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Network Administrator

Posted by: Gospel for Asia

Posted date: 2018-Feb-23

Location: Wills Point

Network Administrator

Go to  https://www.gfa.org/joinstaff/  click on the "Apply Now" button to fill out an initial application and to attach your resume and cover letter.

Gospel for Asia is seeking an experienced Network Administrator with a heart for transforming the lives of the impoverished and hurting through Jesus Christ. As a Network Administrator with GFA, at our headquarters outside Dallas Texas, you will design and maintain complex network systems that are critical to ministry operations. You will also work with other team members to secure sensitive information through the development and implementation of a comprehensive information security strategy. This is an opportunity to let God put your talents to use in a Christ-focused ministry with an enormous eternal impact.

Essential Functions:
  • Plan, develop, install, configure, maintain, support, and optimize all local and wide area network connections and communication links.
  • Troubleshoot network performance issues, as well as analyze network performance across the organization’s LANs, WANs, and wireless deployments. Implement enhancements to meet new or changing network demands.
  • Optimize the performance and monitor the health of connections between GFA’s international headquarters and a variety of cloud computing providers and international offices.
  • Manage and ensure optimal operation of all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, hubs, UPSs, and so on.
  • Maintain network security solutions, including firewall and intrusion detection systems.
  • Consult with, and provide training and support to, help desk support staff on network issues.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.
  • Negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
  • Configure and administer a variety of security and network monitoring tools to provide insights to inform improvements and identify information security risks.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, information security, and disaster recovery.
Ability to:
  • Maintain a servant heart and attitude toward the fellow staff
  • Be flexible and take on responsibilities that cross network, system, and information security administration.
  • Stay abreast of changing technology and emerging network and security threats.
  • Learn quickly and use a variety of resources to solve problems outside of your experience.
  • Be self-motivated to meet time schedules, deadlines and plan and organize work.
  • Work confidentially and with discretion.
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Communicate with clarity, diplomacy, patience, and courtesy
  • Create clear and detailed documentation of key systems and processes
Knowledge of:
  • HP ProCurve or Cisco switches and routers
  • Firewall appliance setup and configuration
  • Windows PC and Windows server networking
  • Basic principles of working with public or private cloud computing environments
  • Basic project management, and organizational skills
  • Intermediate principles and techniques of digital development
  • Technical aspects and advances in digital technologies
Other Qualifications:
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Education: BA/BS in related field. Equivalent education, experience, training, and certification may be substituted for education.
  • Experience: Seven years of professional experience working in the network administration, system administration, or information security fields.
  • Certifications/Licensing:
  • CCNA or equivalent network administration experience or certification.
  • CISSP or significant experience in the domains of Communications and Network Security and Identity and Access Management
Job Title Network Administrator
Post Details
Organization Gospel for Asia
Email staffinfo(at)gfa.org
Location Wills Point
State State -> Texas
Zip Code
Country Country -> United States
Deadline for applying
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Job Category Job Classification -> Ministry - Missions
Church Job Category
Church Size
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