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Network Administrator

At Ascent Data, LLC we help small and medium sized businesses in the Pittsburgh region become more efficient, more competitive and more secure – on premise, in the cloud, and in our own SOC2 audited data center. We deliver better outcomes more cost effectively than most companies can internally. We are seeking an experienced, full-time Network Administrator.

This full-time position offers medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement program, and a 401(k) savings plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain and secure computing environments at Ascent Data and customer locations by identifying network requirements, installing upgrades, monitoring network performance
• Establish network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; design router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols
• Establish network environments by designing system configuration, directing system installation, and defining, documenting, maintaining, and enforcing system standards
• Evaluate network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, good put, and latency; plan and execute the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; define network policies and procedures; establish connections and firewalls
• Secure networks by developing network access, control, and evaluation; establishing and enforcing policies; performing regular monitoring to identify security vulnerabilities and intrusions, and maintaining documentation
• Develop and coordinate project directions and schedules to maximize benefits and minimize impacts on the customer organizations
• Provide leadership in planning and implementation of projects for clients and enterprise systems administration
• Work on-site at customer locations as appropriate

Desired Skills and Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Technical Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
• 5+ years of relevant IT experience; customer-facing positions preferred
• Pursues and maintains professional career based certifications

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