Network Administrator Job Description

A Network Administrator job description template to hire for your Information Technology department.

About the Network Administrator position

We are looking for a skilled Network Administrator to help maintain a reliableÙ« secure and efficient data communications network in our company. Your duties will also include providing technical support to personnel and develop suggestions on how to optimize the existing infrastructure.

You should be able to deployÙ« configureÙ« maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.


Network Administrator responsibilities are:

  • Install and integrate new server hardware and applications
  • SupportÙ« configureÙ« maintain and upgrade corporate customer’s networks and in house servers
  • Monitor the existing infrastructureÙ« detecting necessity for updates and ensuring security and connectivity
  • InstallÙ« maintain and administer third-party applications
  • Monitor network performance (including such metrics as availabilityÙ« utilizationÙ« throughputÙ« goodputÙ« and latency) and test for weaknesses
  • Troubleshoot problems reported by end user
  • Manage user accountsÙ« permissions and passwords
  • Review and optimize network policies and procedures
  • Specify system requirements and design solutions
  • Develop recommendations on server system administration


Network Administrator requirements are:

  • 3+ years' experience of working on a Network Administrator position
  • Significant experience in networkingÙ« routing and switching and server hardware setup and configuration
  • Significant experience with firewallsÙ« Internet VPN’s remote implementationÙ« troubleshootingÙ« and problem resolution is desired
  • Good practical experience with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Familiarity with best practices of managementÙ« controlÙ« and monitoring of server infrastructure
  • Strong organizationalÙ« prioritising and multitasking skills
  • JuniperÙ« CiscoÙ« CWNA or BCNE training
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or other related area

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