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System and Administration Network Manager

Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Westamerica is among the largest commercial banks headquartered in California. We are looking for outstanding people to join our winning team. We reached our current strength because our employees, customers, and shareholders believe in the same fundamental goals: Delivering a wide variety of financial services with a superior customer service guarantee.

Microcomputer Network Manager

The Microcomputer Network Manager is a position for a "hands on" manager to run the Microcomputer department which consists of network and helpdesk individuals. The position supervises and provides technical, professional and analytical support to branches and departments regarding network operations and functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

While supervising Microcomputer individuals, main duties include design, install, configure, maintain, and repair servers, firewalls, switches and subsystems. Oversee the computer/server and network operational environment; providing direction, information, and recommendations regarding network configurations and installations.

Develops and implement standards, procedures and processes for the network. Research and evaluate new technologies, products and techniques that could meet future network needs.

Manages and monitors firewalls; including logs, reports, bandwidth usage, and evaluates for new network security vulnerabilities. Monitors Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) for possible issues and to identify network errors and packet loss. Monitor virus outbreaks and deficiencies in network infrastructure.

Miscellaneous tasks: Provide input and support on various projects. Constantly works on projects throughout the year. Working where knowledge and skills are needed; provides late hours as required. Research for upcoming projects technical support to departments and for ways to improve current infrastructure.

Minimum Knowledge, Prior Work Experience, and Skills Needed to Perform Job Functions:

Responsible for the management, design, installation, layout, and maintenance of all network components. Plan, design, analyze, and provide technical support for network or group of networks. Conduct research and evaluation of network technology and recommend purchases of network equipment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage Microcomputer Analyst(s), Network Analyst(s), and Microcomputer Supervisor.
  • Recommend designs, provide cost analyses, plan projects, and coordinate tasks
  • Analyze and resolve technical problems for established networks
  • Plan, test, recommend, and implement network including; firewalls, SIEM, file server, hardware and software
  • Provide network documentation
  • Serve as technical specialist in network problems and emergencies
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network production problems
  • Conduct technical research on network upgrades and components to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current system
  • Recommend network solutions for short-, medium-, and long-range network projects
  • Install, configure and maintain network components
  • Determine plan layout for new hardware or modifications to existing layout
  • Implement groups and group policy changes in active directory
  • Work with various teams to ensure connectivity and compatibility between systems
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network
  • Document network problems and resolutions for future reference
  • Participates in weekly Information Technology / Security meeting as well as other IT related meetings to provide input for upcoming projects and the installation of new technologies.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous network management is required
  • Windows System Admin experience, VDI and Citrix, Patch management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels are necessary.
  • Knowledge of network technologies, i.e., routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls, network and routing protocols, DNS.
  • Managing of an MS Exchange server and database
  • Ability to design and coordinate the installation of networks.
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot network hardware, software, and peripherals
  • Ability to determine network problems and to coordinate hardware and/or software solutions
  • Ability to learn and support new network components
  • Responsibilities may require evening and weekend work in response to needs of the systems being supported
  • Knowledge of VLAN's, switches, routing, and network design is required.
  • Project management experience is desired

EOE

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Keywords: Westamerica Bancorporation, Fairfield , System and Administration Network Manager, Other , Fairfield, California

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