Senior Network Administrator

Surveying And Mapping, LLC
Austin, TX 73301
United States


Job Description
Who We Are

SAM Companies is recognized as the industry's technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction services on a national scale. Our staff encompasses 1,000+ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are deploying the latest industry technology and changing the way data is collected and delivered in our industry.

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!

Your Impact at SAM

The Senior 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 and technical support for the following:
    • Core and remote Cisco networks
    • WAN optimization technologies
    • Communication lines provide by carriers
    • Internal company VOIP system
    • Internal and external monitoring system
  • Provide project leadership for the implementation of new technologies and equipment refreshes
  • 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, policies and configuration guidelines
  • Instruct and help develop system administrators and other technical staff where appropriate
  • Monitor incident, change and problem SLA metrics
  • 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
  • 6 to 8 year's experience in managing networks with demonstrated experience in maintaining a Cisco based LAN, WAN (with optimization or QoS), DMZ and Wireless network with high availability in a secure data center environment
  • 3-5 year's experience in managing a VOIP implementation
  • Successful as a key contributor in at least 4 large projects, large projects are defined as having more than 5 participants or a budget of over $250k or a timeline of 4 months or longer
  • Personally responsible for the build, implementation and maintenance of over 100 network devices across multiple geographically disperse sites (Routers, Switches wireless controllers, firewalls)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical groups
  • Project management leadership experience
  • Professional with a "Customer Service" attitude
  • Motivated and results oriented with an ability to respond quickly in a dynamic environment
  • CCNP preferred
  • CCNA required
  • ITIL foundations certification preferred
  • Any other technology certifications a plus

Our Perks!

We offer a best-in-class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM's 401 (k) program offers a 100% employer match up to 3% of your contribution, along with a 401(k) profit sharing and performance-based bonuses. In addition, we offer:
  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings
  • Work/life balance with flexible work hours - priority is getting the job done
  • Trainings every Tuesday - Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed, employee events provided throughout the year
  • Passion for our Community - You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program


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