1515 Memorial Drive

Manitowoc, WI 54220

(920) 684-5575

Fax: (920) 684-1915

Mon - Fri: 8:00 - 4:30


Network Administrator

Lakeside Foods, Incorporated
Job Description
General Summary:
The Network Administrator is responsible for the advanced technical design, analysis, development, documentation, configuration, and maintenance of the organization’s complex network systems, including local/wide area network, SDWAN, and wired/wireless technologies.  Is also responsible for the direction, information, and recommendations regarding network configurations and installations.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Leads and manages assigned projects and software components to deliver services in accordance with established strategic objectives.
  • Contacts and coordinates with vendors to install and configure network equipment, software, security platforms.
  • Manages the design, development, installation, and maintenance of networking hardware and software, including SDWAN solutions.
  • Establishes and implements LAN/WAN policies, procedures and standards, ensuring conformance with information systems and objectives.
  • Lead and drive definition, implementation and enforcement of systems administration operational processes, procedures, policies and associated documentation. Ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems and related procedures adhere to standards, methodologies and policies.
  • Provides technical support for network hardware and software systems including on call rotation.
  • Supports and mentors Help Desk staff.
  • Includes multi-site responsibilities
  • Instructs users in the use of equipment and/or software programs.
  • Analyzes technology and assists in planning through ongoing research.
  • Manages LAN/WAN security and network performance.
  • Assists the Security Team with configurations and troubleshooting security opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge:
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of networking / security equipment and software including:
    • Cisco Switches / Routers / Firewalls / Aironet AP’s / Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC’s)
    • MPLS Frame Relay / Internet (Cable, DSL, IoF)
    • BGP / OSPF / EIGRP
    • VLANs
    • QoS / DSCP Tagging
    • SDWAN (Talari)
    • DNS and DHCP
    • 802.1x
    • Wireless Technologies
    • Telephony Solutions (Mitel)
    • Monitoring and Alerting Tools
  • Thorough knowledge of LAN/WAN communication software and hardware, and network management software.
  • Basic TCP/IP, networking skills are required.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current protocols, networking and security technologies.
  • Extensive implementation experience with multi-vendor network systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication.
  • Strong organizational skills.
Education and/or Experience:
  • Associate’s degree in Computer Science.
  • Cisco / Network / Security certifications preferred.
  • One to three years experience in network design and administration in a multi-facility environment.
  • Works harmoniously with others to accomplish tasks.

Lakeside Foods offers a competitive pay and benefits package.  
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