NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR (ANTICIPATED OPENINGS - '20-'21)

7-12 Campus

Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology

Paterson, New Jersey ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3277238
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : July 6, 2020
  • Starting Date: July 13, 2020

Job Description

We are looking for a Network Administrator to deploy, configure, maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data communications network who can plan the future growth and expansion of our computer network to ensure smooth network operation. The candidate should know Windows 2016/2019 Server Infrastructure to maintain Windows Servers and Services for our staff and students on the premises and on Azure Clouds. The candidate should have Cyber Security knowledge for protecting PCSST networks for attacks. The Network Administrator will be responsible for maintaining our current systems and keeping our IT support staff updated on the latest tools and processes. The ideal candidate for this position must have experience with Cisco networking equipment, and is well-versed in Windows-based cloud computing solutions. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience at the enterprise networking level with Cyber Security background. Responsibilities Network Upgrades & Maintenance Work closely with the School Information Technology Coordinator to determine future network needs and plan for network changes. Develop methods and tools to be used to test and implement new LAN/WAN equipment Create projects that are designed to either add functionality required by PCSST or to address ongoing network failure issues. Engage in regular network troubleshooting activities and resolve network connectivity issues. Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency) and test for weaknesses Analyze the current network structure and submit quarterly comprehensive reports to executive team on how to make the network more efficient Network Security Installing, administering, and troubleshooting network security solutions. Updating software with the latest security patches and ensuring the proper defenses are present for each network resource. Performing vulnerability and penetration tests, identifying and defending against threats, and developing disaster recovery plans. Configuring security systems, analyzing security requirements, and recommending improvements. Monitoring network traffic for suspicious behavior. Creating network policies and authorization roles and defending against unauthorized access, modifications, and destruction. Consulting with staff, managers, and executives about the best security practices and providing technical advice. Configuring and supporting security tools, such as firewalls and anti-virus software. Training staff to understand and use security protocols. Windows Server & Vendor Integrations Fully support, configure, maintain and upgrade PCSST’s networks and in house servers Install and integrate new server hardware and applications Keep an eye out for needed updates Support and administer third-party applications Ensure network security and connectivity Set up user accounts, permissions and passwords Integrate user accounts between multiple vendor applications Resolve problems reported by end user Define network policies and procedures Define windows policies and procedures for domain Specify system requirements and design solutions Research and make recommendations on server system administration Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field required (Master’s degree preferred) Must be able to complete complex projects with minimal to no supervision Great at organising, prioritising and multitasking Effective problem-solving skills Strong safety record and a history of establishing safe work practices Proven experience in a network administrator role Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired Experience with Cyber Security and Network security Ability to set up and configure server hardware Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Network Services
  • Location Description

    The mission of the Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology is to provide a responsive educational model that will empower all students, through a standards – equity based academic program founded on expectations for high achievement that will graduate literate, responsible, self-directed persons who have the core knowledge and skills needed to be successful, contributing members of society.The mission of the PCSST supports our vision for a new public school that:Will encourage all students to not just graduate but desire to pursue higher education or occupations that will continually challenge their intellect;Will work to transform all students into citizens who think independently, critically, creatively, and morally;Will foster self-esteem and engender all students to view themselves as valuable and to take responsibility for their actions;Will be an enthusiastic, dynamic learning environment staffed with instructors committed to teaching to high standards and meeting the learning needs of students, both collectively and individually;Will be a learning community with and established, accessible connection between the quadrangle of stakeholders – students; parents; school; and community – which nurtures and supports for all students their academic , emotional, and physical development;Is a learning environment that sustains high academic achievement for all students through ongoing authentic assessments and open accountability to all stake holders.The mission of the PCSST articulates a public school model that promotes education reform in that it is responsive to the needs and hopes of the stated goals and objectives adopted by the State Board of Education in a strategic plan that, during its first four years of implementation, launched major initiatives and reforms of the education system in New Jersey. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Please visit our website at www.pcsst.org. You will find an employment tab at the top of the page. Please click on that tab. At the bottom of the employment page, you will find a link for our ONLINE APPLICATION. Please click on that link. That link will redirect you to the online application via Frontline Education Applicant Tracking. Once you have completed the application, your documents will be reviewed. Thank you for your interest at PCSST!!
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Ozgur Yaglidere
    • 196 W. RAILWAY AVENUE
    • PATERSON, New Jersey 07503

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