Network Administrator – Lighting Industry
Holtsville, Long Island, NY
We see potential.
Where do you see yourself professionally next year? In five years? Topaz, a leading manufacturer and distributor of lighting and electrical products is in the midst of a 5-year business plan to double its size—double its capacity to better reach and serve our customers, significantly increase our product offering and sales and exponentially increase our potential to retain and reward our valued team members.
Are you an independent and self-motivated learner? Work optimally in a dynamic, energetic environment? As our Network Administrator, you will be responsible for designing, developing, configuring, implementing and maintaining both Topaz internal and external network and application infrastructures within a distributed hosting environment. First and second level helpdesk support, name services, server, storage and network administration are key responsibilities of this role.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for configuring and maintaining our Active Directory Administration, Linux Administration, Virtual Machine Technologies, Firewalls, VPNs, security, Office365 Exchange Mail Servers, DNS Management, Network Administration, Helpdesk for Windows/Mac desktops/servers, and providing support web configuration services to our development team which uses MSSQL, MySQL, ColdFusion, .NET, PHP, and other various internet software productsProvides IT operations functions to offices for the organization's standard hardware, software and voice/ data network solutions.
Have senior level skills in:
Windows Server 2016 and Linux OS System Management
Web architecture- IIS 7
DNS management, Global Load Balancing, and scalable/secure hosting
Router, Firewalls, Layer-3, VPN configuration, network configuration, and strong TCP/IP protocol knowledge
SQL Server 2016, Database Administration/Tuning, DB replication, and DB Security
RSA management, Authentication, SSH, SFTP, and related experience
Event log management, malware prevention, and Security Policy Enforcement using Websense DLP, Symantec SEP, and related technologies
VMWare Virtual machine Technology
Office365 Collaboration Application
MS Collaboration Tools – Specifically Teams. SharePoint, Outlook
MS Office 2016 – Technical expertise, strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Work
Training – Strong technical training experience to create, conduct, support internal MS Office training sessions for internal clients.
Website Support – Internal and external website design, configuration, implementation, maintenance for business teams.
Specific required related to vendor equipment and software
Meraki routers, switches, firewalls
Required Skills/ Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience with standard software applications, including MS Office, Antivirus Software (Barracuda, Sophos), Windows and Windows Server operating systems.
Advanced knowledge of network routers, hubs, firewalls, switches and their configuration and protocols, terms and concepts.
Meraki Routers, Swithches, Firewalls, Access Points, Cameras
DNS, Domain Controllers
WAN – MPLS, Broadband, Cellular
Demonstrated experience with MS VMWare server virtualization
Demonstrated experience with the support and troubleshooting of personal computers.
Demonstrated knowledge of setting up remote access for users, via VPN and/ or Citrix.
Experience with Avaya telephony applications and systems and VOIP systems.
Ability to manage multiple projects, activities and tasks simultaneously.
Must have a strong dedication to customer service.
Experience with Linux, MS-SQL.
Training ability/experience a plus
Avaya voice systems
MPLS, DSL, Broadband networking
Provides On-Call support as required
Weekend Work Required for scheduled downtime for patching and upgrades
Associate's Degree from an accredited college in computer science, computer information systems or a related field; or an equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience.
What Topaz has to offer:
Personal Time Off
Flexible Spending Plan
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Bagel Wednesday & Pizza Fridays!
Monthly Birthday & Anniversary celebrations
Topaz Fridays- Show your Topaz swag Free Coffee