OldCastle Regional Network Administrator - Charlotte, NC in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Oldcastle Architectural Products (APG) is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. Additional strong national positions are also found in packaged lawn and garden products. The business produces and markets brands you know such as Belgard® hardscapes and Sakrete® cement mixes. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 40 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.

Summary

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our infrastructure operations team. The position we’re seeking a great fit for as Regional Network Administrator is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and support of company systems and associated infrastructure based out of Charlotte, NC while supporting multiple states in the region. The candidate will proactively lead and participate in supporting IT projects including new infrastructure buildouts, upgrades to existing infrastructure, routine maintenance, and administration. Position requires travel of 70% or greater.

Responsibilities

  • Install, configure, and maintain local area network and wide area network systems, including wiring closets, racks, cabling, file servers, switches, routers, and workstations

  • Configure routers and switches using predetermined configurations

  • Provide end-user support and training for a multisite infrastructure encompassing computers, network equipment, peripherals, and smartphones

  • Partner with IT Support team to provide L2/L3 technical support for escalated issues

  • Develop and maintain documentation for regional sites

  • Execute site asset management and proactive monitoring of servers, telephony, network, applications, and associated computing resources

  • Operate with a cross-functional team of IT professionals and subject matter experts to establish business and functional requirements and translate those requirements into actionable initiatives

  • Work closely with IT management and peers to maintain company standards

  • Oversee and ensure integrity of remote server backups

  • Develop and execute contingency plans for network hardware and software failures including, data networking equipment, phone systems, and servers

  • Partner with Infrastructure team members to configure, test, and deploy upgrades and initiatives relating to network and computer systems

  • Assist with installations, upgrades, and maintenance for production line computer systems including hardware, software, and networking components

  • Act as liaison between end-users and management to understand business and user needs and requirements

  • Evaluate, recommend, and procure IT-related equipment as consistent with business standards

  • Assist with the development of yearly IT budget and CAPEX requirements for regional sites

  • Responsible for analysis and conversions of new business acquisitions to business standards

  • Enforce and comply with all policies and procedures including those required to pass auditing and governmental requirements

  • Position will report to the Director, IT Infrastructure Operations

Requirements

  • Support Hardware: Cisco routers, switches, and access points; Ubiquiti wireless bridges; HP servers; Dell & HP PCs; printers; tablets/smartphones/PDAs

  • Support of Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2008 Server, Windows Server 2012

  • Support and Configuration of Applications: Microsoft Office/O365, Active Directory (group policy management, scripting, etc.), Microsoft System Center (DPM, SCCM), McAfee, Cisco AnyConnect, Citrix, VMware, Solarwinds Orion, Lancope StealthWatch, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and Ubiquiti AirControl

  • Onsite and remote support and configuration

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Three or more years’ experience as a Systems Analyst, Systems Engineer, Network Administrator, or similar role

  • Experience as a traveling technician or network analyst and able to travel on short notice, after hours, and on weekends as needed

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Exceptional time management and organization skills

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

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