Windows Network Administrator II

Los Angeles, CA
Information Technology
Los Angeles
Depends on Experience 
Regular, Full-Time
Hours May Vary
Position Title: Windows Network Administrator II Position Type: Non-Represented
Department: Information Technology FLSA: Non-Exempt
Shift: Hours May Vary Minimum Starting Salary:
Posted: 01/30/2018 Location: Los Angeles
Reports to: DIRECTOR, INFRASTRUCTURE Salary Grade:
Job ID 793

POSITION PURPOSE: Responsible for developing architectural designs, making technological decisions and accountable from end-to-end to ensure the system infrastructure is functioning reliably.  Work in a team to provide high quality support and technical expertise to the organization. 



(This section provides a general summary of the most significant job duties performed.  It does not explain in detail every single duty performed.)

  • Administer day-to-day operation of the organization’s server environments, including virtualization
  • Set technological roadmap for Windows server environment, including managing performance, security and redundancy
  • Lead the development, implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, security controls and disaster recovery
  • Ensure network performance through testing, monitoring, and statistics reporting
  • Manage and enforce the implementation of systems security, backup and recovery procedures
  • Make technical decisions on resolving complex issues related to windows infrastructure, and advise upper management where applicable
  • Participate in the evaluation of new products and technologies to determine those that best meet business needs
  • Research complex issues to find solutions, testing new software and hardware options
  • Conduct feasibility studies, assess impacts on existing system configurations, and perform cost/benefit analysis to support the selection and purchase of network hardware and software.
  • Ensure end-to-end to system infrastructure operations, including primary administration of Microsoft technology and storage array
  • Provide second- and third-tier IT support to staff (both within IT and in other departments)
  • Stay abreast of the latest security threats to be able to quickly respond or recommend course of action to IT management as threats arise
  • Maintain system component inventory and related documentations of technical specifications
  • Order and install new server hardware and other network devices
  • Perform upgrades, monitors, troubleshoots and fixes network hardware and software problems of medium-to-high complexity
  • Liaise with end-user computing support, network engineering teams and vendors to resolve network issues and support network operations, as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned



(The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.)

  • Possess strong time and project management skills, current knowledge of IT products, standards, practices and support infrastructures.
  • Self-disciplined, with good attention to detail.
  • Perform hardware and software upgrades as needed including testing, package builds and implementation.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed network documentation including diagrams and procedures.
  • Ability to learn technical terms sufficient to coordinate ordering and support.
  • Experience creating, maintaining network documentation.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both in verbal and written form.
  • Capable of working effectively under pressure, and to organize, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks under daily deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Superlative interpersonal skills: high degree of patience and tact. Must be able to cultivate respectful, strategic and collaborative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds both internally and externally.
  • Have an understanding and awareness of worker rights impacting SAG-AFTRA members.
  • Hold yourself and others accountable for a high level of performance and integrity.
  • Capable of taking direction from more than one supervisor.
  • Must be able to work in a challenging environment where constructive feedback from others is encouraged.
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined at SAG-AFTRA’s sole discretion.
  • Must be available and willing to work extended hours (and/or overtime for applicable non- exempt positions) per day or per week, including weekends and holidays as SAG-AFTRA determines is necessary to meet its business needs.
  • Must be available and willing to travel to such locations and with such frequency as SAG-AFTRA determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.



Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5-7 years of relevant experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with administrating MS-Exchange
  • Familiarity with administering a SAN
  • Familiarity with virtualization technologies
  • Familiarity with network protocols such as TCP/IP, OSPF, LDAP, SMTP, SNMP, VoIP, SSL, IPSec, DHCP and DNS.

Certificates, licenses, and/or registrations:

  • NetApp certification preferred
  • VMware certification preferred
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator or Engineer (MCSA/MCSE) preferred