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Network Administrator

Job Requisition ID:  45104

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

The Role

 

We are looking for a Network Administrator to maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data communications network. The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Fully support, configure, maintain and upgrade corporate networks
  • Install and integrate new network hardware and applications
  • Ensure network security and connectivity
  • Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency) and test for weaknesses
  • Define network policies and procedures
  • Specify system requirements and design solutions
  • Research and make recommendations on network system administration

 

Requirements and Skills

 

  • Proven experience in a network administrator role
  • Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of network infrastructure
  • Experience with firewalls, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired
  • Ability to set up and configure network hardware
  • Great at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking

 

This is who you are

 

You are a self-starter and independent thinker who has the ability to think outside the box, work in a team environment and is flexible in a changing environment. As an experienced Network Administrator, you can assimilate and comprehend information to determine the "big picture".  You embrace complexity, have strong communication skills, and can focus on the changing external environment.  You are a passionate Network professional and constantly look for ways to improve things around you.

 

This is what you bring

 

This role requires the ability to think strategically and execute methodically. Furthermore, you bring demonstrated experience in the field of Network Administration, preferably in the process industry, strong analytical skills. Finally, you hold a Bachelor or Master degree from an accredited university in Computer Science or related field.

 

Interested?

 

Apply quickly and easily with your resume via our website (or click on below apply button)

Recruiter tip: skip the cover letter and pitch us in 3 sentences why exactly you are the perfect match for our team!

NOTE: we already have chosen our sourcing channels and kindly ask not to be contacted by search, advertisement, or staffing firms.

 

Eastman is  committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day


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