Network Administrator I
Charlotte, NC Technology Services
Job Type

POSITION TITLE: Network Administrator I

DEPARTMENT: Technology Services (215)

REPORTS TO: Technology Manager

FLSA: Exempt



Works primarily with physical networking including switches, routers, firewalls, and wireless access points. Displays advanced knowledge of DNS, DHCP, VLAN, Layer 3 routing, and firewall rules. Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves systems hardware, software, and networking issues. Installs firmware patches, and upgrades systems as required. 


  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of layer 3 routing with the ability to create/manage routing tables in layer 3 switches and appliances; ability to configure and deploy wireless appliances in a network; configure and install firewall appliances.
  • Configure and installs WLAN's and VLAN's with proper segmentation to optimize network traffic flow. Deploys network segmentation for access control and security
  • Configure, install, and manage firewall and network security appliances
  • Manages network monitoring systems 


  • Project management
  • Manages contractors installing cabling and physical networking appliances
  • Recommends hardware and develops relationships with providers and resellers
  • Configures and manages Microsoft Azure networking layer
  • Assists Endpoint Administrator with network and identity access
  • Works in Auto Task helpdesk ticketing system
  • Assists in managing the on-premises and cloud storage environments 



Some evening and weekend work may be required. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods. Ability to lift/move bulky objects weighing fifty pounds or more may be required.

*Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**Qualified candidates must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation




  • 2-4 years’ work experience managing networks; technical certifications by Microsoft and/or Aruba, Cisco 
  • 2-4 years’ work experience with TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, LAN/WAN, network design, and security
  • Must demonstrate strong grasp of IT best practices within an organization
  • Candidates must demonstrate his or her record of accomplishment in managing projects and working as part of a team to accomplish common objectives. 
  • Candidates must also be able to demonstrate excellent communication, organizational and people skills. 
  • Our selected candidate will possess attention to detail, ability to prioritize tasks, juggle multiple projects, and ability to set as well as meet deadlines. 


  • 4-year degree preferred in Computer Science, Business, Management, or computer related field
  • Familiarity with mobile operating system platforms e.g., Android and iOS