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Network Administrator

Company: Nueces Electric Company
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Network Administrator- -Robstown/Calallen, Texas At Nueces Electric Cooperative, we thrive on being the organization that people love to work at. Come join our team as our IT Department's Network Administrator in our Robstown/Calallen, TX., location today! We are committed to providing a full benefits package to include medical, retirement, holiday pay, vacation and sick leave pay, and life insurance. Job Details * Full-time * Classification: Exempt * Reports to: Technical Services Manager * Industry: Electric Utility Primary Responsibilities Specifies, designs, installs, and maintains servers, networks (local and/or wide area), AMI systems, hardware and software for meter reading systems, line design and maintenance, and all other systems. Provides reliable and current knowledge and application of various technical systems, strong proficiency in cybersecurity as it relates to technical systems and enterprise environments. Provides expertise in virtual environments on premise and in the cloud (VMWare / Azure / AWS). Essential Job Functions * Enables peak performance of the customer and management information and communications systems of the Cooperative by troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, installing, and performing testing activities on the Cooperative's computer equipment. * Customizes the Cooperative's information technology resources by configuring, assembling, installing, and testing computer equipment or units of LANs (VLANS) and WANs requiring use of standard interface protocols. * Optimizes the fiscal and physical efficiencies of the Cooperative by completing work orders (Jira tickets). * Elevates the Cooperative's use of information technology by configuring and setting up servers to work with various programs, installing software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Windows, Linux, VMWare virtual servers, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS and ensuring server backups and networked user backups are performed on a scheduled basis. * Maximizes user efficiencies by working with users to monitor, schedule and respond to Computer Service Requests (Jira tickets) and by ensuring completed assignments meet departmental standards and that documentation is complete and ensures that user training information is available and accessible and provides user training as needed. Minimum Requirements * High school diploma or equivalent and 10 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. * Advanced skills in computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook, networking, and general computer support services. * Advanced skills in Microsoft Server Software, Linux, and various networking equipment. * Technical knowledge of the techniques and procedures of software and network support for multiple users. * Must understand installation, configuration and troubleshooting processes for software, hardware, networking, and accessory equipment. * Ability to organize work and meet deadlines. Preferred Requirements * Associates degree preferred. * CompTIA Network+, Security+ preferred. * VMWare certification is preferred. Licenses or Certifications * Valid Class C Texas Drivers License Nueces Electric Cooperative (NEC) is more than a non-profit, customer-owned, "at cost" electric utility. Founded in 1938, today NEC serves over 19,000 electric meters for consumers in eight South Texas counties surrounding the beautiful Texas Gulf Coast. Nueces Electric Cooperative is a proactive cooperative who is paving ways in the cooperative industry. In 2005, Nueces Electric Cooperative became the first electric cooperative to voluntarily deregulate. We are the only deregulated electric Co-op in Texas and only one of a handful in the United States. NEC leadership started the conversation in 1999, and NEC membership voted to open to the electric choice market in 2000. In 2005, parent company, Nueces Electric Cooperative, officially introduced NEC Retail, the Co-op's competitive retail subsidiary. Today, NEC Retail serves the retail electric needs of over 32,000 consumers across Texas. NEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. EEO/AA-M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Keywords: Nueces Electric Company, Corpus Christi , Network Administrator, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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