Senior Network Administrator

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Meridian Technology Group
Oregon, Texas and Fully Remote positions to work from anywhere in the US, United States

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Senior Network Administrator


Oregon, Texas and Fully Remote positions to work from anywhere in the US, OR 



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Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Senior Network Administrator.

The Network Administrator is a key contributor in the design, implementation, and support of company’s Network Projects.

  • This position will function in a senior level network engineer capacity, as well as be responsible for the management and support of company’s network projects, and network vendors.
  • This position will influence technical decision and direction on an enterprise level as well as work on a range network technology.
  • This candidate will need to have a strong level of operational business and customer services skills.
  • This position will perform design and complex hands-on network technical activities required for the implementation, support, and troubleshooting of network infrastructure.
  • Technologies supported include Cisco Nexus, Catalyst, and ACI platforms, Palo Alto Firewalls, F5 load balancers, and Ansible automation.
  • This position will also support Senior Solution Architect and network integrator.

Essential Job Responsibilities
  • Performs the following functions with little supervision, engaging supervisor when needed to provide recommendations and escalate problems.
  • Design, implement and automate network infrastructure.
  • Accept assignments and new responsibilities from Project Manager, Solution Architect and Manager.
  • Provide high quality technical knowledge and consulting services to internal clients.
  • Analyze system performance to identify deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Work with team to identify solutions to maximize system up-time and to provide timely response to problems.
  • Makes recommendations for new or changes to existing processes for maintaining and supporting network systems
  • Contributes to improving Service Strategy by making recommendations for required future operational capabilities and technologies
  • Create documentation to support transition of network project to network operations.
  • Contributes or owns the investigation, diagnosis and resolution of network project challenges that inhibits the progress of the project. Ensures that all requests for support are dealt with according to set standards and procedures.
  • Provide technical leadership and support to vendors to ensure operational support and project success.

General Responsibilities
  • Understand and adhere to current Corporate and IT standards, policies, and processes (change control, network security, ITL, system use, etc.).
  • Complete assignments with attention to timeline and budget.
  • Develop an understanding of business issues and goals to provide appropriate technical solutions.

Experience and Skills Requirements
  • Strong interpersonal customer and communications skills; capable of writing operational and project documentation, act as a vendor liaison to drive project initiatives.
  • A senior network engineer level of experience (7 or more years of previous system design and deployment experience).
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience in a related discipline.
  • Ability to support or lead complex network projects involving multiple IT disciplines.
  • Strong understanding of Cisco Networks including Cisco ACI, Routing with OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, MPLS, switching protocols, performance analysis, system tuning, and system security.
  • Experience automating common network tasks with Ansible or Python.
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.
  • Documented training or professional certifications.

Location is Portland, OR. Position is Work from Home with occasional meeting in Portland. Consultants should reside in the area or indicate the reason they are willing/seeking to relocate. Also, interested Consultants must indicate they are willing to relocate at their own expense as this position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, please do not apply if you are not  eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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