Network Administrator

Surveying And Mapping, LLC
Austin, TX 78735
United States


Job Description
Who We Are

SAM is the nation's largest combined geospatial solutions and inspection service provider in the industry. We use the industry's most advanced software and hardware for collecting and analyzing complex spatial data across a wide range of markets and scientific disciplines. Our national reach, expertise, and applied technologies uniquely equip us to capture physical environments from coast to coast - delivering practical insights and high-quality spatial data with unrivaled speed and accuracy.

Your Impact at SAM

The Network Administrator will be a member of the IT team and will be focused on the day to day operation and maintenance of SAM data and voice networks.
  • Provide day to day operational & technical support for the following:
    • Core and remote Cisco networks
    • Aruba\\SilverPeak SD-WAN
    • Firewall\\IPS - Palo Alto NGFW
    • Communication lines provide by carriers
    • Internal company VOIP system
    • Internal and external network monitoring system
  • Monitor incident, change request and problem SLA metrics
  • Provide recommendations based on availability and capacity planning and long term strategic planning
  • Conduct routine hardware and software audits of data and voice equipment to ensure compliance with established IT standards, maintenance status, policies and configuration guidelines
  • Instruct and help develop less experienced system administrators and other technical staff where appropriate
  • Perform other tasks as assigned to help accomplish the Company's strategic goals

What You Bring to SAM

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Technology or job experience related equivalence
  • 2 to 4 years' experience in managing networks with demonstrated experience in maintaining a Cisco based LAN, WAN (with optimization or QoS), SD-WAN, wireless network with high availability in a secure data center environment
  • 2 to 4 years' experience in managing a VOIP implementation
  • Successful as a key contributor in at least 2 large projects. Large projects are defined as having more than 3 participants or a budget of over $100k or a timeline of 4 months or longer

Certifications and/or Licensing Requirements
  • CCNA\\CCIE preferred
  • ITIL foundations certification preferred
  • Any other technology certifications a plus

Our Perks

  • Opportunity for hybrid work schedules for office positions - Work-life balance is on us
  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (HSA and FSA plans available)
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and parental leave) - Accrual starts immediately
  • 401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 5%
  • Employee Assistance Program - Your mental health is our priority
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings (Ask about our Career Pathing!)
  • Trainings throughout the year - Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed events for employees throughout the year
  • Passion for our Community - You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for nine consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee's development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry's leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.