Job Details

Job Title: LAN/WAN Administrator - Kennewick, WA

Posted on January 09, 2018

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
About Us:
Started in 1950 on a small farm in the Northwest region of the U.S., Lamb Weston has grown to be one of the world’s largest frozen potato companies, happily delivering the delicious goodness of fries to more than 100 countries. Lamb Weston has created inventive products and processes that are standards in the industry. When we look at a potato, we see possibilities.

Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. At Lamb Weston we offer the financial stability and career potential of a true industry leader.

Lamb Weston will offer you the opportunity to put your education and skills to work as part of a great team, contributing to the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives. You will be challenged to take responsibility, drive results, show creativity, and display initiative - and you will be rewarded for your contributions and impact.
Let’s explore the possibilities together.

The Role:
A LAN/WAN Network administrator provides day to day monitoring, troubleshooting, hardware installation, and issue resolution. This position analyzes network performance, and recommends changes. A LAN/WAN administrator works under general supervision. It is fully expected for an individual in this role to handle complex issues and possess solid working knowledge of subject matter. An ideal candidate would provide leadership, coaching, and be able to communicate effectively to other IT groups.

Key Accountabilities:
Review daily activities related to Network
Hold vendor accountable for SLAs related to Network service (NOC)
Monitor daily activities/issues related to LAN (reports, outages)
Plan/coordinate network LAN outages, upgrades
Configure and maintain LA devices (routers, switches, VLANs, etc.)
Work with Enterprise Architecture to design network plans as needed
Provide leadership to 3-4 projects annually
Log actual time spent on projects
Provide level 2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
Design and test and inspect data communication systems
Perform network modeling, analysis and planning
Develop methods and tools to be used to test and implement new LAN/WAN technologies
Provide leadership for daily network operations activities (WAN and LAN)

Skills & Experience:
Education: BS/BA in computer science or related field, or experience sufficient to be able to perform the role

Experience: Requires a minimum of 5-7 years of related experience in LAN/WAN administration

Other: Requires understanding of network protocols, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to lead virtual meetings, and experience with CISCO technologies is a plus.

Travel: Less than 10%

Lamb Weston is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Contact Person:
Location: Kennewick, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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