Network Administrator

at American College of Surgeons in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Description About the American College of Surgeons The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit . Summary: Responsible for maintaining, upgrading, and managing our networks. The goal is to ensure our IT infrastructure is secure and echoes our operational and strategic needs. The Network Administrator is crucial for the maintenance and advancement of our network infrastructure. With the organization's reliance on a robust and secure network for daily operations, this role ensures that our network is not only operational but also optimized for performance and security. This exempt position will report to the Senior Manager, Technical Infrastructure in the Division of Information Technology. It is based in our Chicago office and is a hybrid role: 3 days per week in the office/2 days per week remote. Primary Responsibilities: Enforce network security measures, managing firewalls, and implementing protective protocols using Cisco and Barracuda. Manage IP addressing, VLANs, DNS, DHCP, and other network services, ensuring a seamless and secure network experience. Install, configure, and maintain networking hardware and software, with a focus on Cisco routers, switches, and security appliances, as well as Barracuda and Fortinet network optimization and security tools. Cisco voice and collaboration systems. Monitor network performance to ensure high availability and reliability, particularly in Cisco and Barracuda environments. Working with carriers. Document network configurations and maintain detailed records of network topology changes. Respond to network incidents and outages, providing swift resolution to maintain operational efficiency. Participate in the planning and execution of network-related projects, such as system upgrades, expansions, and new implementations, with a focus on Cisco and Barracuda solutions. Provide advanced technical support and troubleshooting for complex issues. Monitoring and supporting Wi-Fi. Apply knowledge of networking fundamentals and security concepts to collaborate with network teams and ensure cohesive infrastructure management. Actively participating in Rapid Response Team activities as require. Required Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university is preferred, but not required. At least 2-4+ years of similar or related experience is preferred. Network+ and CCNA certifications are a plus. Proven experience with network administration, especially in environments utilizing Cisco, Fortinet, and Barracuda technologies. Proficiency in managing firewall and network security appliances, with a strong preference for experience with Cisco, and Barracuda. Familiarity with cloud networking principles and SD-WAN technologies. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively. Comprehensive Benefits: We're committed to attracting and retaining top talent via valuable benefits! Vacation, personal, and sick hours including 13 paid holidays per year Hybrid office schedule Medical-comprehensive coverage through BlueCross BlueShield Dental, Vision, and Prescription drug program 403(b) Matching Program Pension Plan Flexible Spending Medical/Dependent Care Employee Assistance Program Short Term/Long Term Disability Life Insurance Domestic Partner Coverage Plus many other great benefits! The American College of Surgeons is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (312) 202-5000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not... For full info follow application link. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities •All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. •Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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Job Posting: 11471918

Posted On: Nov 21, 2023

Updated On: Dec 21, 2023

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