Network Administrator

Recruitment #180605-UNCB-45


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  The Supreme Court of Oklahoma Administrative Office of the Courts
2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 3
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105

The Administrative Office of the Courts
The Supreme Court of Oklahoma
2100 N. Lincoln, Ste. 3
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105

Network Administrator
The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is seeking a self-motivated person to join the organization as a Network Administrator.   If you would like to bring your talents to bear please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration as described below.

Position Description:
This position will report to the Manager of Networks and is responsible for the Supreme Court’s network infrastructure including: network security, core switching, core routing, wireless, IP phones, and WAN/LAN.  The Network Administrator will be in charge of insuring that the network services are adequate and available for the needs of the organization.  The Network Administrator will also be responsible for participating in the design and implementation of a new network architecture while invoking security practices.

The Network Administrator will utilize their abilities to “future proof” the organizations network infrastructure to meet the ever-growing demands of tomorrow.  The employee must understand the organization's strategic goals and institute a network architecture to meet those requirements.  

The Network Administrator will possess an independent persona that can effectively present ideas to management and colleagues.  Additionally, the Network Administrator will possess the ability to exercise good judgment while handling daily activities and implementations, the ability to discern risks associated with production changes, and to follow the AOC change management process.   

The Network Administrator will possess the ability to identify problems and create solutions; and possess a good understanding of current technologies as well as future concepts and industry trends. 

The Network Administrator will possess the ability to manage time, costs and resources to complete objectives, as well as managing the expectations of project sponsors and stakeholders. 
Responsibilities and essential functions will include (but not be limited to) the following:
• Provides network designs and innovative technical solutions based on process and technical requirements.
• Responsible for participation in the design and implementation of the organization’s network architecture and future planning.
• Takes a role in managing major network initiatives, high-level network designs, and deployments as well as coordinating technical issues with clients, vendors, and internal teams.
• Creates, coordinates, and executes implementation plans.
• Tests and certifies IOS features before production deployment.
• Solves problems using expert-level troubleshooting, and serves as a point person to work through a problem to its resolution.
• Provides detailed and effective communication to internal and external clients.
• Identifies, evaluates, selects, and integrates support tools.
• Interfaces and maintains relationships with users, partners, and internal technical and development teams.
• Build and deploy network monitoring to support the Network Operations Center.
• Configure and install network equipment in the judicial center and counties.
• Monitors the network equipment for capacity and performance enhancements.
• Maintains network technology awareness of new technological solutions and tools.
• Occasional evening and weekend work required.
• Occasional travel to remote office locations within the State of Oklahoma required.
• Preform all other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
• Working knowledge of internet routing (BGP), DNS, and security.
• Working knowledge of network management tools such as SNMP, SolarWinds, Aruba, Cisco Secure ACS, WCS, GlobalProtect, ClearPass, etc.
• Expert knowledge of IP networking NAT, TCP/IP, multicast, etc.
• An understanding of layered network designs and hierarchal network infrastructure models.
• Working knowledge of Windows and Windows Server operating systems; Microsoft certifications a plus.

Education / Experience:
• A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or a substitution of 8 years of related experience.
• Five or more years of enterprise network engineering experience with a professional level Cisco certification.
• Heavy hands-on experience with Cisco and Aruba equipment and software.
• Experience developing complex network designs and solutions.
• Experience with a wide range of WAN/LAN network topologies including MPLS, EMIS, 3G, DSL, Ethernet, Frame Relay, VoIP, and Wireless.
• Hands on experience implementing and integrating routing protocols EIGRP/BGP/IBGP; must have expert knowledge of Layer 2 and 3 switching.
• Experience with network security appliances such as Cisco ASA, WCS, IDS/IPS systems, FSM, etc.
• Experience in court systems is preferred.
• Experience with designing and maintaining large cabling infrastructure.
• Experience with developing complex network documents and presentations using tools such as PowerPoint and Visio.

The standard benefits for the State of Oklahoma includes employee leave, retirement and a health plan package. Applicant must be willing to self-relocate if applicable.  Position open until filled. 

Candidates who are eligible to work in the United States are encourages to apply.   The Administrative Office of the Courts will not sponsor a work visa (H-1B, etc.) to fill this position.

As a condition of employment, any successful candidate who receives an offer of employment will be required to pass a background investigation.

The Oklahoma Supreme Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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