Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 3:17 AM
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The Senior Specialist, Network Administrator delivers the core functions of network administration for Hollisters Cisco based enterprise:wide network, including LAN/WAN, Wireless LAN, Remote Access, Data Center network load balancing and Quality of Service, Voice communication systems, and Fortinet firewall architecture / UTM (Unified Threat Management).
The Senior Specialist, Network Administrator manages the global configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance of LAN/WAN/WLAN/VoIP environments, VPN/Remote Access and Network Security Infrastructure. Role includes administration, Level 3 support, reporting, and documentation for these environments. As part of the Global IT Infrastructure and Operations Team, this individual will work closely with the business units and project teams to ensure data / voice network and computer resources are both properly functioning and are protected from internal and external unauthorized access.
The Senior Specialist, Network Administrator will assist with proposal writing, project tasks or lifecycle implementation, cost analysis and vendors comparisons. They will exercise these responsibilities in compliance with Hollister policies and standards along with industry best practices.
:Administer, support and maintain the LAN, WAN, and Firewall infrastructure including internal / external facing systems / services, and provide expert level technical assistance to team members in support of customer needs.
:Performs installations, upgrades or patching, and maintenance of the global LAN / WAN and Wireless / Access Point infrastructure.
:Ensures that existing networks maximize availability, reliability and ensure service interruptions are minimal, managed, and controlled.
:Conducts ongoing assessments, collecting and analysing network statistics, to ensure the network and telecommunication systems are optimized.
:Ensures that all system implementations are in full accordance with the change management and approved control procedures / standards.
:Participate in security incident response, security vulnerability identification and resolution, and IT compliance related issues.
:Assists with identifying, isolating and resolving network problems to minimize impact to the business and effectively working with Global IT Associates.
:Provides Level 3 support of the LAN, WAN, WLAN and voice network(s) of complex infrastructure from campus LAN switching to Core / Distribution routing architecture.
:Analyse and troubleshoot network issues to resolve outages or interruptions in a timely manner and minimize impact to the company and its respective business units.
:Provide senior technical hardware and software support for IP based network and load balancing services including Proxies and NAT (Network Address Translation).
:Conducts immediate root:cause analysis by identifying source for Internet or network connectivity issues, and delivering solutions that minimize future symptoms or related problems.
:Administer converged and secure networks to ensures network performance, capacity, scalability and resiliency aligns with IT and business requirements.
:Participates in global on:call rotation as required.
:Assists and identifies avenues for continuous improvement for services within scope of responsibilities including new approaches, processes and toolsets that would contribute to improvements within department and to business growth and efficiencies.
:Remains current with emerging industry standards, including obtaining and/or maintaining required certifications.
:Envisions and introduces new capabilities to meet business standards.
:Maintaining in:depth working knowledge of business and technology.
:Contribute to the planning of short and long term network capacity and disaster recovery requirements.
• Location: Chicago
• Post ID: 82410197 chicago