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A member of the IT Infrastructure team and reporting to the Associate Director of IT Infrastructure, the Network Systems Administrator's primary responsibilities include the design, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Emerson's multi-campus IP network. This includes the administration and maintenance of our campus switches, routers, firewalls, wireless network, load balancers, voice network, DHCP/DNS servers, network authentication servers, and monitoring services. The Network Systems Administrator monitors and maintains backup and disaster recovery environments for Emerson's business continuity plans and acts as a backup systems administrator to the server team, including the maintenance of our SSO and SSL environments.
Plan, install, configure, and troubleshoot all network components and architecture, primarily as it relates to Layer 3.
Monitor bandwidth, resources, and network security events and configure/provision accordingly.
Manage network accounts and single-sign on services.
Monitor and maintain backup and disaster recovery environments for business continuity plans.
Develop detailed documentation outlining our network architecture and fiber plant.
Upgrade and troubleshoot all network components of the virtual server environment, including the provisioning and managing of DNS, DHCP, and other network systems, as well as the data center network, including our storage network and top of rack switches.
Administer data center network, including configuration for firewall, storage, ESXi hosts, core switches, and fiber cross connections.
Function as a backup administrator to the Layer 1 and wireless networks, SSL certificate management, and server environment.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Education
Experience with the following technologies is required:
Networking fundamentals, TCP/IP, IPv4, and IPv6
IP routing and BGP
Public Key Infrastructure
Network load balancing
Knowledge of and troubleshooting experience with all layers of the OSI network model (1-7)
Preferred /Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Education
Massive wireless network management and provisioning
QoS and IGMP implementation
VMWare vSphere Enterprise
Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and MacOSX
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Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.