their assessment of scenarios that impact the enterprise network.
This position is responsible for installation, configuration, monitoring, maintenance, documentation and troubleshooting of network infrastructure including routers, switches, firewalls and security appliances, load balancers, circuits and other data communication components.
This position works closely with Enterprise Information Security to identify, implement and maintain infrastructure security standards.
Collaborate with management to assess short and long term capacity needs of the network
Provide network support to other IT technical staff for servers, storage, IP telephony, desktops, applications, databases and all other aspects of IT services
Create and maintain proper documentation for assigned systems
Provide end user support as needed
Maintain Inventories as assigned and participate in inter-disciplinary teams for a variety of IT projects and initiatives
Monitor LAN and WAN performance and prepare usage reports
Implement projects as assigned
Take steps necessary to maintain expertise in assigned systems
Interact with vendors as necessary to ensure department and company objectives are met
Research and recommend IT solutions to company and department needs
Direct or train other members of the department as necessary
Maintain current knowledge of disaster recovery plans and executables
Respond to emergency network or system outages as required
Occasional travel (Continental United States)
Document all support, project and Maintenance activity
Diligently and consistently follow departmental & organizational policies and procedures
Four year degree from an accredited institution is preferred.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a network support environment
Two of the following certifications or comparable valid ones.
CCNP - Voice
Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices
Hands-on technical knowledge of network operating systems Cisco IOS, Cisco NX-OS, Riverbed, F5 Load Balancers
Advanced technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards, including TCP \ IP, BGP, EIGRP
Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience
Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits
Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
Strong customer service orientation
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Ability to work after hours and weekends as necessary
Ability to lift and transport moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals