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Job Title: Network Administrator

Company: Clark Associates, Inc.

Clark Associates, Inc. has an immediate opening for an intelligent and driven IT Professional looking for a position to utilize their skills and advanced knowledge. The Network Administrator is responsible for design, monitoring, deployment, and maintenance of the network infrastructure at Clark Associates, Incorporated. The Network Administrator will help mentor the team and work with other departments to provide reliable services to customers and clients.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Installation, configuration and maintenance:
  • Perform network maintenance duties as required (i.e. firmware and version upgrades, switch, router and load balancing installations, maintain firewalls)
  • Working knowledge and experience with Checkpoint Firewalls
  • Working knowledge and experience with Cisco and Dell Switches
  • Working knowledge of wireless access points, preferably Extreme/Aerohive
  • Working knowledge with routing protocols: BGP and OSPF
  • Working knowledge with spanning tree protocols: RSTP, PVST, MSTP, R-PVST
  • Working knowledge and experience with Syslog, TACACS, Radius, and SNMP
  • Working Knowledge of troubleshooting foundational protocols such as DNS, DHCP, and ARP
  • The ability to configure and troubleshoot VPN access
  • The ability to install patch cables for phones, servers and switches as needed
  • Experience documenting the network topology and network procedures
  • Experience analyzing network traffic
  • Experience providing end to end network support for large enterprise
  • Experience assisting other teams with the analysis of application problems
  • Project planning on larger projects and higher tier support
  • Scope
  • Design and analysis
  • Estimating
  • Provide high-level IT support, assistance and troubleshooting
  • Mentoring others
  • Other duties as assigned


 Education, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience with one or more of the following:
  • Checkpoint Firewalls
  • Cisco and Dell Switches
  • Aerohive and Extreme wireless access points
  • SonicWALL Secure Mobile Access



  • Technical Learning – picks up on technical things quickly; can learn new skills and knowledge; is good at learning new industry, company, product or technical knowledge; does well in technical courses and seminars
  • Drive for Results – Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results
  • Planning – accurately scopes out length and difficult of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjust for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results
  • Decision Quality – makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions
  • Time Management – uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities
  • Problem Solving – uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers
  • Self-Development – is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits


Do you desire to be part of a team in which your ideas and solutions are put into place? Do you want to work for an employer who values your skills and what you can bring to the table, while investing in your future by providing the training required to stay up to date on current technologies? If you are motivated problem solver with a desire to grow your skills while supporting one of the fastest growing companies in PA, this position may be for you!