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Thomasville GA Full Time Posted by: Flowers Foods Posted: Friday, 16 October 2020
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Responsible for maintaining computing environment by identifying network requirements; installing upgrades.

Responsible for monitoring network performance.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the deployment of new switches, routers, desk phones, cellular backup devises, and access points.
  • Manage vendors to ensure SLAs and MSAs are met and followed.
  • Manage cloud-based information technology products and services to ensure high levels or performance and availability to the end users of the organization.
  • Establish network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing Router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols
  • Establish network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures.
  • Secure network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
  • Provide on-call/after-hours support as needed to support functions escalated by IT Service Center.
  • Travel as needed to support remote locations and attend training & conferences.
  • Subscribe to and advocate core department standards and methodologies including Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), IT General Controls (ITGC), basic project management, and general IT policies & procedures.
  • Perform Special Projects and related tasks as requested by IT Management.
  • Assist in the Management of projects when requested by IT Management.
  • Actively engage and work with IT Security and IT Risks teams to ensure changes to the environment adhere to the protocols set forth for the overall company's security posture.
  • Work with vendors and outside resources to provide coverage and adherence of MSAs.
  • Establish and maintain regular meetings with internal teams and 3rd Party vendors regarding metrics and initiatives driven by IT or the strategic business partners.
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures set forth by the Information Technology department and the IT Director of Network/Client Services.
  • Mentor Staff team members and help document technical task for training.
  • Conduct independent research, interpret highly technical documents, draw valid conclusions, develop technological solutions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendation related to complex IT problems.
  • Perform other duties which are deemed by management to be an integral part of the job, including, but not limited to fulfillment of work schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable operating rules, policies and procedures

Desired Experience

Minimum of 8 years' experience in the Information Technology field, preferably in systems or network administration, including:

  • Two years in a leadership position working in a senior level technical position;
  • Familiarity with networked, distributed, or enterprise level computing environment concepts and techniques;
  • Experience at providing estimates for project deliverables is a plus;

Must have knowledge and experience in the following:

o Strong background working in a Cisco/Meraki environment.
o Good understanding of SD-WAN and how it works.
o Unit, system, and integration testing tools and methodologies.
o Project management methodologies.
o Advanced technical troubleshooting and support processes.
o Experience with LAN, WAN, WLAN, Cellular devices, SD-WAN, VOIP, Cloud-hosted PBX, Wireless systems, and Microsoft express route preferred.
o Expert knowledge of data processing systems, concepts, and methodologies.
o Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies.

Desired Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred.
Technical school class room hours over 720 hours can substitute for one year of desired education.
Work experience can substitute on a year by year basis for desired education.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent total rewards package. Please reply by 11/14/20. Resumes are active for 30 days. Interested job seekers who successfully complete the series of pre-screening questions and who appear to possess the basic qualifications for this position may be contacted for a telephone interview.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability

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Thomasville GA, United States of America
Flowers Foods
Flowers Foods
10/16/2020 6:06:31 PM

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