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Network Administrator

Pleasanton, CA

Position Summary:

The Network Administrator, reporting to the IT Manager – Network and Telecom, will be part of a global network team responsible for the operations, support, maintenance and design of a complex and highly available global enterprise network.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% Time Job Responsibilities
25% Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problems as necessary. This monitoring responsibility includes being part of a 24x7 on-call support rotation.
20% Implement, administer, troubleshoot and provide operational support for network infrastructure devices such as firewalls, routers and switches.
20% Ensure equipment and software meet or exceed requirements in as it pertains to performance, supportability, and security.
20% Create and maintain documentation on all aspects of network infrastructure including participation in the development of hardware, software and documentation standards.
15% Interact with various parties in a consultative manner to gather and understand requirements in order to implement acceptable solutions.  

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Preferred Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Preferred CCNP certification or equivalent experience


Years Type of Experience
5 years Experience in the configuration, implementation and management of an enterprise network including VOIP and wireless
5 years Datacenter management and support experience
3-5 years Hands on experience in configuration and management of enterprise level firewalls
3 years Experience setting up secure connection to multiple cloud providers

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Desired Technical Skills Working knowledge of WAN/LAN and transport technologies
Hands-on experience with the Cisco family of products (Nexus/Catalyst switches, Routers, etc). Experience managing and troubleshooting wireless technologies. Experience working with load balancers and Palo Alto technologies. Strong understanding of monitoring tools (Solarwinds preferred). Strong knowledge in routing protocols, specifically EIGRP and BGP.
Optional Technical Skills Experience in QoS and VOIP troubleshooting, Cisco Unified Communications, ACI and UCS servers, SD-WAN implementation, migration and support experience
Self-Management Prioritize and execute multiple projects and tasks in a high-pressure environment and provide timely status. Conduct research on varied topics as required.
Reasoning Strong analytical and problem solving skills with customer service orientation.
Interpersonal Skills Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills while working in a collaborative environment. Must also possess the ability to articulate technical information clearly and simply to non-technical people.
Teamwork Maintain a collaborative approach in dealing with other Simpson Strong-Tie employees. Demonstrate a genuine commitment to reach mutually beneficial solutions.
Attention to detail Monitor and review work for accuracy and completeness. Complete work according to procedures and standards.

Travel Required / %: This job requires travel, 25% of the time

This full-time, exempt position is located in Pleasanton, CA.

Relocation will not be considered for this position.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to hr@strongtie.com.

Job posted: 1/18/2018

Please Note: All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer.