Network Analysts empower, protect, and connect cooperative users through the use of modern networking methodologies and tools. Network Analysts are responsible for building and supporting the network infrastructure for the cooperative which supports data, voice, and video across multiple locations. While demonstrating leadership, collaboration, and interpersonal skills Network Analysts will work with various business units and peers to deliver, standardize, automate, and maintain network infrastructure.
Essential Job Functions:
The following is a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position:
Administration and support of LAN, WAN, DMZ, Voice, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), and WLAN networks.
Configuring and installing various network devices and services (e.g. software defined networking, routers, switches, firewalls, DMZ’s, VPN, NIDS, wireless, etc.)
Architect network solutions for new sites and projects.
Maintaining network diagrams and documentation of what you build and change
Configure, extend, and develop VLAN's for compliance and security requirements
Enforce compliance regulations and standards (e.g. PCI DSS, HIPAA, and NERC CIP).
Manages IP addressing and DHCP/IPAM.
Performing networking maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations.
Monitoring performance and ensuring system availability and reliability
Providing level 2-3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
Monitor network intrusion detection (NIDS) related applications to ensure consistent and continued protection of the cooperative network.
Coordinate and Manage Contractor/Vendor services and support.
Work within budget for company projects and provide regular status updates to IT Manager.
Assist IT Manager in planning and providing Disaster Recovery procedures for network systems.
Assist IT Manager in planning and budgeting for future needs of Network infrastructure.
Complete all assigned work in an accurate, timely, and efficient manner.
All other duties as assigned by IT Infrastructure Manager.
Must be able to fluently read and speak the English language.
Must be able to cognitively understand, analyze, and interpret general mathematic properties (Ex: Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide).
Must have basic skills in the Microsoft Office products to produce quality documents in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
Must be able to functionally operate a computer terminal, utilizing monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
Must be able to work in high stress environments.
Must be able to prioritize and manage workload, seeking IT Infrastructure Manager assistance as necessary.
Must be able to respond to urgent issues quickly, and other issues in a timely manner.
Must be able to troubleshoot technical issues.
Must be able to research for solutions to technical problems, and present accurate information to members and co-workers.
Must be able to enter minimum 150 characters per minute on standard 10-key.
Must maintain strong written skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling).
Must be able to work cooperatively with other employees within the same office setting.
Associate’s degree in a computer-related field, networking related certification (s) such as Cisco CCNA/CCNP, Juniper JNCIA/JNCIP, or demonstrate comparable experience.
5+ years of networking support experience with Cisco, Juniper, or Dell networking solutions.
5+ years hands-on experience with LAN/WAN design and implementation.
In-depth knowledge of dynamic IP routing protocols (MPLS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP).
Sophos/Palo Alto/Cisco ASA firewall experience
VoIP equipment and operation including Cisco Call Manager
Knowledge and/or experience with Aruba Wireless controller technologies and wireless access points.
Experience with Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) or equivalent.
Must be able to work in a general office environment, indoors, for eight hours or more at a time.
Must be able to be seated or standing for extended periods of time.
Must be able to communicate verbally both in person and over telecommunications.
Must be able to operate computer terminal (keyboard, mouse, monitor) effectively.
Must have 20/20 vision or ability to wear corrective lenses.
Must be able to lift 50lbs of equipment for short periods of time.
Must be able to work on limited space / cramped (cabling under office desks for workstations).
Must be able to bend/stoop for extended periods of time for various component installation/repair.