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Location:Columbia, MO
Company:Shelter Insurance
First posted:June 13, 2017

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Shelter Insurance Companies, located in Columbia, MO, is seeking a Network Administrator with primary responsibilities in Administration of the CISCO based wired and wireless network. Additional potential responsibilities include network Security administration, responding to Audits and administration of Microsoft Windows and Linux based server infrastructure.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Administration and maintenance of the devices on the wired network
  • Administration and maintenance of the devices on the wireless network
  • Administration of network security systems, such as intrusion detection, web filtering, or data loss prevention
  • Administration of Load Balancers, Cisco ASA Firewall, WAN/MPLS/Internet Circuits, IPSEC/VPN, QoS/Packet Shaping
  • Administration of Network Monitoring and responding to related incidents (24 x 7)
  • Maintenance of documentation for system support
  • Maintenance and support of Windows and Linux server operating systems
  • Management of small to medium sized projects, coordinating resources and gathering needed deliverables from other teams

    We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience administering CISCO-based networks, configuration and maintenance of CISCO routers, switches and firewalls
  • Experience with network security systems, such as intrusion detection, web filtering, or data loss prevention
  • Strong communication skills, technical discipline, initiative and team oriented attitude
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation

    Our desired qualifications include:

  • Experience with CISCO Nexus and CISCO UCS
  • Experience in a PCI compliant network configuration
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery preparation and testing
  • Experience with Cisco ACI/VMware NSX
  • Experience with SIEM administration
  • Experience with WAF administration
  • Linux Server Administration within a Microsoft Windows Server based network

    Candidates must have the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.

    This position is located in Columbia, MO.

    Minimum starting salary: $60,732 - $78,948 annually

    If interested, please apply by 6/25/17.

    Essential Duties

    • Ensures Information Services personnel and other company employees receive technical support for networking and small computer systems hardware and software.
    • Oversees the installation and maintenance of system and vendor software packages, including operating system software.
    • Serves as analyst for projects involving the purchase of systems applications and appropriate hardware and/or software.
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of Companies personnel to gather small systems resource requirements.
    • Maintains expert knowledge on systems technology through continuing education, vendor seminars, industry conferences and technical publications.
    • Works toward professional certification in hardware and software supported.
    • Communicates with hardware and software vendors with regard to pricing, acquisition, operation and problem resolution.
    • Utilizes problem management software to ensure timely resolutions to problems logged.
    • Performs other related duties as requested by the Director of Information Services.


    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be capable of strategic planning and initiative.
    • Ability to integrate various hardware and software technologies into a functional system design.
    • Ability to provide detailed analysis of existing and proposed systems.


    • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
    • Continuing education to obtain related computer and industry designations is required.


    • Expert in computer technology with a specialization in networking environment, small systems, and communications links.
    • At least three years data processing experience with concentration in small systems technology, Windows operating system and Intel-based processors, and routers and switches in LAN/WAN configuration.
    • Overall knowledge of company data processing requirements and networking and telecommunications in required.

    Responsibilities/Principal Accountabilities

    • Expertise in implementing servers, networks and telecommunications options in support of business requirements.
    • Accountable for analysis and design tasks associated with backup and recovery of networks and small systems across the company.
    • Assists with training and support of company personnel in network environment.
    • Responsible for effectively communicating business and technical information with all levels of company personnel.
    • Provides troubleshooting and maintenance of servers, user devices, switches, routers and other communication links as necessary, to assure operational availability.
    • Accountable for standards, processes and procedures for small systems and network operations.
    • Assists in the research of strategic network and telecommunications processing platforms to determine optimum cost-effective solutions.
    • Ability to maintain regular, predictable attendance to ensure minimal disruption to schedules, deadlines and availability to department personnel requiring expertise or guidance.
    • Ability to accept guidance, follow instructions, and work in a harmonious manner with others.

    Columbia, MO - Home Office

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