Preferred Personnel is looking for a Network Administrator for a 3rd party Logistics company in Kennesaw, GA. This position requires the ability to provide quick and efficient solutions for resolving network and systems related issues.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be flexible with schedule. Primary hours are for Day shift, however, off peak hours are determined by ongoing activities at the facilities.
Install and configure software and hardware following design or installation specifications in accordance to company policies.
Manage network servers and technology tools in accordance with company policies.
Setup accounts and workstations.
Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirments.
Troubleshoot issues and outages on LAN, WLAN, and WAN networks.
Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls in accordance to White Hat policy.
Upgrade systems with new releases and models.
Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies.
Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals, and IT policies.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills:
Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role.
Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN), and patch management.
Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recover
Ability to create scrips in Python, Perl, or other language.
Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms.
Resourcefulness and problem solving aptitude.
Minimum Educational or Training Requirements:
BS/BA in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related discipline strongly preferred.
Professional certification (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)) is a plus.
Candidates with an AA/AS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline or non-degreed candidates with extensive relevant work experience will be considered.