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Network Administrator

Solarus is currently seeking a dynamic, collaborative and experienced network professional for a full-time opportunity within our data technology team.  As part of the team, you will be responsible for the provisioning, oversight and ongoing maintenance that supports the overall integrity of our complex network and the sophisticated systems that our services are delivered over. The successful candidate will possess strong creativity and analytical thinking skills to develop new solutions for network-related  challenges.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain data networks to enhance performance and user access.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve data network issues.
  • Test network hardware performance and recommend changes to improve data network systems.
  • Monitor and analyze network performance and reports on data input or output to detect problems, identify inefficient use of computer resources, or perform capacity  planning.
  • Analyze project data to determine specifications or requirements.
  • Develop conceptual, logical, or physical network designs.
  • Document network activities.
  • Continuously learn and adapt to new equipment, technology and platforms.

Qualifications
Education
Minimum Required: Associates degree in networking or computer science related field plus two years of relevant work experience or five years of relevant work experience and a current industry or technology certification.Preferred: Bachelors degree in a networking or computer science related field.

  • General knowledge of network security practices desired.
  • Exceptional communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Regular attendance with ability to work occasional weekends, scheduled night maintenance, and some overnight travel required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and Visio.
  • Valid Wisconsin driver’s license.

Benefits

  • 401k with generous employer matching.
  • Health, vision & dental insurance available immediately.
  • Paid time off.
  • Discounted employee services within our service area.
  • Extremely competitive wages in the industry.

Application Deadline: November 25, 2019

About Us

Solarus first began providing telephone service to Central Wisconsin residents in 1896. Over the years, our steadfast commitment to deliver innovative communication solutions has driven numerous technological advancements and facilitated substantial growth. Today, we are proud to offer a comprehensive service lineup consisting of residential and business High-Speed Internet, Voice, Video, Security and Home Automation solutions.

Solarus is owned by more than 1,025 local stockholders, who are all customers. Both the company and its 100+ employees are proud to give back to area schools, organizations, and community initiatives that align with our commitment to making Central Wisconsin a great place to live, work, and do business.

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